National Reading Month, Read Across America Day and Nutrition Month were all cause for major celebration –Dr. Seuss style – at Childtime in Sacramento this week. Gold-medal Olympic swimmer Summer Sanders joined children at the school in reading “Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good For You” in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. […]
Today we were honored to be recognized by the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) for the work we do every day to help children Grow Fit and learn to make healthy choices. Speaking at the fifth Annual Building a Healthier Future Summit, PHA President and CEO Larry Soler recalled the impression our children made […]
NOVI, Mich., Oct. 8, 2015 — What’s the secret to learning? Movement. Physical activity is an essential part of every day at Learning Care Group, where learning to make smart choices is readying children for their future success. This month, the company’s Childtime, Children’s Courtyard, La Petite Academy, Tutor Time and Montessori Unlimited schools nationwide […]
We are celebrating the 3rd anniversary of our Grow Fit program by taking a look at all we’ve accomplished in the past three years. Here are just a few ways our schools have promoted healthy, active lifestyles for our students.
Do you spend your days worrying that your children aren’t getting the nutrition they need? I certainly do. So I did some research, and found some surprising facts. Here are 7 common food myths you can banish from your worry list: Myth #1 Disguise veggies in sweet treats. It may give you temporary satisfaction to […]
Japanese children love fish, veggies, and tofu. Indian children adore spicy lentils, okra, and pickled mango. Brazilian kiddos dive into stewed rice and beans with meat and veggies. So why do so many American children insist on a “white diet” of pasta, fries, and chicken nuggets? They learn their habits from us. Even before birth, […]
Every day, we learn how important it is to Grow Fit™ – with plenty of daily exercise and a healthy diet. So on March 20, we’re rolling out a rainbow of healthy colors in honor of National Nutrition Month! That day, everyone is coming to school dressed in the color of their favorite or “secret” […]
At Sprout, we are committed to helping families live easier, healthier and better lives together. Through our Kindness Counts prosocial campaign we are excited to launch a new initiative designed to teach preschoolers the importance of being kind to yourself. The Be Kind to Yourself Family Challenge will encourage parents to partner with their Sproutlet […]
Learning Care Group officially launches ‘Grow Fit’ program encouraging balanced nutrition practices and physical activity in more than 900 early childhood education centers nationwide – including Childtime, The Children’s Courtyard, Montessori Unlimited, La Petite Academy and Tutor Time schools. Through Grow Fit, Learning Care Group is working to support children’s healthy development while preventing childhood […]
Your child’s little tummy is easily filled. The more junk food he eats, the less room there is for the wide range of protein, good fats, fruits, veggies and whole grains he needs for the rapid growth his body undergoes every day. Nutritional deficiencies can quickly build, making your child fatigued, irritable and crabby; not […]
Kindness Counts in different ways. Here at Sprout we like to remind you that every day is a good day to be kind to your body. Try this quick and easy recipe with your child today! Do you have a favorite recipe that’s kind to your body? Share it below in a comment.