Jul 2014

Summer Travel

As summer approaches and longer days are upon us, it’s that time of the year to start thinking about getting out of town, hitting the open road or flying the vast skies. Sound familiar? That’s right, it’s time to plan that stellar family getaway! Everyone knows that sitting in the car for long hours, or being in a small plane for an extended period of time, is not always the

University City Announces Opening Day More exciting growth is in store for Little Sunshine’s Playhouse! The University City (8351 Delcrest Drive) school is excited to announce that they will be opening their doors for business the week of July 21st, 2014! They, with the help of the University City Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, July 11th at 4:30 pm, and the Grand Opening celebration

There is something magical coming to Texas this fall. Little Sunshine’s Playhouse will be opening a new preschool in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The school will be located in Southlake and brought to the area by franchise owner, Justin Bates. Justin attended college at College of the Ozarks in Branson, MO, but spent a large amount of his time bull riding in Texas. The state of Texas has always held

We are thrilled to share with you the success story out of our Colorado Springs Little Sunshine’s Playhouse! On Friday, April 18th, they hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony, inviting the entire community and all future students along with their families out for a night of fun and games! The school officially opened on Monday, April 28th, 2014 to an eager group of intelligent and sweet kiddos. Opening day and every


May 2014

Summer Fun!

Summer is approaching quickly! This means a few different things…schedules will begin to fill up with swimming parties, the kids will be transported from swim lessons to soccer camp, vacations will begin and that “other thing” that should always be in our schedule suddenly disappears. What is this “other thing” you might ask yourself? Well, to sum it up, with all of the crazy schedules we fall into, we tend

With this month’s curriculum theme “Heart Healthy Lifestyle”, I thought I would share a great recipe for frozen yogurt popsicles! This activity is also a great way for your child to use their fine motor skills to put everything together to make these delicious smooth pops. Feel free to try different kinds of berries and even mixing some together to see what flavors you like the best! Enjoy! Ingredients 1/2 cup


Feb 2014

Family Referral

Family Referral Program We want to take this opportunity to remind each of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse families of our referral program. For any referral that results in a new family enrollment at ANY Little Sunshine’s Playhouse location, the referring family will receive a $100 tuition credit! With several new Little Sunshine’s Playhouses opening soon nationwide (Colorado Springs, CO, St. Louis, MO and Southlake, TX to name a few), we’re eager

The need for quality early childhood education programs in the St. Louis metropolitan area was realized by the Little Sunshine’s Playhouse Corporate Office in 2007. To satisfy that need, they began their search for the future home of their first Little Sunshine’s Playhouse location in St. Louis. Much like other large metro areas, St. Louis commercial real estate proved especially difficult to come by and the hunt seemed never-ending. After

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday to celebrate with those you love. Children get so excited to celebrate almost anything. At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse, we love to celebrate our students and enjoy hosting holiday parties in the classroom. During those special days, excitement and joy are spread from all the children to their teachers. Preschool children may not be able to fully grasp the concept of sentiment but here are


Jan 2014

Make Food Fun!

Do you have a picky eater on your hands? There are many types of picky eating behaviors.  Your child might be scared of trying new things, like fruits and vegetables.  They might only be sticking to foods that are familiar or maybe you are finding them at the dinner table trying to do anything but eat.  Don’t worry, there are several ways of dealing with picky eating and helping your