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Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Valentine's Day arts and crafts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we love making Valentine’s Day arts & crafts at The Blue Elephant! As an early childhood education center in Frisco, TX, one of our favorite activities during any holiday is crafting, but Valentine’s Day holds a special place in our heart. Plus, it’s a great way to

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How to Get Your Kid to Quit the Pacifier

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Let’s face it: Being a parent is a lot of work! However, raising a child is without question, the most rewarding “job” you’ll ever have! As an integral part of one of the best private preschools and daycare centers in Frisco, the professional team at The Blue Elephant is very experienced in dealing with all

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Teaching Your Toddler How to Share

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All parents desire to make their children better. Whether this means making them smarter, more athletic, healthier, or even more selfless. In regards to selflessness, one of the ways that you can help acquire that trait is by teaching your child to share. For many kids, it can be quite tricky to get them to

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Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Ideas

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Fall is in full swing, and at The Blue Elephant, we couldn’t be more excited! While every season is a wonderful time to learn, we love Fall and Thanksgiving because it is a great time to explain gratitude and thankfulness, as well as give them a taste for our early history. As an early childhood

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1st Day of School Chalkboard Sign

first day of school chalkboard sign

Everyone here at The Blue Elephant is so excited for school to start. In preparation for your child’s big day, here’s a little project for all of our parents to work on with your children. The best part is, this is an easy and fun activity that you’ll want to turn into a tradition for

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How to Talk to Your Toddler

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As a parent, your words and actions have a big impact on your child’s growth and development. Kids love to mimic your “grown-up” behavior, which seems like it can be a blessing and a curse. That being said, you can use this to your advantage and always strive to set a good example for your

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Summer Camp at The Blue Elephant Learning Center

Summer is here, and that means one thing here at The Blue Elephant: it’s time for summer camp! We work hard to make every day at our Frisco, TX private learning center packed with fun and laughs, but something about our summer camp makes TBE even more fun. Packed with loads of great activities, field

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Spring Crafting Ideas Perfect for Kids

Spring is officially here, and at The Blue Elephant, we couldn’t be more excited! While every season is a marvelous time to learn, something about spring just seems to naturally resonate with growth, development, and learning. As an early childhood education center in Frisco, TX, one of our favorite activities during the springtime is crafting,

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Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School

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Having your child start school is an exciting time, but as a parent, it can also be a confusing one. The routines and challenges of school life are a big change from life at home, and it’s often difficult to know how best to support your child through this transition and to help them succeed

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3 Simple Ways to Defuse a Public Temper Tantrum

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Even for the most proactive, dedicated parent, a public temper tantrum is an almost unavoidable part of parenting. While a child may be sweet and patient on a normal basis, eventually, they’re going to reach the limit of their ability to stand running errands or going grocery shopping – and that’s when disaster strikes. As

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