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Gymbo and Gymboree.TO have gone virtual.

Our physical store in Thousand Oaks, CA remains closed at this time, but our online offerings continue to grow. Click the Online Options button below to learn about all our exciting online classes offerings and more. Click on the On Demand Classes to go straight to our online store for immediate video streaming options. We hope to see you and your little ones online with us very soon! Be safe and healthy.

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The Importance of Parent Friendships
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The Importance of Parent Friendships

Being a parent can be lonely at times. As much as we love our children and want to spend time fostering their growth and learning, carrying an adult conversation and having someone to relate to can go a long way to refueling our fire and pushing us to be even better parents in the long run. Friends enrich every stage of our lives and the transition into parent hood and surviving those early years is a stage that needs support, understanding and compassion. Parent friendships foster this support, understanding and compassion.

Teaching our Toddlers to be Problem Solvers
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Teaching our Toddlers to be Problem Solvers

As parents we’re often stuck in the middle of doing something for our children or guiding individual growth and learning. There are just simply some things that our littles don’t know how to do yet. They don’t have the maturity, life experience or age to accomplish certain tasks. There are many opportunities though, where we as parents can encourage children to explore learning in a new way. A guided learning interaction. Problem solving is one of these skills that we can help our children strengthen on their own.  

Help Your Child Learn to Succeed by Failing
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Help Your Child Learn to Succeed by Failing

We naturally want to help our children succeed. However, as parents, sometimes the very best thing we can do is help our children succeed by learning to fail. Life isn’t success after success. Life is a series of failures. Often times, perseverance through these failures makes the achievements we make feel that much greater.

Laughter is Learning!
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Laughter is Learning!

There is no funny business here, laughter has proven to be a vital part of child development for our little ones. One of babies’ first instincts are to smile. By 8-10 weeks babies can smile in response to stimuli and soon after they begin laughing spontaneously. This laughter shifts to a response to their environment by about 3 months old. Smiling and laughing are some of the very earliest forms of engaging with others and connecting in a social form.

Sensory Play: Taking it Outdoors!

Sensory Play: Taking it Outdoors!

It’s no secret that sensory play is crucial for early childhood development. The importance of sensory play cannot be overstated. You support cognitive growth, language development, gross and fine motor skills and more by encouraging the use of all senses through play.

Why the First Five Years are so Important: The 10 Stages of Play
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Why the First Five Years are so Important: The 10 Stages of Play

From day one, your little one is growing, changing, learning and developing. We now know that from the time of birth until age 5, a child’s brain develops more than at any other time in their life! 90%! These five years are essential and, the best part is that as caregivers, you have the ability to really steer how the brain develops. This early brain development has a lasting impact on a child’s ability to learn, to develop social and emotional abilities and ability to succeed in school and life.

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