Character Education

Kiddie Academy Celebrates National Reading Month
03/13/2019

A book is magical. It can take you back in time and into the future. It can transport you to faraway lands and to make-believe places. It can introduce you to famous figures and fantastic creatures. There are so many things a book can do. Perhaps the most magical of…

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Teaching Your Child Responsibility
03/07/2019

If you search the web for effective ways to teach children about responsibility, a surprising number of results give tips on how to assign household chores. It’s not like everyone’s advocating turning our children into servants – although having the extra sets of helping hands certainly is nice! But helping…

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Do a Pinkalicious® Activity at Home for Valentine’s Day
02/13/2019

Valentine’s Day gives us all a chance to tell other people in our lives how much they mean to us. Here’s a nice activity inspired by our partners at PBS Kids that you can do with your child to put a smile on their friends’ faces this Valentine’s Day. Recently,…

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Teaching Your Child About Respect
02/06/2019

The video above, from our friends at Sesame Street, does a great job explaining the concept of respect. In the video, you see children, adults, pigs, chickens and more. Everyone’s a little bit different – just like in real life. That’s okay, though, so long as you take time to…

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Kiddie Academy’s Tips for Teaching Patience
01/09/2019

Any parent who has taken a long car trip with the family knows that patience is not something children are born with.  “Are we there yet?” “I’m starving!” “I have to go to the bathroom!” Their questions and statements are all delivered with an underlying urgency to make things better…

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