Funny Valentine’s Day Cards

By Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are some funny Valentine’s Day cards for you and your child to enjoy!

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The Value of Nursery Rhymes for Children

Humpty Dumpty - Horizontal

By Emily Lemons
Early Childhood Manager

Generations of children have grown up reciting nursery rhymes like “Little Miss Muffet” and “Humpty Dumpty.” Increasingly, though, we hear teachers say that these rhymes are less commonly-known among today’s students. If this is the case, children are missing out on an important tool in language and literacy development. Continue reading →

8 Things You Might Not Know about Seoul, South Korea

By Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

Seoul

Home to innovative technology, vibrant city life, and striking scenery, Seoul, South Korea is one of the world’s most captivating cities. To celebrate the arrival of our new traveling exhibit, Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea, here’s a few things you might not know about Seoul. Continue reading →

7 Ways to Make Play a Safer Risk

By Creative Discovery Museum

DSC_0926Keeping children safe is a primary goal for every parent. But children who learn to take developmentally appropriate risks with the protection and guidance of their caregivers are better equipped to make judgments because they understand their own strengths and limitations. Taking appropriate risks and overcoming challenges boosts a child’s self-confidence, so it’s important for caregivers to find a balance between safe and risky play. Here are a few tips for making play a safer risk! Continue reading →

The Power of Music for Children

Curtis is a professional musician and serves as the Pianist/Organist at Red Bank United Methodist Church.

Curtis is a professional musician and serves as the Pianist/Organist at Red Bank United Methodist Church.

Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

As most parents or caregivers can attest to, having kids means having music. Whether listening to “Let it Go” for the hundredth time or hearing the tinkering noises of piano keys, music is often bountiful in households with kids living in them. But, before you put in ear plugs or throw out the piano, stop to consider all of the incredible health benefits music has to offer them.   Continue reading →

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