Monthly Archives

  • Monthly Archives: April 2015
  • A Successful Book Fundraiser

    Posted on April 28, 2015 by Sharee

    We have the most amazing kids at Ladybug. Our little “bugs”, with the help of their taller people, raised enough funds to buy 6o + books for the Chaska & Waconia Fire Departments to give to children that experience a fire at their home. ...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Events
  • Natural Advantages of Family-Owned Child Care

    Posted on April 27, 2015 by Sharee

    When you’re choosing a care center for your child, every detail matters, down to the ownership. Of course, some of your options will be chain or franchise centers whereas others are independently owned businesses with several different locations. But, what about family-owned businesses? Do they offer any a...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: About Ladybug
  • Earth Day fun for our Preschoolers

    Posted on April 23, 2015 by Sharee

    Look what our Waconia Preschoolers found while cleaning up for Earth Day! A $5 bill, they spent the money on treats for their classroom. I hope everyone had a Happy Earth Day! ...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Events, Preschool
  • Community Service in our Preschool Classroom

    Posted on April 22, 2015 by Sharee

    March was an exciting time in our Preschool classrooms. The children spent the month learning about their community. Part of their experience was to do something for someone else within the community. The children did a wonderful job collecting items to donate to 5 Star Recovery in Chaska. Because of their ha...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Events, Preschool
  • Why Age Appropriate Playgrounds Matter

    Posted on April 17, 2015 by Sharee

    When you visit most playgrounds with your children, it isn’t difficult to find fun activities to do. However, not all playgrounds are created equal. In fact, there are significant variations between what is considered appropriate for toddlers ages 6 months to 2 years, pre-school children ages 2 to 5 years,...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Play
  • The Often Unnoticed Physical Benefits of Dramatic Play

    Posted on April 10, 2015 by Sharee

    Dramatic play is common for children. After all, what boys and girls don’t love playing dress-up, pretending to be a superhero, or imagining anything their heart desires? And while we understand and recognize that children develop their communication and imagination skills through these activities, what ...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Activities, Early Childhood Education
  • Why Parent Aware Certifications Matter

    Posted on April 3, 2015 by Sharee

    When you’re searching for a child care center for your child, the best often doesn’t seem good enough. After all, your goal is to find a center that isn’t only safe and nurturing, but educational as well. If you’re looking for the best, you can expect to find it with Parent Aware’s Star Ratings. Pr...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Certification, Early Childhood Education