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 »

Camp at ALC and Summer Activities for Kids

Summer is here! While it’s the calendar may still say spring, most school-aged kids are out for the summer holiday this week. While we love all the routine and friends we see during the school year at Adventure Learning Center, we are so excited for our summer programs to start! With many summer activities for kids on the schedule and all the amazing things Missouri has to offer this season, we are ready for a jam-packed season. Our school age groups will Read More »

Making Play Dough With Preschoolers

  Summer is just around the corner, which sometimes means a lot more busy, full days for parents. At The Adventure Learning Center, a Ballwin, MO Preschool, we understand how hot summers can get! We know parents need to have a few fun indoor activities over the course of the summer to not only keep your kiddos occupied indoors, but also learning and growing! We work with the students on sensory activities, which are a no-fail activity that the kids love. Sensory Read More »

Parent’s Night Out May 2016

Please join us Saturday, May 21st from 4pm to 9 pm for ALC’s Parent’s Night Out. In honor of spring, our theme this month is Blooms and Butterflies! The evening will include: Designing and crafting a butterfly mask Dinner and a movie A fun “mud pie” dessert that the kids will help create Planting a flower for the kids to take home The cost is $20 for the first child and $15 for each additional child. This event is open to all, so Read More »

2016 Spring Fling

Summer vacation is almost here and this year’s Spring Fling and Pre-K Graduation ceremony is right around the corner! Spring Fling will take place at Woerther Elementary this Friday. The theme is rockin’ through the decades and the kids have been practicing for weeks to show off for their parents. We can’t wait! The celebration starts at seven, although we need all of the students to gather at 6:30 pm so we can get them organized for the show. Teachers should send Read More »

Make an Educational and Healthy Snack For Toddlers

At the Adventure Learning Center, everything we do with the kids involves learning, sometimes even at snack time! The teachers at ALC spend hours each week creating fun and educational lesson plans and activities. The preschool kids learned about life cycles last month, and one of our favorite teaching activities is caterpillars and butterflies. If you have young ones at one, you probably are familiar with the kid’s book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle. We love incorporating this book into Read More »

Why We Love Preschool Gardening

Happy Earth Day! This week at the Adventure Learning Center we have been celebrating Going Green Week! In honor of our Earth-friendly theme, we are going to share why preschool gardening and teaching preschoolers about nature is a wonderful way for them to discover, explore and learn. The beauty of gardening in a preschool program is that you can involve children every step of the way and make it fun. At the Adventure Learning Center, we get to have the joy of seeing Read More »

Best Wishes Miss Christine!

As many of you are aware, next week is Miss Christine’s last week with Adventure Learning Center. She has been offered to run another preschool in Chesterfield; an opportunity that will offer the chance to tackle a new school with new challenges. This aspect should come as no surprise, since anyone who has ever worked with Miss Christine knows that she puts her heart and soul into everything she does and she loves a challenge. In the past several years she has Read More »