Helping children learn values that will help them become good citizens. Ideas from the Character Essentials curriculum from Kiddie Academy.
We Are Kind is our December Character EssentialsSM curriculum theme. But at Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, kindness isn’t limited to just one month out of the year. Character education, in general, is a year-round priority. We believe that focusing on values like kindness, empathy, patience, pride and other traits…Read Post
Thanksgiving is a time for us to express gratitude for what we value in our lives. Family, friends, health, home, food and on and on. All month Kiddie Academy students have been learning about the Character EssentialsSM theme, “We Are Thankful.” “We help children recognize and appreciate the many things…Read Post
Welcome to Emojiville, where the emotional state of the residents is instantly recognizable. 😊 - Happy :( - Sad 😐 - Indifferent 😠- Angry If only it was this easy in the real world. Learning to Manage Emotions Learning to recognize, express and manage feelings takes work and it should…Read Post
Character education matters. If you have any doubts about that, pick up a newspaper or watch a few minutes of the nightly news. We live in a world where teaching children to grow up to be caring, feeling adults is sorely needed. At Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, character education…Read Post
Loyalty is the Kiddie Academy Character Education trait for the month of August. As with all our featured traits, loyalty is an important lesson to learn. But sometimes circumstances can make it a complicated quality to teach. “Loyalty is the feeling of devotion or faithfulness we have toward our family…Read Post
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