Beyond the Classroom

Be prepared for that first trip to the dentist!

First Trip to the Dentist? Dr. Travis Nelson Helps You Keep’em Smiling

On two half-days each week, Dr. Travis Nelson, clinical assistant professor at the University of Washington’s Center for Pediatric Dentistry, provides dental care to children with autism. Children who are not neuro-typical—like those with autism—can have trouble following rules and controlling behavior: Just getting them to stay still for a cleaning can be a major

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Rock the House!

Boy bands, pop stars, super groups, feh! Everyone knows the house band is the best. Using items from around your house, you can create the rocking-est version of Itsy Bitsy Spider you’ve ever heard. All you need is a little creativity, some recycled materials, and a love for fun!            

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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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