Kiddie Academy Adds Three New Educational Child Care Centers

Kiddie Academy Adds Three New Educational Child Care Centers

National Educational Child Care Company Expands Brand Presence in Illinois, New Jersey and Missouri Kiddie Academy®, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs, has just opened its newest franchise locations in Naperville, Illinois; West Caldwell, New Jersey and O’Fallon, Missouri this month. The company, founded in 1981, has been franchising since 1992. […]

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Make way for yet another car seat recall!

Make way for yet another car seat recall!

Baby Trend, Inc. has recalled over 16,000 TrendZ Fastback 3-in-1 car seats that were manufactured between October 2011 and July 2013: http://bit.ly/RpwhB4   While we’re on the topic of car seat safety, it’s always a good idea to ensure your child’s car seat is properly installed and secured. Here are several great resources to use for assistance: […]

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Let it go!

Let it go!

You may have heard of a little movie called Frozen. Oh, you haven’t? Yeah, me neither. All jokes aside (because really who hasn’t heard of this movie?), I became intrigued after hearing my daughter sing the beloved “Let It Go” for the thousandth time and decided to delve deeper into the world that is all […]

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Five Minutes of Fun and Learning

Five Minutes of Fun and Learning

Kiddie Academy is dedicated to making every moment a teachable moment.  Given how busy all working parents are, squeezing educational activities into your everyday life makes a lot of sense.  Here are five quick ideas for games you can play with your child while standing in line, waiting for a meal at a restaurant or […]

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Evenflo Car Seat Recall

Evenflo Car Seat Recall

Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The company is conducting this voluntary recall in coordination with the U.S National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”): http://bit.ly/1isG0xt

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Week of the Young Child™

Week of the Young Child™

Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).This national event recognizes the importance of early childhood education and programs by focusing public attention on the needs of young children and their families. Now more than ever we know the importance of children’s earliest […]

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New Locations are Coming Soon!

New Locations are Coming Soon!

Kiddie Academy is coming to a community near you, for information regarding any of these locations please call or visit: West Caldwell, NJ - (973) 227-4382; kiddieacademy.com/westcaldwell   Naperville, IL – (630) 416.8000; kiddieacademy.com/naperville O’Fallon, MO - (636) 265-3444; kiddieacademy.com/ofallon  Roseville, CA – (916) 789-1122; kiddieacademy.com/roseville   

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Upcycle a jewelry box

Upcycle a jewelry box

It’s easy being green, so jump on the upcycle bandwagon and create affordable keepsakes in celebration of Earth Day! Here’s an easy kid-friendly tutorial to make your own jewelry box using materials you already have on hand.   Supplies: Empty cardboard box (An old gift box is seen here. Using a leftover shoe box or […]

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Knock Knock…Kiddie Academy featured for lessons on humor!

Knock Knock…Kiddie Academy featured for lessons on humor!

Read Mommy of Two Little Monkeys and A Sparkle of Genius  to see how the experts at Kiddie Academy point out the educational benefits of exercising your family’s funny bone year-round.    

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Pretend Play: Make a Microphone

Pretend Play: Make a Microphone

Pretending to be a teacher, newscaster or singing star is more than just fun for our kids.  Imaginative or pretend play is an important part of a child’s educational development.  By trying on different roles, children can expand their vocabulary, practice language skills and build their self esteem. Just like handing someone a play phone […]

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