Health and Fitness

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

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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Easing the Stress of Quarantine
05/19/2020

Being stuck at home with nowhere to go can be boring (at best) and isolating (at worst). If you’re quarantining with young kids, you may find yourself shouldering their burden of boredom and isolation, as well. Fortunately, we live in a time when we have easy access to many resources…

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Fun Parent Ideas
Why You Should Add Free Play to Your Schedule
05/14/2020

Not long ago, we wrote about the importance of adding free play into your kids’ schedules. We hope we inspired you to take some of the pressures off yourself to be your children’s full-time teacher and caregiver while also trying to work from home (or out of the home) and…

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mindful relaxation
Take a Mindful Minute With Your Kids Each Day
04/28/2020

Many of us have been quarantined at home with our kids for the past several weeks. In addition to the simply dealing with the stress of the pandemic, we’ve had to dramatically alter our routines and take on additional roles to keep our families occupied, educated and fed. It. Can.…

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downward dog pose
De-stress with Kid-Friendly Yoga
12/18/2019

Your child leads a stressful life. Hey, now – stop laughing! It’s true. Maybe the pressures on them don’t reach the level of a Fortune 500 CEO, a leader of one of the world’s nations or a mother of three, but to a kid, life is so hard. Left unchecked,…

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