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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 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 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 Administrator | April 28, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Addie, lead pre-kindergarten teacher and team lead at our La Petite Academy in Verona, WI! She has been at La Petite for eight years and studied elementary education and early childhood at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where she received her bachelor’s degree. Read our Q&A to learn more about her!   Why did […]

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by Administrator | April 27, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

What spicy words have you used today? At La Petite Academy preschoolers are learning fun and powerful new ways to express themselves with surprisingly sophisticated vocabulary. Words like enormous, creeping and fierce are celebrated as children first discover, then try out newly acquired expressions. “Children need to have a rich and robust oral language vocabulary […]

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by Administrator | April 26, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

How soon is too soon to learn about collaboration?  Most babies get their first inkling of teamwork by the time they’re 6 months old, old enough to enjoy a rousing exchange of peek-a-boo. “From our earliest years, collaboration builds our critical thinking capabilities and introduces us to different ways of solving a problem as we […]

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