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After-school Activities in Las Vegas to Encourage Creativity & Mental Development

Activities, After-school

While your children are pretty occupied in school, they’ll likely have plenty of energy to burn later. Finding after school activities in Las Vegas helps keep them entertained and active. More importantly, it passes skills, such as social development, emotional development and a sense of self, and improves overall productivity. Of course, since your children spend much time sitting and following school schedules, it’s best to find fun activities that excite them while keeping them entertained.

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Socially Distant Sports to Play at a Fitness Center in Las Vegas or at Home

Socially Distant Sports to Play at a Fitness Center in Las Vegas or at Home

Sports are a great way to exercise, relieve stress, bond with others, and also learn teamwork. However, many sports include close contact with others. During the coronavirus pandemic, the need for social distancing is vital, so playing sports that encourage distance is a great idea. Whether you plan to play in your backyard or at a fitness center in Las Vegas, the following sports are great for family fun. 

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Staying In or Visiting the Las Vegas YMCA, It’s Not Hard to Have a Fun Family Night

Las Vegas YMCA

When it comes to family fun nights, not everything needs to happen indoors. At the Las Vegas YMCA, we find fun ways to create entertainment for the whole family. If you’re spending the evening at home, however, a backyard movie night is fun for the whole family. Here are some things to consider when preparing.

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Fostering Holistic Development & Fun with the Y Cares Program

YMCA

Enroll Your Child in the Y Cares Program Today

Finding a convenient, dependable daycare program for your child can be challenging. As a guardian or parent, you want what’s best for your child, and some programs may not meet your standards. Also, you’ll want to leave your child in the hands of a reputable organization and responsible caregivers.

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Keeping Your High Schooler Engaged While Learning from Home

Tips, Young Adults

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. Suddenly, we all have to stay at home. Perhaps by now, you’ve adjusted to a different lifestyle but still need to keep your high schooler engaged when learning from home. Here are a few tips you can try:

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Healthy Family Activities to Do While Social Distancing

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, health officials established that staying home was an excellent way to ensure social distancing and reduce infections. While this is excellent for both parents and kids, it's also frustrating. Spending all your days in the same environment, especially without engaging activities, is stressful. For these reasons, finding exciting activities for the entire family can help you cope with the pandemic and bond.

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At-home Activities to Enhance Your Child's Preschool Learning Skills

Preschool

Enroll Your Child in the Y’s Preschool Program to Increase Their at-home Learning

Learning isn't limited to the preschool environment, especially now when children are also taking their classes at home. As a parent, finding fun and engaging tasks that can help your child enjoy preschool is a great way to keep their growing minds active. It also allows for more creative and helpful ways for them to spend their time instead of focusing on television.

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How to Get Your Children Outside During COVID-19

Tips

Join the Y to Get Access to Outdoor Facilities & Activities for the Whole Family

As the coronavirus spread, schools closed and clubs canceled all meetings – this means kids are spending the majority of their time indoors at home due to widespread stay-at-home orders. Unfortunately, the indoor lifestyle can be an unhealthy trap, primarily if your kids only focus on Zoom classes, computer games and social media. In these times, it’s crucial for you as a parent to find engaging activities that can take your children outdoors to keep them active and healthy.

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Why the Y Preschool Uses the HighScope Curriculum

Preschool

Enroll Your Child in Y Preschool to Help Them Hone Their Developmental Skills

Finding the right preschool for your child is critical because it affects the quality and intensity of their education. If you choose to enroll your kid(s) in a preschool, it’s also wise to look into the curriculum details. Here’s what makes a good curriculum: 

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How to Pick the Right Preschool for Your Child

Preschool

If your child is 2 to 5 years old, you're already thinking about their academic future. A good preschool in Las Vegas gives them a solid foundation for success in their personal lives and prospective careers. For that reason, you must take a proactive approach to point them in the right direction. At the Y, we offer comprehensive resources to help you make this decision.

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