Come Feast With Us!

Mark your calendar to join us for our annual Thanksgiving feast. The festivities begin at 10:30 am on Thursday November 21st. We will be serving a full Thanksgiving luncheon with all of the fixings. Join your little one for turkey, mashed potatoes, and a morning of fun while we give thanks for all of our Adventure Learning Center families. Parents, grandparents, and siblings are all encouraged to attend. Let’s gobble ’til we wobble with bellies full of yummy food and great company. Read More »

Five Good Things About Halloween, Scientifically Speaking

In a kid’s world, Halloween is one of the best times of the year. Dressing up in costumes is great and being spooked is fun but getting free candy is the best. Some parents and dentists struggle over sugar consumption at Halloween. Others who believe the holiday has gotten way too scary are also skeptical about whether children should participate. Looking at the holiday from a scientific perspective can provide a whole new twist. The following are five reasons it’s good to Read More »

Annual Halloween Parade

Start the spookiest holiday week off right with Adventure Learning Center. All of our current students are invited to dress up in their Halloween finest for our annual Halloween Parade. The festivities kick off on October 25th, from 10am to 11am. Check with your teacher or the front office for more information about our event. We hope to see you there!

Fun And Easy Halloween Costumes For Toddlers

The spooky season is upon us, and everybody is gearing up to look their best this Halloween. From adorable witches to spooky ghosts, fancy princesses and brave policemen (and women) every kids gets excited for the holiday. Halloween is a favorite holiday for us at Adventure Learning Center because it is a chance for us to celebrate our annual Halloween parade. Every year students and staff dress in their spooky best and “trick or treat” through the parking lot of the center. Read More »

10 Reasons Summer in St. Louis Can’t Be Beat

The Blues are in the running for the Stanley Cup, the weather is mild (not counting the typical Midwestern storms), and summer is unofficially here! Below, we’ve listed some family-friendly things to do in St. Louis this summer. (1) Our Award-Winning Zoo If you haven’t been, are you even a St. Louisan? Our zoo was recently awarded “Best Zoo” and “America’s Top Free Attraction.” It’s open all summer long, so what are you waiting for? (2) City Museum This one-of-a-kind St. Louis Read More »

See What’s Happening in May!

We have so much coming up this month here at Adventure Learning Center! First of all, we have our Spring Fling/Pre-K Graduation and Concert at Crestview Middle School on May 16th. This event will take place in the theater. Be sure to contact us if you have questions! Picture days this year are May 16th and 17th. So, deck your kiddos in their best spring outfits! We can’t wait to see how adorable our ALC children are. We know how hard moms Read More »

Family Night at the Garden

Calling on all ALC families! You are invited to this year’s Family Night at the Garden for Partner Schools. The event will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019. There is no charge for participation! Explore the Missouri Botanical Garden and Doris I Schnuck Children’s Garden, and engage in special plant science activities and plant seeds to bring home. This is a fun event for all ages, and we hope to see you there! If you have any questions, Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Caring for your Newborn

As you’ve no doubt discovered, newborns don’t come with instruction manuals. Luckily, you’ve got enough love to make it through these tough first weeks. Below, we’ve compiled some of the most common questions we get about newborn care here at Adventure Learning Center. Bathing and Grooming Your Bundle of Joy, From Head to Toe Let’s start with the umbilical cord. Whenever you change your baby’s diaper, gently wipe his tummy, but try to keep the cord dry. Don’t tuck it inside your Read More »

10 Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

Parents around the country are noticing an alarming trend. To put it bluntly, their wonderful kids turn into entitled jerks when Christmas rolls around! We know you don’t want your kid to be greedy or ungrateful. Now that the holiday season is here, however, you may be seeing less-than-ideal behavior from your little ones. How do you teach gratitude and humility to your kids when it’s the season of giving (or, in some cases, the season of more-more-more and me-me-me)? Gratitude Matters Read More »

Teaching History To Preschool Aged Children

American history is rich with amazing stories and lessons that resonate today. From the American Revolution to the civil rights movement, we have so much to learn. That being said, these lessons can be difficult to present to younger students in an age appropriate way. Today, as we celebrate the life and history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how can we honor a great life without introducing topics and themes that are far too advanced for our students. Like to many Read More »