Family of the Month – September 2016 (Bainbridge)

Bainbridge Family of the Month Our Family of the Month is the Peters family! The Peters family is made up of mom, dad, two boys and one dog named Anabelle. The Peters family loves to spend time together as a family. “Every weekend we have Mommy/Daddy days, we always try to do something as a…

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Family of the Month – September 2016 (Mentor)

Mentor Family of the Month Our family of the month is the Wilson family! The Wilson 6 is made up of mom, dad, three girls and one boy. They also have a turtle and five fish. The Wilson’s love to spend time together. They enjoy going to the Chinese buffet, going to the park and…

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Teacher of the Month – September 2016 (Mentor Preschool)

Mentor Preschool Teacher of the Month Our Mentor preschool Teacher of the Month is Ms. Hasell. She is the assistant teacher in the Toddler 1 room and she has been working with Small Hands for just under a year! Ms. Hasell describes herself as “bubbly, caring, and spontaneous.” Ms. Hasell lives in Painesville with her…

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Teacher of the Month – September 2016 (Bainbridge Preschool)

Bainbridge Preschool Teacher of the Month Our Bainbridge preschool Teacher of the Month is Ms. Brianne! Ms. Brianne is an infant teacher who has been with Small Hands a little over a year. Ms. Brianne describes herself as “caring, responsible and trustworthy” and states that she “loves working with children and helping them learn and…

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Family of the Month – August 2016 (Mentor)

Family of the Month Congratulations to our Mentor Family of the Month, the Grant family! The Grant family is made up of mom, dad, one boy and one girl. The Grant family loves to do things together especially watching movies. Their favorite movie is Frozen! In addition, they like to watch America’s Funniest Home Videos…

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Family of the Month – August 2016 (Bainbridge)

Family of the Month Congratulations to our Bainbridge Family of the Month the Schulte Family! The Schulte Family is made up of mom, dad, two girls, one boy and a dog named Brutus. The Schulte’s favorite meal to have together is Tuscan chicken. They love to play outside and watch Big Hero 6 and Frozen….

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Teacher of the Month – August 2016

August 2016 Teacher of the Month Our Employee of the Month is Ms. Regina! Regina is our fabulous cook who started at our Bainbridge preschool in April and already has made a wonderful impression on everyone at Small Hands. Regina lives in Middlefield, Ohio and is getting married in October! She has one child (her…

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The Importance of Play

Play is a vital part of a child’s overall development. Through play children can learn many skills that are important in later schooling and in life. At Small Hands Big Dreams we encourage play as much as possible! Here are a few examples of learning through play: Example 1: A child plays dress up with…

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5 Tips to Transition to Kindergarten

Back to school season is here! We want to give you and your child a head start in transitioning to kindergarten. Here are our top 5 back to school tips! 1. Make a practice packed lunch. See if your child can open everything independently and finish everything in only 20 minutes (which is typically the…

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