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by Administrator | February 8, 2018 | Holiday Activities

Make these adorable paper hats for your cute little love bugs this Valentine’s Day!   Materials ·      White, pink and red construction paper ·      Glue stick ·      Tape ·      2 white pipe cleaners ·      2 red pom poms ·      Hot glue gun   Instructions 1.     Cut two strips out of the pink construction paper for […]

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by Administrator | January 30, 2018 | Child Development | Ideas

No time to exercise? Think again! As our kids head back to school, we’re squeezing more than ever into our hectic schedules. But you can work in plenty of physical activity for the whole family — simply by walking more. No other form of exercise is as easy, convenient and inexpensive. All you need is […]

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by Administrator | January 17, 2018 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Erica, lead voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) teacher, as well as certified Master Teacher through La Petite Academy’s parent company, Learning Care Group. She’s been working in early education for 30 years and has been at La Petite Academy in Merritt Island, FL for 11 of those. Read our Q&A with Ms. Erica to learn […]

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by Administrator | January 11, 2018 | Safety and Security

La Petite Academy’s parent company, the Learning Care Group, is opening a window for parents into their child’s school day with real-time photos, videos and updates anytime, anywhere. The early childhood education leader is ensuring that families enrolled at its preschools nationwide feel as close to their children as possible during school hours through brightwheel […]

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by Administrator | January 3, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

There are many important life lessons we want to talk to our children about. Sometimes it’s not easy to find the right words. But what if they were already written for you? No matter the subject you want to explore with your child, chances are there’s a children’s book that talks about it. Fun, colorful, […]

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by Administrator | December 13, 2017

December 14th is Roast Chestnuts Day! Here are 5 interesting facts about this seasonal snack.  

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by Administrator | November 27, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Jamie, the lead teacher in our twos classroom at La Petite Academy in St. Joseph, MO! She has been at this location for two years and has a Bachelor of Science degree in theater and cinema, as well as her Child Development Associate’s credential. Read our Q&A to learn more about this wonderful […]

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by Administrator | October 25, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Kristin, the amazing lead junior kindergarten teacher AND team lead at La Petite Academy in Fairview, OR. She has been working at the school for more than three years and has prior experience working as a tutor and elementary school substitute teacher. Read on to learn more about Ms. Kristin!   What was […]

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by Administrator | October 13, 2017 | Child Development

Young children are bombarded with sensations and information everyday. They struggle to understand their experiences and make sense of the world and their place in it. How can a child, four years old or even younger, hope to make sense of this complex world? The answer is play:  we know children learn and develop socially, […]

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by Administrator | October 10, 2017 | Holiday Activities | Safety and Security

Parents, here are some friendly reminders to help ensure your ghouls and goblins have a great Halloween this year. Stay Close to Mom and Dad – Young children should always have adult supervision when trick-or-treating. If you can’t go with them, see if another parent can take them. Kids should never go into a stranger’s house […]

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