1. Activities To Encourage Fine Motor Skills

    Developing fine motor skills is one of the goals of many of our activities here at our learning center. Fine motor skills refer to the connection between small muscles — like those in the hand — and the eyes. These skills are vital to learning things like how to write, hold small objects, and mo…Read More

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    5 Tips For Minimizing Screen Time

    One of the biggest challenges facing parents today is figuring out how to balance screen time and other activities. Let’s face it, it can be easier to hand a child an iPad than to work through a temper tantrum! Setting time limits is hard to do, and, like most things related to child care, you mus…Read More

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    6 Tips For Supporting A Child With Boundless Energy

    If you have a high-energy child, you know how challenging it can be to support them — especially when they enter school! Here at Kids Villa Learning Center, we understand how important it is to channel that energy in ways that brings the child joy, but also allows them to burn as much of it as pos…Read More

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    Games For Kids That Teach Collaboration

    At all three of our Kids Villa Learning Center locations — Germantown, Urbana, and Waring Station Road — we play games every day! Play is a vital part of a child’s development, and our curriculum is designed around intentional play. That means we teach a variety of skills, from math to social …Read More