Five Reasons to Explore Sensory Play

Five Reasons to Explore Sensory Play

Sensory play is a simple but important concept for teaching children about the world.  We all had our first experience tasting a sour lemon, or holding a cold ice cube.  These are examples of sensory play – using the five senses to investigate your surroundings. Here are five reasons to incorporate sensory play into your […]

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Teaching Pride to Shape Confident Kids!

Teaching Pride to Shape Confident Kids!

We know that special moments happen constantly with children; we see it with your kids every day right here at Kiddie Academy! Kids experience success in big and little ways, whether it’s learning to tie a shoe, spell their name or multiply numbers for the first time.  During the month of July, the Kiddie Academy […]

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The Barber

The Barber

When one thinks of a child’s first haircut (or any haircut for that matter), they often associate a professional environment with few tears, lots of laughs and maybe a lollipop or two to sweeten the deal. But how many parents have encountered the barbershop at home?  I’m talking about when the bonafide barber is your […]

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Just in time for Father’s Day

Just in time for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is around the corner and Kiddie Academy has the perfect gift for that special guy in your life! Whether you’re looking to save money, need a last minute gift idea or just want to tell Dad how much you appreciate him, Kiddie Academy has got you covered! We created a free downloadable coupon […]

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How My Son Almost Missed Getting A Hulk Hand

How My Son Almost Missed Getting A Hulk Hand

It happened…already! My 21-month old son managed to fracture his wrist. My little one was jumping up and down on our couch when he landed on his hand. He cried for a minute or so, but then he went about his day and continued to play. Naturally I didn’t think anything of it considering he […]

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Weighed Down by Household Chores? Unload some of the Burden…on your Spouse and Kids

Weighed Down by Household Chores? Unload some of the Burden…on your Spouse and Kids

Feel like you’re constantly battling loads of dirty laundry, piles of dirty clothes and rampant dust balls rolling through your house—alone? If so, you’ve actually got lots of company. Science has finally validated what women suspected all along: On average, females do far more housework than males. Results showed that married women do an average […]

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Kiddie Academy® Offers Tips for Choosing the Best Summer Camp for Kids

Kiddie Academy® Offers Tips for Choosing the Best Summer Camp for Kids

The “official” start of summer may be Memorial Day Weekend, but parents with school-age children need to begin now to think about summer camp programs. Kiddie Academy®, a leader in education-based child care, reminds parents that popular camp programs fill up quickly, so for the widest choice of programs that fit your children’s and your […]

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Kiddie Academy In The News!

Kiddie Academy In The News!

Take a look at what Kiddie Academy’s vice president of education has to say about sensory play!  

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Responsibility…it’s not just for adults

Responsibility…it’s not just for adults

Whether you’ve always been a rule-follower, or like to live on the wild side, being a responsible person is something of value. In order to teach our kids what’s right, we need to be their first and best role model. Being a responsible person means that people can rely on you to get the job […]

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Raising Patient Children

Raising Patient Children

Wait in line. Wait your turn. Wait until you are called on. From a very young age, children are asked to exercise patience in group settings. How well they demonstrate patience among their peers depends largely on whether they’re asked to practice patience at home. While some children (and adults!) are more patient by nature, […]

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