1. The Importance of Early Childhood Education

    There’s a reason children are taught to play with blocks — the little wooden toys can teach them volumes about the foundations of soon-to-be-great structures. In the same way, this is precisely why a foundation in early childhood education is so important for young kiddos. With a strong base of …Read More

  2. An array of multicolored toys and learning aids commonly found in daycare centers. Photo by Vanessa Bucceri on Unsplash.

    How to Choose the Right Infant Daycare

    Finding the right infant daycare for your little one can be a daunting task — it seems there are no shortage of care providers, but it’s impossible to know whether any of them will be a good fit for you and your youngster.  In this article, we’ll give you some information on what you should l…Read More

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    How Low Income Affects Children

    Poverty is one of the most difficult issues facing today’s youth, affecting an estimated 15 million children in the United States. According to the National Center for Children in Poverty, 21% of minors — nearly one-fourth — are members of families living below the poverty line. Not only does …Read More

  4. What Credentials to Look for in a Daycare

    In any given Maryland community, there is rarely a shortage of daycare options for parents to choose from. With so many different choices, however, how can parents know that they’re making the best selection for their little one? In this article, we’ll discuss three credentials that experts and …Read More

  5. How To Find The Best Infant Daycare For Your Baby

    As a new parent, the first months spent with your newborn are unforgettable. You basically spend just about every part of your day with them. However, as your little one ages and your leave of absence from work is soon coming to its end, the need to find a quality infant daycare becomes more and mor…Read More

  6. Activities To Keep Your Children Entertained During The Holidays!

    Are your kids counting down the days to winter break? While it might be a much-needed vacation from school for children, it can often be overwhelming for parents. Not only do you want to keep the kids entertained, or at least engaged with something other than electronics, but you want to help them k…Read More

  7. Easy Ways to Stimulate Your Child’s Creativity at Home

    Children are naturally curious about the world they live in. With all the ‘whats’ and ‘whys’ children ask, why not stimulate their curiosity by fueling their creativity? At Jaycees Early Learning Center, we strive to engage your child in creative activities each and every day. As a parent, y…Read More

  8. Tips To Help Your Child Have More Success In School

    The school year has finally begun, and even though your child may have new teachers this year, you are their most important teacher. Some children may find it hard to stay motivated and focused throughout the school year, but as a parent, you, more than anyone else, can help push for resources to he…Read More

  9. Reasons Why Imaginative Play Is Beneficial for Young Children

    Have you ever gotten your child a large toy or item as a gift only to have them with the box it came in more than the actual present? To a parent, it may like just a box, but to a child, that box may become a rocketship, race car, secret hideout, or something else entirely. Whatever the details are,…Read More

  10. What to Expect from an Early Learning Center

    It seems like just yesterday that your little one said their first word, and now they are ready for an early learning center! Early learning centers are different from daycare centers. These daycare center alternatives follow a structured setting that helps promote a child’s skills and improve the…Read More

  11. Activities To Help Prevent Summer Learning Loss in Children

    With the warm weather and blue skies, your children are likely enjoying the fun in the sun, whether its playing in the park, splashing in the pool, or staying up later than usual. Whether a child is in school or in daycare, although summer break is a time for fun and relaxation, it can often be a ti…Read More

  12. Reasons To Take Your Child To An Early Learning Center In Fort Washington, Part II

    In our last blog, we covered some of the reasons why an early learning center is different from your average local daycare. Early learning centers are a great alternative to daycare, and for many children, early learning centers are a child’s first experience in a structured learning environment t…Read More