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Character Education

Helping children learn values that will help them become good citizens. Ideas from the Character Essentials curriculum from Kiddie Academy.

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What Parents Think About Pride

As we posted recently, Kiddie Academy’s featured Character Education trait in July is Pride. We were curious to find out…

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Teaching Your Child Responsibility

If you search the web for effective ways to teach children about responsibility, a surprising number of results give tips…

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Pinkalicious® Valentine’s Day Activity

Valentine’s Day gives us all a chance to tell other people in our lives how much they mean to us.…

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Teaching Your Child About Respect

The video above, from our friends at Sesame Street, does a great job explaining the concept of respect. In the…

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Thank You for the Acts of Kindness

As this year comes to a close, we want to thank those throughout the Kiddie Academy system who performed acts…

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Tips for Teaching Pride | Best of July

"Good pride represents our dignity and self-respect." -  John C. Maxwell, American Author From the time your child wakes up…

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Tips for Teaching Honesty | Best of June

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” - Henry David Thoreau From the time your child wakes up…

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Tips for Teaching Appreciation | Best of April

From the time your child wakes up until the time they go to sleep at night, there are countless opportunities…

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Parenting Essentials®

The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.