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Exciting News: Our Summer Program “Backpack Buddies” Takes Reading to New Heights! 

We're thrilled to announce the launch of our newest summer program, Backpack Buddies, an at-home literacy initiative designed to help parents share the love of reading with their children. This program brings our proven literacy methodologies directly into the homes of our participants, offering families the chance to reinforce learning...
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Celebrating June’s Best of All

A daily challenge to do a little better than you did the day before and it’s always celebrated. Possible manifestations: standing just one second longer, reading just one more word, learning just one new number, taking just one more step, never a competition, never completed.BEST OF ALL (NOUN) \BEST OF...
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Welcome to Our New Board of Directors at GiGi’s Playhouse Fargo

We are thrilled to announce the newest members of the Board of Directors at GiGi's Playhouse Fargo! Each of these individuals brings a wealth of experience, passion, and dedication to our mission of empowering individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Join us in welcoming these extraordinary people who are...
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Celebrating our May “Best of All”

It is a daily challenge to do a little better than you did the day before and it’s always celebrated. Possible manifestations: standing just one second longer, reading just one more word, learning just one new number, taking just one more step, never a competition, never completed.best of all (noun)...

Celebrating Spring’s Best of All at GiGi’s Playhouse Fargo

Springtime at GiGi’s Playhouse is a season of blossoming achievements and joyous celebrations. It's a time when we honor the concept of "best of all" – a guiding principle that encourages continual, measurable improvement. Best of all (noun) is a never-ending journey of progress, where each day presents a new...
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Creative Ways to Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21

Every year on March 21, we come together to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness, promoting inclusion, and embracing the unique abilities of individuals with Down syndrome. This year, let's make the celebration even more special by exploring creative and meaningful ways to honor and...
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Let’s Get Real About Purposeful Play

Let's get real about purposeful play – it's not just about passing the time, it's about setting the stage for some serious kid development. No fluff, no frills, just a deep dive into why playtime matters. So, hang tight as we explore the ins and outs of purposeful play –...
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Heartfelt Why’s: Our Passion for GiGi’s Playhouse Mission

At GiGi's Playhouse Fargo, our mission to foster a more inclusive and supportive community is fueled by the deep-rooted 'why' each member of our team carries. Today, some of our team, open our hearts to share personal motivations that drive us to further the mission of GiGi's Playhouse. Andrea's Why...
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Nurturing Independence at Home: A Follow-Up Guide

Here at GiGi's Playhouse Fargo, we believe that the journey to 'Best of All' continues beyond our doors. In this follow-up blog, we will delve into practical activities for parents to promote independence, enhance gross and fine motor skills, and foster a continuous learning environment at home. Activities that Promote...
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Best of All – A Guide to Supporting Your Child’s Development!

At GiGi's Playhouse Fargo, we celebrate all Best of All moments in and out of our Playhouse. As parents, your active role in your child's develop is not only important at GiGi's Playhouse, but also within your homes. In this blog, we will provide you with resources to support your...

Specialized Tutoring for Individuals with Down Syndrome: GiGi’s Playhouse Approach

Are you looking for a tutoring program that goes beyond conventional methods? At GiGi's Playhouse Fargo, we understand the unique learning needs of children with Down syndrome and tailor our tutoring sessions to maximize their potential. Our goal is simple: to empower these incredible kids and set them on a...
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GiGi’s Kitchen: Cultivating Confidence and Health, One Recipe at a Time

One of our favorite things we do here at GiGi's Playhouse Fargo is celebrate our participants and December brought a lot of celebrating. For the past twelve weeks, our teens and adults meet one time per week in the heart of our Playhouse to work together to create a healthy...