Oct 18, 2019
Our Rock Study
We're identifying and studying rocks this week! We're recognizing all of the different shapes, texture and sizes they come in!
Oct 10, 2019
We're going to the Pumpkin Patch!
We're going on a field trip to the Simonian Farms to pick out our very own pumpkins and to learn all about them!
Sep 27, 2019
YeeHaw! It's our Chuckwagon Lunch!
Grab your hats and put on your boots! We're inviting ya'll to a chuckwagon luncheon!
Sep 19, 2019
Field Trip to the Pets Store
We absolutely love our pets and we're learning all about them!
Sep 13, 2019
All About Me!
This week is all about me! We're learning about ourselves and about our friends!
Sep 06, 2019
Happy Grandparent's Day!
We're inviting our Grandparent's to breakfast at our centers, in celebration of this special day!
Aug 30, 2019
We're Having Some Fun at School
We're working on our fine motor skills! We're strengthening our muscles in our fingers in an activity!
Aug 23, 2019
mmm..mm..It's Lunch Time!
Did you know that we practice family style dinning with all of our meals? Spaghetti is one of our favorite meals!
Aug 16, 2019
Watch Out for that Snake!
We have met some very special guests and one of them is a slithering snake!
Aug 09, 2019
Island Water Park
We're ending the summer with our most favorite field trip, the Island Waterpark!
Aug 01, 2019
Kids Kare is showing off their school spirit!
Jul 25, 2019
Who celebrates Christmas in July? We do! We're bringing back our most favorite holiday!
Jul 19, 2019
We're going camping!
It's camp season! We're gathering around the bonfire and sharing stories with our friends!
Jul 12, 2019
John's Incredible Pizza
MmmmMmm...we're enjoying lunch and some fun at John's Incredible Pizza!
Jul 03, 2019
Mrs. Sarah's School of Rock
Mrs. Sarah has been visiting the centers and is providing a little karaoke session for them!
Jun 28, 2019
We're Studying Fossils in Madera
We're digging up bones at the Fossil Discovery Center located in Madera
Jun 21, 2019
Summer Blast Kick Off Concert
Aloha Summer! We're kicking off our summer with a concert at the Woodward Park amphitheater!
Jun 13, 2019
The Heat is here!
To help beat the heat this summer, we're going to have some fun in the sun with some water play!
Jun 07, 2019
Graduation has begun! We've got our leis on ready to luau our way out of preschool!
May 31, 2019
We're Learning about Textures
We're taking a field trip to the neighborhood park to see and feel all of the different textures we have surrounding us.
May 24, 2019
Happy May Day!
We're celebrating springtime with. a very special visit!
May 15, 2019
Happy Mother's Day!
We're celebrating our mothers throughout Kids Kare Schools. Showing our appreciation for all that you do!
May 10, 2019
We appreciate our Teachers!
This week we got to show our Teachers how much we appreciate each and every single one of them!
May 03, 2019
Celebrating Cinco De Mayo
Besides enjoying the festivities of this holiday, we are also learning the reason why we celebrate cinco de mayo.
Apr 25, 2019
It's our annual open house event! We've invited our families to visit our centers so that they can see what we've learned and have accomplished so far!
Apr 18, 2019
Ya! It's spring break and what better way to spend it than with your friends and fun activities!
Apr 12, 2019
Our Nature Walk
We're visiting our neighborhood parks to go on a nature walk and to see what we can discover!
Apr 03, 2019
It's Farm Week!
We're discovering all of the different types of animals we can find on the farm!
Mar 28, 2019
We love spring and everything that comes with it. We're discovering what spring brings us!
Mar 23, 2019
We're studying Butterflies!
We have a special science experiment which includes cacoons and butterflies! We're learning all about a butterfly's life cycle!
Mar 15, 2019
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
We're hunting for that leprechaun! We're going to find him because we want his gold coins!
Mar 07, 2019
Kids Kare Stays Healthy
This week we're learning all about our health and what helps us stay healthy.
Feb 28, 2019
Our Lincoln Log Project
In celebration of President's Day, we introduced one of our famous President, Abraham Lincoln!
Feb 22, 2019
Sweetheart's Night Out
It was our annual sweetheart's night out and as always it was nothing but fun! The children loved the idea of getting to stay at the center after hours.
Feb 14, 2019
Happy Valentine's Day!
We're celebrating this very special day in a special way. Celebrating our friendship with one another!
Feb 06, 2019
Gong Hei Fat Choy!
We're learning about a new culture and their traditions in celebrating the New Year!
Jan 30, 2019
The River Center!
We're visiting the River Center and we're learning so much about nature and the creatures that live there!
Jan 25, 2019
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
This week we're talking about a man who played a very important part in our society. A man who wanted to make a difference. This week we're introducing MLK!
Jan 16, 2019
We're learning about our community helpers!
We're talking about the people who help our communities this week, along with having some of these special guests at our centers!
Jan 11, 2019
Beep...beep! We're learning about Transportation!
Transportation is very important part of our world today and we're learning all about them!
Jan 04, 2019
Happy New Year!
We're celebrating the New Year! We're so excited and getting pumped up about 2019!
Dec 24, 2018
As required by Kids Kare Schools, We're having a blast! A very Kids Kare Winter Blast!
Dec 18, 2018
Santa Claus visits Kids Kare Schools!
Santa Claus is coming to Kids Kare to say hello to all the little girls and boys.
Dec 14, 2018
While the Parents were out, the children played!
Parents night out was a success! Read all about our eventful night!
Dec 06, 2018
It's the most wonderful time of the year!
We're counting down the days until Christmas and we can't wait!
Nov 30, 2018
We're making Stone Soup
We're gathering our ingredients to make stone soup to share with each other!
Nov 21, 2018
Schools out! The kids are here! We're definitely going to have some fun this week!
Nov 14, 2018
We're celebrating Fall!
It's beginning to look a lot like Fall! We're celebrating fall in so many ways! We're looking forward to the festivities!
Nov 07, 2018
Kids Kare Votes!
Our favorite cookies made it to the election ballot. We got to vote for our favorite cookie!
Nov 02, 2018
Halloween was such a blast, from class parties, to trick-or-treating out on the play yard and then enjoying our very spooky lunch!
Oct 23, 2018
Kids Kare visits the Pumpkin Patch
Our most favorite season of the year sure calls for a field trip to the pumpkin patch! And let me tell you, we were the cutest pumpkins of the patch!
Oct 15, 2018
We Love Rocks!
Petrology is the study of rocks and that's exactly what we're doing! We were Petrologist for the week!
Oct 11, 2018
It's Dinosaur Week!
We're studying Dinosaurs! From digging bones to finding dinosaur eggs we just can't get enough of these extinct reptiles!
Oct 01, 2018
Chuck Wagon Lunch!
Yee-haw! Gather up cowboys and cowgirls because it's lunch time!
Sep 24, 2018
It's Picture Day!
The amazing Professional Photographer Lori Kearney stopped by to take some great shots of our children for fall and class pictures.
Sep 20, 2018
We're learning about Pets!
Tender, love and care is all that our pets need and we're learning so much about it!
Sep 14, 2018
We Love our Grandparents!
Every year we like to throw a special pancake breakfast to celebrate the Grandparents in our lives! The kids love showing their Grandmas, Grandpas, Nanas, Mimis, Papas, Pops, and other loved ones everything that they have been learning.
Sep 06, 2018
School Bus Safety Week!
Back to School is a perfect time to learn about our school busses, and how to be safe in and around them! The kids learned all about our busses, how to safely ride in them, and how to safely evacuate if needed. It is always a good idea to know how to safe
Aug 24, 2018
Back to School!
All of the school districts are back in session which means that Summer is over. Our Gradeschoolers are back to their normal routines and our Preschoolers are continuing to learn more and more each and every day!
Aug 09, 2018
And just like that we say goodbye to summer and welcome back to school! But first let's read all about our summer days!
Aug 01, 2018
Merry Christmas!! We're celebrating Christmas in July!
Ain't nothing better than celebrating Christmas in 100 degree weather!
Jul 18, 2018
How we beat the heat!
With triple digits and long hot summer days, we beat the heat with some water play!
Jul 13, 2018
Kids Kare Preschool 2018 Graduation
Who's ready for Kindergarten? We are! Congratulations to our Graduating Preschool class of 2031!
Jun 28, 2018
We're going to the Cheese Factory!
The Hilmar Cheese Company takes Kids Kare Schools behind the scenes!
Jun 20, 2018
Kids Kare Rocks the Park
Kids Kare Schools kicks off the summer with a concert in the park.
May 21, 2018
Foods that grow in the Rainforest!
Last week our kids learned all about the Rainforest! Part of exploring this tropical jungle is learning about all the unique food that grows and comes from there. We took a look at delicious fruits like papaya, pineapple, mango, bananas, and...
May 14, 2018
Happy Mother's Day!
Last Friday we had our annual Muffins for Mom! We welcomed our parents in to have juice and muffins with their little ones in the morning. The kids loved taking that extra time to celebrate the woman that is special to them.
May 10, 2018
Time to Say Goodbye to our Spring Visitors...
After watching their life cycles and seeing them grow from caterpillars and tiny black bugs into beautiful butterflies and ladybugs, it came time for us to say goodbye to our new friends and set them free! Our students loved the process and we thought you
May 04, 2018
Graduation season is almost upon us!
Our Preschoolers have been working extra hard to prepare for their graduations, including taking their graduation photos! We have some behind-the-scenes sneak peeks of some of the kiddos in their robes right here!
Apr 20, 2018
Open House was a Success!
This week our schools had Open House! We love showing our parents what their little ones have been working on. Nothing makes us more happy than seeing the smiles light up the room as proud kids display their knowledge and creativity.
Apr 13, 2018
Ladybugs, Butterflies and Spring Chickens!
Every year, our kids get to watch the life cycles of some incredible creatures! They follow the transformations of ladybugs, butterflies, and some schools even have baby chicks! From caterpillar to butterfly, creepy bug to ladybug, and from chick to egg,
Apr 05, 2018
We hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend with your loved ones! We celebrated here at the schools by having a Purple Bunny Hop Parade! We did fun activities like coloring easter eggs, hunting for eggs, a parade, and more!
Mar 28, 2018
Spring Blast 2018!
Spring Break is here and the kids are almost having TOO much fun with events like a visit from Dippin' Dots, going to the movies, and plenty of easter themed activities.
Mar 21, 2018
It's Raining, it's Pouring...
We have had some wild weather lately! Our kids have had a lot of fun working on rainy day crafts and playing indoors, but they were so excited when the weather turned around and we got sunshine again!
Mar 16, 2018
Those Mischievous Leprechauns are at it Again!
Every year around this time, some sneaky leprechauns love to leave their tracks all over our schools! They like to leave little surprises for the kids and if they are lucky, the kids may find a post of gold at the end of the rainbow! Today was also our Gr
Mar 06, 2018
Thank you to everyone that purchased a Kids Day Fresno Bee newspaper from us today! You helped us raise $2,409.78 for Valley Children's Hospital! Look at how cute our sales people were! Some of our teachers even got dressed up to help sell papers! Ou
Feb 15, 2018
Happy Valentine's Day!
We love celebrating love around here, and what a perfect week to do so! We had our Red Heart parade, and had a Valentine party where we opened our letters that we exchanged in the mail with other Kids Kare School centers! We hope your Valentine's Day was
Feb 09, 2018
Learning about Asian Culture!
This week we learned all about Asian culture and Chinese New Year! Our preschoolers worked at using their chopsticks to eat rice bowls. What a fun and tasty way to exercise those fine motor skills!
Feb 02, 2018
Connecting with Nature at the River Center!
Every year our preschoolers take a field trip to the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Camp (also known as the River Center) where they learn about why the habitat the river provides is so important. They participate in fun crafts, exploration, a
Jan 26, 2018
Let's All Be Community Helpers!
Piggybacking on our Community Helpers discussions, this week the kids learned hands-on just how people help each other in the community! They practiced being cashiers, delivering mail, baking, washing dishes, fighting fires, and more at stations we set up
Jan 19, 2018
I Have A Dream...
This week we celebrated and learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The kids loved our projects and experiments, especially the one where we take eggs of different colors and crack them open to see that they all have the same insides. When we work togeth
Jan 12, 2018
Oh, Who are the People in your Neighborhood?
Its Community Helper week! This week our kids got to meet different people in their community that help everyone with different things! We met people like Police Officers, Firemen, Bakers, Mail Delivery people, and so much more!
Jan 03, 2018
Dancing in the New Year!
Happy New Year! To welcome 2018, we decided to throw a dance party last Friday so our kids could let loose and celebrate! Check out these adorable pictures!
Dec 27, 2017
Red Reindeer Parade
Our Preschoolers had so much fun last week with their Red Reindeer Parade! They made adorable reindeer hats, dressed festive, and danced and marched their way through the play yard with noise makers! After that, they had a party inside with treats. Too cu
Dec 20, 2017
This week, Santa Claus is visiting Kids Kare Schools! He loves spreading Christmas cheer to each and every one of our centers. Check with your director for photos of your child with Santa!
Dec 11, 2017
Winter is a Blast with Kids Kare!
Our Winter Blast program is so much fun! Our grade school kids participate in fun activities like making and decorating cookies, hand painting ornaments, going to see a movie, and more! Our preschool kids visit Christmas Tree Lane, meet Santa, have their
Nov 30, 2017
Stone Soup is one of the year's favorite lessons, especially because we make our own soup after reading the book. This inspiring story teaches our kids about the strength people possess when they work together!
Nov 20, 2017
Signs of Fall are everywhere!
We took our preschoolers on field trips to the park to see the season changing. The trees are changing colors, the weather is different, and they loved getting to examine things themselves!
Nov 14, 2017
Native American Parade!
This week we have been learning about Native Americans and their culture. Today we had a parade to celebrate!
Nov 10, 2017
Elections, Polls, and Voting, OH MY!
This week the kids learned all about elections, why they are necessary, and how we vote! We set up polling areas for them and they had their own elections!
Oct 31, 2017
What A SPOOKTACULAR Halloween!
Happy Halloween from Kids Kare Schools! The kids have had so much fun today with their costume party, seeing the teachers dressed up, and enjoying our fun themed meals throughout the day!
Oct 13, 2017
Oh My GOURD, Let's Go To The Pumpkin Patch!
We have had so much fun taking the kids to Simonian Farms Pumpkin Patch this year! The farm treated us to a hayride, taught the kids about the life cycle of a pumpkin, we checked out the Spooky Caboose, and each child got their own pumpkin!
Sep 29, 2017
We recently had Cowboy Day and that included our special Chuck Wagon lunch! The kids loved getting to dress up and parade around to show off their outfits and western related crafts.
Sep 22, 2017
Let's visit the Pet Store!
This week we have been learning all about pets! How do we take care of them? What kinds of pets can a family have? Our field trip to the Pet Store answered all of these questions and much more!
Sep 18, 2017
Lets go to Storyland!
Our new preschoolers went on their first field trip of the year to Storyland in Roeding Park. They had so much fun going on an adventure through their favorite fairy tales!
Sep 11, 2017
We LOVE our Grandparents!
This past friday was Grandparents' Day! We love welcoming our loved ones in to our centers to enjoy pancake breakfast with their grandkids! Our centers decorated, some made photo booths, and it was a fun morning for everyone!
Sep 05, 2017
Bus Safety Week!
This week we focused on teaching our little ones how to be safe on a school bus. We have some fun field trips coming up, and this lesson helps them know why it is so important to listen, pay attention, and be respectful.
Aug 31, 2017
Back to school!
Summer is coming to a close and our Grade School kids are all back in school! While we miss having them all day, our bus drivers love seeing their smiling faces as they help them safely get to and from school, and our tutors are excited to help them with
Aug 18, 2017
Let's go cool off at the ISLAND WATERPARK!
We always love taking our kiddos to the Island Waterpark! Its a fun day in the sun full of excitement. Here are some great photos from some of this year's adventures!
Aug 04, 2017
Summer Blast 2017 Basketball Tournament!
One of our other high demands events is our annual Kids Kare Summer Blast Basketball Tournament. The kids usually immediately want to start practicing as soon as summer starts so that they can compete against their friends at other centers. Its a great da
Jul 28, 2017
The kids were *flipping* out over Gymnastics Beat!
Almost all of our kids have said that their favorite field trip this summer has been their session at Gymnastics Beat! The kids got to be active and learn some really neat moves, including how to properly warm up for them. Read more here!
Jul 21, 2017
Summer Blast 2017 Cheer Competition!
Each summer, we put together a cheer competition for our grade school kids! All 12 of our centers compete against each other. It is so much fun to watch each team represent their school and to see the kids supporting their teams!
Jul 07, 2017
Let's get ACTIVE!
If you have seen our Summer Blast 2017 shirts, you'll notice a skateboard on them! We decided to have our friends from Active Rideshop Fresno come out to Lion's Skatepark for a skateboard demo and do a demonstration for the kids!
Jun 30, 2017
Staying Cool with Water Play!
It has definitely been hot lately, but we are having so much fun staying cool with water play!
Jun 23, 2017
Check Meowt Those Giant Cats!
Our Grade School Summer Blast is in full swing and one of the current favorite field trips is to the Cat Haven!
Jun 19, 2017
Happy Father's Day!
Every year for Father's Day, we do Donuts with Dad!
Jun 14, 2017
Kids Kare Rocks the Park 2017!
Our opening event was a major success! The kids had so much fun watching our performers. They had the likeness of Britney Spears, Katy Perry, and Justin Beiber! We also had some special guest circus performers!
