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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. Jen, lead Junior Kindergarten teacher at our Tutor Time school in West Chester, OH. She has been at Tutor Time for three years but has 10 years of experience in child care and 10 years as a nanny as well as her CDA. Read on to learn more about October’s featured staff member! […]

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by Administrator | October 13, 2016 | Holiday Activities | Nutrition | Recipes

By Katie Serbinski of Mom to Mom Nutrition The month of October is upon us, which means two things are popping up in stores near you: 1.  Pumpkin spice flavored everything and 2. Halloween candy… Lots and lots of Halloween candy. Candy-centric holidays such as Halloween can be difficult to navigate when you’re a health […]

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by Administrator | October 6, 2016 | Free Printables | Holiday Activities

Click the image below to view our full Halloween Handprint Craft!

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by Administrator | October 6, 2016 | Ideas

Hi friends! It’s Stacey here from the blog GluedToMyCrafts.com. If you are looking for some inspiration and a fun kid activity to keep the little ones busy this fall, look no further because today’s Popsicle Stick Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin craft is as EASY as it gets! These one-of-a-kind pumpkins are super easy to whip up and […]

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by Administrator | October 6, 2016 | Child Development | Ideas | Nutrition | Recipes

To celebrate the fourth anniversary of our Grow FitTM healthy living initiative, we have some ideas for keeping your family healthy throughout the season. As the weather turns cooler and we spend less time outdoors, it doesn’t mean we have to give up healthy life choices. Here’s a few ways to celebrate fitness this October—and […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | October 5, 2016 | Child Development

An important activity that you can do as a parent is to encourage and participate in your child’s pretend play. Every area of development can be enriched with pretend play. Here are some fun ways that this kind of play engages children in essential life and personal skills, as well as increases their knowledge of […]

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by Administrator | October 4, 2016 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

Anxious about math? You’re far from alone.  For millions of adults, a lack of confidence in math skills – often tracing back to negative childhood experiences – has had lasting repercussions. Besides leading to missed career opportunities and ongoing frustration in everyday tasks, studies show that math angst can even be transferred to others.  For […]

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by Administrator | October 2, 2016 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

La Petite Academy will be celebrating literacy all month long! So, be sure to ask your teacher and school director about our book kits featuring great children’s books with wonderful learning activities to go with each! Through our book kit program, you can borrow a new book each month to take home and read with […]

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