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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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by Administrator | April 24, 2017 | Holiday Activities

How many of these intergalactic facts do you know? Click the image to view printable PDF.

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by Administrator | April 19, 2017 | Holiday Activities

Go green this Earth Day and make adorable turtle herb planters by recycling empty fruit cups! Materials: Cleaned empty fruit cup Green paint Paintbrush Potting Soil Hot glue gun Green pom poms (one large, four small) Wiggly eyes Herb seeds Instructions: Paint inside of the fruit cup green Using hot glue, place the large green […]

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by Administrator | March 31, 2017 | Recipes

Introduce some tropical flavors into your family’s dinner with this recipe for Aloha Chicken from our Grow Fit menu! Click the image below to view the full PDF.   Want more healthy Grow Fit recipes? Check out our recipes tab here!

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

Meet Ms. Renee, Lead Kindergarten Prep teacher at La Petite Academy in Orangeburg, NY. She has been with us for two years and has a degree in communications. Read out Q&A with Ms. Renee to learn more about her background, classroom and accomplishments!   Tell us more about your background prior to coming to La […]

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by Administrator | March 24, 2017 | Recipes

Even though spring has sprung, the weather is still chilly across many parts of the country. On days when temps dip a little too low, cook up this warm and healthy turkey chili from our Grow Fit menu! Click the image below to view the full printable PDF.   Click here for more healthy and […]

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