1st 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

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 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

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

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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Family-Friendly Winter Activities in Frisco, TX

Winter is upon us, and we know many of our families are getting ready for some quality time spent enjoying each other and the season. We’re always looking for ways to help make being a parent easier, so for this blog, we decided to list a few of our favorite winter activities around Frisco for

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Gift Ideas For Preschoolers

The holidays are coming, and we’re betting that many parents are starting to stress over what to get their children for presents. Gift giving is always difficult, and somehow it can seem even harder with preschoolers – how does one balance an educational gift with fun? And how can you find a gift that helps

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Fun Thanksgiving Crafts

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we know many TBE families are getting excited for some much-needed quality time together, celebrating the importance of family and loved ones. The ritual of gathering around a table and giving thanks is a beautiful way to strengthen a family, and it’s also a wonderful opportunity for planning

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Halloween Nursery Rhymes from Your Frisco TX Learning Center

Halloween is coming up fast, and we know that means plenty of kids all over the country are getting ready for a night of ghouls, ghosts, and the oh-so-delicious ritual of trick-or-treating. Even for kids who aren’t old enough for trick-or-treating, Halloween is an exciting time of the year, and there are plenty of ways

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