May 26, 2017
Kids Kare Kids are the BEST!
We would like to take a moment to say that we think we have the greatest students! Kids Kare kids are so smart, kind, silly, fun, and just too cute! Check out these photos of some of our little ones!
May 17, 2017
Thank you to our Wonderful Teachers!
Last week was Teacher Appreciation week, and we just want to give our incredible teachers a shout out! Thank you to our staff for teaching, caring for, and loving our students! We are so grateful to have such compassionate and bright teachers.
May 12, 2017
To all the Moms, Mothers, Mommies...Thank you!
Happy Mother's day! We had a special treat today that we like to call Muffins with Mom! The kids loved sharing a treat and juice with their mom before their busy day began.
May 05, 2017
Cinco De Mayo!
The kids learned about Mexico and Cinco De Mayo this week in preparation for our party and parade!
Apr 28, 2017
Thank you for making Open House a success!
We love showing our parents and families what their little ones are learning and how the are progressing. Open house is the perfect time to do exactly that! Thank you to all who came out!
Apr 21, 2017
Our Butterflies Have Emerged!
Our cute little caterpillars have formed their chrysalis, and finally emerged! The children loved watching the process. They were sad to see their friends go, but they are off to live their new lives as beautiful butterflies!
Apr 14, 2017
We had a very Hoppy Spring Break!
Our older kids were out of school this week for Spring Break, and we had so much fun! They got to visit the Oh Wow! Nickel Arcade, Kona Ice came by, and both preschool and gradeschoolers did some awesome crafts!
Apr 07, 2017
Is That A WORM In Your Dessert!?
We thought it would be a fun and yummy activity for the kids to make dirt cups! The had so much fun crushing the oreos and putting it all together.
Mar 24, 2017
Spring has sprung!
Spring is finally here and we are learning so much about it, including caterpillars and how they turn into butterflies!
Mar 17, 2017
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
It's time for sneaky leprechauns, rainbows, pots of gold, and of course, wearing GREEN!
Mar 09, 2017
Find us on SNAPCHAT!
We have decided to conquer yet another social media platform, Snapchat! Find us on there and follow for cute daily photos and videos! We ALSO added a fun geofilter to each of our school locations. So if you are taking selfies, photos, or video while at on
Feb 27, 2017
Grocery Store Adventures!
The kids have been going on field trips to local grocery stores to learn more about healthy foods and what we put into our bodies. They love exploring the stores and seeing all the different and new foods, beverages, and more!
Feb 14, 2017
Be mine, Valentine!
The sun is shining, and the kids had so much fun with their Valentine's Day parties and Red Heart Parade!
Feb 06, 2017
Learning about the San Joaquin River!
Our little ones have been going on field trips to visit the San Joaquin River Parkway's River Center! They have had a blast learning all about the culture and natural history of the San Joaquin River. They go on a "Bug buddy" adventure, seeking out new
Jan 20, 2017
We Have a Dream!
This week we learned about Martin Luther King and his work as leader of the Civil Rights Movement. The kids did an activity where they cracked eggs with different colored shells to see that they all had the same insides. We all work better when we work to
Jan 12, 2017
Community Helper Week!
This week we are talking about Community Helpers! There are so many people that help us stay safe, healthy, and happy. We have been having visitors that tell us all about what they do! Doctors, Fire Fighters, Police, Veterinarians, Bakers, and so much mor
Jan 09, 2017
Its a New Year! It also looks like a lot of rain so far! Here are some cute pictures of some of our darling toddlers playing with their cars in the "snow" to warm your heart on this chilly day!
Dec 30, 2016
Our First Annual Winter Blast!
This year we started a new fun-filled series of events, called Winter Blast! It is a series of outgoing and incoming field trips to keep your grade school kids entertained and having fun while on their winter break from school. We had so much fun at Cal-S
Dec 22, 2016
The Red Reindeer Parade!
We have themed parades every month, and our December parade was the Red Reindeer parade! The kids made their own reindeer antler headbands, created noise makers, and dressed festive! Then they danced and sang as they paraded through their play yards. How
Dec 16, 2016
Santa Claus came to town!
Santa Claus flew in for his annual, very special, Kids Kare visits! He took photos with our darling toddlers and preschoolers, and heard all about what they want for Christmas.
Dec 09, 2016
Let's Bake some Festive Cookies! Yum!
The kids had so much fun learning how to make cookie dough and then decorating the cookies that they helped make from scratch! What yummy fun while learning!
Dec 03, 2016
Winter is Here! Which means so are the HOLIDAYS!
It's that time of the year again! Holiday season is in full swing and our kids have been getting very festive! We have been decorating our centers, dressing more cozy, and those mischievous scout elves are back!
Nov 25, 2016
We have had a wonderful time learning about the history of Thanksgiving, as well as discussing what we are thankful for! The kids also enjoyed a delicious, special Thanksgiving meal, and went on a field trip to see the new movie, Moana! To encourage the
Nov 17, 2016
Fall Crafts, Tasty Turkeys, and our Rain Dance Parade!
Fall is here and we are excited! The leaves are changing with the season and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. We have been making crafting some very cute fall goodies, and we had our Rain Dance Parade! The kids dressed up and had so much fun using
Nov 08, 2016
The 2016 Election!
We voted today, and you should too! There is still plenty of time before the polls close!
Oct 31, 2016
We hope you all had a fun and safe Halloween with your families! The kids all had a blast at their Halloween parties. They Trick-Or-Treated through the playgrounds, had special spooky meals, showed off their costumes, and enjoyed plenty of sweet treats!
Oct 25, 2016
Kids Kare at Zoo Boo!
If you didn't get to check out our booth at Chaffee Park's Zoo Boo this past weekend, you still have time! We will also be out there this coming weekend! Come out with the family, trick or treat, check out the zoo, and have a blast!
Oct 10, 2016
Kids Kare visits the Pumpkin Patch!
Our schools visit the pumpkin patch every year. This year we went to Simonian Farms, where we learned about the life cycle of a pumpkin, went on a hayride, journeyed through the corn maze, and the kids picked out their very own pumpkin!
Sep 22, 2016
Yeeeee-Haw, it's Cowboy day!
Today was Cowboy Day and our special Chuck Wagon lunch! The kids love dressing up and parading around to show off their outfits and western related crafts.
Sep 14, 2016
How Much is that Doggy in the Window?
This week our children are learning about pets and the responsibilities that come along with owning one. Caring for a pet involves more than just play time and fun. It involves feeding, providing a safe environment, learning how to clean after your new fr
Sep 09, 2016
Grandparents' Pancake Breakfast!
Every year, we have a special day for our preschoolers to have a delicious pancake breakfast with their grandparents! Its a fun morning for them to spend a little extra time with their loved ones.
Sep 02, 2016
How Do Worms See the World?
This week, our shape was a circle and we were reinforcing colors... So we decided to do an experiment where the kids made circle glasses that distorted your view to see how a worm sees! They decorated their worm glasses and then put them on and tried to i
Aug 25, 2016
Back to School!
Its that time of year again! Summer has drawn to a close, and soon it will be Fall. With the change of seasons, comes time for our Kinders and Grade School kids to start the school year again. We wish them all good luck with their new classes and teachers
Aug 16, 2016
2016 Summer Olympics!
The Olympics only happen every 2 years, and when they do, they grab the attention of the whole world! We love to get the kids involved, and some of our schools even had their own special events to celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics!
Aug 10, 2016
Dinosaurs and Mammoths in Madera?!
There is a fascinating place in Madera, CA called the Fossil Discovery Center. It is a wonderful museum located next to the Fairmead Landfill. The landfill is host to one of the largest Mid-Pleistocene fossil excavations in North America. The kids got to
Jul 29, 2016
What A Delicious Experience!
We have so many fun field trips during our Summer Blast program, and this year, we had an extra YUMMY one! We took the kids to the Young Chefs' Academy, where they learned how to make cinnamon rolls from scratch!
Jul 22, 2016
Summertime Water Play!
When its hot outside, we like to stay cool AND have fun! Water play is our favorite way to combine those things. The kids have had so much fun swimming and have absolutely loved the waterslide an bounce house days!
Jul 15, 2016
Our Basketball Tournament was a SLAM DUNK!
Today was our 4th Annual Summer Blast Basketball Tournament! The kids practiced so hard for this day. They learned plays and more importantly, they learned teamwork. Congratulations to Kids Kare Olive Avenue for taking first in our Older Division and Cong
Jul 01, 2016
Happy 4th of July from Kids Kare Schools!
Kids Kare would like to wish you a Happy 4th of July, from our family to yours!
Jun 24, 2016
Every year we meet new children going into preschool and we watch them grow right before our eyes. Then there comes a time to leave our preschool side and prepare for the "big kid" side, and that time is called Preschool Graduation! Our little ones get
Jun 16, 2016
Kids Kare Rocks the Park 2016!
We kicked off our 2016 Summer Blast festivities with a huge concert at the Woodward Park Amphitheater! We brought in performers with the likeness and sounds of Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Beyonce! The kids had SO much fun rocking out, dancing
Jun 03, 2016
Texture Walk through the Park!
Our kiddos have been learning about different textures and we thought it would be fun to take them to the park so they could explore them firsthand! They felt tree bark, rocks, grass, cement, asphalt, dirt, sand, and many more textures. They giggled as th
May 26, 2016
Its almost time for SUMMER BLAST 2016 to begin!
Summer Blast is our annual Summer program for our Kinder and Grade school kids! We have incoming events and outgoing field trips, as well as a huge kick-off event, cheerleading competition, and so much more!
May 09, 2016
Muffins with Mom!
This weekend was Mother's Day! So last Friday, we celebrated! Every year around this time, we invite our moms to enjoy muffins and juice with us when they drop off their little ones! It was definitely a hit!
Apr 29, 2016
May Day Flowers and Giving Back to our Community!
This week has been a busy one for our preschoolers! We got the chance to make May flowers for the residents at a couple of different retirement homes, along with performing a few of our favorite songs!
Apr 18, 2016
Last week was Open House! We invited all of our parents to come by and check out what their children have been learning. They were able to talk with our staff, ask questions, meet other parents, view art and crafts their kiddos made, and much more!
Apr 07, 2016
Planet Java at Kids Kare West!
We love to give back to our parents, so Planet Java has been swinging by locations to help us provide our loyal customers with their morning coffee! This week they were at Kids Kare West!
Apr 01, 2016
Come see us at Big Hat Days this weekend!
Every year we have a booth at Clovis' Big Hat Days. Come on out with your family and see us! There are tons of vendors, delicious food booths, and we have a bunch of awesome prizes to give away. Tell all your friends!
Mar 25, 2016
Let's do the Bunny Hop!
This Sunday is Easter so we decided to have a Bunny Hop/Purple Parade today! Everyone was encouraged to dress festively, we made streamers & noise makers, and everyone paraded through the center dancing and cheering!
Mar 22, 2016
African Adventures at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo!
We have had some fantastic field trips to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo this week! If you haven't checked out the new African Adventure exhibit, you are missing out.
Mar 17, 2016
Those Silly Leprechauns are at it AGAIN!
Every year around this time we are busy making pots of gold, learning about rainbows, Ireland, and St. Patrick's day. While we are distracted, a group of silly Leprechauns likes to sneak into our schools and play tricks on the kids!
Mar 09, 2016
Kids' Day 2016!
Every year, we help raise money for Valley Children's Hospital by selling a special Kids' Day edition of the Fresno Bee! All of our schools participate and do an excellent job supporting our community.
Mar 04, 2016
Parent Appreciation During Times of Change!
There have been some exciting changes happening at our Kids Kare Willow location! Some new staff, some remodeling, new murals... So to show our parents how much we appreciate them supporting us, we hosted Planet Java to provide them with their morning cof
Feb 24, 2016
The Sun is Out and We're Ready to play!
With all of the crazy weather lately, the kids have been so happy to see sunshine! The weather has been warm and beautiful over that past week. We have so many fun structures, toys and equipment at our centers that they love using and playing on!
Feb 12, 2016
Spreading Love and Valentines!
Our preschoolers had a blast making valentines for their classmates and then going on a field trip to the post office to mail them out! What educational fun!
Feb 05, 2016
Happy 1st Birthday, Kids Kare Owens Ranch!
1 year ago, we opened our 12th location, Kids Kare Owens Ranch! It is our 3rd center in clovis and our most eastbound location, opening up access to an entirely new group of clientele! We are so proud of our team out there and the growth we have seen in
Jan 29, 2016
Asian Culture Week!
This week was Asian Culture week! We had a special guest dancer, fun crafts, and our Chinese New Year parade!
Jan 21, 2016
Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King!
On Monday, we recognized the work of Dr. Martin Luther King and celebrated his efforts to end segregation and bring people together! So this week in the schools, we thought the kids would enjoy learning more about another culture and rejoicing in their fr
Jan 11, 2016
Meeting our Community Helpers!
This week is Community Helper week! Our little ones are learning all about the people that help keep our community safe and running smoothly! We're meeting Fire Fighters, Police Officers, Sheriffs, and Paramedics!
Dec 22, 2015
Rolling right into Winter Break!
We have a ton of fun activities planned for your kids over their Winter Break! One of those is bowling! The kids love seeing if they can beat their friends scores and if they can hit a strike!
Dec 18, 2015
Santa Claus came to town!
Santa made a special trip to the valley this week so that he could visit all of our boys and girls at Kids Kare! The kids loved telling him what they wanted for christmas and having their photograph taken with him!
Dec 07, 2015
Those mischievous Elves are back!
Each year, just after Thanksgiving, we get a visitor! Our Elf on the shelf returns to play tricks on us and to report back to the North Pole whether our kids have been naughty or nice!
Dec 02, 2015
Falling into colorful adventures in the park!
Our preschoolers have been excited and talking about how the leaves are changing colors and falling, so we decided to take them on a bus ride through the park to see it all a little closer!
Nov 24, 2015
Whats better than butter?!
The preschoolers learned how to make their very own butter! Im sure they would love to teach you how! Ask them about this fun, hands-on activity!
Nov 17, 2015
Delicious Stone Soup!
Every year, we read a book called Stone Soup with our preschoolers. The kids had so much fun making their own "stone soup" and deciding what they each wanted to add to it!
Nov 10, 2015
Learning about Native America and giving back!
This week our preschoolers are learning about Native American Indians in preparation for Thanksgiving! They have been making feathered headdresses and jewelry, learning about the fall and harvests, and we started our annual food drive!
Nov 03, 2015
Zoo Boo, Halloween Parties, and Costume Contests OH MY!
There have been a ton of festivities lately! We had a booth up at the annual ZooBoo and the kids dressed up for their Halloween parades and parties!
Oct 26, 2015
Pumpkin Patch Adventures!
Our preschoolers have been getting to enjoy a fun-filled field trip to the pumpkin patch! They each get to pick out a pumpkin, a Disney Princess reads them a story, and they learn all about pumpkins! How exciting!
Oct 13, 2015
Its that time of year again! Picture Days have been happening at our schools over the past few weeks. We all love getting our little ones dressed up, practicing their smiles, and then seeing what the photographer's results are!
Oct 05, 2015
Have you noticed our new names?
Kids Kare Schools has been in operation for 56 years now. It all started with Tiny Tots, grew into Kiddie Kare, and with the changing of times and our schools progressing into what they are today, we are now known as Kids Kare Schools. Some of our locatio
Sep 28, 2015
Cowboy Day and our Chuck Wagon Lunch!
Everyone at Kids Kare Schools loves a dress up day! Last Friday was Cowboy Day and our Chuck Wagon lunch!
Sep 21, 2015
Every year we have a booth at many different local events, and this past weekend was Clovis Fest! We had so much fun seeing familiar faces and making new friends. Thank you for coming out to support local events, vendors, and to support Kids Kare Schools!
Sep 14, 2015
Every year, we treat all of our amazing Grandparents to a pancake breakfast as a thank you for all their love, support, and hard work.
Sep 04, 2015
We hope you have a SUPER Labor Day Weekend!
3 day weekends are a special treat for most of us! It gives you a little bit more time to spend making memories with the people you love. We hope you have a SUPER Labor Day Weekend!
Aug 27, 2015
Lions and tigers and bears, OH MY!
Our preschoolers have been learning about the animals at the zoo. They have been having so much fun that they turned into animals themselves!
Aug 17, 2015
Back to School!
Summer is coming to an end and we are slowly creeping into Fall. With the change of the seasons, its time for the school year to begin!
Aug 07, 2015
We made a SPLASH at the Island Waterpark!
Our final Summer Blast 2015 field trip was to Fresno's Island Waterpark! The kids had so much fun riding waterslides, floating in the lazy river, and splashing their teachers! What better a way to end the summer, than with fun in the sun!?
Jul 30, 2015
John's Incredible Pizza!
Summer Blast 2015 continues with our field trips to John's Incredible Pizza for some yummy food, arcade games and rides!
Jul 27, 2015
Tumbling fun with our Pre-Kinders!
Our Pre-Kinders have been jumping, dancing and tumbling with My Gym Mobile!
Jul 16, 2015
I scream, you scream, we all scream for....
Some of our kids were asked what flavor ice cream they would create if they could... the answers were too cute and silly to not share!
Jul 10, 2015
Bowling at Fresno State!
Our kids have had a ton of fun learning how to bowl on their field trip to the Fresno State University Student Union's bowling alley!
Jul 08, 2015
The Rosa Brothers Farm, Hanford Carousel, and Firetrucks!
Our grade schoolers have been having a blast on their field trips! One of the highlights this summer has been the trip to the Rosa Brothers' farm in Hanford. They get to try a flavored milk or ice cream they make on site, learn how to milk a cow, ride t
Jul 03, 2015
Happy 4th of July!
