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1,2,3 move with me

It’s cold and “beginning to look a lot like Christmas” outside, but that shouldn’t keep you indoors.  Everyone needs the fresh air and there are snowy adventures to have! Adventure Academy is planning winter adventures away from our center and inside our

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Reading, wRiting & aRithmetic R fun

So many are in a race. An academic race for their child, their school, or their state to win scholarly awards.  Often people think this means to start children’s studies early on – and they are right – sort of.

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Summer Smarts

As Memorial weekend approaches the students and weather remind me that summer is near.  Students need more fun in the sun and less time sitting for subjects.  This doesn’t mean we stop learning and skip the subjects – many subjects

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Spring Sensory Science

This spring Mi Families has focused on a theme all about growing.  From growing our team and programs, to pointing out the positive growth in each family and child we work with. One of Mi Families (“my families”) child-focused programs is Adventure Academy

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The way I learn

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” It sounds simple – yet in today’s packed classrooms where teachers are given their curriculum guidelines it is a challenge to individualize lessons.

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Food Fun

Each new month means a new learning adventure at Adventure Academy.  As we transitioned out of our Safari adventure we discussed the different foods animals eat compared to human diets.  This week we studied the 5 food groups and encouraged

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Safari Animal Adventure

  This week Adventure Academy has been gone on Safari.  Instead of hibernating like our local bears, we left snow filled northern-Michigan to visit the animals of Africa. We roared like the lions, sprayed water like elephants, wrestled with rhinos,

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Holiday sights

How did you spend the day after Christmas? I had to catch up on some paper-work, but at least I could do so in my PJs, while drinking hot cocoa and eating sugar-cookies. The tastes and smells of holiday treats helped

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Over the river and through the woods

Some of our ADVENTURES this week: The last couple weeks have been LOUD at Adventure Academy.  Transportation theme lessons have led to a center filled with kids honking and beeping.  Not always music to my ears, but the sounds of happy children

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Transportation Station

HONK HONK rattle rattle CRASH beep beep … This song among others is stuck in my head as we drive full speed into the middle of a month learning about transportation.  This week Adventure Academy has been busy using “On the Road”

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