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by Administrator | July 6, 2017 | Safety and Security

While spending time outdoors with your children this summer and enjoying the warm weather, it’s important to stay safe and keep your active little ones healthy. Here are a few suggestions to make sure outdoor playtime is all fun and no fail! Try to schedule outdoor activities before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. to […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | July 6, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

You don’t need to have a degree in early childhood education or a classroom filled with materials to teach your child important concepts in math. The best way for children to learn practical math concepts is to guide them in hands-on activities and games. And you can do this by using items already in your […]

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by Administrator | June 30, 2017

Ahh, watermelon – it’s a perfect sweet snack for the hottest of summer days. Did you know July is National Watermelon Month? To celebrate, we wanted to share five interesting facts about this yummy fruit (and vegetable)!

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

Meet Ms.  Janie, the fabulous food specialist at Childtime in Renton, WA! She has been at Childtime for two years, and ensures that our students eat healthy, delicious meals every day. Read out Q&A with Janie to learn more about her!   Tell us about your background and how you landed this job! I’m a […]

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by Administrator | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summer’s here. It’s time to get out of the house, get some fresh air, and get some quality time with your kids. Here are a few ideas to get your family’s summer digital detox started. Spend some time disconnecting from technology—and reconnecting with family and friends. Nature walk. Find a local park with walking trails […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summertime is quickly approaching and many of us use this time to travel with family. By planning ahead, getting organized, and remaining flexible, vacation with children can be a fun, memorable experience. Here are some tips to help you plan the best vacation for your family. Before Vacation Consider Travel: If you have young children […]

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by Administrator | May 25, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Travis Poteat, preschool team lead, safety captain and recipient of our company’s highly coveted Lisa Miskimins Mentorship Award!  He currently teaches at our location on Pleasant Grove Blvd. in Roseville, CA and will celebrate his 10-year anniversary with us this fall. We recently spoke with Travis to learn more about him and why he […]

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by Administrator | May 12, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

Childtime 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 the early […]

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by Administrator | May 4, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Childtime is proud to honor teacher Travis Poteat from its Roseville, Calif., school location as this year’s recipient of the company’s highly coveted Lisa Miskimins Mentorship Award.  Poteat was chosen from among nearly 18,000 early education teachers nationwide from Childtime and its sister schools in Learning Care Group. This mentorship award was established in the […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | May 3, 2017 | Child Development

As a parent, you are the most important advocate for your child. You want your child to be both happy and prepared for success in school. Your child’s teacher wants that as well. This is the foundation for a strong parent-teacher partnership. And Parent-Teacher Conferences are an important part of that foundation, as well as […]

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