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7 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Preschool

Deciding which preschool will be best for your child is a decision that should not be taken lightly. The Learning Lodge wants you to take the time to mull over these seven factors so you can make an educated decision. We are experts in both education and child development, which allows us to offer the highest levels of educational opportunities for children from 1-6 years old.

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The Benefits of Art for Toddlers

Kids are abundantly creative beings. Art allows them to explore who they are and express themselves visually at a time when they are unable to communicate in other ways. But letting your toddler have fun with finger paints offers more than just smiles and artwork for the fridge. It allows you to create a real and lasting effect on the child's cognitive and physical development.

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Why Your Kids Should Play Outside Often

At The Learning Lodge, we believe in an all-inclusive education. We want children to learn, communicate, and experience all the good things in the world around them. For that reason, we focus on letting your children explore and play in the outdoors, as well as learning and developing within our center. Here, our experts will go over some of the reasons as to why outdoor exploration is vital for your child’s development.

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Stimulating Your Child’s Creativity

Children are constantly exploring and asking questions, trying to understand the world around them. It may be tough to know the answers and entertain them, but it is crucial to their development. When you provide stimulating activities and opportunities for your children, they learn and develop in a way that spurs creativity. Here, our experts at The Learning Lodge will discuss ways to help your children discover their creativity.

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Our Care For Special Needs Children

At The Learning Lodge, we cater to all children. Based in Ramsey, Minnesota, our staff strives to make sure every child is included, while being taught and cared for in a way that benefits them. We work to ensure every child is in an environment where they can grow intellectually and socially, while also helping them grow emotionally as they continue to grow physically. Our unique learning center allows all children to experience diversity and inclusion by helping them learn how society works from a young age.

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Child Skill Development & Gardening

There's plenty of perks that come with gardening, but this activity can mean even more for a child who is developing the core skills that they will need for their future. Thankfully, we're going to elaborate on how such an activity can leave a positive mark on one's life. Here's a look at how gardening can assist a child's skill development.

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4 Reasons Why Playing Outside Helps Your Child’s Development

There is one simple thing you can do this spring and summer to improve your child’s development and set them up for a successful and healthy future: by playing outside.

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5 Things To Do With Your Child to Boost Their Learning This Spring

Trees will soon be budding, and plants will emerge from the thawing ground. The growth of spring can serve as inspiration to grow your child’s learning.

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Why Early Childhood Education Is So Important

Sending your child to school before kindergarten has many benefits for your child’s future. Evidence shows a person’s life success, health, and emotional wellbeing are rooted in a child having a proper education when they are young.

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The Importance of Teaching a Child to Laugh

In fact, we are not born with a good sense of humor. Being able to recognize what is funny and to make people laugh is one of the most desirable personality traits, and it is something that can be developed in children.

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