Tall activity centers encourage older infants to stand. At Apple Hill Academy, we sometimes use these activities to encourage our daycare center children to stand tall. This can be a “tall order” for infants, as it helps in the physical development process. Tall is a word that is not only

Young children love to imitate the important adults in their lives. Our children at Apple Hill Academy childcare center often imitate their parents when typing on the “computer.” As they mature, knowing how to use computers will be an essential skill for kids to learn. It is important to familiarize

Our preschool students recently enjoyed learning how to put on a puppet show for their friends. Their imaginations were stirred as we developed storylines and created the puppets by hand, using construction paper, brown lunch bags and glue. Everyone made their own puppet character and painted it in their favorite

There is an old proverbial phrase that tells us to “make lemonade when life gives us lemons.” This advice is used to encourage optimism and a positive can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. At Apple Hill Academy, during one of the coldest weeks of the year, our

Kinesthetic is defined as “relating to a person’s awareness of the position and movement of the parts of the body by means of sensory organs (proprioceptors) in the muscles and joints” and is used in the scholastic field as “learning through a physical activity.” For over twenty years, Apple Hill