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 »

April Parent’s Night Out

Calling all parents! Calling all parents! Could you use an evening of adult time? Are your kiddos looking for something fun to do on a Saturday night? Then look no further because it is time for  Adventure Learning Center’s monthly Parent’s Night Out! This month’s night out will be on April 23 from 4 pm to 9 pm. We will have arts and crafts, games and dinner for our guests as well as a movie to cap off the evening. April Parent’s Read More »

Why We Incorporate Language Learning at a Young Age

At ALC, we take pride ourselves in our well-rounded curriculum. The right pre-school curriculum can help develop comprehension, socialization, and critical thinking skills. Our pre-school curriculum includes language learning by teaching our student’s Spanish and Chinese. We believe it’s really important to incorporate foreign language at a pre-school level and age. Children who grow up learning a foreign language from a young age – starting as early as three years old- benefit tremendously! Children’s brains are able to soak in a foreign language like a Read More »

Adventure Learning Center Is Hiring!

We Are Looking For A Few Good Teachers! Adventure Learning Center is currently hiring. We are looking for a few new teacher’s assistants, both full and part time. If you know of anyone who is looking for a rewarding and fun place to work, send them our way. We are currently looking for candidates with the following skills and aptitude: High school diploma or G.E.D. A can-do attitude, open to flexibility. (Kids are nothing, if not unpredictable.) A kind, caring and compassionate Read More »

Science Activities For Preschoolers

At ALC we take pride in helping our students develop a life long love of learning. This isn’t just an abstract concept that we toss about lightly. The teachers  at Adventure Learning Center spend hours each week weaving reading, science and art into cohesive lesson plans that are as educational as they are fun. In many cases our teachers are able to work in complex theories into engaging activities that the kids love. One way they do so is by creating cool Read More »