Early Childhood Education

Daycare vs. Homecare: What’s the Difference?

Choosing a childcare option can be overwhelming. In the South Louisville area, there are many daycare and home childcare options to place your children. But what is the difference between daycare and home childcare? What Is Daycare? Daycares are usually larger businesses with classrooms divided by age, such as infant (0-12 months), toddler (12-24 months), …

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A Day in the Life at Children’s Academy Childcare and Preschool

When your child is with you, you control how their day goes, from meals and naps to play dates and TV shows. This can empower many parents, especially those with Type A personalities. When someone else is watching your child, it’s easy to wonder what occupies your child’s time. Are they learning? Getting physical activity? …

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Expressive Art for Children: The Benefits

Parents instinctively know the importance of art for their children. From the time they are born, children are surrounded by various colors, shapes, and artwork: a trendy nursery, a colorful play mat, light-up toys, mirrors, and more! Children are drawn to colorful objects, books, and games. Children can outwardly express their creativity with paint, play-doh, …

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Benefits of Reading to Children

We instinctively know that reading to your child is good, but the benefits are worth elaborating on. Here are five benefits of reading to children. Cognitive Development Cognitive development is “the construction of thought processes, including remembering, problem-solving, and decision-making, from childhood through adolescence to adulthood.” Reading improves cognitive skills and supports cognitive development by …

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What Curriculum Does Children’s Academy Use?

If you’re trying to decide on a preschool program for your child, you’re paying special attention to what curriculum each program uses. You want your child to receive the best early childhood education that prepares them for kindergarten and is playful and fun. That’s where our personalized curriculum comes in! Mother Goose Time We use …

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How To Prepare Your 3 or 4-Year-Old for Daycare

Early preschool is a big deal for you and your little one! Even if your child has attended daycare before, their new classroom has more structure to help prepare them for kindergarten. Our qualified staff works through our exceptional curriculum, so they have a leg up on kindergarten material–but this may still be an adjustment …

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