Nature classroom connects children with outdoors

Take It Outdoors is more than a curriculum topic at the WestLake Child Development Center in Houston. Teachers and staff at the KinderCare at Work center believe so passionately in the importance of teaching children about nature that they’ve worked hard to certify their playground through Nature Explore for the past seven years. Nature Explore…

Why we celebrate the Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child recognizes young children for their innate sense of curiosity, unique way of seeing the world, and general sense of wonder. More than 40 years ago, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) created a week in which national and local leaders would recognize the impact children…

Welcome to the Family!

Ryndell Vigeant, Benefits Specialist II Start date: 3/6/2017 Share a bit about your professional background: I’ve previously worked in retail and healthcare, for companies both big and small. I’ve had a few different positions related to human resources, but I look forward to continued growth in this field. What excites you most about working at KCE?…

Next week: Give families a Summer Sneak Peek

Although the forecast may still have a day or two of snow on the horizon, in southern New Jersey KinderCare centers it feels like summer. That’s thanks to the creativity of District Manager Monya Vuletic’s team. They gave children – and parents – a sneak peek of this year’s summer camp by decorating their lobbies…