Kids

Raising Your Child to be Generous
11/25/2014

As a parent in today's pressure-filled world, we are constantly bombarded with messages about teaching our children to be academically prepared, physically fit, culturally aware. But what about old-fashioned traits, like generosity? Surely the world would be a better place if we all learned, from an early age, to be…

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Create the Star-Spangled Banner Living Flag and Be a Part of History!
09/03/2014

Did you know that September 14, 2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” our National Anthem? This Bicentennial year provides a unique opportunity to raise awareness and connect with two of our greatest symbols of freedom and democracy – the flag and the anthem. On…

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Five Reasons to Explore Sensory Play
07/16/2014

Sensory play is a simple but important concept for teaching children about the world.  We all had our first experience tasting a sour lemon, or holding a cold ice cube.  These are examples of sensory play – using the five senses to investigate your surroundings. Here are five reasons to…

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The Barber
06/16/2014

When one thinks of a child’s first haircut (or any haircut for that matter), they often associate a professional environment with few tears, lots of laughs and maybe a lollipop or two to sweeten the deal. But how many parents have encountered the barbershop at home?  I’m talking about when…

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Teaching Children Humor at Home
02/24/2014

Kiddie Academy helps children learn humor through our character education program. Humor can brighten our daily lives as we smile at amusing occurrences and laugh at silly situations. Having a sense of humor can also help children develop social skills and maintain emotional and physical health. The power of humor…

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