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by Administrator | July 6, 2017 | Safety and Security

While spending time outdoors with your children this summer and enjoying the warm weather, it’s important to stay safe and keep your active little ones healthy. Here are a few suggestions to make sure outdoor playtime is all fun and no fail! Try to schedule outdoor activities before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. to […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | July 6, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

You don’t need to have a degree in early childhood education or a classroom filled with materials to teach your child important concepts in math. The best way for children to learn practical math concepts is to guide them in hands-on activities and games. And you can do this by using items already in your […]

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by Administrator | June 30, 2017

Ahh, watermelon – it’s a perfect sweet snack for the hottest of summer days. Did you know July is National Watermelon Month? To celebrate, we wanted to share five interesting facts about this yummy fruit (and vegetable)!

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by Administrator | June 30, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Christy, the assistant director at La Petite Academy in Layton, UT! She has been at La Petite for 16 years and has spent time teaching students in our preschool, twos, pre-k and school age programs. Read on to learn more about this wonderful member of our team!   Why did you decide on […]

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by Administrator | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summer’s here. It’s time to get out of the house, get some fresh air, and get some quality time with your kids. Here are a few ideas to get your family’s summer digital detox started. Spend some time disconnecting from technology—and reconnecting with family and friends. Nature walk. Find a local park with walking trails […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summertime is quickly approaching and many of us use this time to travel with family. By planning ahead, getting organized, and remaining flexible, vacation with children can be a fun, memorable experience. Here are some tips to help you plan the best vacation for your family. Before Vacation Consider Travel: If you have young children […]

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by Administrator | May 26, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Esther, lead preschool teacher at La Petite Academy on Crosslands Rd. In Fort Worth, TX! And did we mention that she was named the Teacher of the Year out of our entire Learning Care Group family of brands?  Way to go, Esther! Read on to learn more about this incredible member of our […]

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by Administrator | May 12, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

La Petite Academy and her sister schools at the Learning Care Group are reaffirming their commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and introducing new nutrition, fitness and gardening initiatives that further enhance the company’s Grow Fit culture.  The new agreement, announced today at the PHA’s Building a Healthier Future Summit, builds upon […]

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by Administrator | May 4, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Learning Care Group, La Petite Academy’s parent company, is proud to honor Esther Drisdale from La Petite Academy in Ft. Worth, TX as this year’s recipient of the company’s prestigious Teacher of the Year award. Drisdale has been selected in recognition of her remarkable work in bringing lessons to life in fun and imaginative ways […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | May 3, 2017 | Child Development

As a parent, you are the most important advocate for your child. You want your child to be both happy and prepared for success in school. Your child’s teacher wants that as well. This is the foundation for a strong parent-teacher partnership. And Parent-Teacher Conferences are an important part of that foundation, as well as […]

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