Category : After School Activities McKinney TX

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5 Texas Spring Break Destinations for Kids

Believe it or not, spring break is right around the corner for those in school! Whether your kids are older or younger, spring break is a really fun time for the family, and it’s a great time for you as parents to take PTO and travel with your kids. You can travel far or stay close, it’s up to you. But we’re going to give you 5 Texas spring break destinations that are perfect for kids. Corpus Christi As the weather starts to warm up in Texas, beach vacations become more and more attractive! Even if it’s not as warm Read more
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Choosing a Sport for your Child

Kids become interested in sports at all ages. When they start bringing it up, it can be hard as a parent to help them choose. It can be especially difficult if you played sports yourself because you might be inclined to help your child choose the sports you were a part of. That’s why Heritage Learning Center is here to help you choose a sport for your child when they start expressing interest.  Energy Levels Your child might be interested in sports, but not a specific one. That’s when you come in! Examining your child’s energy levels can help you Read more
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5 Fall After-School Activities

Kids’ activities after school can be just as fun and educational as what they do during school, ideally even more so. They are often more enjoyable because they are in their environment and have the freedom to choose what they want to do. Here are five easy, after-school activities you can do with your child this fall. 1. Dress Up Games Playing dress-up fuels your child’s imagination! It’s an excellent way for them to release stress after a long day at school. So have fun playing dress-up with your kids or let them dress up and perform stories for you! Read more
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2021 Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a very exciting time of year for many people, especially when kids get to go trick-or-treating! Amidst COVID-19, there are a lot of concerns about health and safety this year for October 31st along with the questions that parents ask all the time about the safety of going out on Halloween. It can be a tricky thing to think about and try to navigate, especially these days. That’s why we’re giving you some Halloween safety tips for the spooky season coming your way! Safety and Costumes Believe it or not, there are some things you should be safe Read more
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7 Fun Weekend Activities for Preschoolers

The weekends are a great time to spend with your family but finding those weekend activities can be tough. That’s why we have put together 7 fun weekend activities for preschoolers, so you don’t have to think of things to do with your young children! 1. The Zoo The zoo is a popular choice for families from all over, and for good reason. Kids love seeing the big animals in real life that they learn about in school.  2. Science Museum Science museums are a great way to spend time on the weekend. It gets everyone out of the house, Read more
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7 Outdoor Fall Activities

Fall is a fantastic time of year! So much happens. There are holidays, the weather and leaves change, and your kids want to get outside in the cool air! Fall is the perfect season to spend some time outdoors because it’s not blazing hot like the summer, and it’s not super cold like the winter. However, besides playing in the backyard, you might be finding it hard to think of fun activities you and your family can do together in the nice weather. That’s why we’ve thought of 7 fun, outdoor fall activities for you! 7 Fall Activities 1. Corn Read more
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10 Cheap Summer Activities

Summer can be an enjoyable time for you and your family. However, sometimes it can be hard to think of good activities to do when it’s hot outside. That’s why Heritage Learning Center is helping you out with these 10 fun and cheap summer activities that you can put together to entertain your family this summer.  1. A Homemade Water Park Water park tickets are expensive. Creating a simple water park at home is a great alternative. All you need to do is lay down some wet trash bags on the ground, position a sprinkler over them, and fill up Read more
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Best Indoor Activities for Toddlers

Sometimes, it’s just too hot to go outside in the summer! So here are some indoor activities for toddlers you can put together quickly to occupy your kids on those hot summer days! Indoor Activities for Toddlers Sensory Activities Sensory activities are a great way to keep kids occupied inside, and they help stimulate kids’ brains too! Here are a few ideas of what to do.  Homemade sand with figurines – Blended-up graham crackers are a straightforward way to make homemade sand, and it’s safe for your child to eat. Throw some dinosaurs or dolls in a bucket with the Read more
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Benefits of Dance for Kids

Nowadays, getting your kid to be active can be quite a task. One easy way to make sure they’re getting enough exercise is to enroll them in active extracurricular activities. Dance is an excellent option for kids of all ages, and it has plenty of benefits outside of keeping them active. Here are some ways dance can positively impact your child’s life besides helping them get that daily energy out.  Self-Confidence Self-confidence is a funny thing as a child. Kids can feel invincible, like they can conquer the world until someone tells them they can’t. Dance is an excellent way Read more
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Benefits of After-School Clubs

After-School activities, organizations, and clubs are becoming more popular than ever! There are so many options to choose from that kids can get involved in anything they’re passionate about. After-school activities offer many benefits for children of all ages, so let’s discuss some of the ways that an after-school organization or club can benefit your child. Improved Academic Performance A recent study showed that children involved in extracurricular activities achieve better grades and have a higher attendance rate than those who are not involved.  Safety Sometimes it’s hard to be sure what your kids are up to if they don’t Read more