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by Administrator | April 27, 2016 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Shanda, the pre-kindergarten teacher at our La Petite Academy in Voorhees, New Jersey! She has been at the center for 18 years, and even after that time, each day is completely different than the last. Learn more about Ms. Shanda and how she makes the Pre-K experience unique and exciting for each child […]

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by Administrator | April 18, 2016 | Child Development | Ideas | Learning Activities | Nutrition

By Katie Serbinski, MS, RD April is a month where we celebrate all things green: Earth Day (April 22nd)and National Garden Week (the second week of April). While it’s easy for parents to understand and honor the environment, there’s a simple way you can carry this theme throughout your kitchen and straight to your family: eat […]

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by Administrator | April 15, 2016 | Child Development | Kindergarten Readiness | Press Releases

With kindergarten on the horizon, La Petite Academy is giving parents the confidence of knowing that when the time comes, their little one will be ready for the big leagues. La Petite Academy provides a customized learning experience for each child as a foundation for future academic success. Parents can be assured their child’s learning […]

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by Administrator | April 8, 2016 | Child Development | Ideas

Spring cleaning is a great time for children to learn about being responsible and taking care of themselves and others. Chores don’t have to be a chore—work together to figure out the best system for your family and in doing so, you’ll discover how helping can be fun!  

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 7, 2016 | Child Development | Kindergarten Readiness

The ability to self-regulate is an important skill for children to develop. It helps children as they learn to follow rules and understand limits. Recent research has found that kindergarten teachers rank the ability to self-regulate as the most important characteristic necessary for school readiness. There is also evidence that self-regulation levels have a stronger […]

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by Administrator | March 31, 2016 | Child Development | Learning Activities | Nutrition

When it comes to discovery and adventure at home, one room stands apart as an enticing and delicious wonderland where your child can contribute and feel grown up. “Most children love to help in the kitchen, and can start as early as age two,” notes Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at La Petite Academy. “It’s […]

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by Administrator | March 30, 2016 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Erika, the pre-kindergarten assistant teacher at our center in Marietta, GA! She has worked at La Petite Academy for three years and has a B.A. in early childhood education, along with years of experience teaching in public schools and child care centers. Read our Q&A to learn more about this fun and fabulous […]

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by Administrator | March 25, 2016 | Recipes

This healthy, kid-friendly take on the classic dish will have your little ones (and even the adults!) asking for seconds! Whip up this simple dinner recipe tonight!

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by Administrator | March 23, 2016 | Nutrition

We strive every day to teach children healthy habits and to help them reach their full potentials. So how do we lead by example? By enhancing our program to even further promote our Grow Fit lifestyle! Check out some of the amazing changes we’ve made at our schools:

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by Administrator | March 18, 2016 | Recipes

Sure, summer isn’t quite here yet, but who says you can’t indulge in some barbecue in the meantime? Today’s featured recipe from our Grow Fit menu is Winter Baked BBQ Chicken. Make this nutritious meal for your family tonight!

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