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Fun at the Carmel Valley Park & Rec Center

We hope you all have registered with the Carmel Valley Park & Recreation Center! Currently,  Child and Babysitter Safety, Chess Lessons for Kids, Jr. Sports, Laser Tag, Lacrosse, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, X-treme Dodge ball, Gym Kids, Girls on the Run, and Tennis are in session.  Registration began on December 10, and youth activities began shortly […]

Play dough Activities are a great way to exercise the muscles of toddler’s hands to develop fine motor skills. Making homemade play dough with your child is a fun way to integrate math & science through cooking. Homemade Play dough Materials: (here’s the basic recipe) 2 cups flour 2 cups water 1/2 cup salt 2 tbsp […]

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Good morning. It’s Kristin Rude, Owner and Director of FasTracKids, Del Mar. Today is Phonics Friday. And so I thought I would share with all of you some of the fun things we do on Friday at our Del Mar preschool. We also have somebody’s birthday today. Whose birthday is it, Juliet? It’s yours, right? […]

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A Revolutionary Approach to Achieving Peak Performance Through Education “When I was a high school teacher in special education and I saw students that I had taught in elementary school and middle school and they came through the high school, and they were still in special education. And they weren’t reading any better. They weren’t […]

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In dance, everything is timing.  You hear it each time you walk through the classroom or rehearsal hall…5, 6, 7 8!  To be in perfect time will more likely translate into a perfect performance. Another kind of “timing” also contributes to a dancer’s progress and success.  That one deals with the battle all of us […]

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FasTracKids Del Mar, a leader in fun, interactive early childhood education, will be participating in Jumpstart’s 2014 Read for the Record event on October 21st.  FasTracKids Del Mar will be joining other FasTracKids centers worldwide in promoting early literacy for every child. The Read for the Record campaign involves millions of children and adults who strive […]

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The Positive Effects Of Kindergarten Prep Programs Such As FasTracKids For Pre-schoolers According to researchers, the future success of children is determined before they go to elementary school. Throughout these crucial years, the way they learn and develop mentally and socially is critical. It is therefore, no wonder that teachers, researchers, families, and government emphasize […]

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This is Amy Chang, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I’m here to give you tips on how to cultivate your happiness. Today’s tip is to be mindful of your breathing and doing more deep breathing to help improve your mood. So there are many benefits to deep breathing that we don’t often think about. One […]

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Good morning. It’s Kristin Rude from FasTracKids and today is our first day of school, so let’s pan in and see what the kids are up to.  Students are socializing already, making new friends on our first day of pre-school. Hi girls. We saw a bunny rabbit this morning and now we are bunny rabbits. […]

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After seven successful dance seasons Love To Dance, Inc. dance studio continues to offer an elite dance program training the next evolution of dancers.  Love to Dance, Inc. offers the finest in dance and a full spectrum of classes for all ages and abilities. Their pristine, state-of-the-art studios are home to Tiny Tots, and the […]

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Hi there. It’s Kristin Rude, owner and center director of FasTracKids, Carmel Valley/Del Mar. I thought I would share with you a few cards that I received at the end of this school year from some of our FasTracKids families. Before I do that, I would also like to share with you something very special […]

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With the lowest child-to-coach ratios in Southern California, Super Soccer Stars is thrilled to finally bring classes to Carmel Valley families! Super Soccer Stars is a child-development program that offers skills-based classes for children ages 2-12 years old.  The program was founded in NYC in 2001 by Gustavo Szulansky – a father of three and […]

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