Kids Kare Schools wishes you and your family a Happy 4th of July!
Jul 01, 2015
Dance Parties with CrAzY CrAiG!
Crazy Craig is back this year for more dancing fun! The kids are learning some new moves and showing off during freestyle dance time! They even get to have a dance off between the boys and the girls!
Jun 26, 2015
We have tons of themed days this summer, and NEON day is definitely the most colorful!
Jun 25, 2015
Cal Skate fun!
We have so many awesome field trips this summer, and one of the classics is Cal Skate Clovis! The kids had a ton of fun learning how to balance and roll on their 8 wheeled shoes!
Jun 18, 2015
Summer Blast 2015 Opening Event!
Our Summer Blast 2015 Opening event was a SUCCESS! Between NoCo, Parker from the Grizzlies, and The Justin Bieber Experience, the kids had an amazing time!
Jun 15, 2015
With summer, comes a multitude of fun activities, field trips, and DRESS UP DAYS! Our first one was Pirate Day!
Jun 11, 2015
It's that time of year! Your darling preschoolers are graduating to be kindergarteners! Be prepared for an emotional and absolutely adorable ceremony. Don't forget your tissues!
May 29, 2015
Rainforests have been one of our topics of discussion over the past week! We picked out some different foods that could grow in the rainforest and the kids got to try them! What a treat!
May 22, 2015
The Discovery Center of Fresno!
Field trips are always fun, and this month, we have been taking the kids to The Fresno Discovery Center!
May 13, 2015
"U" is for Unicorn!
Our letter of the week is a long U!
May 10, 2015
Muffins for mom!
Happy Mother's Day to all of the amazing women in our lives!
May 05, 2015
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
What better a way to enjoy Cinco de Mayo, than with a taco party? The kids had a blast with piñatas, delicious food, and a parade!
May 04, 2015
Sharing May flowers with Grandparents!
Last week the kids made May flowers to share with grandparents at retirement homes. They shared smiles, hugs, and brought plenty of joy along with them.
Apr 30, 2015
Ant farm adventures!
This week the schools received their Ant Farms! The kids are having so much fun watching them build hills and tunnels, and seeing what they have been learning about right before their eyes!
Apr 20, 2015
This past weekend we were at another local event! The annual Vintage Days at Fresno State was a hit!
Apr 14, 2015
Big Hat Days!
This past weekend, we had a booth at Clovis Chamber of Commerce's annual Big Hat Days!
Apr 13, 2015
Our butterflies have emerged!
A couple of news articles ago, we told you about our new caterpillars that would be turning into butterflies... here's our follow up!
Apr 07, 2015
Spring break was fantastic!
Kids Kare schools takes vacations very seriously and loves to plan a ton of fun events for the children. This year for spring break, we saw a movie and Kona Ice came for a visit!!!
Mar 24, 2015
Fluttering into Spring!
Spring has sprung! Along with it comes flowers blooming, new life, and bugs!
Mar 17, 2015
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Today is St. Patrick's day! The kids had a fun-filled day with crafts, story time, and a green parade!
Mar 09, 2015
Yummy yummy, Healthy tummy!
Last week we studied health and nutrition! Being healthy is very important and the earlier we can teach our children this, the easier it will be for them to establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Mar 04, 2015
Kids Day was a success!
Yesterday was Kid's Day here in the valley and we raised an amazing amount of money for Children's Hospital!
Mar 02, 2015
The kids booked it to the Fresno Library!
A field trip to the Fresno Library showed the kids the extensive collection of knowledge and fun that is out there for them.
Feb 20, 2015
Love is in the air!
Last week was Valentine's Day! Along with that came lots of activities involving red, pink, hearts, love and kindness. The children had a field trip to the post office to send their friends valentines, and they had a pink heart parade!
Jan 30, 2015
Asian Culture week and celebrating Chinese New Year!
This week we have been studying different kinds of asian culture! The children got to see traditional Laotian dancing, try on traditional Hmong celebratory outfits, and even took part in a Lion Dance and a Chinese New Year celebration!
Jan 27, 2015
Kids Kare Owens Ranch is now enrolling!
This week has been busy, to say the least! We have been making deliveries, unloading and unpacking, and getting Kids Kare Owens Ranch prepared to open!
Dec 31, 2014
Skating into the New Year!
Part of our winter break fun included a trip to the downtown ice skating rink! The kids had a blast gliding along the ice with their friends.
Dec 18, 2014
Santa Visits Kids Kare
Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays! Santa Claus made stops to each and every school this week to visit all the boys and girls. He listened to their Christmas wishes, and gave lots of hugs, filling the schools with holiday cheer.
Dec 08, 2014
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! With our decorations going up the Elves on the shelves have made their arrival to our schools. The kids have been busy in a winter wonderland full of arts and crafts.
Nov 26, 2014
We have had a fun week of Thanksgiving themed activities for preschool and grade school children. For our grade schoolers we went to the movies to see Big Hero 6, and our preschoolers went through Woodward park to see the different color leaves.
Nov 14, 2014
Rain Dance Parade
Today was the Native American Rain Dance parade! Our color of the month is Brown, so we encouraged the kids to dress accordingly. Here are some of our Kids Kare cuties having fun at the dance party and parade!
Oct 31, 2014
Our Halloween party's started with some trick or treating! The kids got dressed up in their costume and paraded around the play yard, while trick or treating all the teachers at different play structures.
Oct 23, 2014
We had a fun week of learning about owls. We studied their feathers to see why owls are silent flyers, learned about what nocturnal means, and had fun painting with feathers to create our very own masterpieces.
Oct 14, 2014
Our Preschoolers are heading to the Pumpkin Patch to explore all the different pumpkins in search of the perfect one to take home. We also had a visit from Bell, she read some of her favorite fall story to us.
Oct 02, 2014
Dinosaurs have returned to Kids Kare!
We explored life in the age of the dinosaurs. The week was filled with fun prehistoric activities and discussions. To wrap up our week the preschoolers made a volcano and watched it erupt.
Sep 15, 2014
Our cooks were busy cooking up a wonderful breakfast for all of our spacial guest. A big thank you to all of our Grandparents that made it out to our Grandparent Breakfast! It was fun to watch the preschoolers scream for joy as you arrived.
Sep 12, 2014
Chuck wagon Lunch!
We stepped back into the days of cowboys, pioneers, indians and covered wagons for a fun week of learning about California during the old west. We had a chuck wagon lunch to complete the experience.
Sep 02, 2014
Frozen Gymnastics Class
Birdy's families in motion has started going around to of all our schools. They are teaching a fun Frozen themed creative movement and gymnastics class for our preschoolers. Check your schools event calendar for dates.
Aug 18, 2014
Island Water Park
Who doesn't love a day at the water park. We took our swimmers for a fun day sliding down the water slides, and cooling down in the refreshing waters at the Island water park!
Aug 11, 2014
All of the schools did an amazing job! You could see the hard work and dedication the kids and the teachers had committed to this cheer competition.
Jul 31, 2014
It's official! Construction has started on Kids Kare Owens Ranch, and let me tell you we have the cutest little construction workers!
Jul 22, 2014
Oh Wow Nickel Arcade
The Grade Schoolers had an absolute blast! With everything priced at just a nickel and games and prizes galore the kids spent a fun filled morning enjoying good old fashioned games such as pinball and centipede.
Jul 12, 2014
All of the kids did an awesome job at the basketball tournament. We had two different divisions, one for the 5 to 6 year olds and the other for the 7 and over.
Jul 02, 2014
The Chaffee Zoo
The zoo was a fun filled day of exploration. We visited the newly added King Cobra and Komodo Dragon Exhibit, that is beautifully designed. The hands on experience of Sting Ray Bay and the always entertaining Bird Show.
Jun 24, 2014
Fire and Aerial Show
Noco Dance and Circus Et Cetera rocked the down town Fresno ballroom with an amazing show of captivating aerialist that seemed to dance in the air and a fire eater who defies all that we have been taught about fire.
Jun 12, 2014
Summer Blast 2014
Project survival's Cat Haven field trip was a fun and educational hike through the beautiful grounds of this sanctuary. We were able to see some of the rarest and most majestic cats in the world.
May 30, 2014
This week we are learning about the rainforest. We learned why it's called a rainforest and what kind of animals and fruit live and grow there. The kids did fun projects like making their own rainforest, binoculars and environmental lookout station!
May 19, 2014
With summer just around the corner and the weather warming up we like to remind our young friends about being safe around water, and who better to do this then our own Super Scuba-Duba!
May 10, 2014
Muffins for Mom
Thank you to all of our Mom's. We appreciate all that you do and hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day!
May 05, 2014
Cinco De Mayo
The best part of our Cinco De Mayo celebration was trying to break open our piñatas to get the tasty treats inside! The kids did amazing job making their class piñatas.
Apr 25, 2014
The Preschoolers went on a fun learning adventure to the Discovery Center. With the Dino dig, Space shuttle, Egyptian maze, Walden pond and many other activities it was a fun filled day of discovery for sure!
Apr 18, 2014
Spring Break Fun
Spring Break was a blast. We went to the movies to see Rio 2, Kona Ice visited all the schools with a fun treat to cool us down, and we did lots of fun activities for Easter.
Apr 11, 2014
In the meadow
We said goodbye to our butterfly friends as we learn about the different types of wildlife that live in the meadow including butterfly's.
Mar 28, 2014
Textures and patterns
This week we are learning about textures and patterns. The children went on field trip to the park for a texture walk, to see how many different textures and patterns they could find. They also made a texture board and did pattern painting!
Mar 21, 2014
Spring Is here!
This week we are talking about the things we see in spring. Including our new caterpillar friends that we will be watching transform into butterfly's, and of course we were visited by that tricky Leprechaun on St Patricks Day.
Mar 14, 2014
Health and Nutrition
This month we are talking about health and nutrition. The preschool children went on a field trip to the grocery store to learn more about healthy food and the good choices we can make to keep our body's healthy and happy.
Mar 06, 2014
The children really enjoyed helping raise money for the Children's Hospital by selling Kids Day Papers. Thank you for helping the kids raise over a thousand dollars!
Feb 24, 2014
A Little Bit of American History
With both Lincoln and Washington's birthdays being celebrated these past couple of weeks, our preschool kids have been learning a lot about them as well as the history of the USA.
Feb 10, 2014
It's Raining... Finally!!
What perfect time for the rain to finally make its appearance - during weather week for our preschool kids!
Feb 03, 2014
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Happy Chinese New Year! This week our kids were able to explore the Asian culture through guest speakers and even had a rice festival to use there taste buds too!
Jan 28, 2014
Is it Different or the Same?
While discussing Martin Luther King Jr and his dream of equality, our preschool kids did various activities that focused on differences and similarities.
Jan 21, 2014
What is a Community Helper?
From doctors and nurses to police officers and firefighters, we focused our lessons this past week on whose jobs are helpful in our communities.
Jan 15, 2014
During the first full week of the new year, our preschool kinds went on a fun educational adventure while learning about all types of transportation...
Jan 03, 2014
Our first field trip of the new year was a wonderful trip to the Downtown Ice Rink for a little winter fun...
Dec 31, 2013
Ringing in the New Year
This New Year's Eve all the kids at Kids Kare enjoyed a dance party to ring in 2014 a little bit early...
Dec 23, 2013
Santa Claus is Coming to Kids Kare!
You better watch out... You better not cry... 'Cause Santa Claus is visiting all our schools to see who has been naughty and who has been nice and to spread some Christmas cheer!!
Dec 13, 2013
Yummy Cookie Week!
This week the kids got to enjoy a favorite holiday tradition - cookie making! They learned the all important steps to take simple, individual ingredients and mix them together to create something completely new and delicious!!
Dec 12, 2013
Spreading Some Christmas Cheer
Our preschool friends went Christmas Caroling at a few of our local retirement homes, spreading Christmas joy, some very cute songs, and hugs all around.
Dec 09, 2013
Thank You For Helping!!
Kids Kare Schools came through again for helping those in need with our annual Can Food Drive.
Dec 06, 2013
During the first week in December, we learned all about things that we see in Winter. Our focus was on snowflakes, ice and even the return of our Elf on the Shelf from the North Pole!!
Dec 02, 2013
This week we learned about the history of the first Thanksgiving as well as wrapped up our lessons on community and working together with our Stone Soup Thanksgiving lunch.
Nov 22, 2013
Early American Pilgrims
As we get closer to Thanksgiving, the focus this week was on the Pilgrims and their voyage to America...
Nov 15, 2013
Traditions and the Native American Culture
This week our preschoolers learned about early Native American Indians and some of their traditions as we continued our focus on respect and community...
Nov 13, 2013
Kiddie Kampus at Swedefest 2013
Some of our gradeschool kids at Kiddie Kampus were movie stars as their film was played on the big screen during Swedefest 2013...
Nov 11, 2013
This month brings a lot of new learning adventures as we are starting our focus on the season of Fall, the color brown and the voting process.
Oct 31, 2013
All the super hero's and princesses, ghosts and goblins came out for the annual Halloween parties at Kids Kare...
Oct 28, 2013
No lesson on Autumn and Halloween is complete without a field trip to the Pumpkin patch for a little Fall fun!!!
Oct 22, 2013
This year, Kids Kare Schools participated in the annual Zoo Boo Trick or Treating event at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo!!!
Oct 17, 2013
Whooooo, whoooo! It's Owl Week!!
This weeks adventure in learning was all about the mysterious owl. The kids were able to investigate and experiment with the owls' feathers.
Oct 11, 2013
Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue in 1492
This week the kids learned about Christopher Columbus and his journey to discover America. We also did a special investigations on various types of rocks.
Oct 04, 2013
This week the kids were introduced to various different sports and physical activities to help keep them active and fit.
Sep 30, 2013
Kids Kare at the Clovis Farmers Market
This past Friday, some members of Team Kids Kare were out at the final Clovis Farmers Market of the season to tell everyone about our wonderful programs...
Sep 27, 2013
Lizards, Snakes, and Fishes Oh My!!
This week was pet week at Kids Kare, complete with a trip to a local pet store to learn all about animals...
Sep 23, 2013
Dinosaurs Have Returned to Kids Kare
This week we had an exciting adventure back to the prehistoric age of the dinosaur...
Sep 16, 2013
Come and Get It!!
To finish up our studies on California and cowboys, we rounded up all our cowboys and cowgirls for our Chuck Wagon lunch!!!
Sep 09, 2013
The preschoolers really enjoyed spending the morning having breakfast with their Grandparents and then showing them around the school. Thank you to all of our Grandparents for making their day extra special!
Aug 30, 2013
College Colors Day
The last Friday in August is always College Colors Days, where schools across the nation are asked to show their support for their college teams...
Aug 28, 2013
Making New Friends
As we start our new Preschool year, we welcome all our friends, both new and old, to Kids Kare...
Aug 20, 2013
Welcome Back to School!
Summer vacation has officially ended as all the kids grab their backpacks and head to the busses for the trip back to school.
Aug 14, 2013
One Last Summer Adventure...
We rounded out or 2013 Summer Blast with a favorite for all the kids - a day at the Island Waterpark!!
Aug 02, 2013
Basketball Tournament, Kids Kare Style
Our schools competitive nature was once again kicked into high gear as we all met up for a Basketball Tournament at St. Anthony's.
Jul 30, 2013
Take Me Out to the Ballpark!!
As Summer Blast rolls on, our gradeschool kids spent a morning at Chukchansi Park, enjoying a behind the scenes tour of the home of the Fresno Grizzlies.
Jul 26, 2013
Nickels, Video Games, and Tickets Too!!
Our grade school kids enjoyed a morning at the Nickel Arcade, playing retro video games and winning as many tickets as possible...
Jul 19, 2013
Let's Get Up and Move!!
Our pre-K graduates enjoyed a morning of balance beams, summersaults and movement activities with the great instructors from Tumble Express...
Jul 17, 2013
San Joaquin Fish Hatchery
This week started our field trips up to the San Joaquin Fish Hatchery to explore and learn about the fish life cycle...
Jul 12, 2013
Kids Kare Cheer Competition 2013
Our schools once again put there spirit to the test in our annual Cheer Competition. The kids all worked hard and really made the judging tough this year.
Jul 11, 2013
Hillcrest Tree Farm
Our Grade School kids enjoyed the sunshine with a ride on the Steam Engine Train and some water games during a trip out to Reedley's Hillcrest Tree Farm...
Jul 03, 2013
Bubbles, Bubbles and Beads too
Our preschool and grade school kids got to enjoy bubble-filled extravaganza, including big bubble demonstrations and hands on fun!
Jun 28, 2013
Dr. Seuss Week
This week our preschool kids learned about rhyming with the help of Dr. Seuss. We investigated Horton's Tiny Speck, counted with the 1 Fish, 2 Fish game and read lots of books.
Jun 25, 2013
Congratulations Kids Kare Graduates!
This week wrapped up the end of our preschool graduations and all our excited graduates are ready for a summer of fun before they head off to Kindergarten.
Jun 17, 2013
Happy Father's Day!
We invited all our dads to have a danish and juice before they started their busy day as we celebrated how much we love them for all they do.
Jun 12, 2013
Let's Go to the Zoo!!
School is out and the fun has begun for our Gradeschool kids. Summer Blast got into full swing this week with our first big field trip of the summer...a morning at the Chaffee Zoo!!
Jun 06, 2013
Preschool Water Play
The warm weather means summer is almost here. With that warmer weather comes a lot of opportunities to play outside in the water to cool off and have some fun, which is exactly what our preschool kids are doing...
