Category: Children

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

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 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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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

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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Five Ways to Add Humor to Your Child's Day - A Sparkle of Genius

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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Lily Russ, 1, and Brenlyn Madison, 1, play Thing One and Thing Two at Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch.

Kiddie Academy in the News!

Check out some great coverage on both the national and local level for Kiddie Academy this week! Richard Peterson, vice president of education for Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care, was featured in WeGotKidz , Dada Rocks, and Motherhood Later Than Sooner where Mr. Peterson provided five educational lessons a child can learn from having a […]

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Kiddie Academy featured in We Got Kidz!

Has your little one been asking for a pet?  Richard Peterson, vice president of education for Kiddie Academy, offers insight on how a dog can serve as a living, breathing teaching tool.  Click here to read the blog on We Got Kidz.com.

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Obesity rates drop for 2- to 5-year-olds

According to a new study, obesity rates in children 2 to 5 years old have decreased significantly over the past decade. Thanks to government initiatives, like First Lady Michele Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign, states where obesity rates have declined have taken action to incorporate healthy eating and active living into children’s lives. Health and fitness are integral […]

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Teaching Children Humor at Home

Kiddie Academy helps children learn humor through our character education program. Humor can brighten our daily lives as we smile at amusing occurrences and laugh at silly situations. Having a sense of humor can also help children develop social skills and maintain emotional and physical health. The power of humor doesn’t only benefit our children. […]

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