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  • Sunshine and Circuses

    Posted on July 31, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    As we run (or crawl) into the second half of the year, we’re savoring every bit of summer that we can! Take a look at the activities that your little bug is a part of in August. Nursery Our littlest ones keep on growing! This month, we’ll work hard on all of our skills: Large motor: scooting, overhead ...Continue Reading

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  • “Summer learnin’, had me a blast…”

    Posted on June 6, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    Hello, summer! We’ve been patiently waiting for you to get here. Your little bugs are going to learn so much this month will all of our outdoor activities. We’re also celebrating our dads this month. Donuts with Dads is on Friday, June 15th from 8:30 to 9:00 am in each classroom. Nursery Summer is he...Continue Reading

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  • Budding Trees and Growing Bugs – May 2018

    Posted on May 3, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    After a couple months of faux-spring, it looks like May skies will give us some sunshine and spring showers—all great things to learn about! Don’t forget that Mother’s Day is May 13th. We’ll be celebrating our lovely moms on May 11 with free muffins in your little bug’s classroom from 8:30am-9am....Continue Reading

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  • Eggs, Earth, and Everything April

    Posted on April 2, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    There’s a lot going on in April: bunnies and eggs, Earth Day, (hopefully) warmer weather, and even our birthday! Ladybug turn 37 this year—thanks to all of the parents and their bugs that keep us going. Nursery April is the month to move! Most of the children in the nursery have some type of body moveme...Continue Reading

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  • February Activities that Your Bugs will Love

    Posted on February 7, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    We LOVE February almost as much as we love your little bugs! This month will be focusing on loving each other, loving ourselves, and learning all about Valentine’s Day. We’re also excited for our Shakopee center to open on February 20th! Remember, you’ll get $100 during any referral’s 4th week at ...Continue Reading

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  • A Sneak Peek at our Shakopee Location

    Posted on January 22, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    We're excited to announce that our new Ladybug Child Care Center in Shakopee will be opening soon! Tours You're invited to come tour our new center in February. Our staff will be in classrooms, happy to answer questions and show guests around. Saturday, Feb 17 from 9am-12pm Sunday, Feb 18 from 1pm...Continue Reading

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  • January Activities to Stay Sharp (and Warm!)

    Posted on January 8, 2018 by Michelle Kraus

    The busy holiday season is behind us, which means we have more time to learn, play, and grow! Our themes range from learning about snow and ice to reading folktales and poetry. We invite parents to sign up for parent-teacher conferences. Toddler and Preschool classrooms will have signup sheets posted on ea...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: About Ladybug, AdventureCentre, Infant, Preschool, Toddler
  • Our 2017 Holiday Parties

    Posted on November 27, 2017 by Michelle Kraus

    Just a few more weeks until Christmas, which means sweaters, shopping, and (shudder) snow. But through all the excitement, don’t forget to get together with the family and friends that you care about! Our annual holiday parties are on December 12th for Chaska and December 14th for Waconia. This is a time...Continue Reading

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  • Gobbling, Growing, and Giving Thanks

    Posted on November 9, 2017 by Michelle Kraus

    With Thanksgiving coming up, this is a great time to learn some skills to show off to our families. This month is stuffed with art projects, skill building, and mind and body exercises while we learn about Turkey Day. We’ll also focus on what it means to be thankful for our family, friends, and every...Continue Reading

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  • Halloween Festivities

    Posted on October 16, 2017 by Michelle Kraus

    Friday, Oct 27 On the Friday before Halloween, the Wise Guys in the Adventure Centre classroom are going to be hosting their annual Haunted House. This is a fun, kid-friendly event that should be a blast for parents and little ones as well. Tuesday, Oct 31 On Halloween day, we’ll be going trick-or-trea...Continue Reading

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