Health and Fitness

Tips and activities designed to help children make healthy food, fitness and hygiene choices.

Kiddie Academy Enhanced Health
What Do Parents Think About Sending Kids to Child Care During COVID-19?
08/05/2020

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…

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Wellness Education is a part of Health Essentials at Kiddie Academy
How Children Can Stay Safe, Part #4: Symptom Monitoring
07/16/2020

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…

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How Children Can Stay Safe, Part #3: Enhanced Hygiene
07/08/2020

"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…

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Enhanced hygiene is part of Health Essentials at Kiddie Academy Education Child Care
How Children Can Stay Safe, Part #2: Healthy Environment
06/29/2020

Now more than ever, maintaining a scrupulously clean environment for kids, families and staff is a must. That’s why creating a healthy environment is one of the principles on which our Health Essentials initiative is based. In a previous post, we introduced you to Health Essentials, Kiddie Academy® Educational Child…

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Health Essentials - a set of standard operating procedures that can help mitigate the spread of potential infection throughout all Kiddie Academies.
How Child Care Can Stay Safe, Part 1: Wellness Education
06/15/2020

Like you, many of us at Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care are parents of young children. We share the same thoughts about our children returning to their normal routines in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why we’ve introduced our Health Essentials initiative to all of our 250+ Academies…

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