1. Holiday Crafts for Your and Your Kids!

      Though the holidays are usually a pretty busy season, it is also the perfect time of the year to spend some quality time with your kids and your family! In between all of the feasts and presents, you may be ready to take a nap, but chances are, your child will be excited and in need of some play time. Keep your child occupied with this list of holiday crafts and activities from our day care…Read More

  2. Free Up Some Time for Holiday Shopping

    If you have ever tried to go to the store with your child, then you already know how much of a challenge it can be. When they aren’t crying for the balloons hanging near the register, they are sneaking toys into the cart, or hiding in a clothes rack. If you are looking for  a better way to handle your holiday shopping, then it may be time to look into our child care programs in New York…Read More

  3. Five Ways that Your Children Can Learn to Give Back during the Holidays

    This time of year, we’re all reminded of what we have in abundance. Our holiday dinners grow more elaborate each year and our lists of gifts longer. It’s easy for young children to think of the holiday season as a time of fun, celebration, and bounty. But it’s also an important time of year to give back to the community in order to make sure that the joy and abundance spreads to those less f…Read More

  4. Why You Should Cook with Your Kids

    At Child’s World Academy, we are so excited about our new curriculum, which includes kitchen creations. This new addition is specifically for our preschool students and toddlers, and it is so much fun! Many parents have been wondering why we teach kitchen creations. There are so many benefits that come with teaching kids how to cook both in the classroom and at home. The following is a list …Read More

  5. Your Child’s Safety is Our First Priority

    Entrusting your child's care to a child care center can be incredibly difficult for parents everywhere. Not only are they leaving your care for the first time ever, but there are also horror stories all over the news about accidents and abusiveness at daycare centers. These stories are enough to make any parent want to hold their child tight and never let go, but you have to go to work, so what do…Read More

  6. Why Music is Important for Young Children

    If you had a chance to read our last blog, then you already know that teaching music to young children is very important. It teaches patience, helps them to do better in other areas of education, improves memory, and builds confidence, but that isn’t all that it can do! The following is a list of the rest of the reasons as to why we include music in our pre-kindergarten curriculum in Peekski…Read More

  7. Monroe November 2014 Newsletter

    News from Administration October was a very busy month! We enjoyed “Bring Your Teddy Bear to School Day” on the 10th, as well as “World Smile Day” on the 6th.  We also had a Pumpkin Decorating Contest between all of our classrooms and celebrated Family History Month.  If you have yet to contribute a leaf to our Family Tree in the lobby, please stop by the front de…Read More

  8. Peekskill November 2014 Newsletter

     News from Administration October was a very busy month! We enjoyed “Bring Your Teddy Bear to School Day” on the 10th, as well as “World Smile Day” on the 6th.  We also had a Pumpkin Decorating Contest between all of our classrooms and celebrated Family History Month.  If you have yet to contribute a leaf to our Family Tree in the lobby, please stop by the front desk to pick one up!  …Read More

  9. Why Volunteering is Important for Kids, and How to Get the Whole Family Involved!

    Kindness. Empathy. Perspective. Those are traits we all want to nurture in our children, whether on the playground, in the classroom, or at home. One of the best ways to encourage these qualities in your child is to introduce them the the wide variety of volunteer activities that may be available to them in your community. According to research, children who participate actively in their communiti…Read More

  10. Five Tips for Getting Fantastic Photographs of Your Kids

    We all have a friend or two who always captures the most poignant moments with his children on camera. Or the biggest smiles. The funniest reaction shots. How do they do it? Some people are naturally good at interacting with kids through the lens, but if you’re not one of those people, read on for our five tips for non-expert parent photographers! 1. Focus on the face. It’s rare to get a shot …Read More