KidsPark Notes

My Space

Everyone needs their own space.  It doesn’t need to be big or fancy, but must be designated as theirs.  Children and adults are bombarded by outside stimuli – people, tech, television and they need a reprieve – some down time.  Studies show kids need this down time to actually process, retain information and reach their […]

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The 4th “R” in Learning

What happened to the 4th R – Responsibility? Reading, writing and ‘rithmatic are the basics along with STEM, STEAM and now STREAM. All important! Yet,  responsibility can’t be overlooked. School-agers are ready to take on a few chores or jobs so they can learn this life-long important skill in a safe space. Responsibility needs to […]

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Welcome Center #20 – Folsom

Did we just have summer?  I think I blinked and it was gone.  You, too? Happens when you are busy!  This has been a busy summer for us – Center #20 was under construction. It opens in Folsom, CA, Monday, September 9 at 8am. We’ve worked with Ladan and Ben to open their KidsPark center […]

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Preschool: Benefits Beyond Academics

Preschool is important for non-academic and academic reasons. Unfortunately, the non-academic reasons are too often overlooked. When I think about the start of the school year in September (what can I say, August still doesn’t feel right), I think: Social SkillsEmpathyPoiseTransiition “Soft” skills are indispensable and benefit you throughout life. At KidsPark, we are strong […]

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Spring Fling

Debra Milner, Founder and CEO The calendar says it is Spring but, in most of the country, it hasn’t felt like it. It has been cold, wet and dreary… and not necessarily in that order. I can’t seem to get going. I notice kids feeling the “drag”, too. It happens. They want to be less […]

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