5 Questions Home Daycare Providers Need Answered

An empty home daycare

The EEC has promised to release new guidelines this week to help home daycare Providers across Massachusetts open their doors on or before June 29. But will they be comprehensive or realistic enough to be put into action? 

At-home Activities: Screen-free Play

Whether it’s been a few days or a week or two, there’s a good chance that you’re running out of things to do around the house with your little one. If that’s the case, let’s amp up the creativity and fun a bit for you both—without the screens. At NeighborSchools, it’s our mission to arm […]

Don’t Throw That Out—Yet!

What do an applesauce cup, an empty coffee can, and a cardboard box have in common? They’re “trash” that can easily become toys that will engage your toddler’s imagination and develop motor skills – for free!

How to Use a Kitchen Timer to Help Toddlers With Transitions

Do you wish transitions with your toddler or preschooler were easier? Getting your sleepy little one up and dressed, socks and shoes on, jacket, lunch, and snack packed can feel like an obstacle course, complete with quicksand and camouflaged traps. After a long day at work, getting your daughter from school to home to dinner, from bath to bed, is equally daunting.

Gingerbread Play Dough Recipe

This play dough recipe is not only a fun activity for small children, but it will also fill your home or school with the delightful, seasonal scent of freshly baked gingerbread.