1. Tips for Raising a Reader

    Reading is one of the many skills that we introduce to students here at Child’s World Academy in Monroe. Even as times have changed and education has evolved, reading remains a skill that everyone needs to develop. Aside from being a crucial skill, there are countless benefits to reading that your child will enjoy if they are passionate about reading. Whether you’re a family that loves to read…Read More

  2. Why Daycare is the Right Choice for many Families: Considering Your Options

    Expectant parents who both plan on working once their child is born must consider childcare options for their infant, and this decision can be difficult for many parents. Lots of families hire nannies and babysitters, while others opt for center-based care at their local daycare or childcare center. The latter can be advantageous for a variety of reasons when it comes to choosing the best childcar…Read More

  3. Gardening with Kids: Five Plants Your Children Will Get Excited About

    Gardening with kids can be a great way to get them excited about a project, get them outside, and engage them with something that requires care and attention and rewards them with some backyard treats! But kids tend to lose interest in fussy or slow-growing plants. These five are some of our favorites that tend to be popular among young children. Sunflowers, of course, are a favorite among kids. T…Read More

  4. Five New School Year Resolutions for Your Young Child

    When you have a young child, a new year often means a new school year, and it doesn't ring in with champagne. It’s generally ushered in after saying goodbye to summer camp and thinking about settling into a new routine with an emphasis on learning and development. This school year, make a few resolutions with your child in order to get off to a great start. Find a new interest. Kids have ways of…Read More

  5. The First Day of Daycare Approaches: What to Pack With Your Child

    If that first day of daycare is quickly approaching, you likely have a million questions running through your mind. How will the transition go? What should you be talking about with your child? And, of course, what will your little one need throughout the day when she is at a new place, without the surroundings of home? Two changes of clothes. You likely carry a change of clothes around with you i…Read More

  6. When Injury Strikes an Active Kid: How to Help them Cope While They Recover

    It takes just one single moment, whether it’s a fall on a slippery, wet soccer field, or a hard landing broken by a tiny wrist. That moment can land your child in the ER with a sprain or fracture, and while he will recover, that recovery can take several weeks and severely limit your child’s activities. How to keep an active child happy, active, and cared for during this time? Our five tips w…Read More

  7. Kids, Sports, and Safety: How to Keep Active Kids Healthy

    When kids engage in sports activities, they are doing something incredibly positive for their bodies. Keeping kids active is important, and making sure that they’re engaging in sports and physical activities safely is even more important. Take the following steps to ensure your child’s health and safety. We are Kid's Academy day care. We have two locations, in Peekskill, NY and Monroe, CT. Re…Read More

  8. Car Seat Safety: Myths and Facts

    Life with a baby who swiftly grows into a toddler is a blur, and it can be hard to keep up with all the appropriate safety guidelines for car seats. Here at Childs' World Academy day care, we know it can be hard, so we are here to help! If you are looking for quality day care in the Monroe, CT or Peekskill, NY, call us today. The gulf between what the general population does in terms of car seat s…Read More

  9. Teaching Young Children About Polite and Respectful Behavior

    You may have noticed that toddlers and preschoolers don’t exactly have polite behavior down pat. Are they cute? Yes. Funny? Of course. Sweet? The sweetest. But kindness, generosity, and respect are qualities which must be taught and modeled at home in order for young children to begin to display them. Pay your children respect. Parents can show respect to their children in ways they often don’…Read More

  10. Teaching Resilience to Young Children

    Resilience is enormously useful, from young childhood throughout adulthood. Many of us know an adult or two who hasn’t learned the importance of resilience, and it shows in their mental and physical well being. The ability to be independent, problem solve, and handle difficult situations is invaluable, and young children must learn to develop some of these skills even in their toddler and presch…Read More