Achieving Ambitious Goal Requires Early Planning

All parents want the best for their children. When children are still very young, their moms and dads already are thinking about their lives, including where they should go to school, what they should study, and even what types of careers to prepare for. There are many infant children whose parents are already thinking about prestigious medical schools or the best laws schools for them to attend. Those types of high-profile, ambitious careers usually don’t happen by accident. Preparing your child for their best possible future requires a lot of planning. And it all begins before they ever are dropped

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5 Reasons Your Pre-School Will Benefit from a STEAM Curriculum

If you are considering pre-schools for your 4- or 5-year old child, then consider this: Introducing your child to a curriculum that focuses on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics at an early age can offer benefits they can use their entire lives. A STEAM-based curriculum as part of a pre-school or early childhood education program like the one offered at Amazing Explorers can give children many incredible benefits that they can use throughout their educational and professional careers. Here are five. Oviedo Day Cares — Increases Critical Thinking Your child can develop better critical thinking skills when they are introduced

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STEAM Curriculum Helps Prepare Your Child for Success

Parents who are researching educational opportunities for their children often hear about the STEAM curriculum. But what does the term “STEAM” actually mean? STEAM is an acronym for “Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics”. It’s a specialized approach to early childhood education that features hands-on learning in all of these interdisciplinary subjects in order to help children turn ideas into reality through activities. Oviedo Daycares — STEAM and Your Child The STEAM curriculum at Amazing Explorers is an innovative way to introduce your child to the skills they will need in the future. By learning about all of these

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Coming Soon: Amazing Explorers in Lake Nona

Parents in the Lake Nona area will soon have an exciting new educational option for their parents. Amazing Explorers will soon be opening its latest facility in Lake Nona, offering area students the innovative STEAM curriculum in a hands-on learning environment. Lake Nona is one of Florida’s fastest growing communities. So it should come as no surprise that Amazing Explorers has selected it for its newest facility. Now Lake Nona students can enjoy a science-based, innovative curriculum that can give them a lifelong love of learning. Children in Amazing Explorers actually love to go to school each day. Lake Nona

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Why Florida’s Free Voluntary Prekindergarten Is a Big Deal

The state of Florida was the first in the nation to offer free voluntary prekindergarten (VPK) to every 4- and 5-year-old child residing in the state. Parents can send their child to the public or private school, early childhood learning center, or day care center of their choice and the state will pay for it. So why is VPK such a big deal? And why are Florida children lucky to be able to take advantage of this incredible free benefit? Oviedo and Lake Nona Day Cares — Benefits of VPK Scientific studies have shown that the most important time for

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Preparing Kids for Kindergarten and Beyond!

Florida’s visionary voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) program lets every child in the state age four or five-years-old to attend the school, daycare, or early childhood education center of their choice…for free. Did you know? Florida was the first state in the country to offer universal free VPK access to every child. Lake Nona Pre School — High Success Rate During the 2012-13 school year, 82% of the children who completed Florida’s VPK program were determined to be ready for kindergarten, compared to only 53% of the children who did not participate in the VPK program. The state requires that schools, day

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Florida Invests in Your Children’s Future with Free VPK

While many people who live outside of the state of Florida, think of the state for its world-class tourist attractions, there is much more to the Sunshine State than meets the eye. Florida has always been one of the most innovative states in the nation. For more than 50 years, it has been at the forefront of our nation’s space program. And, today, it is one of the leading states for research and development in a variety of industries. Now, Florida is leading the country in early childhood development, offering every child in the state the opportunity to participate in

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Amazing Explorers – the Perfect Addition to Lake Nona

The community of Lake Nona, located in Orlando, Florida, is one of the state’s up and coming technological centers. This makes it a perfect location for Amazing Explorers Academy’s newest preschool. Lake Nona is synonymous with innovation, making it the ideal location for Amazing Explorers’ innovative, science-based, hands-on learning experience. Now, the children of researchers, scientists, and other technology-centric employees who call Lake Nona home can explore similar passions for learning as their parents. Lake Nona Preschool — The Technology Boom Lake Nona’s Medical City development is considered one of the state’s leading biomedical research and education centers. It is home

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Does Your Child Qualify for Florida’s Free Prekindergarten Program?

  The state of Florida was one of the first in the country to offer free pre-kindergarten for all of its resident children. The criteria for qualification for Florida’s free VPK program is very simple: Your child has to reside in the state and be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the school year to be eligible. Plus, if your child’s 4th birthday falls between Feb. 2 and Sept 1 in the calendar year, you can postpone enrolling your child in VPK if you want and wait until the following school year, when your child is 5

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What Is Florida’s VPK Program and How Does It Work?

In the state of Florida, every 4 and 5-year-old child is entitled to attend the preschool of their choice — either public or private — where they can participate in a free pre kindergarten program designed to give them study skills they can use throughout their academic career and beyond. The Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program represents an innovative commitment on the part of the state to give its youngest students a chance to excel at academics and into their professional careers. Oviedo Day Cares — Early Start on Excellence Childhood development researchers tell us that the most important growth and

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