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 »

Protecting Your Kids During Cold & Flu Season

The cold and flu season is hitting the region really hard this year. A number of factors help to make this yucky bug circulate quickly, including a virulent strain and a flu vaccine that wasn’t as effective as in years past. Cold weather and spending time indoors only helps this bug make its rounds. So what can you do to keep your family safe from sickness? We have some tips to help keep your little ones healthy this time of year. Protecting Read More »

Creating New Years Resolutions For Children

As the year draws to a close, it is only natural to reflect on the year. New Year’s resolutions always seem like a very adult thing with goals of losing weight or dropping a bad habit. So often these resolutions tackle negatives and very rarely last beyond February. But it doesn’t have to be that way. New Year’s Eve is a great way to reflect with your family on ways to make 2018 a happier year for your family. Here are some Read More »

December Parent’s Night Out

‘Tis the season… for a full to-do list! From holiday shopping to decorating and all points in between, parents have a lot to do this time of year. Let Adventure Learning Center make things simpler for you by giving you a night off! Join us for parent’s night out, this Saturday, December 9th from 3pm to 9pm. December Parent’s Night Out! We will have activities, a holiday movie, snacks and crafts. ALC will also provide dinner! Take the evening off, to shop, Read More »

Adventure Learning Center Open House

Come one, come all! Come join us all for a back to school open house on August 31, 2017 at Adventure Learning Center. We are super proud of our school and we want to show it off. Visit our center and see how our ALC kiddos fill their days with enriching and educational activities. Tour our facilities and learn more about our programs and talk with the teachers. We will also have a healthy snack to enjoy. Come and see what many Read More »

Tips From St. Louis Child Care Facility For Summer Safety

Everyone knows it can get HOT in St. Louis in the summer. In July and August the summer sun can create dangerous situations for babies and toddlers, from sunburns to heat stroke. As a St. Louis child care facility we have a responsibility to keep our kiddos safe in the summer time heat. Beyond our professional responsibilities as an accredited daycare facility; we also want our families to happily enjoy the summer season.  Here are some tips for staying safe in the hot, Read More »

ALC & Ballwin’s Twilight Swim

Join us on Saturday, June 17th, at the Ballwin North Pointe Aquatic Center from 7:30 pm to 10 pm for a pirate themed Twilight Swim. Enjoy an evening under the stars with special events and activities as we splash the night away. This is a charitable event with proceeds going to the Ballwin Historical Society. Join us in a fun evening for a great cause while we swash buckle and splash under bucket falls. For more information visit the North Pointe Aquatic Read More »

June’s Parent’s Night Out

Are you ready for another parents night out? Does the idea of an adult’s only evening sound like music to your ears? Well don’t you worry, Adventure Learning Center has just the remedy for you. Our June parent’s night out is right around the corner. Drop your kiddos off on Saturday, June 3rd from 4pm to 9pm for such fun time your kids will SING! We will have games, crafts, dinner and a movie with a musical theme so you can enjoy an Read More »