May 31, 2013
A Morning of Exploration
The children had a fun filled morning as they explored Yokut Teepees, dug for worms and even for dinosaur bones at the Discovery Center.
May 24, 2013
Time to Learn About Water Safety
With the warmer weather and the start of Summer just around the corner, we took the opportunity to teach the children about the correct ways to have fun in the water...
May 14, 2013
Kids Kare Schools Loves Their Teachers!!
During last weeks' Teacher Appreciation Week, our Kids Kare families took the opportunity to shower our teachers with the love they deserve for all their hard work and dedication to our kids.
May 10, 2013
Have you thanked your Mother today?
Don’t forget because it’s almost here! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching the children have been diligently working on getting their gifts finished in time for Mom’s special day.
May 06, 2013
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
Our kids enjoyed learning about Mexican traditions as we celebrated Cinco de Mayo.
Apr 30, 2013
Celebrating May Day
Spreading a little cheer. In preparation for May Day some of our preschool classes started taking field trips out to visit the Grandmas and Grandpas at a few of our local retirement communities.
Apr 26, 2013
Aloha from Kids Kare Schools!
It’s Hawaiian week and the kids are really getting into the spirit!
Apr 20, 2013
Kids Kare Schools Open House
Every year we invite our parents, friends and families into our schools to learn more about Kids Kare and to check on the progress of our kids.
Apr 16, 2013
Marshmallows by the Campfire
And following the Children’s lead…
Apr 05, 2013
Spring is Sprung!
And at Kids Kare that means lots of fun activities!
Mar 29, 2013
A Spectacular Spring Break
This week’s activities have been non-stop fun from start to finish!
Mar 20, 2013
A Visit from that Tricky Leprechaun!
While the children are away the Leprechaun will play!
Mar 12, 2013
We are all about Health and Nutrition
Our preschool friends are discussing healthy eating habits and we took a field trip to learn all about it!
Mar 08, 2013
Helping Children's Hospital
Thank you to all of our parents that bought Kids Day papers from us!
Mar 04, 2013
And we're on the hunt to find some truly fabulous foods that start with the
Feb 25, 2013
An important component of our preschool program involves the process of
learning through kinesthetics..
Feb 15, 2013
Happy Valentine's Day from Kids Kare to you!
This week has been all about Love and Kindness... And everyone from our smallest toddler friends up to our grade school and kindergarteners had a great time celebrating this special day!
Feb 11, 2013
Post Office here we come!
Valentine's Day is coming and our preschool and toddler classes are getting
ready to mail their valentines...
Feb 04, 2013
Learning about Other Cultures
Ms. Nancy and Ms. Barbra came to visit our centers to discuss the Laotian culture. In celebration of Asian culture week they treated the children
to a discussion of their personal cultural traditions.
Jan 29, 2013
Martin Luther Kings Dream
In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, our Preschool and Toddler focused on learning more about each other as individuals thorough different activities.
Jan 18, 2013
Community Helpers Week!
Is there a Doctor in the House? Yes! And a fireman, and an Officer and a Construction worker too!
Jan 09, 2013
Planes Trains and Automobiles!
What a great way to kick off the New year! Our preschoolers are learning all about different forms of transportation!
Jan 03, 2013
Ice Skating Down Town Fresno!
How often in Fresno do we get a chance to Ice skate outside. This year we got that chance and children loved it!
Dec 28, 2012
Xtreme Gaming comes to Kids Kare
As part of this year's Winter Break program our kids were treated to a morning of amazing action.
Dec 23, 2012
This week the jolly old elf himself started his Christmas journey by making special trips to visit all of the young friends at Kids Kare Schools.
Dec 13, 2012
Color Me Mine
The preschoolers are making a special gift this week!
Dec 06, 2012
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way Oh, what fun it is to have oklin at our schools!
Nov 27, 2012
Bus ride through Woodward Park!
Nov 16, 2012
Native American are the indigenous peoples to North America and we are learning all about how they lived in teepees, cliff dwellings, or grass huts, used smoke signals as a way of communication, and much more.
Nov 09, 2012
Voting at Kids Kare
We had our own election this week and learned all about how important it is to vote.
Nov 02, 2012
Halloween was a scream at Kids Kare!
Oct 25, 2012
The preschoolers are learning all about pumpkins, from arts and crafts to math and science we are doing it all with pumpkins.
Oct 19, 2012
Our Preschoolers had a fun day playing and learning at the pumpkin patch, as soon as they got off the bus they were excited to see all the different types of pumpkins including the pink pumpkins.
Oct 09, 2012
Hooked on the alphabet
Our preschoolers were busy fishing for letters and after they caught the letter they would say what sound it makes.
Oct 04, 2012
Kids are always so fascinated by rocks, so we are studying them this week.
Sep 25, 2012
Puppy's, Kittens, and Fish Oh My!
What does it take to own a pet? That's what our preschoolers are learning about this week as we travel to our local pet store.
Sep 18, 2012
We are discussing dinosaurs this week, and how they lived a long time ago.
Sep 07, 2012
Our preschoolers got an extra special treat this morning, when their Grandparents came to visit to have breakfast with them!
Sep 05, 2012
School Bus Safety
This week we are talking about School Bus safety.
Aug 31, 2012
Go Fresno State
Today is national support your local college day!
Aug 23, 2012
Back to School
We found a poem, and thought it was cute, so here some pictures for you to view.
Aug 17, 2012
Carnival Days at Kids Kare
Our Summer Blast has come to an end, so we topped off our summer with a Carnival day filled with a bounce house, water slides, and fun games.
Aug 16, 2012
With the summer heat hitting its high, we stayed cool and played hard inside Johns Incredible.
Aug 16, 2012
Xtreme Gaming Trailer
The kids gave Xtreme Gaming Trailer a thumbs up for one of their favorit summer blast activity.
Aug 10, 2012
The Pre-K kids got a lesson on how much fun being active and staying healthy can be, from the staff at My Gym.
Aug 08, 2012
Kids Kare Theatre 2012
This has to be one of the best talent shows we have ever had! The kids and teachers out did themselves this year and really showcased their talents.
Jul 31, 2012
All kids love bubbles but how often do you get a chance to be put in a bubble!
Jul 27, 2012
Kids Kare Cheer competition 2012!
All the schools worked really hard and did an amazing job during competition. The judges had some tough decisions to make this year.
Jul 16, 2012
Young Chefs Academy
Grade schoolers are learning how to make cake pops at the Young Chefs Academy, and the best part about cooking is eating your own creation.
Jul 16, 2012
Pre-K Water Park
We took our graduating preschoolers to play at the water park
Jul 03, 2012
Kona Ice Days
The truck stops here at Kids Kare- with a tasty treat for our kids. A cool sno-cone on a hot day, hits the spot.
Jun 29, 2012
We have been getting a up close look at some amazing BIG cats, thanks to our guides at Cat Haven.
Jun 26, 2012
Winding down the school year, we are in our final days of preschool Graduation, but the learning never stops at Kids Kare.
Jun 26, 2012
Water Play days are here
With the hot sunny days, come Preschool water-play and Grade-school swimming. Kids get a chance to cool off and splash with water fun.
Jun 21, 2012
Fun Fridays started this last Friday with Neon Day. Kids dressed up in the throwback colors of the 80's.
Jun 20, 2012
The Rocket Man Blasts off!
Kicking off our Summer Blast Grade-school kids watched this exciting event unfold as he shot from his cannon at the Fresno Fairgrounds.
Jun 19, 2012
Danishes with Dad
Thank you to all of our Fathers for joining us! The children loved spending that extra time with you and having a danish.
Jun 06, 2012
Wrapping up our spring field trips at the River Center. Kids learned about pond life and things that live in a meadow. The best part is the "hands-on" activities.
May 23, 2012
Fieldtrips of Discovery
There were lots of fun discoveries at both the Discovery Center and The River parkway, as schools split up and engaged in many hands-on activities.
May 14, 2012
Muffins with Mom
We love celebrating our awesome mothers at Kids Kare. Sitting down with a cup of juice a muffin, and a mom is the best way to start our morning.
May 14, 2012
Learning about Mexico is fun! From Pinatas to tortillas- kids had a fun and festive week.
May 07, 2012
May Day is here
We kicked off our month of May with a Maypole dance and a visit to the retirement homes bringing may flowers to the grandmas and grandpas.
May 07, 2012
During our Hawaii week, we explored earth science using volcanoes, exploding milk, and topped off the week with an actual Luau.
Apr 19, 2012
Open House Day
Its Open House week, and the kids are so proud to show their parents what they have learned all year.
Apr 19, 2012
Gradeschool Fun at the Park
Nothing beats a fun day at the park. Every once in a while it's fun to just be a kid and enjoy a relaxing day in the spring weather.
Apr 17, 2012
Farm animals abound
Spring has sprung and the farm animals come alive at Kids Kare.
Apr 17, 2012
Egg and Easter activities
We wrapped up Easter week with an Easter egg hunt and lots of fun egg activities.
Apr 09, 2012
Exposure to music is what makes the most of our "well-rounded" kids. Today the gradeschool kids got to experience the theatrical face paced Clovis North world of percussion.
Apr 09, 2012
Spring Break fun at Blackbeards
Spring Break wouldn't be fun without an active day at Blackbeards Fun Center. Arcade games, lazer tag, racers and rides made a perfect day for a kid.
Mar 29, 2012
Rain Forest activities
Arts and crafts and many hands-on activities extended into our unit on the Rainforest. From "Angry Birds" to making their own Bio-Dome.
Mar 28, 2012
The Zoo Mobile
This week we experienced all of the layers of the rainforest, with a presentation from the Zoo Mobile.
Mar 19, 2012
St. Paddys Day Fun
Last Friday was a day filled with leprechauns and rainbows.
Mar 15, 2012
Textures make me feel....
Exploring our senses is what our preschoolers are learning about. We have so many activities that encourage sensory learning.
Mar 06, 2012
Thank You to everyone for your support in helping to raise money for Valley Children's Hospital.
Mar 05, 2012
Healthy Eating starts at the grocery store
For our fieldtrip to the local grocery store, kids got a hands-on tour and some samples of healthy foods.
Feb 27, 2012
Celebrating Presidents is fun, especially when you get to make cupcakes and wear funny hats! Who knew all this fun could be so educational.
Feb 15, 2012
Valentines Day wishes
Valentines day was celebrated all week long, with many of acts of kindness by our students. Preschool parties were filled with love.
Feb 08, 2012
A fun field trip to the the post office makes this week extra special. As the preschoolers got ready for this trip, they had to first create the valentines.
Feb 08, 2012
Shadows and Wind
Shadow games and windy day activities! This time of year is perfect for exploring the upcoming springlike weather.
Jan 25, 2012
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Happy Chinese New Year! This week we are learning many interesting facts about the Asian Culture, including India, Laos, and beyond.
Jan 18, 2012
The first week of January was all about transportation. The preschoolers talk about the many ways of travel. Included was a field trip to the airport.
Jan 11, 2012
A visit From the Clovis FD
This week we are learning about Community Helpers, and what better way to learn, than to have a few members of the Clovis Fire Dept. show us about their jobs.
Jan 03, 2012
Xtreme Gaming Tournament
Our first-ever video gaming competition went off with a bang. The week long competition ended with 33 Ultimate Gamers who got to show their skills in the Gaming trailer.
Dec 28, 2011
Another trip to the movies where kids got to enjoy the third episode of Alvin and the Chipmunks- Chipwrecked.
Dec 27, 2011
Winter Break Fun
Gaming, playing cards, reading their favorite magazine; being a kid is fun when you have a few weeks to kick back and enjoy vacation.
Dec 22, 2011
Bowling at Fresno State
Starting up the Winter Break Field Trips, it's a trip to the bowling alley at Fresno State.
Dec 15, 2011
Santa Claus Visits Kids Kare
Santa Claus visits the Kids Kare Preschoolers. Every child gets a chance to sit on Santa's lap and tell him what they want for Christmas.
Dec 12, 2011
Oklin Bloodworth Holiday Jam!
Back by popular demand, The Valley's Very own Oklin Bloodworth did his usual musical magic, by putting a smile on everyone's face.
Dec 07, 2011
Cookies by the dozen!
This week our preschoolers are enjoying the spirit of the season by decorating their very own cookie, provided by Cookie Couture.
Dec 05, 2011
Fall senses bring holiday anticipation!
This time of year we have so much to see, hear and taste. So many activities bring winter and the holidays closer and closer.
Nov 16, 2011
It's Turkey Time
Lifestyles of the Pilgrims and Early Americans were the hot topic this week for our preschool friends. We are gearing up for a week full of "Thanks" and bounty of "Giving".
Nov 15, 2011
Kids got to taste test some of the best apples of the season. From the sweet juicy to the sour and tart. The lesson here is the Voting Process.
Nov 14, 2011
Giving back to our Veteran Friends
This Veterans Day, the kids at our River bluff School decided to give a little back while learning why they get the day off school.
Nov 09, 2011
Preschoolers enjoying the spirit of the season, with so many activities that celebrate Autumn.
Nov 04, 2011
Halloween parties and dress up day proved to be a success at Kids Kare. The Halloween spirit was alive, with a few tricks and plenty of treats.
Oct 31, 2011
Grown Ups Love Halloween too!
Who says Halloween is only for kids. Take a look at our awesome staff pictures, you can view all pictures in the General Galleries.
Oct 31, 2011
What's in a Pumpkin?
Pumpkin Science activities, followed by Pumpkin Carving and Seed roasting- It's all about ringing in the Fall season at Kids Kare.
Oct 24, 2011
Wildlife experts gave us a look into the amazing life of an Owl. Preschoolers learn that rescue owls and other birds of prey are night predators otherwise know as "nocturnal" hunters.
Oct 18, 2011
A fun morning at the Pumpkin Patch
It's that time of year. Time for fun in the fall weather, and perfect for Pumpkin Patch fun.
Oct 05, 2011
Some new additions to this years curriculum, fine motor development and handwriting skills. Children are getting plenty of and exercise with these skills.
Oct 04, 2011
Learning about Pets
A trip to the pet store gave us a hands on look at what it takes to take to properly care for a pet.
Sep 22, 2011
All about Dinosaurs Week
Dinosaur activities about during dino week. From measuring and counting, to creating "d"'s and painting dino-rubs. Its fun to learn and dig up bones in our dino-dig.
Sep 15, 2011
Round em Up for Cowboy Day
This week we are learning about California, and what better way to celebrate our great state than having a Cowboy day, with a chuck wagon lunch to boot.
Sep 14, 2011
Kare West Toddler addition
Now open, our toddler room at Kids Kare West. Come and see our newest addition to our building. Come for a tour today!
Sep 12, 2011
What a great day for our preschoolers having their grandparents over for breakfast, and then showing them around the school.
Sep 11, 2011
Bus evacuation practice
Each year,before field trip season we give the children a lesson on Bus Safety. Here is a look at what we teach.
Aug 30, 2011
Let the Learning Begin...
As we start another school year, our preschoolers get a fresh start with new activities that jump start your child's education.
Aug 25, 2011
Learning with iPads
Keeping up with the latest and greatest in technology, Kids Kare offers iPads to teachers to enhance with story-time.
Aug 22, 2011
First Day of School
Fun in the sun is over for now. Kids with filled backpacks are ready to go back to school.
Aug 15, 2011
Kids need pampering too, at Kids Kare we bring in the beauty experts for a fun day of hair, nails and the newest trend- feathers.
Aug 10, 2011
BIG GIVEAWAYS AT KIDS KARE!!!!
Don't miss out on some big giveaways that don't cost you a penny. Each week we have a new game from our Facebook and Twitter sites and all you have to do is "like" us to get in on the action.
Aug 09, 2011
Let's go to the Island...
It's that time of year again. Time for fun in the sun, splashing, spinning, and sliding. The end of the summer is here but the fun does not stop.
Aug 05, 2011
Cheer and Talent Show
The competition was fierce, but the kids brought their best performing acts, cheers, dances and Skits.
Aug 03, 2011
My Gym Mobile
Our preschoolers got a chance to stretch, wiggle, roll and tumble. Mike from Mobile My Gym is making his rounds for sports week teaching physical fitness.
Aug 02, 2011
Tats 4 all
Tats 4 all is visiting Kids Kare, and air brushing temporary tattoos on the grade school children.
Aug 02, 2011
A huge day of fun starts this week! It's Carnival Day at Kids Kare, where kids get a fun day of inflatables, popcorn, shaved ice and all day fun and games.
Jul 21, 2011
Fun times at Boomers
Climbing the rock wall, racing go carts, and miniature golf. so much fun packed in to one day!
Jul 19, 2011
Aquarius Aquarium is making the rounds with their "Teaching Tidepools" presentation. Preschoolers got to touch ocean creatures while learning about the earth.
Jul 18, 2011
The Cake Off Results!
This year's theme was "Disney", and the competition was FIERCE! As kids rolled out the fondant, scooped up the butter-cream, and added their own artistic touches.
Jul 14, 2011
Slime Time Adventures
Alien Slime, Space mud and fun scientific facts fill this day with lots of hands-on fun!
Jul 11, 2011
Cake Demo Day
Our kids have been gaining some creative cake decorating skills these past few weeks in preparation for our Ultimate Cake Off this Friday!
Jul 07, 2011
Its a Bubble Extravaganza
What's cooler than blowing a giant bubble? How about being inside a giant bubble.
Jul 07, 2011
Fresno Fire and Metal Academy
Children watched and learned about the art of fire spinning, glass blowing, and metal work.
