Category Archives: All Ages

Creating a Safe Backyard for Your Children to Explore

  Guest Post Article by Anya Willis- Anya Willis is a mother of three and has been a yoga instructor for the past 12 years. For most of her childhood Anya struggled with her weight.In school, she was bullied because … Continue reading

15 Ways to Ask About Your Child’s Day

If you have a child who is preschool age or older you are familiar with the afternoon conversation that goes something like this… Parent: “How was your day?” Child: “Good.” Parent: “What did you do today?” Child: “Nothing.” Nothing?! That’s … Continue reading

How to Encourage Your Child’s Creativity

Have you ever watched a child create a drawing or painting and wonder what their little minds were imagining?  Maybe you thought they were drawing a house but once it’s finished they tell you its a castle or maybe even something … Continue reading

Read Across America Day!

Schools across America observe Read Across America Day to celebrate literacy for young children.  The day is always on March 2nd which fittingly, coincides with author Dr. Suess’ birthday.  We celebrate by reading Dr. Seuss books together in all our … Continue reading

5 Valentine’s Activities and Crafts

Valentine’s Day always brings the perfect excuse to be a little extra crafty and we’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite ideas! Valentine’s Bean Bag Toss Who knew old coffee canisters could create so much fun?  … Continue reading

Why Family Dinners Matter

It’s a new year and for many of us that means resolutions and new goals.  At The Learning Station we are all about goal setting-especially when those goals benefit children.  One of the simplest things a family can do to … Continue reading