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 »

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 »

7 Wintertime Date Ideas In St. Louis

Who doesn’t love the holiday season? It is a great time for family and togetherness. The twinkling lights outside, the hustle and bustle of the stores and the general merriment in the air make it magical for kids and parents alike. It is easy, during this busy season however, to forget to make time for your significant other. Lucky for you Adventure Learning Center’s December Parents Night Out is right around the corner, on December 12th from 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM. Read More »

What To Look For When Choosing A Childcare Provider

Searching for a childcare provider for your child can be a nerve wracking experience. It is a big decision. These are the people that will be caring for the most important people in your life, so it is not a decision to take lightly. Fortunately there are some tips to bear in mind that may help ease your mind. Remember these when you visit the facilities and you can chose a day care provider with confidence. Tips For Choosing A Childcare Provider Read More »