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How the Performing Arts Benefits Early Childhood Education

Involving children in the performing arts can have major benefits in the classroom. Researchers have found that children who sing/dance/act/play their hearts out are four times more likely to be recognized as academically successful than their non-performing peers - and they tend to have enhanced cognitive, motor, and social capabilities as well.

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True Demand, Parents Consider Preschool Before Birth

True Demand, Parents Consider Preschool Before Birth

As a parent of a newborn, thinking about childcare can feel overwhelming. Deciding how, when, and where your child will enter early childhood education isn’t something parents should delay, however.

How early do parents of young children start looking for their childcare services?

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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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Franchise Evaluation and Social Distancing

Franchise Evaluation and Social Distancing

In so many way, the world seems simultaneously extremely effected and not really effected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Preschool franchising is no different; it seems our mutual evaluation process is in some ways untouched, and in some ways the pandemic has changed everything.

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Online Educational Resources and Distance Learning Plans

Online Educational Resources and Distance Learning Plans

At Building Kidz, the health and safety of our students is our foremost concern. All of our facilities meet and exceed state and national guidelines for cleanliness and sanitation. Currently, school closures across our 26 U.S. locations are up to each individual owner based on the needs of their community and the unique situation in their area.

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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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Building Kidz School Named a Top 100 New Franchise in the U.S. and It All Started with a Dream

Building Kidz School Named a Top 100 New Franchise in the U.S.

Some of the best organizations are created from an origin story that touches hearts and minds. Building Kidz is one of those – the love of a mother for her daughter that started with devastating news and later, a dream.

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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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