Michael Peterson

Franchisees are Grateful to Teach Gratitude

Franchisees are Grateful to Teach Gratitude

At Building Kidz Preschool, our curriculum is based on the “Whole child” philosophy of education. Our franchisees specialize in developing a child from a social and emotional standpoint as well as academically.

Gratitude is an extremely important social skill, and it is never too soon to begin educating a child on gratitude.

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Childcare Franchise Trends for 2020

Childcare Franchise Trends for 2020

The multigenerational U.S. workforce is leading to significant shifts in the alignment between work and family and at the top of this list is childcare. Gen Z has entered the workforce and are now starting their own families which is leading to changes in the expectations of traditional business models, work schedules and overall childcare trends.

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Learning Through Life Experiences: How Preschool Children Play and Learn

Learning Through Life Experiences: How Preschool Children Play and Learn

Ask preschool-age children what they like to do, and you will almost always hear them shout “play!” Young children learn about the world around them by playing – both by themselves and with others. They are naturally curious learners who are interested in how things feel, smell, taste and work and enjoy engaging in new experiences.

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The Five-Step Guide to Picking a Preschool

The early years of your child’s care and education are some of the most formative. If you are a new parent and are trying to educate yourself on what early childhood education, the sheer amount of information can be overwhelming!

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Preschool Checklist

Preschool Checklist

Each family has different priorities when they chose an early education environment for their children, and also puts different weight on those priorities. After hearing many parents wishing for a “preschool guide” or a “preschool checklist”, we’ve decided to put our years of early childhood education to use and provide one!

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Childhood Nutrition is Crucial Part of Preschool and Daycare

Childhood Nutrition is Crucial Part of Preschool and Daycare

Whether at home, daycare, or preschool is crucial that children have a healthy and balanced diet. "Whether you have a toddler or a teen, nutrition is important to his or her physical and mental development" (healthychildren.org). Not only does a healthy diet help children grow physically, it is a significant part of their mental development.

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Literacy Critical Piece of Quality Daycare

Literacy in Daycare

We are all aware that reading is crucial to being successful in today's world. So much of our personal and work communications are done through the written word-texts, emails, memos. And I think we can all agree that we want our children to become skilled readers and writers so that they may have successful futures.

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Music in Preschool Education Has Been Proven to Accelerate Learning

Music in Preschool Education Has Been Proven to Accelerate Learning

As children, nearly all of us learned our ABC’s through song. Some of us still need to sing the song when going through a dictionary or alphabetizing a bookshelf. It is music that taught us that simple yet necessary tool.

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