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What is the Difference Between Preschool and Daycare?

What is the Difference Between Preschool and Daycare? Many tours often ask if we just have daycare or if we offer preschool. Small Hands Big Dreams is considered a Preschool with the convenient hours of a daycare for working parents. What is the Difference? A preschool offers curriculum and assessments

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What is STEAM and Why is it Important

What is STEAM and Why is it Important STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in

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February Family of the Month

February Family of the Month Our Small Hands Big Dreams Family of the Month is the Gerstenfeld family! The Gerstenfeld family is made up of mom, dad, one girl and one boy. They also have a dog named Roxann, a puppy named Hulk, a lizard named Lizard-Man, a tortoise named

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Family New Year Resolutions

Family New Year Resolutions The start of a new year is here and you may be thinking about adding some healthier habits to your family’s routine. Here are our top resolutions to make as a family! Eating Healthier-Now is a great time to start adding in a few extra fruits,

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January Family of the Month

January Family of the Month Our Small Hands Big Dreams Family of the Month for January is the Owens family! The Owens family is made up of mom, dad, one girl and one boy as well as one dog named B. The Owens family loves to do things together as a

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Favorite Winter Books

Favorite Winter Books Wintertime is a great time to snuggle up with a blanket and a good book. We have several family favorite books for the perfect winter’s night. The Mitten by: Jan Brett and Graeme Malcolm The Mitten is a classic children book that everyone will love! One blustery day, a

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Top 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Halloween

Top 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Halloween Here are our top 5 tips for a stress-free Halloween! Use reflective gear and flashlights to help little ones stand out in the darkness. Before going out, set a limit for your child on the amount of candy that can be eaten that

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September Family of the Month

September Family of the Month Our Small Hands Big Dreams family of the month for September is the Trenton family (aka The Turbo Trenton’s)! The Trenton family is made up of mom, dad, one boy and one girl. In addition, the Trenton’s have two black cats called Tej and Topher.

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August Family of the Month

August Family of the Month Our Small Hands Big Dreams Family of the Month for August is the Hoover Family! The Hoover family is made up of mom, dad and one girl. The Hoover’s have many family favorites! Their favorite meal is taco salads and their favorite thing to together

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Books for Back to School

Books for Back to School August means back to school season and back to school jitters (even at Small Hands Big Dreams preschool Kirtland Ohio)! Here are a few of our favorite books that might help ease the back to school blues. Miss Mingo and the First Day of School by

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