1. Spring Activities For Kids

    Spring is a beautiful and fun time of year! This is a great time to enjoy time outside with the family and engage in a variety of activities. If you are in need of some ideas for fun spring activities to do with your kids, we can help! At Home Away From Home in Pembroke Pines, we offer a variety of child care programs that can help your child learn, develop new skills, and engage in a bunch of fun…Read More

  2. The Benefits of Imaginative Play for Kids

    Imaginative play, also referred to as play pretend or make-believe, is a fun form of play for kiddos. They can pretend to be an astronaut or a knight sent on a quest to slay a dragon. While this type of play is fun for young children and allows them to use their imagination, it is also extremely beneficial for a child’s development. Home Away From Home is a child care learning center that allows…Read More

  3. Benefits of Crafts for Kids

    There are many fun and entertaining activities that can be beneficial for your children. From playing board games to listening to you read to interacting with other kids, your child is learning and growing every day. One activity that can be extremely beneficial to your kiddo is arts and craft projects. Crafts are a fun way to spend time with your children or have them keep themselves entertained …Read More

  4. Great Books to Read to Your Six-to-Eight-Year-Old Part V

    OK, we’ve made it to the fifth and final part of our collection of books which are ideal for kiddoes aged six to eight years old. We’ve covered a variety of great titles, including titles ranging from The BFG to Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Today, we have four more titles that you can enjoy with your little one. Here are some excellent reads for kids reading at about a seven-year-old reading level. (…Read More

  5. Great Books to Read to Your Six-to-Eight-Year-Old Part IV

    Here at Home Away From Home, we encourage kids to pursue literature to expand their minds. That’s why we promote reading here at our child care center. For the last few blogs, we’ve been talking about great books that your six-to-eight-year-old can enjoy. Today, we’re continuing that theme with four additional titles. Here are a few titles that you can grab at the library to read with your y…Read More

  6. Great Books to Read to Your Six-to-Eight-Year-Old Part III

    We’re back with more reading suggestions for kids aged six through eight years. We’ve covered titles ranging from The True Story of the Three Little Pigs to The BFG. Today, for our daycare blog, we’re continuing that theme with a few more children’s classics. Read on! Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl Roald Dahl is a name synonymous with great grade-school fiction. And Dahl’s Fantastic Mr.…Read More

  7. Great Books to Read to Your Six-to-Eight-Year-Old Part II

    Welcome back to Part II of our Great Books to Read to Your Six-to-Eight-Year-Old series! In our last blog, we’d talked about Encyclopedia Brown and The BFG, two classics that are sure to become favorites for your kiddo. Today, we’re continuing our daycare blog with a few more titles to add to your bookshelf. Share these books with your six-to-eight-year-old kiddo! Charlotte’s Web by E.B. Whi…Read More

  8. Great Books to Read to Your Six-to-Eight-Year-Old Part I

    Reading is a special activity that you can share with your child. As an infant turns into a tot, you can read to your young one, helping them as they begin to grasp the concept of language. Then, as your tot turns into a kiddo, it’s their turn to read to you. Finally, your kiddo has grown into a big kid, and she can read books with chapters. Some of the books don’t even have pictures! … or m…Read More

  9. Halloween Books for Your Three-to-Five-Year-Old

    Halloween is in the air! With every sweet-tooth’s favorite holiday right around the corner, now is the time to buy a big bucket of candy, sew up a pirate uniform and a princess gown for your kids, and prepare for trick-or-treaters. It’s also a special time to share your favorite holiday books with your little ones. If you’re searching for some excellent books to share with your children this…Read More

  10. Great Books to Read to Your Three-to-Five-Year-Old Part IV

    Welcome back! If you’ve been keeping up with our daycare center’s blog feed, you’re well aware that we’re offering up a catalog of some of the best books that you can share with your child. Today, we’re continuing that theme with further books that you can fill your shelves with. Let’s dig into Part IV of our series of books that you can read with your three- to five-year-old child! Th…Read More