Beyond the Classroom

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Leading the nation in accreditation!

We try not to crow about our accomplishments too much here on our blog. But today we have great news to share with our families, our children, and our center staff, too. Today, Woodcreek KinderCare in Roseville, California, became the 1,000th Knowledge Universe center to earn national accreditation. Accreditation is a mark of excellence, but

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Give your child a jumpstart  before school starts with these fun summer learning activities!

Let’s Get Ready for School! Fun Summer Activities to Prepare for Kindergarten

Every September, children across America get a fresh start: They head back to school. At KinderCare, young learners get a jumpstart by reviewing alphabet letters. The review encourages school readiness for children who are starting kindergarten in September. Think of it as a learning bridge from summer into the start of the school year. While

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Children have many of the qualities all scientists need: curiosity and a joy for learning new things.

Science for three-year-olds? Absolutely!

Can three-year-olds really begin to understand scientific concepts like states of matter, force, and motion? “Absolutely,” says Meg Davis, manager of curriculum development for Knowledge Universe. “Children are young scientists. They learn about the world around them through their senses.”  This natural curiosity is the basis for KinderCare’s new early science education program, to be

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