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Fun, Fall Activities to do with Your Preschooler

Fall is the best and most colorful seasons of the year! What better way to celebrate it than to do some fun fall activities with your little preschooler?? Simple, crafty activities are a great way to stimulate your child’s mind and have fun with them during this colorful season. Check out these fun activities! A Handprint Tree Simply helping your child trace their handprint on a piece of paper and decorating it with fun colored paper will bring a tree to life on the page, and your children are sure to love it! Apple Stamps When you cut and dry Read more
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Is My Child Ready for Preschool?

Knowing when your child is ready for preschool is a difficult challenge for many parents, mainly because there are not any definite indications of readiness. However, here are a couple of things that The Heritage Learning Center thinks every parent should look for! P.I.E.C.E.S. One of the best ways to figure out if your child is ready for preschool is to follow the acronym PIECES. If your child hits all the marks of this acronym, then they are prepared for Pre-K! “P”- Potty Trained Some programs require this, and some don’t. If your child is three years old or younger Read more
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How can I prepare my child for grade school?

A question that rolls through most parent’s minds when their child turns 5 is: “is my child ready for grade school?” This is often a difficult question for parents to answer, but it does not have to be! Here are a few of the ways that parents can ensure their child is ready from the experts at the Heritage Learning Center! How do I get them ready this summer? School might be just around the corner or perhaps a year away. Regardless of how long it will be before their first day, establishing a routine with your child related to Read more
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The Importance of Playtime In School & At Home

Understanding the important balance between play and academic learning in early childhood development should not be overlooked. Understanding young children need an outlet to blow off steam and built up energy as much as anyone would, reinforces the necessity of establishing a healthy playtime routine. This balance is something that we always strive to strike here at Heritage Learning Center, a trusted McKinney preschool. The Importance of Playtime Playtime is often when children begin to grow their personality, acquire valuable insights about the world around them, and exercise their creativity. While many parents see playtime as a method to relieve Read more