Jul 05, 2011
Fun Friday Dress up Days
Join us in our Fun Fridays where we dress up patriotic, crazy hair, sunglasses and all kinds of fun follows.
Jul 01, 2011
Ceramic Studio Day!
We brought the art studio to Kids Kare where children were able to design their very own ceramic masterpiece for keepsake!
Jun 30, 2011
The children were pumped up from all of the high flying tricks at the BMX Show
Jun 28, 2011
Both preschool and grade school children got to experiance the beauty of polynesian dance and a ukulele performance.
Jun 27, 2011
Congratulations to all of our Preschool Graduates! We are so proud of our preschool children who are now ready for Kindergarten.
Jun 27, 2011
Gradeschool kids got to tour this famous subterranean local historical spot, where an entire home was built to beat the heat.
Jun 21, 2011
Today kids learned about the Mammoths that roamed the San Joaquin Valley over 500,000 years ago at the new Fossil Discovery Center in Madera.
Jun 21, 2011
Beam me UP.... At Laser Quest!!!
This week begins with trips to the future at Laser Quest, where kids got to battle with laser beams plus have loads of fun!
Jun 14, 2011
Summer Fun Kicks Off
Summer Activities kick into high gear starting this week, with lots of fun activities planned for your kids!Come join us!!!
Jun 02, 2011
The Cat in The Hat Knows about that...
This week we learned about and celebrated Dr. Seuss by bringing in our Dr. Seuss books from home to share with friends.
May 31, 2011
The Lifecycle of a Bug
Discovering these interesting creatures in our very own caterpillar & Praying Mantis habitats we went on a BUG HUNT!!!
May 20, 2011
We had a guest speaker for water safety this week. Children had fun interacting while learning how to be safe around water.
May 06, 2011
Muffins With Mom
Happy Mothers Day from our family to yours.
May 06, 2011
Cinco De Mayo
The children dressed for the occasion, danced in a Cinco De Mayo Parade, and played maracas that they had made.
May 05, 2011
Our Disneyland Winners
Congratulation to our top selling Families. We had four families that sold over 1,000 dollars in candy during our fundraiser. All four families were awarded four tickets to Disneyland.
May 03, 2011
A Magicians Dream
The magic of Kenny B kept kids captivated with his hysterically funny and jaw dropping one-of-a kind magic show.
May 03, 2011
Spring Break at John's
Kids loved their day at Johns Incredible Pizza where the fun and games never seemed to stop, except for lunch of course!
Apr 29, 2011
Open House Fun
Our annual open house was held this week, where children got to bring in their parents and family to show off all they had learned and created.
Apr 28, 2011
Fun Day Easter Egg Hunting
The children had an exciting day hunting for Easter eggs around the playground.
Apr 14, 2011
Discovering Science in Nature
Spring field-trips have sprung..... Our first groups explored the first signs of spring in hands-on activities at the Discovery Center.
Mar 25, 2011
A great Hula Performance...
Fresno Polynesian Club put on an amazing performance this week. Dancers of all ages got up on stage and showed us their #1 Nationally ranked show!!!
Mar 17, 2011
The Legend of the Tricky Leprechaun lives on...
St. Patty's day brings fun and surprises. From the tricky leprechaun to a week filled with green, green, and more green.
Mar 14, 2011
Taking in the Sights, Smells and Textures of Spring
Preschoolers are always up for new discoveries. A Nature walk in the park focusing on textures is the perfect way for children to discover in a "hands-on" environment.
Mar 09, 2011
Kids Day Event a Success!
This year kids and teachers came together and sold $1440 in Kids Day Special Edition papers.
Mar 01, 2011
Presidents Day activities
Last week we wrapped up our patriotic unit as we learned about past Presidents and our beloved American Flag.
Feb 15, 2011
A Valentines Day to remember
Many of our schools celebrated Valentines Day twice,with fun filled parties on Friday and Valentines written to our friends to open on Monday.
Feb 15, 2011
Parent's Night Out
Thursday night, Parents Night turned out to be a KIDS NIGHT OUT, as kids ate a yummy dinner, and had fun with craft projects, games and just plain fun.
Feb 10, 2011
Learning about shadows and wind
Last week we introduced the preschoolers to the ground hog and talked about his prediction for the upcoming season. Windy days are not yet here but we practiced running with streamers.
Feb 01, 2011
Far East Traditions Celebrated
We had a week packed full of lessons in Asian traditions. Miss Barbara personally visited each center with a dance and presentation on the Laos culture.
Jan 26, 2011
Different or Same?
Last week, as a part of our unit on Diversity, the children examined brown eggs and white eggs- guess what they found inside?
Jan 18, 2011
Community Helpers week
Last week we learned all about friends in our Community, and their jobs. Community Helpers lessons teach children the importance of their role in our neighborhoods.
Jan 04, 2011
Blackbeards fun day
Keeping the kids active during winter break, grade-school kids had a chance to work off the winter blues.
Jan 03, 2011
Gradeschool to Cal Skate
Rounding out the last week of Winter Break, the gradeschool kids did a lot of tripping.... on 4 wheels that is.
Dec 21, 2010
GS Winterbreak Projects
We are keeping our kids busy this winter with some fun hands-on activities. Caroline's Creations came in once again with a giant gingerbread house for the kids to create, along with take-home gifts for mom and dad.
Dec 16, 2010
A HUGE donation to our community food banks
Kids Kare families came in big with our annual canned food drive, benefiting our local food banks. Thanks again to all who contributed! A trailer and a truck bed filled with donations.
Dec 16, 2010
Santa Clause is comin' to Kids Kare
He's making his rounds to all the preschoolers, and checkin' his list twice. As Santa listened to each childs' wishes for Christmas, they walked away with a candy cane, and a smile.
Dec 14, 2010
Community Outreach- Toys for Tots
The friends and families of Kids Kare have been reaching out to help our greatest need, our community's poor. Our total number of toys reached 280 toys and $189.00- Thank you for all your support
Dec 14, 2010
Lessons with Cookies
What better way to learn about the letter C? Cookies are everyone's favorite treat, so we made our own batter, measured, decorated and ate the entire lesson.... Yum Yum!
Dec 07, 2010
Oklin Bloodworth in Concert
Kicking off the holiday spirit, our friend and musical guest Oklin made a stop at each school to sing and dance with the preschool kids
Nov 29, 2010
All Tangled up
The Grade-school kids had a great time at the exclusive movie premiere of "Tangled". As one of the first groups in Fresno to see this fun movie, the kids loved it!
Nov 15, 2010
Honoring our Veterans
As a special project, our friends at Kiddie Kollege decided to make a banner and take it to the Veterans Hospital. Learning that giving back means a lot to our country's heroes.
Nov 15, 2010
The sights and sounds of November
The children are reminded of traditions in the month of November, here are a few pictures of what we are doing this month.
Nov 08, 2010
This lesson taught the children that even if you all have very little, you can come together and make something very big.
Nov 08, 2010
Preschool Voter voices are heard....
Favorite colors prevail when the kids participated in their very own voting activity.
Nov 02, 2010
Halloween parties are always fun. This year was no exception. With Spider men, Princesses, Buzz Light-years everywhere you look!
Oct 21, 2010
Farewell to Cobb Ranch Pumpkin Patch
Kids Kare had the opportunity to enjoy the last days of the Historic Cobb Ranch Pumpkin Patch this week as preschoolers got to pick out the best pumpkin "ever"!
Oct 12, 2010
It's Sports Week-GO DOGS!!!
This week, it's all about supporting your favorite team. The favorite choice among kids and teachers is, of course the Fresno State Bulldogs.
Oct 11, 2010
Letter of the Week
Each week we introduce a new letter of the week to our preschool friends. This week, we are learning Gg, and the sounds G makes.
Sep 29, 2010
This week, the preschool children got a "paws-on" lesson, on animal care and safety.
Sep 21, 2010
Yeee Hawwww! It's Cowboy Day!
Last Weeks them was all about California. The kids had a Cowboy dress up day with a stagecoach lunch.
Sep 14, 2010
Teddy Bear Parade
Everyone loves bringing their favorite teddy bear to school. The teddy bear parade is a time of fun and dancing with our furry friends.
Sep 09, 2010
Another successful grandparents breakfast, an annual Kids Kare tradition. Our preschoolers got to enjoy pancakes, sausage and juice with their favorite grandmas and grandpas.
Sep 02, 2010
These last two weeks have been a huge transition for all of our kids. With kinders starting school, and lots of new preschoolers getting to know each other, we welcome a new school year.
Sep 01, 2010
Kids Kare on the News!
Our little ones got a shot at star-dom with the Channel 24 & 26 news crews today. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the San Joaquin River Parkway.
Aug 19, 2010
End of summer at the Island
So much fun with friends! This summer was packed full of fieldtrips, competitions, and guests with fun activities, from gold panning to art and cake decorating classes, this summer won the blue ribbon.
Aug 18, 2010
Get out your Binders and Notebooks...
It's Back to school. Kids are all geared up and ready for school.
Backpack and lunch sacks are packed, pencils sharpened and anti-bacterial gel are all ready to take on another school year.
Aug 17, 2010
ROCK ON! It's Rock Star Day!
Kids and teachers dressed up in their spandex and big hair for a fun dress up day on Friday.
Aug 11, 2010
Cheer Competition Success!
Kids Kare Kids definitely have the "Spirit"! As teams hit the gym floor Tuesday morning the crowd full of kids, teachers and parents cheered on for our performers.
Aug 05, 2010
Its all about Bubbles
Brandon from Wild Child Adventures, treated our kids to a Bubble Extravaganza where they got to learn about the science of bubbles as well as make their own.
Aug 02, 2010
Fridays are all about FUN!
Our summer days are filled with Fun Fridays- Dress up days, where the kids get to come dressed in their wackiest & brightest costumes & crazy hair.
Jul 26, 2010
"Kids Kare's got Talent"
Every school was a winner at the annual summer talent show. The kids practice and dedication showed with their own talented acts that included dance, singing and a play.
Jul 21, 2010
BMX Bike Winners!
Kids always win at Kids Kare! Thank you to all the parents who continually refer kids to our program. The lucky boy and girl were from Kareland and Riverbluff
Jul 15, 2010
Kids Strike Gold!
Straight from Coarsegold Creek to Kids Kare. Gradeschool and preschool kids learned about the gold rush days and searched for gold and gemstones.
Jul 12, 2010
Who's the Kids Kare Cake Boss?
The first annual Kids Kare cake challenge became an instant hit with teams creating their very own cake creations. Take a look at the challenge. All teams were awarded ribbons and special awards highlighted their individual talent.
Jul 07, 2010
Young Chefs Academy
A favorite field trip of grade school children is at the Young Chefs Academy in Fresno. The children had lots of hands-on experience and learned Kitchen 101...
Jul 07, 2010
Gradeschool gameshow Day
Game show Chad strikes again, with his crazy antics and game show fun. The theme this year is "Minute to Win it". Where kids have one minute to complete each task.
Jun 24, 2010
Gradeschoolers go to Cat Haven
One of the first Out-of-town field trip of the summer, Kiddie Kareland took a trip to Cat Haven up in the foothills of Sequioa National Park.
Jun 24, 2010
Graduation Week!! How exciting!
We are so proud of our preschoolers, they have worked so hard and have accomplished so much at Kids Kare. This week marks a celebration of their continued education...
Jun 17, 2010
BMX Show at Woodward Park
An Exclusive Kids Kare event put on by Jump 2 Jump from Gilroy. The first field trip of the summer season got the kids flyin' high on BMX riding.
Jun 16, 2010
Summer Kick Off Begins!!!
As we enter our first week of Summer Break, the kids are reaping the rewards that Summmer brings. Swim testing, field trips and dress up days are all a part of the Summer Blast Schedule.
Jun 08, 2010
Dr. Seuss is on the loose.... at Kids Kare
Last week we dedicated the entire week to the studies of Theodore Seuss Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss. "Cat in the Hat", "Green Eggs & Ham" and others were welcome into the Kids Kare reading room.
May 24, 2010
Water Safety Speaker
Our very own Children's Hospital trained Water Safety Experts, gave a very important lesson on the dangers of water. Ask your child what they learned that day, it could save their lives.
May 10, 2010
Muffins with mom
On Thursday, to show our appreciation to our awesome Kids Kare moms, we treated them to some muffins and juice. Just another special way of showing how important mothers are!
May 05, 2010
Cinco de Mayo celebrations
Celebrating the traditions of the Mexican culture, our preschoolers had the opportunity to make their own pinata, dance to latin music like the Macarana and join in a yummy taco party for lunch.
May 04, 2010
Studies at The River Parkway
This year our preschoolers had a chance to learn about birds at the San Joaquin River-parkway. "Bird Buddies" was the topic of study at this wonderful hands-on learning center.
Apr 26, 2010
Preschool Open House
A time to connect with your child's teacher, Open House was a great success last week. Our wonderful staff work hard all year long to showcase the achievements of your child. Thanks to our parents for all your support!
Apr 22, 2010
At Kids Kare, we take science to a new level. We provide a living butterfly and ladybug lesson, where children get to see up close and personal the living life-cycles of these favorite insect friends.
Apr 19, 2010
March for Babies Walk!
Saturday the Kids Kare staff along with friends and family geared up for an important walk. In support of March of Dimes, the Kids Kare friends and family raised $5,563. Thank you for all your contributions!
Apr 14, 2010
Don't forget to register for Kindergarten!
If you have not already Pre-registered your child for Kindergarten, now is the time to get started. We have valuable information for you to get started, and at Kids Kare you can be assured your pre-school child is getting the education they need.
Apr 05, 2010
Hopping down the bunny trail...
Egg hunts, bunny visitors, dyeing Easter eggs and Egg science were all included in last week's amazing springtime activities.
Apr 05, 2010
Spring Break Madness!
As spring break winds down, so do the children. Well..... not exactly. Last week was a fun week of field trips, egg hunts, games and activities.
Mar 29, 2010
Celebrating Hawaiian Culture
Last week was all about Hawaii and Rainbows. The preschoolers made leis, learned about the colors of the rainbow and watched the Hula dancers on a field trip!
Mar 18, 2010
A Lucky Day at Kids Kare
You'll never know what you will find at Kids Kare on St. Patrick's Day. Those pesky leprechauns make a mess and leave their little footprints all over the school. Kids celebrate this fun day
Mar 10, 2010
This year Kids Kare helped raise over $1700 in sales in support of Childrens Hospital. An annual event where we get the kids involved in helping support a greater need in the Central Valley.
Mar 09, 2010
A healthy fieldtrip
As an addition to our Health and Nutrition unit, the children got to tour the local grocery store where they got to sample healthy foods and get a behind the scene look at what really goes on at the supermarket.
Mar 02, 2010
Chomper shows us proper teeth brushing.
This week we focus on healthy and nutrition. A visit from the dentist is always a great reminder of how we need to take great care of our bodies and teeth.
Feb 22, 2010
"Let the Games Begin!"
The Winter Olympic Spirit has spread throughout our centers with afternoon activities simulating the great Winter Olympics.
Feb 18, 2010
Concert for Kids!
This week our fund raising profits allowed us to treat the preschoolers to a special concert field trip. With Oklin Bloodworth as our musical guest.
Feb 17, 2010
Valentines Day Celebrations!
Last week, our schools made the best of a Valentines Day Celebrations. With cookies, and cupcakes we also celebrated by learning about the importance of Kindness and Caring...
Feb 11, 2010
Our preschoolers had an opportunity to create and mail their specially made Valentines to a special someone. Along the way, we learned how mail is collected and delivered.
Feb 10, 2010
Snow Day at RiverBluff!
Miss Danette brought in her truckload full of snow for the kids to enjoy at our Riverbluff location. Snowball fights and fun followed as the kids jumped in to a winter snow day.
Jan 29, 2010
Asian Culture Week
This week the preschoolers got to learn a traditional Asian Dance from the country of Laos. They experienced Asian Culture by being introduced to chopsticks...
Jan 14, 2010
A morning at the Airport
This week, it's all about air and space travel. The preschool children are learning about different modes of transportation and got to see and sit in the cock pit of a real airplane.
Jan 06, 2010
Sending Holiday wishes overseas
Our Kiddie Kountry grade-school children got together to create a banner to troop 670 in Iraq. The soldiers took the picture of the banner proudly displayed in their camp.
Jan 05, 2010
Fun times during Winter Break
This Holiday season, Winter break was filled with fun activities, field-trips and games.
Dec 29, 2009
Gradeschool at The Met
A Winter Break field trip to the met, introduces the children to the wonderful works of Dr. Seuss. The last days of The met were spent with Kids Kare onlookers...
Dec 22, 2009
Santa Visits Kids Kare
Each year, our little ones get to meet and take a picture with Santa. He visits each center with a cheerful "Ho-Ho- Ho", and every child walks away with a yummy candy cane.
Dec 16, 2009
This time of year brings the spread of joy through song. Our preschoolers and grade-schoolers are singing at the local retirement homes to help spread the Christmas spirit.
Dec 16, 2009
Another Parent's Night out Success!
Who says parents are the ones who have fun? Our kids had fun activities including a real DJ, dancing and games all night long.
Dec 14, 2009
Making cookies is sure to get anyone in the holiday spirit. Our preschoolers celebrated with "Cookie Week" as they rolled out the dough to holiday traditions.
Dec 03, 2009
Ringing in the Holiday Spirit with Oklin!
This week, the children sang and danced to all their favorite holiday tunes with local musician Oklin Bloodworth.
Dec 02, 2009
We are Thankful...
Children have so many opportunities to tell us thank you but often forget. During this time of year, all we need to see is the expression on their faces which tells volumes of their love and thankfulness.
