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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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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!

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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A Few Good Reasons to Feel Great about Child Care

Here are just a few key reasons why your decision to choose child care can be considered advantageous, now and later. Character builder.  Not only does exposing children to caregivers other than their parents help them to become well-rounded as they get older, it encourages them to be more flexible and adaptable in the face […]

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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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Kiddie Academy® Opens in Washington D.C.- West End

  Kiddie Academy®, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs, has just opened its newest location in Washington, D.C. For more than 30 years the company has been successful with combining learning with child care, said Milena Mattingly, Franchise Owner of Kiddie Academy of D.C.- West End, located at 1227 25th Street, NW. “Our […]

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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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