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 »

“Valentines” Parent’s Night Out

Valentine’s Day comes early this year, at least it does for our ALC families. This month’s parent’s night out will be on February 13th from 5:00 to 10:30 pm. The kiddos will enjoy dinner, a movie and fun valentine’s day crafts and activities while their parents enjoy a romantic night out! The cost is only $20 for the first child and only $15 for each additional family member. Parent’s night out is open to all families, so let your friends and neighbors Read More »

Music and Child Development

It seems to be a universal rule, that a little music in the classroom can add a lot to a lesson. We have found that most children love to listen to music as some point in the day. In some cases, it helps to calm them down before its time to rest. In other children a little music can help enhance creativity at art time. For others still, music can help a child remember the key parts of a lesson learned. At Read More »

The Knight & The Dragon, Book of the Week

The book of the week is back! For those who don’t know, we will share a new book every Friday. You can check out a copy of the book in the front hallway of school. It will be on the table until the following Friday. Take a look at some of the great things we like to read at ALC! This week’s book is The Knight and the Dragon by Tomie dePaola. This week’s book of the week is a favorite of fairy Read More »

January Parent’s Night Out

Come join us for Parent’s Night Out, Saturday, January 16 from 5:00-10:30 PM. We will have dinner, play games, do crafts and watch a movie. It is $20 for the first child and $15 for each additional child. Please call ALC at 636-394-0600 to reserve your spot today! Ask for Christine, Sara, or Deanne. All children welcome!

Immunization Records Needed!

Attention Parents! Adventure Learning Center is updating their files for the 2016 year. It is crucial for ALC, in order to comply with the state’s requirements to have the most current records for your child on file. We need these current immunization records for your children’s files no later than January 8, 2016. Copies may be obtained from your child’s pediatrician and can be faxed directly to the office if that is more convenient. Our fax number is (636)394-9696. Or you can drop Read More »

Holiday Breakfast For Kids

The holiday’s can be a magical time for little kids. As a parent, it is just as fun to create special activities throughout the holiday season to add a little whimsy to everyday things. A great example of this is a very special breakfast recipe that we stumbled upon and wanted to share with you. Reindeer Rolls with Holiday Fruit Salad Reindeer Rolls Ingredients: 1 package of ready-made cinnamon rolls stick pretzels dried cranberries raisins red fruit roll-ups, cut into strips or Read More »

Snow Globe Craft Project

You know that the teachers at Adventure Learning Center love a good craft project. Arts and crafts are a great way to tap into a child’s creativity and whimsy. They are also a great way to foster important critical thinking skills. One of our favorite ways to do that is with this snow globe craft project. It is an easy craft that can be customized for any age or skill level. Let us show you how. Snow Globe Craft Project The basics Read More »