Nov 25, 2009
A Beautiful Fall Bus Ride
The preschoolers took a bus ride through our Valley's most beautiful parks, where fall colors abound. This time of year is a transitional time and a great opportunity to show our children the wonders of the world.
Nov 18, 2009
Parents Night Out
Parents Night is just as fun for kids as it is Parents. Lots of fun activities were planned, and another Parents Night is on its way in December.
Nov 11, 2009
Native American Speaker
Bernadette "Morning Star" talked to the children about different Native American customs and brought some interesting art pieces. She invited all of our children and teachers to a Pow-wow where the competition is fierce.
Nov 02, 2009
To show our appreciation of your business, a few of our centers hosted a carnival where parents were welcome to bring friends. We had food, games and prizes to give, and welcome any new children to the Kids Kare family.
Nov 02, 2009
This year we went all out with our Halloween Bash! Some of our centers hosted a carnival, while others had fun games and contests.
Oct 28, 2009
Fresno Wildlife Rescue brought in live owls for our preschoolers as an extension to their introduction to these interesting birds of prey.
Oct 28, 2009
This week our preschoolers learned many interesting facts about pumpkins. The ceremonial carving of the pumpkin rounded out many activities centered around autumn and Halloween.
Oct 22, 2009
Pumpkin Patch Fieldtrip
This year, Kids Kare hosted our very own preschool pumpkin patch at our Kare West location. After meeting a story telling Scarecrow, and learning how pumpkins grow, they set off to find the perfect pumpkin.
Oct 19, 2009
Fresno State Linebacker Visits Kampus
Frank Manquero, Fresno State Linebacker visited our Kiddie Kampus preschoolers for a lesson on physical fitness and nutrition. He offered group exercises and let the kids receive and throw a football.
Oct 15, 2009
Fun Learning about Shapes
At Kids Kare, we make learning FUN! Kids get to explore shapes & colors with hands-on activities like playing twister and exercising their eye-hand coordination with cutting activities.
Oct 01, 2009
Pet Store Fieldtrip
This week our preschoolers will learn about pet safety and proper care of animals. For our first field trip this school year it was a fun trip to the local pet store to see all types of pets.
Sep 28, 2009
Our preschoolers spent last week learning about dinosaurs. They learned about their enormous size, and their habitats. Later we embarked on a Dino-dig along with art and craft projects centered around dinosaurs.
Sep 17, 2009
Yeeee Hawww!!! This week's unit is on California history. We rounded up the cattle and headed for the lunch table with a lunch fit for some hungry cowboys and cowgirls.
Sep 10, 2009
A Success! Pancakes and sausage were abundant today at our Annual Grandparent's Pancake Breakfast. Preschoolers got to show off their grandmas and grandpas, while the staff served up a yummy breakfast in celebration of Grandparents Day.
Sep 08, 2009
Bus Safety Week
Last week our preschoolers and Kinders learned important safety procedures for riding the School bus. They had a special presentation from the bus drivers, and learned how to evacuate the bus properly.
Aug 25, 2009
Last Friday was Pirate Day at Kids Kare. We ended our summer activities with a Pirate Booty full of gold and silver. The children got to dress up and hunt for the buried treasure.
Aug 20, 2009
Carnival at Korner
Kids Kare teachers offered fun activities for our end of summer parties. At Kiddie Korner the kids had a Blast at their very own home made Carnival.
Aug 13, 2009
Skippy the Sea Monkey
As a kick off to Pirate week we had a preschool visitor, Captain Swagger O'Malley who introduced us to Skippy the Sea Monkey and his friends. This great adventure took us from a submarine to a Pirate Ship where we learned the importance of friendship.
Aug 12, 2009
This week we boogied on down to all our 70's favorites. Disco Chad and Michelle made a special appearance to teach our kids some groovy moves. Check out our videos for funny footage.
Aug 11, 2009
U Paint Ceramics of Madera at Kids Kare
Our friends at U Paint Ceramics offered a nice creative outlet for our grade school children where they were able to paint their very own ceramic piece.
Aug 11, 2009
The Island Waterpark
Cooling off is a must at Kids Kare. We take our swimmers to The Island Water Park for a day of water slides, and floating down the lazy river.
Aug 10, 2009
As the summer winds down we are still having fun at Kids Kare, we are wrapping up our field trips and the last of our guests will be performing for the children, meanwhile dress up days are still in full force.
Jul 28, 2009
Last week, was Everything Disney at Kids Kare. Snow White visited our centers with a special story time and sprinkled the kids with fairy dust.
Jul 21, 2009
Preschoolers having a Blast!
Our preschoolers have had a fun summer packed with guests, special event days and educational activities. Come join our family, as we take your child on a journey to FUN TIMES at Kids Kare.
Jul 21, 2009
Chad, the Weird Scientist left our Kids wondering "How did he do that?", as he turned 2 solutions into INK! (see the video)
Jul 16, 2009
Swimming at Kids Kare
Cooling off in the summer heat is a daily routine at Kids Kare. We provide all day swimming and lots of water play activities. Come join us and take a splash in our pool, it's not too late!
Jul 15, 2009
More Hanford Pictures
As the kids board the train, they head back to Fresno from a fun day in Hanford, eating ice cream, and touring the town.
Jul 13, 2009
Amtrak Trip to Hanford
Another Kids Kare Special field trip favorite is our Hanford by train day trip. This year, the grade-schoolers got to eat the most delicious ice cream at Superior Dairy...
Jul 13, 2009
ITS BUBBLE WEEK!
This week is overflowing with BUBBLES! The preschoolers got their very own "Bubble Show", from Brandon of Wild Child Adventures.
Jul 13, 2009
Hillcrest Tree Farm
On our visits to Hillcrest Tree Farm, our grade school children had an opportunity to ride the Whatoke Railroad train, and enjoy the sights of the nature trail.
Jul 08, 2009
Mobile reptiles invaded Kids Kare with their slithery skins and scaly bodies. Children were mesmerized by these cold blooded friends as they learned about their habitats & hunting skills.
Jul 04, 2009
Cat in the Hat Storytime
The "Cat in the Hat" made a special visit to our center, reading stories to our Preschoolers.
Jul 03, 2009
Kids Kare at the Grizzly Game
Tuesday night our Kids Kare Team was out in full force, with our information booth at the Kidapallooza-Grizzly Event.
Jul 02, 2009
So what really happens to our recyclables after we throw them in the blue recycle container? During the tour of the facility we saw machines that sort, processes and distributes over 70% of the county's recyclables.
Jun 24, 2009
PANNING FOR GOLD!!!!
The Gold Gulch Traveling Panners are visiting our centers this month with a 12 foot panning trough searching for gemstones & gold. In addition to the events, the grade-school children made their own hand dipped candles, and...
Jun 17, 2009
MAXX PUTT FUN ZONE
Kicking off our first week of field trips is another new adventure for Kids Kare. Maxx Putt Fun Zone offers 18 holes of glow in the dark mini golf, an air ball room, and lots of arcade games.
Jun 16, 2009
Young Chef's Academy
This week our Grade-school kids kicked off our Summer Blast with a field-trip to the Young Chefs Academy. They learned the basics of kitchen skills and made their very own cinnamon pretzel twists.
Jun 15, 2009
It was a big week at Kids Kare as our Pre-Kinders got dressed up for the big day.... Graduation. Our ceremonies were packed full of emotion as graduates sang their little hearts out.
Jun 01, 2009
A Letter to the President...
Miss Amy's Preschool class proudly displays their letter from President Obama. As a part of the Project Approach, the children were introduced to the Presidential process during the inauguration.
May 30, 2009
"We're goin' on a Bug Hunt"
At Kids Kare, the preschoolers took a trip to the park to go on a bug hunt as a part of our studies on insects. Of course we had to take advantage of a beautiful day at the park to play as well.
May 26, 2009
Celebrating Memorial Day.
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. At Kids Kare, we remember our fallen soldiers.
May 07, 2009
CELEBRATING CINCO DE MAYO!
Yesterday was a day of celebration for all of our kids at Kidskare. The preschoolers learned about the customs of Mexico
Apr 21, 2009
More Spring Break Fun
As the week winded down, we still had plenty of fun set aside for our gradeschoolers.
Apr 16, 2009
Super Hero Day
It was Superhero Day at Kareland, as staff and children got into the action for a fun - dress up day.
Mar 25, 2009
"Stranger Danger" Speaker
This month we are teaching the preschoolers about Trustworthiness. As an added enhancement to the program we brought in speakers from the police department...
Mar 25, 2009
ALOHA !! From Hawaii
This week, to enhance our unit on the Aloha state of Hawaii, we took the children on a field trip to see a live Polynesian Show.
Mar 18, 2009
ST. PADDYS DAY FUN!
Everything turned up GREEN on St. Patricks day. Our preschoolers had a fun filled day trying to find that tricky leprechaun.
Mar 02, 2009
THE GREG & STEVE CONCERT
Last week our preschoolers got to see the "Greg & Steve Concert" put on by Childrens Services Network. We had a blast!
Feb 24, 2009
CELEBRATING PRESIDENT'S DAY
This week we learn about our country, the American flag, and our forefathers. The children also go to eat Patriotic cupcakes
Feb 13, 2009
This week our preschoolers took a fieldtrip to the post office to mail thier very special Valentines.
Jan 29, 2009
Asian Culture Week
This week the preschoolers got a taste of the orient. Miss Barbara and Miss Cherry showed us the traditional Asian dress...
Jan 08, 2009
12 lanes of fun and games! To round out the winter vacation field trips, the gradeschool children had a great time with friend this week bowling at Fresno State.
Jan 06, 2009
Gradeschoolers go to BOOMERS
As the winter vacation winds down, Kids Kare Gradeschoolers are kept busy with lots of activities. Included on the list is a fun day at Boomers.
Dec 17, 2008
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town...
This week Santa makes a visit to Kids Kare. The preschoolers got to ask Santa for a special Christmas wish this week and got to enjoy a fresh peppermint candycane.
Dec 17, 2008
COMMUNITY HELPERS WEEK
This week our preschoolers are learning about community helpers. Some of our centers had a visitor from the local fire or police station.
Dec 11, 2008
This week was dedicated to the yummy cookie. The children talked about Holiday traditions and the pastime of making holiday cookies. Then the got to make their own holiday treats.
Dec 11, 2008
CAROLING WITH THE SENIORS
An annual tradition. This week and next, our preschoolers will be visiting their local retirement homes to bring holiday cheer to the grandmas and grandpas.
Nov 26, 2008
Gradeschool Fun at Kids Kare
This week the gradeschoolers took advantage of their time off and came to school in pajamas. On Monday the children got to see the newly released movie BOLT...
Nov 12, 2008
Get ready for "Toys for Tots"
As an annual benefit to our community, Kids Kare participates in several community service events. This year we will be collecting Toys for Tots among other items.
Nov 06, 2008
As a part of thier Literacy program, Kids Kare preschoolers got to enjoy the magic of Fresno's Rotary Storyland. What a fun morning!
Nov 04, 2008
And the results are in..... Today our preschoolers got to vote. Some schools voted on thier favorite color, others voted on thier favorite restaurant, and others on class helpers.
Oct 28, 2008
A Trip to the Pumpkin Patch
In celebration of the Harvest season, we took our preschoolers to the Pumpkin Patch. Each of the children got to pick out thier own pumpkin to take home...
Oct 14, 2008
BUS SAFETY WEEK
Last week was bus safety week. Our Preschoolers learned all of the important things to know about being a passenger on a school bus. Here are a few words from Ms. Danette: "Bus Safety is a high priority in the Kids Kare Company...
Oct 08, 2008
LIVE OWLS VISITED OUR CENTERS
This next week we will be learning about the mysterious life of the owl. In honor of this magnificent creature, we have arranged for some live owls to come into our centers to "show off" their stuff...
Oct 02, 2008
The Letter "T"
This week the preschoolers focused on the letter "T". We practiced writing T's and made Tissue paper T's. At Kareland, Miss Vanna brought her pet turtle to further
Sep 25, 2008
SINGING WITH OKLIN BLOODWORTH
Local musician Oklin Bloodworth visited our centers and brought some fun filled mornings to our preschoolers. Oklin's presentations are packed with funny songs...
Sep 22, 2008
A local family and Kids Kare Gradeschooler, Anthony Tolbert remembers his dad, LCDR, Otis V. Tolbert, who was a victim of the 9/11 Pentagon attack. Here is Anthony on his father's bench dedicated on 9/11/08.
Sep 16, 2008
The Alphabet Box
This month we kicked off the Alphabet Box program for our preschoolers. Each teacher made a special box or jar for their class. The children will be introduced to the letter of the week, and are invited to bring...
Sep 10, 2008
As a tribute to our beloved grandparents, our preschoolers got to eat pancakes and sausage by invitation only.
Aug 20, 2008
BACK TO SCHOOL
The first day of school brings back-packs full of school supplies and excitement from the children. Children of all school ages showed up to catch a ride with Kids Kare.
Aug 06, 2008
ARRRGGGHH!!! "It's Pirate Day, lets find the buried treasure". Today, Kids Kare children got to dress up like pirates, make an eye patch and find the "X" marks the spot on the old pirate treasure map.
Aug 05, 2008
Our annual summer cheer competition went off with a bang! The boys and girls really showed their moves with some outstanding dance and cheer routines. (Pictured:Kountry 1st place- Group 1)
Jul 24, 2008
Kearney Mansion- Our children had an opportunity to learn about the valley’s rich historical past at the Kearney Mansion Estate. On the tour we saw many of the original pieces that are housed in the mansion as well as machinery that was utilized 150 year
Jul 17, 2008
ART DAY! What a fun day for all. The children were able to utilize many different mediums for their art expression. Our teachers assisted the children with easel painting,
Jul 16, 2008
Color Me Mine Fun
A wonderful experience that the children of Kids Kare got to participate in is the visit to Color Me Mine Art Studio. The theme today was mug painting inspired by the favorite summer fruit, watermelon.
Jul 10, 2008
Crazy Hair Day
Wouldn’t it be fun to get permission to act crazy sometimes? Well, at Kids Kare Schools children and staff were invited to do just that! They were allowed to put some craziness on their craniums and share the fun with their peers!
Jul 10, 2008
Fun with Reptiles
Preschool children were having fun with reptiles today. Vicky and Johnny, who excited the grade school children during their Christmas vacation, agreed to return to our centers, this time to impress the young preschool kids.
Jul 10, 2008
Our gradeschoolers had a wonderful time at the Kids Kare screening of the movie Wall-E!! The kids were all very eager to see the new movie and were all a buzz with excitement. A few of the kids fell in love with the little robot right away
Jul 09, 2008
The Famous Kopi at our Schools!
We are so fortunate! The nicest weather man in the country, Kopi, came to visit our schools! The happy man charmed the grade school children as well as their teachers, with his talent, friendly personality, acting skills, and of course his wise words!
Jul 09, 2008
2008 Talent Show
What an exciting day, the talent show was a big success. The show started out with the performance of Coyote Girls choreographed by staff member Frankie, but the true stars were the children, and they got there turn to show us how talented they are.
Jul 08, 2008
Sassy The Clown
It is summer time so it’s time for fun! Guess who came to visit our preschool summer campers? Sassy the playful clown! The sweet, gentle, funny clown came to charm and amaze the little ones.
Jul 08, 2008
A Magician's Visit
This week is a magical week at Kids Kare Schools. The wonderful magician Tony Blanco will be paying us a visit. During his opening act yesterday, children were thrilled with the performance.
Jul 02, 2008
Red, White, & Blue
Children and staff at kids Kare Schools wore clothing with the patriotic colors : Red, White, and Blue. Both Preschool and gradeschool children were engaged in fun 4th of July activities. Happy 4th of July!
Jun 25, 2008
Today the grade school children at Kids Kare Schools and their staff members had a special treat: A professional Polynesian Dance. The lovely dancers succeeded to bring us the beauty of the islands, and shared with us their love of the Polynesian culture.
Jun 25, 2008
Interactive Agriculture Education
This new experience we have explored this summer for the first time, proved to be an exciting and rewarding one! Not only did the children have a chance to view up close trained horses performances, but they also were involved in interactive educational a
Jun 19, 2008
“Fun at the beach!”
“Fun at the beach!” That was the theme yesterday at Kids Kare Schools. No! We could not bring the beach into the centers, yet we definitely created the atmosphere! Music, dancing, beach towels, sand and the scent of sun screen, our back yards.
Jun 17, 2008
Chad the Scientist
The summer science program this year, carried by Mr. Chad is focused on wind and water type experiments. The young minds are being introduced to Newtons 3rd Law of Motion, Bernoulli’s Principal, Gravity and Water tension.
Jun 17, 2008
Fresno State Spirit Day
Take me out to the ball game take me out to the crowd…
We had a Fresno State Spirit day today at one of our sites, to support FSU baseball. Our children dressed up in Fresno sport attire and conducted fun contests
Jun 17, 2008
Children of all ages have always been fascinated with bubbles! What makes bubbles so intriguing? Is it their delicate nature, their beautiful colors, or the way they float up into the sky? Today some of our schools took a journey with Wild Child Advent
Jun 11, 2008
“It is magic!” announced the preschool children ecstatically. “It certainly looks like magic, however this is pure science!” explained the teachers as they guided the delighted children through today’s’ explorations.
Jun 09, 2008
First Day of Summer Vacation
We would like to congratulate our Clovis Unified children on making it through another year of school. Today, June 9th will officially kick off their first day of summer vacation.
