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How to Talk to Children About Racism

REMAINING SILENT IS NOT AN OPTION How to talk to children about racism is a very important and dear subject to me. As a proud Peruvian woman, mother, sister, friend, and business owner of Black and Latina descent, I have made cultural diversity,…
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Healthy Snacks for Kids at Rayito

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Rayito de Sol prioritizes the overall health and wellness of each child that attends our programs. We work diligently to incorporate activities, learning initiatives, and core concepts that provide the foundation for children to understand the…
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How Learning Spanish Increases Your Childs' Cultural Awareness

Language is a core part of most societies. The circular relationship of language to culture is unique because culture helps shape languages, while language is developed and shaped by culture. Learning another language can serve as an introduction…
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Integrating Learning into Playtime

Playtime – The Natural Path to Learning for Kids As babies, we begin learning through our senses the moment we are born. This sensory learning builds upon our brain development by establishing neural connections as we grow and continue to…
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Are Your Children Ready For Summer Camp? We Are!

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We are super excited for summer to arrive. Rayito de Sol is preparing for a fantastically fun June. Our summer camp starts June 1st – August 28th, 2020. Rayito Children's Summer Camp Our summer camp each summer begins with excitement…
Importance of Sports for Children

The Importance of Sports for Children

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The enhancement of physical and mental development of children is certainly the most important contribution of sports for children. Kids who play sports develop physical skills, exercise, make new friends, learn about being on a team, and…
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Introducing Musical Instruments to Young Children

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If your child can bang on a pot with a wooden spoon, they are a musician. There are several benefits to letting your child drum (rattle, shake, clap, or bang) to their own beat. Firstly, music helps the body and mind work together. Secondly,…

Kid Friendly Activities Near Me

Chicago is a city full of activities. But with so many options, you may be wondering which activity is right for you and your family. At Rayito, we believe in the power of family time. That's why we wrote this blog! Whether your family wants…

Benefits of Reading to Your Kids

As a parent, you are your child’s first and best teacher. The experiences you share, the words you speak, the activities you engage in are all part of your child’s early educational experiences. Children are learning even in the womb.…
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Best Spanish Children's Books

At Rayito de Sol, we understand the value of bilingualism for children. Incorporating a second language into reading time is a great way to get the whole family involved in a child's language journey. Many parents feel intimidated by the concept…