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We Are All Learning!

There's no question that being a parent is the most difficult task you will ever do. As such, no parent wants to fail at the most important job in their…

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Remember to Breath

No one has ever said parenting is an easy job. Sometimes your children are testing you on purpose or sometimes they just don’t know better, but when you find your…

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Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem!

Helping your little one develop their sense of self is important at all stages — it helps set them up for success in all aspects of life. Whether you’re just…

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You’re the Hero!

Teachers have an awesome responsibility in molding the next generation that will determine the course of this nation and of history. Many teachers can feel overwhelmed with this responsibility, and…

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Don’t Forget to be Grateful For Your Students

While the events of the past year haven’t exactly been what many people would call fun, the pandemic and the changes teachers have made remind many to be grateful for…

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Remember That Some Students Don’t Like the Spotlight

One of the best things about being a preschool teacher is the fact that your students are unique. This makes teaching them not only a challenge, but a pure pleasure,…

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Have a child who turns
4 years old this year?

Here's a How to Guide to Register for Your Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Voucher All children are eligible for Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program or VPK. VPK is a free educational…

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Write End-of-Year Notes

The completion of the first year of preschool is a big event! If you think back to where students were at the beginning of the year and compare that to…

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Use Books To Teach Social Skills

  While books are obviously useful for many other subjects, using books to help your students learn social skills can be very helpful as well.    Here at O2B Kids,…

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Set Realistic Goals – Even in Survival Mode

In the midst of a pandemic, teaching can seem like a daunting task, and it’s very reasonable for many people, especially those handling children, to go into survival mode. However,…

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Make Time For Pretend!

Children are born with a vivid imagination that naturally involves pretend play. They create worlds in their minds and then live them out in their world, often using items such…

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Don’t Forget to Try Science!

There is always so much to teach preschoolers that it can be overwhelming. From instilling the foundation of phonics and literacy to enhancing character development and social skills, science is…

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Approach Teaching Concepts from Multiple Angles

We all have different learning styles, and most adults know exactly how they learn best. Whether you love to watch presentations or you are best with hands-on learning, you know…

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Utilize Journals in Class

There is something special about putting your thoughts down on paper. It gives you time to process your thoughts, think about events that happened throughout your day or life, and…

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Make Communication with Parents Clear

Parents only want the best for their children. They probably spend hours researching local preschools so that their child will be set up for success. When they entrust their children…

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Experiment In Class!

Most great discoveries in the world were made by trial and error. From the invention of Coke to Velcro, little tweaks have changed this world to be the modern era…

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Be Authentic with Students

As a teacher, you have a big responsibility. After all, you are entrusted with the learning of the children in your classroom. It can be easy to lean more towards…

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Remember: Humor Can Be a Tool!

We all love to laugh. In fact, laughter is known to have many health benefits, including improving your mood, relieving stress and tension, improving your immune system, and increasing blood…

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Balancing Daytime Activities

The saying "work hard, play hard" is frequently used to refer to a work/life balance in someone's life. Balance in life is key. You don't want to work hard all…

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Address Issues with Outside the Box Thinking

When children develop a pattern of grumpy days or problematic behavior in the classroom, it can be easy to fall in a rut and try the same methods over and…

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Refer To The Routine

Routine is extremely important in both children and adults' lives. It gives one a sense of purpose and meaning as you go about your day accomplishing tasks that hopefully help…

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Be Curious Together!

The most powerful influencer on any child's life is their parents. This is because they spend so much time with them, they care for them, and they emulate them. Actions…

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Hosting Morning “Meetings” for Your Class

Getting off on the right foot in the morning can set your mood for the day. For example, if you slept through your alarm and didn't have time for a…

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Founders Club Scholarships!

The O2B Kids Founders Club Scholarships are named in the honor of O2B Kids employees who have been with the company for 10 years or more! These dedicated Fun Crew…

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Messy play is better then clean play!

As a teacher it's our job to encourage students to try new things. To open their minds and ask them to think outside the box. They may experience things in…

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Family Style Dining

At school we make the time to sit together, like a family, and eat lunch. We talk about our morning, use our very best manners and enjoy different foods. We…

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Try, Try Again!

This is Ellery. She has been afraid to climb a rock wall on the playground at school. She worries, says "I can't do it" and does not want to try.…

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A Graduation to Remember!

This year our Preschool Graduations were different. We weren't sure how to make them memorable for our students and families but KNEW that we just had to! They had all…

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Meet Jessi

Jessica (Jessi) is a big sister to two of our past VPK students. She started volunteering at Village South 6 years ago. Her father brought her to her little brothers…

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O2B Grateful!

It’s times like these, when the going gets tough, that the tough JUST GET GOING. Our families have sprung into action to provide essential services for those in need. While…

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Every Day We Should PLAY!

Our Directors from Georgia were passing through Gainesville. They decided to stop at our Alachua Location to visit and most importantly, to PLAY! It's moments like these that we're reminded…

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When You SAY Nothing at All!

Lily Rivera is currently employed at our Fleming Island Location. She started there as a child herself many years ago. She has blossomed into a fine young lady who has…

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Little Chefs!

Mr. Chris at our Supercenter location hosts a cooking class every Friday in his Afterschool Group. Every Friday is a different lesson, learning opportunity and experience for his children. Recently…

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Making a difference through Girl Scouting!

Our O2B Girl Scout Troop recently participated in a Camporee! They learned basic life and problem solving skills! Together they learned how to pitch a tent, make a fire, tie…

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