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How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Day Of School

The very first day of school can be a scary moment for both kids and parents alike. With your kids, it’s their first step on the journey that is their education, and for parents, it may be the first time that you won’t have your children around during the day. The first day can also


All About Our After-School & Summer Camp Programs

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Summer Fun with Your Frisco, TX Day Care Center Welcome to Kids’ Club at The Blue Elephant! As Frisco’s premier private preschool and day care center, we’re experts in finding the perfect blend of education, support, and plain old fun – and few things strike the balance quite like our summer camp and after-school programs.


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


1st Day of School Chalkboard Sign

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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


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


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


The Kind Campaign: The Fight Against Girl-on-Girl Bullying

When we hear the word “bully,” most people think of a big, tough boy who steals his classmate’s’ lunch money and picks on the smaller boys in his grade. Most people think about physical violence on the playground. However, bullying comes in all different forms, and the kind of bullying that’s often the hardest to


Understanding Preschool Friendships

Friendships in early childhood can be puzzling to adults. Kids haven’t learned the social graces that adults use when communicating with each other, and it’s easy to become alarmed when you hear your child say something harsh to a friend. If you’re having a hard time understanding the preschool social scene, you’re not alone —


How to Handle the Three Ts: Tempers, Tantrums, & Tears

At The Blue Elephant, we’re fortunate to have both a student body of committed learners and a full staff of professional early child educators, which makes dealing with any potential meltdowns easy. But as a parent alone with your child, the task of dealing with tantrums may not be so easy – especially if the


Healthy Discipline

We get a lot of questions from parents at The Blue Elephant, but one of the most common subjects by far is discipline. It’s an inherently tricky thing – how much is too much? What is healthy discipline? And how do you strike the balance between being a loving, accepting parent while also instilling a