The old adage is true: it takes a village to raise a child! Considering the constant care and endless energy one child requires, raising a child is more than an unpaid full time job. Unfortunately, not everyone who wants to stay at home with their little one(s) can and so daycare becomes an important conversation. At A World Of Discoveries in Columbia, Missouri, we understand the trust and strength it takes to share your wonderful children with others. We don’t take this responsibility lightly and in our blog you can read about how daycare services run, what we do with our days, and how to best prepare your child for going to daycare.

  1. 6 Ways To Encourage Summer Reading

    Fun in the sun can include books too! It’s that time of year again — the season for summer vacation! This time can be especially hard and equally demanding for parents because the structure of school disappears. All that time that kids have been expanding and learning, is often replaced with cop…Read More

  2. Fostering Leadership With Your Child – Part One

    Leadership is a skill that can be developed in everyone! No one is born to be a leader — it’s a skill that every child has access to, and when this skill is developed, kids learn a lot about themselves, while improving their confidence, creativity, and how to better work and relate with others.…Read More

  3. 7 Fun Springtime Activities For Kids

    7 Fun Springtime Activities For Kids Get your kids outdoors and into the sunshine! Have you noticed your little one getting particularly antsy lately? Perhaps it’s the beautiful spring weather in Columbia. Spring is all about thawing out from the long, cold winter and reemerging ready to embrace t…Read More

  4. How Kids Can Still Be Social in a Pandemic

    Cultivate social and emotional development in your child. Kids love being social, and in a pandemic, it can be difficult to foster social and emotional development when they spend a large majority of their time at home, socially distanced. As a parent or caregiver, how can you encourage them to be s…Read More

  5. 5 Reasons A World Of Discoveries Is The Best Daycare For Your Child

    Transition to Columbia’s leading daycare facility and know your child is getting the best care! After navigating all your options for childcare and a daycare facility is the best decision for you and your family, finding one that is both affordable and one you feel confident in is the next step, a…Read More

  6. Teaching Sports Safety During The Pandemic

    Keeping outdoor activities safe for kids! Autumn is right around the corner, which means fall sports leagues are gearing up for their first practice. Navigating this year’s back-to-school season is especially difficult for parents because many are faced with the decision of whether or not returnin…Read More

  7. Teaching Conflict Resolution Outside The Home

    Because facing conflict will never go away! As your child gets older and begins to explore the world outside of your home, they meet new people and learn more about the world around them, and ultimately, your child will face conflict. Learning how to resolve conflict in a healthy way — without fig…Read More

  8. 5 Fun Activities To Enhance Your Toddler’s Development

    Help your toddler learn new things as they explore the world around them! If you have a toddler roaming around, you know how inquisitive they are at this age. They’re becoming very curious and want to try and do most things themselves. So, why not help foster this love for learning by providing th…Read More

  9. Daily Daycare Activities at a World of Discoveries!

    Peek into what your child will be up to! Sending your child to daycare is a big step for many parents and caregivers, and finding a daycare that you trust and have confidence in is extremely important. You want the daycare you choose to strike a balance between play, learning, and safety while knowi…Read More