Jun 05, 2008
This is the very exciting time of the year, in which our preschoolers that have matured, go through the moving ceremony of graduation. The event brings parents, teachers and other relatives into tears, especially once the little children hand them flowers
May 12, 2008
Cinco De Mayo
Last week our preschool children explored “Mexico.” Throughout this special week children enjoyed multiple exciting activities:
May 09, 2008
Today was a very special day throughout Kids Kare Schools. Every mom and grandmother was invited to share in the "Muffins with Mom." Our mothers hold a special place in our hearts. You are....
Apr 14, 2008
Kopi Sotiropulos for a Great Day at our school
Today Kiddie Kingdom was graced by the presence of a local celebrity, Kopi Sotiropulos of KMPH Channel 26. Kopi's visit included an amazing discussion and demonstration about the weather and high and low pressure systems...
Mar 25, 2008
A Visit to the National Guard
Easter vacation is over and our Grade school children are back to school. This time they return to school with some fun memories and experiences to talk about. One of the fun unique adventures the children have experienced was a visit to the National Gua
Mar 25, 2008
Easter Eggs Hunt
Pictures are coming into the main office showing the little bunny rabbits hopping around in their backyard hunting for hidden eggs. We would like to share these sweet images with you, our viewers. Last Friday was definitely a pleasant fun spring day for t
Mar 18, 2008
St Patrick’s day
Green was definitely the dominant color at our schools yesterday. Children and teachers made sure to wear green and avoid getting pinched by their friends. One could identify quite a few little (and bigger) leprechauns proudly wearing their green hats and
Mar 18, 2008
Today was St. Patrick’s Day, however our Mr. Chad did not wear a leprechaun hat instead he put on a “mad scientist hat!”
Three schools had the pleasure of having Chad share with them a hands-on science event. Children were fascinated to observe and take
Mar 11, 2008
Thousands of volunteers from Merced through Tulare got up before the sun rise this morning, to sell today’s Fresno Bee KIDS DAY special addition for $1.00, with the proceeds going to Valley Children’s Hospital. This year, like in previous ones, Kids Kare
Mar 04, 2008
Greg and Steve Concert
March is back and so does the favorite annual concert of Greg and Steve! Yesterday was the kickoff day for a week filled with music, dance and pure fun!
Feb 15, 2008
Happy Valentine's Day!
It is always great to have a reason to party. Yesterday we had this opportunity as all schools celebrated Valentine’s Day!
Feb 14, 2008
Valentine’s Day at the Rest Homes
There was a lot of love spread in some rest homes around our community today. Preschoolers from Kids Kare Schools visited their old friends once again. This time children distributed Valentines they had prepared in advanced.
Feb 13, 2008
Sweethearts Night Out
Sweethearts Night Out was a sweet success! All participants enjoyed this unique evening. Aside from having an opportunity to take pleasure in a tasty dinner and yummy snacks with their peers, children enjoyed multiple activities.
Feb 06, 2008
During the next couple of weeks, our children will be studying George Washington and our other presidents that have made a significant impact on our....
Jan 30, 2008
Our own friendly African jungle
Our children had a great time learning about Africa and its culture. We had a wonderful time creating our own safari animals. Now, we have a jungle in our center. The children all helped create it with lots of fun and hands on activities.
Jan 14, 2008
Asian Culture Dance
Preschool children at Kids Kare Schools learned this week about Asian culture. Barbara, one of our teachers from Laos volunteered to share her culture with children at our various locations. She appeared wearing her authentic Laotian dress, handmade and e
Jan 10, 2008
A Visit To The National Guard
It was foggy and cold outdoors today; nevertheless, this was a wonderful special day for some of our preschoolers. The fog did not prevent them from getting a very clear view of our National Guard aircrafts, looking at them incredibly close.
Jan 08, 2008
Transportation Theme in Preschool
Transportation is one of the themes preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools explore in January. Traveling by land, sea or air, are all means of transportation children will discuss and become familiar with.
Jan 07, 2008
December vacation is over now, yet children still talk about the great fun they had throughout this winter break. In addition to everyday activities, such as cooking, arts and craft, group games, and exploration, grade school children enjoyed three field
Dec 31, 2007
Happy New Year!!!
Kids Kare Schools would like to extend their wishes to all of our customers and employees for a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!
Dec 20, 2007
Winter vacation embarked early this year, especially for our Fresno and Central Unified students. Once again Kids Kare Schools provided the Grade School Children with fun field trips.
Dec 19, 2007
Toys for Tots 2007
Throughout the month of December, Kids Kare Schools has been participating in the Marine Toys for Tots drive. Several boxes were filled with many toys that will be divided amongst the less fortunate....
Dec 18, 2007
Christmas time is here. This is the time of the year in which our Preschool children embark the bus and visit the elderly. During the recent weeks children were rehearsing their favorite Christmas songs.
Dec 12, 2007
Fun Indoor Activities on a Cold Day
Visiting one of our schools on a winter day morning last week, we found many activities taking place at the warmth of our centers. Children were engaged in a range of fun enriching activities.
Nov 21, 2007
Thanksgiving is merely a day away. The holiday atmosphere can be sensed all around us and also at Kids Kare Schools we opened the door for the holiday spirit.
Nov 20, 2007
Fun with Reptiles
We are having fun with reptiles this week with Vicky and Johnny. They have been visiting the schools with their scaly friends, and delighting the children with some up close viewing of these fascinating creatures.
Nov 20, 2007
The Bee Movie
All grade school children at Kids Kare Schools enjoy their Thanksgiving vacation. Today they received a special treat and went to see a private screening of the Bee Movie.
Oct 31, 2007
Today was an anticipated and exciting day throughout all of Kids Kare Schools centers. All children celebrated Halloween by telling stories, dancing, parading their costumes...
Oct 25, 2007
A field trip to the pumpkin patch is a most anticipated adventure among our Preschoolers. This week, the eager youngsters had their wish come true. At Cobb Ranch children learned a great deal about pumpkins.
Oct 08, 2007
Today is Columbus Day! Columbus Day is celebrated in the USA on the second Monday in October. It celebrates Christopher Columbus' trip from Spain to North America in 1492. Preschool children at Kids Kare Schools learn about his ships: the Niña, the Pinta
Sep 20, 2007
Back To School Night
Yesterday was our annual September back to school night. The kids had a great time showing their parents around the schools. This year, parents were given progress reports and were able to discuss their child's advancement with their teachers
Sep 18, 2007
A Visit to the Pet Store
In September preschool children at Kids Kare Schools dedicate a whole week to learn and talk about “men best friends”: domestic Pets. Children share their personal pet raising experiences with their friends and teachers.
Sep 14, 2007
Kids Kare Schools opened its doors this morning to welcome all the wonderful grandparents for a scrumptious breakfast which included pancakes, sausage and orange juice. The preschool children enjoyed holding...
Sep 12, 2007
Learning Why and How to Wash Hands
Yesterday our preschoolers enjoyed a visit from a Valley Children’s Hospital nurse. The lady shared with the children the importance of washing hands, and instructed them how to wash their hands efficiently.
Sep 06, 2007
Smiling at School
Children and staff stepped into the month of September wearing their happy faces!
Children examined their cheerful expression in a mirror they have created, and shared with their teachers what they liked about this happy face of theirs.
Aug 28, 2007
A year has passed and once again preschool children at Kids Kare Schools enjoyed a visit from a wonderful familiar guest. Oklin Bloodworth came to entertain our enthusiastic young crowd, and yet again rocked the house.
Aug 20, 2007
The First Day of School
The first day of school! This day is an exciting day for all school age children, their parents and the caregivers. Nevertheless, this is predominantly a special day for the Kindergarteners. Looking at them this morning one could identify some a bit anxio
Aug 17, 2007
End of summer Pie Throwing
Yesterday we reported one school which chose to celebrate the end of summer by throwing a formal party. Today, we witnessed the throwing of something entirely different.
Aug 16, 2007
End of Summer Formal
Today in one of our centers, the day transformed into night and the grade-school room into a dance hall. This was a formal dance to celebrate the end of summer. The little ladies, with the assistance of their prettier than ever teachers, applied makeup to
Aug 16, 2007
Drumming with Junk
I wonder would neighbors of our grade-schoolers, might complain about introducing the children to drumming and rhythm… well, it might be slightly loud, nevertheless, the enthusiasm and joy were priceless!
Aug 07, 2007
Kids Kare explores: The newest computer software and technology
Fashion Fair’s Apple store opened its doors especially for the kids of Kids Kare Schools for a morning of education and exploration of the newest apple software (much of which is available for the kids at their local Kids Kare Campus).
Aug 07, 2007
A Cheerful Day at Kids Kare
Our grade-schoolers showed off their incredible talents today at the annual Kids Kare Cheerleading Competition. From singing and dancing, to costumes and teamwork the kids were able to express themselves through a variety of avenues
Jul 24, 2007
A Beach Day
Last Friday was a Beach Day at one of our centers. The children played in the pools and sprinklers, and threw big beach balls around.
Jul 23, 2007
Sierra Enchanted Cat Haven
Today our enthusiastic young students got a really special treat when they set out to discover the Enchanted Cat Haven. This beautiful habitat allowed the kids to meet some big cats up close and personal while learning a thing or two about them as well.
Jul 19, 2007
A Fishy delight for Kids Kare Schools
Whether our kids like to see a fish on their dinner plate or not, they all got to enjoy a taste of life as a fish at the River Parkway.
We started our adventure at a fish hatchery where the children learned about the life cycle of a fish.
Jul 18, 2007
No. we are not in the habit of coming to school wearing our pajamas, nevertheless today we did!
Jul 18, 2007
Grade School Music
It was Party Time today!!
Our grade-schoolers brought musical instruments from home and we had a blast! Everyone got to take turns jamming on the electric guitar, drum sets and the maracas.
Jul 18, 2007
Queen of Hearts
Nursery rhymes are a favorite theme amongst our preschoolers. The story of “The Queen of Hearts” seemed to have a special appeal to them. After familiarizing the children with the rhymes and making Queen of Hearts crowns, children had the pleasure of crea
Jul 18, 2007
A Kids Kare Day at the Zoo
Full of excitement and with big smiles on their faces our gradeschoolers set out for their Chaffee Zoo adventure. The children explored this magical place through an interactive tour given by a team of wonderful Fresno Zoo docents.
Jul 16, 2007
Gateway Ice Center
Gateway Ice Center opened their gates to our children once again. This was a true escape from the heat outdoors. The icy rink welcomed the excited children with a pile of “snow” to leap into.
Jul 16, 2007
Just another Day at KidsKare Preschool
When entering Kids Kare Schools, you can always find the preschoolers engaged in fun learning experiences.
Jul 16, 2007
Snickers the Clown
Snickers the Clown toured four of our schools today and demonstrated her magic tricks to the curious children.
Jul 11, 2007
2007 Talent Show
Today was the day when our gifted grade-schoolers could share their talent with everyone. Our annual Talent Show took place at the lovely La Rayan center . All schools sent their representatives to put on a show.
Jul 10, 2007
Recording at Maximus
This year Summer Blast offered a new exciting experience to our grade-schoolers. Visiting Maximus, the well known and highly awarded recording studio, is an extraordinary event.
Jul 10, 2007
Just Another Hot Day
As the heat strikes Fresno, children and teachers are searching for cooling refreshing activities. Dipping in the pools is one very favorite solution.
Jul 10, 2007
Going to the Movies
Going to the movies is a well known tradition at Kids Kare Schools Summer Blast. All early birds went on Tuesday morning for the private screening at Signature Theatre.
Jul 03, 2007
4th of July
The children at Kids Kare Schools were excited today to celebrate 4th of July by wearing...
Jul 02, 2007
Schools' Track Meet
The track meet that was held on Friday was fun and enjoyable. The track meet included around 100 participants and ran extremely smoothly. Both teachers and children were very helpful and cooperative
Jun 27, 2007
A “Booming” time at Boomers
The children spent a day of pure fun at one of Fresno’s most popular amusement parks, Boomers. Each child was given their own “credit card” allowing them access to the many thrilling attractions in the park.
Jun 19, 2007
All aboard! Amtrak is a traditional field trip children at Kids Kare Schools have been accustomed to experience in the summer. They do not seem to tired from riding the train! This year we visit Hanford.
Jun 19, 2007
Dancing into summer
Frank, our own professional hip hop dancer began his summer round by visiting our schools and instructing the eager young grade-schoolers hip hop moves.
Jun 18, 2007
Summer blast took off and one of our schools headed this morning towards Wiebe Farm. This was a new experience for our children and ended up being a fun educational exposure to agriculture.
Jun 15, 2007
Danishes with Dad
Today was a very special day at Kids Kare Schools. All fathers were invited to enjoy danishes and orange juice with their children to celebrate...
Jun 14, 2007
A Visit from the Fresno Met Museum
Six docents from the Fresno Met Museum came to one of our locations this morning. This is one activity to be held in all our schools throughout this summer. In these visits children will be taught about and experiment with various art techniques.
Jun 14, 2007
Today is Flag Day! On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation declaring that June 14 be celebrated as the official Flag Day. Saluting the flag is a way to celebrate and honor the United States of America. Children at Kids
Jun 12, 2007
A Field Trip to Grizzlies Stadium
On Monday we launched our 2007 Summer Blast as one of our schools went on their first field trip to the Grizzlies stadium.
Jun 06, 2007
Off with Preschool and on to Kindergarten!This is a very exciting week at Kids Kare Schools. This is the week in which we celebrate the Preschool graduation.
May 21, 2007
May is the month in which we emphasize Water Safety with our preschool children. Just before getting into the refreshing water for a cooling fun throughout the hot summer days, it is important to educate the little ones and teach them some imperative rule
May 14, 2007
On Friday children and staff at Kids Kare Schools honored the mothers and showed them the appreciation they deserve!
May 08, 2007
March of Dimes
The March of Dimes has taken on many other life-saving endeavors as part of its mission to ensure that all babies have a healthy start in life. March of Dimes is focusing its efforts to understand how to prevent babies from being born too soon.
May 08, 2007
Making Finger Puppets
The kindergarten class at one of our centers, spent weeks making finger puppets from scratch
using a variety of different materials. The kids were very intrigued
May 07, 2007
Cinco De Mayo
Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, is a national holiday for Mexico It was on this day, in 1862, that a small group of Mexicans bravely and fiercely fought for their freedom against a regiment of 6,000 French soldiers under the command of Napoleon III.. At Kids Kare
May 01, 2007
Every year in May, Kids Kare Schools preschoolers visit the elderly.
Apr 18, 2007
Last night we had our open house for preschool at some of our locations. The turn out was great.
Apr 17, 2007
Hula Show 2007
This week preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools learn about Hawaii. As the highlight of their studies children were fortunate to go to the LaRyan Event Center and attended a beautiful colorful show
Apr 12, 2007
Thanks to our weather bringing windy days, our kids had a blast
flying kites in the blue sky.
Apr 02, 2007
In loving memory of our student Starla Mitchell
Starla attended Kiddie Kare Schools from the time she was 2 years old. She had many friends and was very much loved by the children and staff. Starla lit up...
Mar 26, 2007
Not So Scary Snakes
Today was our first “Not So Scary Snakes” field trip. The sun, which was hiding at first, joined us later for a bright, intriguing, educational encounter.
Mar 26, 2007
This week our Gradeschoolers made pizza; they chose to be involved in this specific project due to the fact that the month of March is Pizza Month.
Mar 22, 2007
Kids Day Fundraiser
On Kids Day 2007, Kids Kare Schools raised a total of $1142.93 for a great cause.
Mar 22, 2007
Greg and Steve concert
"The Greg and Steve concert is one of the most important children’s events in the Central Valley. This wonderful concert captures the hearts of children"
Mar 20, 2007
Today is the 20th anniversary of “Kids Day”. In the past 20 years, Children’s Hospital Central California has benefited from the thousands of volunteers that hit the streets to sell the special “Kids Day” edition of the Fresno Bee
Mar 15, 2007
St. Patrick’s Day
March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, the national holiday of Ireland. At Kids Kare Schools children explore the color green, dance around shamrock shapes, hunt for “real” gold coins, and make colorful bright chalk rainbows in the backyard.
Mar 15, 2007
Everyday Fun Creative Activities
Here are just some everyday fun creative activities taking place at our centers.
Mar 12, 2007
The weather is perfect for playing outside. Our gradeschool kids love to play in the sand
Mar 06, 2007
Daycare Outreach Program
Kids Kare Schools are very excited to have The Fresno County Public Library with its Daycare Outreach Program visit our centers.
Mar 01, 2007
A Visit to the Supermarket
March is National Nutrition Month. The preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools will have an educational visit to the supermarket and discover new information about nutrition and the effects of different foods on the human body.
Feb 16, 2007
Throughout this week, Kids Kare children learned about our American flag and what it represents. They also had the opportunity to learn about....
Feb 14, 2007
Professional Camera Men In Our School
Kids Kare Schools Inc. is in the process of producing an infomercial. Yesterday we experienced our first day of shooting some authentic footage
Feb 14, 2007
Happy Valentine’s Day
Happy Valentine’s Day to all our customers and employees! Yesterday night our schools extended their hours until 9:00 p.m for “Sweethearts Night Out”.
Feb 09, 2007
A visit to the Post Office
While taking a field trip to the United States postal office the children gained knowledge about many things that go on inside a post office.
Jan 23, 2007
Chuck E Cheese
On Wednesday 1/17 and Friday 1/19 fundraiser money in one of the centers was put to good use when they treated their well deserving preschool students to an exciting and fun filled morning at Chuck E Cheese
Jan 18, 2007
This week the children had the opportunity to discuss and learn about the land of Japan. The children were shown their location on the globe, talked about their customs, food and......
