Ballwin Kid’s Triathlon

Join us to swim, bike, and run on September 18 for the Ballwin Kid’s Triathlon! We will be sponsoring the event and attending with our party booth. The event starts at 8am and is held at The Point at Ballwin Commons. Come out with your family, visit us, and enjoy some fun during the last warm days of the season. Can’t wait to see you there! See all details below:

August Open House

We’re excited to welcome current and prospective families to ALC’s open house on August 19 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. We know that drop-off and pick-up can be hectic, so we have scheduled an open house that’s convenient for working families to chat with our faculty and staff or explore the facility. This is a chance to learn more about your children’s daily activities and see some of the great upgrades – like the new playgrounds – at ALC. If you can’t Read More »

How to Cool Down on a Hot Summer Day

Hello, August! While we still love summertime here at ALC, it sure is one hot summer here in Ballwin, MO. We have had a blast this summer with our preschool day care students and campers. We visited the pool, had a splash day, and took a trip to the movies to beat the heat! Camp is always fun at ALC, and we try to make the most of every day despite the sticky or rainy weather. With lots of experience keeping kids busy, Read More »

A Simple Guide to Goodbyes at Daycare

August is here, which means the first day of school (or preschool) is right around the corner. If goodbyes are typically challenging, or this is your first time dropping your child off at daycare, you are not alone in all the emotions. The start of preschool can bring a lot of tears, for children and parents; and that is perfectly OK! We are here to help with a few daycare drop off tips to help lower anxiety for the whole family. Read Read More »

Playground Grand Opening!

Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of our playground on Monday, August 1st! Thank you to ALC for our new state-of-the-art playground equipment which is currently under construction. Once the final pour of the surfacing is complete, the project will be ready for happy playing children. We are anxiously looking forward to the grand opening next week. Join us and celebrate at the ribbon cutting ceremony and an ice cream social, Monday, August 1st at 4:00 pm.

Adventure Learning Center Reviews and Testimonials

We love all the positive feedback we have been receiving from our ALC families. We take pride in our facilities and strive to bring your child the best care possible. If you are looking for a Ballwin MO daycare center, please contact us for more information and read the testimonials below from some of our ALC parents. ALC Parent Reviews “Our family loves ALC. We came from an in home daycare where the kids were loved but ages varied from newborn to Read More »

How to Build Self-Esteem in Preschoolers

Kindness and love from a parent are important to raise a confident child. Parents have to pay close attention to their actions and words to build self-esteem in preschoolers. Confidence is the foundation of their wellbeing, mental health, and social happiness. There is a parallel between how your child feels about him or herself and how he or she acts. Throughout life, your baby will be exposed to positive influences and negative influences, and it’s important for them to be confident to work Read More »

Join us at the Twilight Swim!

We are headed to the North Pointe Aquatic Center for a  Twilight Swim! Join us July 9 from 8-10p.m. Members get in free, residents $4 and non-residents $5. Enjoy an evening swim under the stars, games for all ages and special concessions items. Proceeds go to the Ballwin Historical Society.  We can’t wait to see you there! More info about the Aquatic Center can be found here.    

Happy Father’s Day!

We are excited to invite our Grandpas and Dads to join us at the Adventure Learning Center with their kiddos for our Father’s Day Ice Cream Social! We want celebrate all our wonderful ALC fathers and show how much our daycare parents mean to us. Everyone is invited to join and celebrate with ice cream and toppings! Please join us from 5-6 PM Friday, June 17th. Everyone is welcome!  

Homemade Father’s Day Gifts Preschoolers Can Make

Happy June! Father’s Day is just around the corner, and nothing says “I love you dad” like homemade Father’s Day gifts from the kiddos themselves. Help your little one surprise dad with one of these super quick to make crafts. Thes nifty ideas for DIY present that can be done last minute, with minimal shopping and supplies. If it’s the day before Father’s Day and you forgot to pick out a gift- we have you covered. After all, homemade from the heart Read More »