Holidays

How to Take Your Teacher Gifts From Mid-Century to Modern
05/08/2017

It takes a big heart to help shape little minds. This month, thousands of schools are celebrating the teachers and educators who help shape the young minds of tomorrow inside classrooms at Kiddie Academy and beyond, every day. National Teacher Appreciation Week has long been a time when children and…

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Taxes 101 For Preschoolers
04/03/2017

April's most panic-inducing deadline for adults can be the perfect way to teach kids about financial responsibility, according to Scholastic. Kiddie Academy’s VP of Education, Richard Peterson, agrees Tax Day is an opportunity to explain to children what taxes are, why we have them and who benefits from them. Since even many…

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How to Learn STEM With Leftover Candy Hearts
02/15/2017

Some people buy conversation candy hearts because they’re a Valentine’s Day tradition. Some people buy conversation candy hearts as a festive gift that sends a short and sweet message like nothing else can. Some people might even buy conversation candy hearts because they think they taste good. But when Valentine’s…

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4 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day With Kids + A Valentine's Day Science Experiment
02/14/2017

It's officially Valentine's Day! Whether you were the mom who got a jumpstart on class Valentines and recruited your kiddo to take their half of the card name-writing duties, or you were the one making a last-minute run to Target last night for Valentine supplies, we have a few, EASY…

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6 Small Tokens of Love for Kids on Valentine’s Day
02/06/2017

When I was a little girl, my dad got me a Betta fish for Valentine’s Day one year. I cared for it for seven long years after that (a long lifespan for a Betta fish, I think). I remember thinking it was the coolest gift ever. Not to mention it…

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