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by Administrator | January 11, 2017 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Forget about those old resolutions. This year, be bold and adventurous. Take the opportunity, as a family, to grow your horizons, to explore new experiences, and discover what’s out there. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Have fun creating your own list at home with your family. Be sure to try everything, […]

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by Administrator | December 21, 2016 | Free Printables | Holiday Activities

Have your little ones color these gift tags to add a personal touch to festive holiday gifts! Happy wrapping and happy holidays!  

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by Administrator | December 20, 2016 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

A new study from La Petite Academy and her sister schools reveals that the company has achieved three times growth in school readiness among its Pre-K students during the fall 2015-spring 2016 academic year. This is the second consecutive year that the Learning Care Group’s schools – which include Childtime, The Children’s Courtyard, Everbrook Academy, […]

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by Administrator | December 16, 2016 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Naturally, we need a whole day to celebrate this delicious syrup! We hope you can indulge in a bit of sweet maple syrup today, whether it’s on your pancakes, in a yummy recipe or as a candy. Now, here are some fun facts about maple syrup that you might not have known! (Click the image […]

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by Administrator | December 8, 2016

We all know the holiday season can be hectic, frantic, and over in a flash. This year, try slowing down a bit. Make time for simple things. Spend time with family, take a breath, enjoy yourself. Here are a few ideas to inspire your holiday happenings this year. Bake together. Find a traditional recipe from […]

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by Administrator | December 1, 2016 | Holiday Activities

‘Tis the Season of Kindness! La Petite Academy and our sister schools nationwide, students are experiencing the valuable lessons of empathy and generosity.  Our beloved holiday custom teaches children about giving back, paying it forward and sharing joy. From participating in food, coat and toy drives, to visiting “grandmas and grandpas” at senior centers, to […]

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by Administrator | November 29, 2016 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Kelly Riggs, Academy Director at our center in Chandler, AZ. She has a degree in child development from the University of Minnesota and has worked in early childhood education for 10 years. Read our Q&A with Kelley to learn more about this essential member of our La Petite family!   What do you enjoy […]

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by Administrator | November 3, 2016 | Child Development | Holiday Activities

During our annual Season of Kindness—and all year long—we work hard to create a strong sense of community at our school. We want children to learn about being good citizens and to get along well with others. Of course, this kind of learning can also continue at home. Throughout the year, you can have conversations […]

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by Administrator | October 26, 2016 | Holiday Activities

Happy Pumpkin Day! Did you know these interesting facts about this fabulous fall gourd?

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by Administrator | October 21, 2016 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Denetra, a lead Infant 3 teacher (12-18-month-olds) at our La Petite Academy in Bowie, MD. She has been working in child care since 1996 and has been with the company for 12 years. Read our Q&A to learn more about Ms. Denetra and her love of early education!   Why did you decide […]

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