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The key ingredient of our Life Essentials® educational philosophy is to focus on filling children’s days with learning and fun. Our goal is to keep your kids smiling as they learn and for what they learn to bring a smile to your face.
We understand the amount of trust that is placed in a childcare provider and take that responsibility seriously. You want the best learning environment possible, one that is clean, safe and nurturing; just like your home. Our standards for safety, education and trust lead the industry and are part of what makes Kiddie Academy more than just childcare. We want our Kiddie Academy in Albany, NY to feel like home.
As we celebrate Read Across America Day during the month of March, we also recognize an ever growing trend in digital learning. From an educational perspective, technology should be integrated into learning, rather than treated as a stand-alone activity. Scholastic lists these phone and tablet apps that enrich story time at home or on the road:… Read More
Do you remember the first story your parents ever read to you? Were you engulfed in the pictures or the words that were jumping off the page? Taking those important first steps toward raising a reader doesn't have to be a challenge. Whether you’re reading to infants and toddlers or to young school-aged kids, talking with your children about books and sharing family stories can foster imagination and open the door to new experiences… Read More
How many of you remember the excitement of playing red rover in the backyard? Or setting up a pretend grocery store in your room with just you and your stuffed animals? While those days may be long gone for you, they should still be prevalent in your children’s upbringing… Read More
Some say that laughter is the best medicine. The power of humor benefits everyone, especially our children. Finding laughter in our daily lives can relieve stress, ease depression, loosen muscles and strengthen relationships. Did you know that children, on average, laugh 200 times per day? How awesome is that! But even good humor has manners and there’s no time like the present to get laughing… Read More
Science is a great way to engage a child’s curiosity. It also advances critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity in early learners. When parents help nurture this innate interest, their kids gain a better understanding of scientific concepts in the future. But in a techno-heavy society, kids need more opportunities (now more than ever) to learn and love science… Read More
Your local Kiddie Academy offers ongoing training and a professional environment, all in addition to giving you the opportunity to be surrounded by happy, eager children. At Kiddie Academy, you can truly make a difference to children and their families.