1. First Day Of Preschool Essentials

      Taking your child to their first day of preschool can be a nerve-wracking and emotional experience for both you and your little one. One way to make the experience a little more bearable is to ensure that your kiddo has everything they need for the first day of preschool, including a school that is invested in their needs. Luckily, at Valley Child Care and Learning Centers, we strive to create …Read More

  2. How to Start Preparing Your Child for Preschool

    With summer drawing to a close, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming school year. You may feel stressed about everything you need to do to prepare your child for preschool, from shopping for school supplies to starting a new sleep schedule. Starting school in the fall is never easy, especially if it’s your child’s first time attending preschool. Luckily, if you live in the Phoenix …Read More

  3. 5 Ways To Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday With Your Preschooler!

    "In Katroo, every year, on the day you were born They start the day right in the bright early morn When the Birthday Honk-Honker hikes high up Mt. Zorn and lets loose a big blast on the big Birthday Horn. And the voice of the horn calls out loud as it plays: "Wake up! For today is your Day of all Days!" — Happy Birthday to You! Dr. Seuss remains one of the most memorable children’s authors and…Read More

  4. The Importance of Early Childhood Education – Part Two

    In part one of our two-part series, we briefly discussed why placing your child in a high-quality Pre-K program can help encourage positive cognitive and social development while forming the neural pathways necessary to navigate efficiently throughout life. From positive interactions with peers and teachers to taking the initial steps necessary to make kindergarten easier, there are a number of re…Read More

  5. The Importance of Early Childhood Education – Part One

    In the early stages of a child’s life, a newborn’s brain produces more than one million neural connections every second. During this important period, a child will begin to explore and interact with the world around them, making this a critical moment for early cognitive development. In fact, according to the University of Washington, by the age of two years old, the brain is about 80 percent …Read More

  6. Why We Provide Breakfast for Our Students

    Valley Learning Centers is the premier early learning and child day care center in Phoenix. With 10 locations across the Valley, we are proud to provide parents with peace of mind, knowing their children are getting the most out of their time with us is important, and that includes promoting health and wellness. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but roughly 31 million Americans skip…Read More

  7. Early Learning for Lifelong Skills

    When a child begins his or her educational journey, early learning plays a crucial part in setting the table for a lifelong love (or the less preferential disdain) for things like reading, language, music, and math. There are lots of ways to help your child appreciated learning, whether it be academics, sports, or another hobby. Today, the team here at Valley Learning Centers in Phoenix wants to l…Read More

  8. Important Things For a Preschooler’s Backpack

    When you send your little one off to preschool for a day of learning and socializing, whether it is for a few hours or a full work day, you want to make sure they are prepared for anything that might happen. Since you won’t be right there to help them out, putting the right things in their backpacks is crucial. Today, the team here at Valley Learning Centers has some suggestions for good items t…Read More