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American Education Week

Quality education is a pivotal ingredient to development and success later in life. Each of us has a role to play in helping our communities thrive, especially when it comes to education, which is why it’s important to recognize those who help foster a love of learning… Read More

From Seed to Table

Wondering what to do with all those leftover pumpkins from Halloween? Turn them into a lesson about harvest of course! Harvest time usually happens in the fall. It is a time to celebrate a year of hard work and signifies a time to rest (winter) before planting again in the spring. In fact, people from various cultures all over the world celebrate the gathering of the harvest… Read More

Family Literacy

Literacy is everywhere: reading labels on shelves, reading a story to your child, writing or scribbling in journals, pointing out letters that are visible in the world around you. There are many things that you do every day, probably without even thinking about them, which promote early literacy at home… Read More

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American Education Week

Quality education is a pivotal ingredient to development and success later in life. Each of us has a role to play in helping our communities thrive, especially when it comes to education, which is why it’s important to recognize those who help foster a love of learning… Read More

From Seed to Table

Wondering what to do with all those leftover pumpkins from Halloween? Turn them into a lesson about harvest of course! Harvest time usually happens in the fall. It is a time to celebrate a year of hard work and signifies a time to rest (winter) before planting again in the spring. In fact, people from various cultures all over the world celebrate the gathering of the harvest… Read More

Family Literacy

Literacy is everywhere: reading labels on shelves, reading a story to your child, writing or scribbling in journals, pointing out letters that are visible in the world around you. There are many things that you do every day, probably without even thinking about them, which promote early literacy at home… Read More

Chef Kiddie!

Kiddie Academy is hosting a Recipe Photo Contest on Facebook that promotes healthy eating and we need your help! Share your favorite healthy, family-friendly recipe and a photo of your child on the Kiddie Academy Facebook page for a chance to win $1,000!… Read More

Toddler Halloween – Choosing the right costume

Halloween will be celebrated in record numbers in 2014. The National Retail Federation says the “total spending for the holiday on costumes, decorations, candy and more is estimated at $7.4 billion.” That’s insane (and completely unnecessary if you’re a parent)!… Read More

The Grime on Staying Healthy

By now you’ve probably heard about the mystery illness that’s been sweeping the nation, otherwise known as Enterovirus D68. Between back to school germs and flu season, kids are especially susceptible to getting sick this time of year… Read More

The Leaves, They Are A-Changing

October is the time of year when the weather begins to cool and the leaves begin to change colors and fall off the trees. Toddlers need opportunities to learn about their world through their senses and autumn is a great opportunity to explore!… Read More

Music and Math

Did you know young children are unknowingly learning math as they participate in early childhood music and movement classes? According to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, music is a highly social, natural and developmentally appropriate way to engage even the youngest child in math learning. Music and movement instruction improves children’s memory, cognitive development, learning skills and expressive ability… Read More

Surviving Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are intended to help you keep up-to-date on your preschooler’s progress. But oftentimes those first few meetings make parents feel just as nervous as their children on their first day of school… Read More

Finding our roots

Children often need to feel a sense of belonging while navigating this thing called life. After all, it’s hard being a kid! Learning about your family history is a fun and rewarding task for both parents and children alike. It also provides an opportunity for communication and quality time with your kids while helping them form a connection with their past… Read More

Grandparents Day

Kiddie Academy loves grandparents! To help celebrate National Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 7th, Kiddie Academy has created a crafty downloadable to help your little ones learn where all their wisdom came from…their grandparents!… Read More

Infant Safe Sleep Policy

From recharging energy to building brain connections, getting sufficient sleep is important for an infant for numerous reasons. There are several guidelines regarding best practices for safe sleeping, many of which are aimed at reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Kiddie Academy’s education team works diligently with experts to ensure these guidelines are regularly updated within each academy and that staff are trained on the latest policies… Read More

Bracing for the Back-to-School Butterflies

Who remembers getting the jitters when a new school year rolled around? Whether you were filled with excitement or felt downright uneasy, every parent can recall what the back-to-school butterflies felt like… Read More

Savoring Summer

Summer is almost over — say it isn’t so!? Between camps, BBQs, sports and back-to-school shopping, it’s easy to feel rushed and lost in the moment as summer comes to a close. But what if you planned for one last hurrah? Sounds exhausting, right? It doesn’t have to be… Read More

Take me out to the ballgame!

Summertime means baseball. Even if you’re not the most avid sports fan, the opportunities to learn and have fun with your family are endless during a baseball game… Read More

To the Moon and Back

As a child, there is a certain excitement and wonder when looking up at the moon during a warm summer night. In honor of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, take this opportunity to teach your kids about the wonders of outer space and what life might be like for an astronaut… Read More

Join us for Storytime LIVE!

Kiddie Academy is hosting two Storytime LIVE! events this summer - on July 26 and August 23. For a list of participating Storytime LIVE! Kiddie Academy locations, register at www.kastorytime.com… Read More

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