Health and Fitness
Tips and activities designed to help children make healthy food, fitness and hygiene choices.
“We made the decision to pull the kids from daycare, because we just felt like that was in the best interest of everybody at that time, not knowing anything about what was actually going to happen and what was going on and who it affects and all those types of…Read Post
For months now we’ve been living with the specter of COVID-19 hovering over us. It’s been scary, heartbreaking, unrelenting and has flipped our daily routines upside down. The pandemic has burdened us with pressures unlike anything we’ve dealt with before. Parents Are Experiencing a New Breed of Emotional and Physical…Read Post
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things, including how parents feel about sending their kids to child care. We wanted to understand more about the current attitudes of our parents, so in late June we sent out 20,800 surveys to current and formerly enrolled Kiddie Academy parents to gauge their…Read Post
Looking out for signs of sickness is an integral part of curtailing the spread of the coronavirus. That’s why we include symptom monitoring as one of the four guiding principles behind Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care’s Health EssentialsSM initiative. “Health and wellness are paramount to the operations of a child…Read Post
"Handwashing has always been the gold standard of illness prevention,” says Richard Peterson, Chief Academic Officer at Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care. That’s why it’s the cornerstone of the Enhanced Hygiene principle of our Health Essentials initiative. We’ve increased our frequency and focus on handwashing procedures. In recent posts, we’ve…Read Post
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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.