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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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Full-day vs. Half-day Preschool in Las Vegas – Which Is Better for My Child?

Preschool

Get Your Child Registered for Full- or Half-day Preschool in Las Vegas at the Y

Quality preschool education is known to be beneficial for children in the early years of development and later years. Preschool programs vary significantly in terms of quality and duration. There are both full-day and half-day options for caregivers to choose from. If you're looking for a preschool in Las Vegas, it's crucial to explore the benefits of different programs before selecting one. 

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The Benefits of a Y Membership

YMCA

Enroll for a Y Membership in Southern Nevada to Start Using Our Facilities Today

The YMCA of Southern Nevada is an inclusive community that strives to create an environment where everyone, regardless of age, position, income, or background, can learn, grow and flourish. Since 1944, our organization has been at the forefront, nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living in the community, and helping to cultivate a culture of social responsibility. From toddlers, kids, teenagers, young adults, parents to seniors, everyone is welcome to join us, and we have so much in store for you. Let’s take a look at our Y membership benefits and membership options available. 

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How to Make Homeschooling More Fun

Tips

How to Make Homeschooling More Fun

In recent years, homeschooling has become an attractive proposition for many parents. Though it is highly beneficial, it also comes with its set of challenges. After some time, your child can start missing some of the things regular schools offer, such as socializing and activities. Therefore, to ensure homeschooling does not become boring for your child, it is crucial to incorporate other activities to make it fun.

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Small Changes to Your Daily Routine that Will Help You Be More Productive at Home

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Small Changes to Your Daily Routine that Will Help You Be More Productive at Home

Do you find yourself being less productive at home even though you’re in the house more than usual? Don’t worry, it happens to a lot of us! Without our daily routines of going to work, school, the gym and out into public spaces, it can be difficult to stay on task and achieve your goals. Thankfully, there are a few helpful tips you can follow to help you be more productive at home.

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