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by Administrator | April 25, 2018 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Jessica, preschool teacher at La Petite Academy in Sherwood OR. She has been teaching little ones at La Petite since 2004 and she also has her associate’s degree. Read our full Q&A to learn more about this fabulous teacher!   What drew you into a career in early education? I love children. I […]

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by Administrator | April 25, 2018

Today is World Penguin Day! Did you know these five interesting facts about penguins?

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 3, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

Challenging behavior and positive behavior are actually two sides of the same coin. Children exhibit what we call challenging behavior because they do not yet have the social, emotional, language, and cognitive skills to behave in more positive ways. As early childhood educators, we see challenging behavior as a learning opportunity. Through our responses to […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 3, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Holiday Activities | Learning Activities

This year, Earth Day is Sunday, April 22. This day was created to spread awareness, information, and support of environmental protection across the world. It is the perfect chance for you to talk about recycling, saving water and energy, protecting plants and animals, and reducing pollution. It is important to teach our children how to […]

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by Administrator | March 30, 2018 | Nutrition | Recipes

A perfect springtime macaroni salad!

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by Administrator | March 28, 2018 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Lexis, the lead pre-kindergarten teacher at La Petite Academy on S. 138th St. in Omaha, NE! She has about seven years of experience in early childhood education and recently obtained her Child Development Associate’s credential. Read on to learn more about this fabulous pre-k teacher!   What made you decide on a career […]

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by Administrator | March 23, 2018 | Nutrition | Recipes

You just need four simple ingredients to make this sweet and tangy Alaskan Pollock!

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by Administrator | March 16, 2018 | Nutrition | Recipes

Warm spices bring a depth of delicious flavor to this healthy Grow Fit family dinner!

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by Administrator | March 9, 2018 | Recipes

Whip up these simple baked pears for a special after-dinner treat!

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by Administrator | March 8, 2018 | Free Printables | Ideas | Nutrition

Fill in the bracket and play to find out which fruit or veggie will be #1 for your family! (click image below for full instructions + printable bracket)

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