Jan 10, 2007
Visiting the Airport
This month the preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools learn about aviation and space travel. Children will be engaged in relevant arts and craft projects, such as making a space ship, an airplane, and an astronaut
Jan 10, 2007
Martin Luther King Jr Day
Kids Kare Schools will be closed on Monday, January 15 in the observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day. Throughout this week, children will conduct discussion and get involved in activities pertaining to this holiday.
Jan 08, 2007
Hmong Culture Presentation
Kids Kare Schools continuously advocate for multicultural education. We encourage families and staff members to participate by introducing the various cultures to our children. This week we are fortunate to have one of our teachers share the Hmong cultur
Jan 04, 2007
The cold and wet weather sent children indoor to be engaged in another kind of exploration. Yesterday preschoolers were having fun examining how different materials absorb cold from ice cubes
Jan 04, 2007
Fairytales Are For Big Kids Too
The long winter vacation granted gradeschoolers an opportunity to work on long-term projects. At one of our schools a group of inventive gradeschoolers worked on creating a play to perform to the preschoolers
Jan 02, 2007
Happy New Year!
The children at Kids Kare Schools started this year with a fun visit to Fresno State Bowling.
Dec 27, 2006
Fun at Blackbeard's
The rainy day today did not interfere with our planes for the grade-schoolers’ vacation. Some schools headed towards Laser Quest while others set their feet at Blackbeard’s.
Dec 22, 2006
Kids Kare Schools would like to extend warm wishes for a Merry Christmas to our valued customers and to our most appreciated staff members and their families.
Dec 22, 2006
A visit to Laser Quest
During this winter vacation the gradeschool and kindergarten children at Kids Kare Schools will have a lot of fun. The staff at the schools have been planning plenty activities to keep the youngsters busy and happy
Dec 19, 2006
Toys For Tots
Every year Kids Kare Schools support the community by participating in the Toys For Tots drive. Parents, as well as staff members, were invited to donate toys for less fortunate children
Dec 18, 2006
Community Helpers is a fun subject to study at preschool. Children pretend to be policemen and policewomen and chant safety rules; they enthusiastically participate in their fire drills and make believe they are firefighters climbing on trees to save a li
Dec 16, 2006
Parents Shopping Night Out
Every December Kids Kare Schools open extended hours one night for parents who would like to go Christmas shopping or just enjoy an evening out. That Parents Shopping Night Out, took place this year on Thursday December 14.
Dec 14, 2006
Do you feel the holiday spirit? At Kids Kare Schools it is very apparent, especially when having such a distinguish guest like Santa. Yes like every year, the old champ and his helper make sure, to visit all of our schools.
Dec 07, 2006
Learning about Tide Pools
Today preschoolers and kindergarten children at one of our locations had some wonderful visitors. Two kind gentlemen brought in various colorful creatures for us to get acquainted with. Children received an interesting lesson about tide pools
Dec 06, 2006
Lemon and Igloos
Learning our letters is a sweet experience, however this week it turned to be a very sour occurrence! This week our preschoolers familiarized themselves with the letter L. One of the ways they have implemented this learning was through tasting LLL Lemons!
Nov 22, 2006
Thanksgiving- Just Around the Corner
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Anyone entering Kids Kare Schools can immediately sense the festive atmosphere
Nov 22, 2006
Happy Feet- Happy Faces
The private screening of the new released movie “Happy Feet” yesterday was a great success!
Nov 20, 2006
Drawing and painting is one of our everyday activities at Kids Kare Schools. Nevertheless, we always look for new creative fun ways to enhance this experience...
Nov 09, 2006
Fall at the Park
The appearance of fall is a great reason for taking Kids Kare Schools preschoolers to the park. In the colorful outdoors the children could use their senses to explore the season
Nov 09, 2006
Jamaica: Gradeschool Presentation
This week, a group of gradeschoolers chose to share the results of their research on Jamaica. In their presentation, children showed the Coat of Arms and discussed its origin. They also presented the Jamaican flag and talked about the meaning of its color
Oct 31, 2006
Today was a very happy day at all Kids Kare Schools centers. Today we celebrated Halloween! Children and teachers alike “decorated” the school with their wonderful colorful costumes
Oct 30, 2006
Preschool Pumpkins- The Conclusion
Last week, as you have seen, the preschoolers were very busy exploring the pumpkins. They were weighing, measuring, touching and decorating the pumpkins;
Oct 26, 2006
PS Pumpkin Science Continues
Today our preschoolers continued their investigation and had a chance to explore the inside of their pumpkin.
Oct 25, 2006
Grade School Presentation of Egypt
On Tuesday an excited group of grade-schoolers presented to their peers, Egypt and it’s culture.
Oct 24, 2006
This week the preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools started investigating the pumpkin. The first steps were observing the big fruit...
Oct 19, 2006
A Visit to Cobb Ranch
As Halloween and Thanksgiving are approaching, Preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools embark into the seasonal adventure of the Pumpkin Patch! One of our centers visited Cobb Ranch today, and had a blast!
Oct 18, 2006
Fall Is In The Air
Autumn is back into our lives bringing along shorter and colder days, as well as warm heartwarming holidays. At Kids Kare Schools children are inviting the new season into their lives by
Oct 17, 2006
The gradeschoolers at Kids Kare Schools have a lot of fun in their afternoons. A part of this fun is their involvement in academic projects...
Oct 09, 2006
Columbus Day is celebrated in the United States to honor Christopher Columbus's first voyage to America in 1492. At Kids Kare Schools we recognize this special day...
Oct 08, 2006
Fall is here and once again Kids Kare Schools Preschoolers ride the school bus to one of their favorite locations. Here they learn through innovative hands-on activities. This time the theme of the field trip...
Sep 09, 2006
The new school year has begun and the excitement can be sensed all around the school. At the preschool side children are excited to become “kindergarten ready”!!!
Sep 08, 2006
Today we celebrated our annual traditional Grandparents Breakfast. Children were very proud to sit by their grandparents and enjoy...
Aug 28, 2006
Today we had a magnificent guest at our schools. Oklin Bloodworth came to entertain our preschoolers, and what a great job he did...
Aug 22, 2006
Back to School
Yesterday was a very exciting day at Kids Kare Schools. It was the first day back to school! Children were eager to meet their new teachers and friends and find out what this new school year instills...
Aug 11, 2006
This week, Kids Kare children had the opportunity to learn some Irish dance routines and moves. The children were able to hop around in an authentic....
Aug 09, 2006
Kids Kare children have been anticipating the fun field trip to the Island Waterpark. The weather has been exceptionally hot for them to cool off...
Aug 07, 2006
Kids Kare children had a visit from a recycling expert who taught the children the importance of recycling. She explained to them how a landfill...
Aug 04, 2006
This week Kids Kare Schools showed their talent as Cheerleaders! All eleven schools gave an impressive performance! The children and their staff invested not only in the lovely creative routines, but also...
Aug 01, 2006
On the last day of July, Kids Kare Grade School and Kindergarten children celebrated an all schools Track Meet. Children competed as teams representing their schools as well as striving for individual achievements...
Aug 01, 2006
Last week, Kids Kare Schools Grade School Teachers gathered for an enriching workshop to enhance their knowledge of operating our Top of the line Macintosh Computers...
Jul 21, 2006
Tony Blanco the Magician
“He's a master of magic and mime. He's an expert stand-up comedian, host, and master of ceremonies”. The multi-talented Tony Blanco was one of Las Vegas' most premier and sought-after entertainers, and now he is in Fresno...
Jul 20, 2006
This morning Kids Kare Schools’ children attended our annual Talent Show event. It was very impressive to view the many talents our children own....
Jul 19, 2006
Fairy tales come to life in Storyland!
Kids Kare Schools Preschool children visited this enchanted park. They climbed the ship from Gulliver's Travels...
Jul 18, 2006
At Whole Foods Kids Kare children learned about Organic Foods. They followed a tour throughout the beautiful store talking with the workers...
Jul 18, 2006
What would be a perfect place to escape to in these hot hot Fresno days? Gateway Center! So there we went!
Jul 18, 2006
This morning Kids Kare children had a blast at Blackbeard’s. They had three hours in which they could enjoy
Jul 13, 2006
June Poll Results
Thank you for participating in our poll. In answering the question “what kind of learning environment would you like to see for your preschool child?” 33%...
Jul 10, 2006
Summer is a lot of fun in our schools. Children go on field trips and have exceptional visitors come into the centers to teach and/or entertain them. Nevertheless even on days in which there are no special events ...
Jul 07, 2006
Save Mart Center
This month, Kids Kare children will be givin the chance to participate in a tour of the Save Mart...
Jul 03, 2006
Happy 4th of July!
On July 4, 1776, we claimed our Independence from Britain and Democracy was born. At Kids Kare Schools we salute the flag every day and celebrate our patriotism. This week ...
Jun 29, 2006
Sassy the Clown
Sassy the clown is a wonderful visitor that brought smiles to Kids Kare Schools’ children! The funny friendly clown presented ...
Jun 29, 2006
A Visit To Hillcrest Farm
This week Kids Kare children visited Hillcrest Farm. They had a science lesson on steam and learned how the train operates. They also learned...
Jun 21, 2006
Laser Quest has opened its doors just for Kids Kare Schools. The children had fun and enjoyed suiting up for an awesome game of tag with...
Jun 15, 2006
The staff, children and families at Kids Kare West are mourning the loss of one of their students and her baby sister.
Jun 13, 2006
“You have such a nice and well organized group here, we really enjoy having them”. That was a representative from the Bowling at Fresno State University reporting...
Jun 09, 2006
Our First Visit to the Hilmar Cheese Factory
The first field trip to the Hilmar Cheese Factory was a great success! The children absolutely loved making their own ice cream and could not stop laughing while watching the animated movie.
Jun 08, 2006
At 9:00 am this morning you could hear the voices of cheerful excited children walking the new Fresno Amtrak station. This is the first group of our schools heading for the adventurous field trip to Hilmar...
Jun 07, 2006
As summer vacation embarks upon us, one of our schools enjoyed a visit from a representative of the art museum. The speaker talked with the Grade School children about the origin of...
May 24, 2006
Preschool Graduations are now upon us. The children are very excited to be graduating preschool and moving on to Kindergarten. This is a momentous event in their lives.
May 15, 2006
Educating our children and teaching them safe and responsible behavior is one of the goals at Kids Kare Schools. This month our preschoolers are scheduled to visit Valley Children’s Hospital, where they are taught to...
May 12, 2006
Happy Mother’s Day
At Kids Kare Schools mothers are highly appreciated year round, however on Mother’s Day week we try to manifest this respect by...
May 09, 2006
Teacher’s Appreciation Week
This week is Teacher’s Appreciation Week and Kids Kare Schools are proud to participate in activities honoring their staff. Every day throughout this week staff members will receive some kind of acknowledgment...
May 05, 2006
At Kids Kare Schools preschoolers are constantly engaged in fun enriching activities. This week the science project they have experienced was a “Homemade Volcano”...
May 05, 2006
Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, is a national holiday for Mexico.It was on this day, in 1862, that a small group of Mexican bravely and fiercely fought for their freedom...
May 04, 2006
Summer Blast Program
The new Summer Blast Brochure is now posted under "Our Programs." Take a few minutes to view the exciting field trips that the children ...
May 03, 2006
Kids Kare Schools is continuously recruiting the most professional people to work with your children in our centers. As a part of our endeavor...
May 01, 2006
May Day began as a Spring festival in which people celebrated the coming of Summer. There are many customs that have been a part of May Day festivities...
Apr 30, 2006
Signatures for the Yang Family
Everyone who has heard the tragic story of the Yang family has been deeply touched by their loss. In an effort to restore some comfort into their lives Kids Kare Schools has decided to support...
Apr 25, 2006
March of Dimes Fundraiser
Kiddie Kare Schools had 71 employees who participated in the March of Dimes walk on Saturday, April 22nd, at Woodward Park. We will donate $25.00...
Apr 19, 2006
Kids Kare children are extra excited this month. They are preparing surprises to display for their family and friends for Open House. You will be able to...
Apr 18, 2006
Hula Show for the Preschoolers
The preschoolers at Kids Kare Schools are learning about Hawaii this week. They will taste pineapple and create their own fruit, create an island scene, listen to Hawaiian music and....
Apr 14, 2006
Easter Egg Hunts
Easter vacation has been a blast this week with the children doing special projects pertaining to this time of year. Several children made bunny hats...
Apr 10, 2006
As part of Kids Kare Schools’ multicultural education, our children are learning this week about Passover....
Apr 10, 2006
Easter vacation started and our centers are active and alive with children involved in fun activities. On Thursday all of our grade-schoolers and kindergarteners will visit the movie theater...
Apr 06, 2006
All Kids Kare Schools will be participating in a Community Service Project, April 1-18th, in which they will host a "Diaper Drive." If you haven't had the time to participate...
Apr 06, 2006
A field trip to the San Joaquin River Parkway
The preschool children started a spectacular field trip today called "Bird Buddies" at the San Joaquin River Parkway Center. They went on an eagle adventure, saw an eagle's nest...
Mar 17, 2006
Saint Patrick's Day
We celebrate Saint Patrick's Day each year on March 17th. The festive holiday has everyone wearing green so they don't get pinched… our preschoolers are actively involved in many theme activities....
Mar 13, 2006
Greg and Steve Concert
The children of Kiddie Kare Schools will be participating in the Greg and Steve Concert this week where they will "Shake, Rattle, and Rock...
Mar 13, 2006
KIDS DAY at Kiddie Kare Schools
Each year the Fresno Bee donates proceeds of the KIDS DAY edition to help support the kids at Children's Hospital. Last year, the children at Kiddie Kare Schools sold papers...
Mar 08, 2006
Supermarket Field Trip
Throughout the month of March the children are learning about health and manners. They will learn about the importance of eating nutrious foods such as: fruit, vegetables, whole wheat bread and milk...
Mar 07, 2006
A story about growing up and learning in childcare…
When David started attending Kiddie Kountry two years ago he was unable to speak and had no social skills. He was unable to do individual activities and never joined in group activities...
Mar 06, 2006
Kountry Club Scrap Book
Welcome to Kountry Club scrapbook club. Here at Kids Kare Kountry Club the grade school children are really involved with scrap booking....
Mar 03, 2006
DR. SUESS'S BIRTHDAY
Kids Kare West is proudly involved in our Community. On several occasions our children take part in visiting different retirement home. Like all Kids Kare children, so do Kids Kare West children...
Mar 02, 2006
The Adventures of Fuzzy Wuzzy
Every friday at Kiddie Korner we send our special friend Fuzzy Wuzzy home with one of our preschool friends. Fuzzy Wuzzy has been on many adventures....
Mar 01, 2006
A Lucky Winner
We have a lucky winner for participating in “Where in the World Are Kids Kare Children and their Families”!....
Feb 27, 2006
On our February poll we asked parents what form of payment is most convenient for them?
The results of the poll reflected upon parents’ choice to pay by debit card.
Feb 23, 2006
Once again, the Kiddie Kare world is spreading new technology throughout the schools with cool Ipods.
Feb 17, 2006
Throughout the past week, children at Kids Kare Schools were concentrating on the themes of America, our flag, patriotism and presidents. Red white and blue were the predominant colors ...
Feb 13, 2006
Researching Family Roots
Kiddie Kastle grade school children are using the computer, doing research on the internet, to access information about their ethnic background. They will be tracing family roots, using the website (ancestry.com) to create their family tree.
Feb 03, 2006
New Soccer Field
New Soccer Field -
Kids Kare Schools has finally completed the new soccer field at Kids Kare West. The large grass area...
Feb 03, 2006
Our new Macintosh G-5 computers
We are in the process of equipping Kids Kare Schools with the most advanced computer technology. The grade-school and kindergarten children will benefit from the latest Macintosh G-5 computers. There is much excitement...
Jan 25, 2006
Where in the World are Kiddie Kare Schools Kids and their families?
Where in the world are Kiddie Kare School kids and their families? We are very eager to have a look at these wonderful moments and places captured by your camera. We would like to share those delightful pictures with our viewers on the website. So…
Jan 17, 2006
A Field Trip to Roger’s Helicopter
In January the preschool program includes learning about Air and Space. Therefore throughout this month, Kiddie Kare Preschool children enjoy a very special field trip to Roger’s Helicopter.
Jan 05, 2006
Winter Vacation Projects
Throughout the winter vacation, the grade-schoolers and Kindergarteners at Kids Kare Schools created projects reflecting on the season.
Dec 27, 2005
Santa’s visit to our schools was a great success! The children were very excited to talk to the old visitor who’s reindeer were parked with their sled on the school’s roof...
Dec 20, 2005
Parents Appreciation Treats
We will be treating the parents with pastries and coffee throughout the morning in appreciation for your continued patronage. May you all have a wonderful Christmas.
Dec 01, 2005
Toys for Tots
Kiddie Kare Schools is participating in the campaign for Toys for Tots 2005. There are children in the valley that are without toys during the Christmas Holiday Season. We will be accepting unwrapped toys and donations through December 15, 2005.
Dec 01, 2005
Parent's Appreciation Night
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Nov 16, 2005
Nov 07, 2005
New Kids T-Shirts
Kiddie Kare schools has introduced a new kid shirt that looks just like the staff T-shirts. Parents are welcomed to order and purchase these shirts for the cost price of $6.25 each.
Oct 17, 2005
New Gallery Posted
Kids Kare has posted a new gallery "Where in the world are Kids Kare children and their families?" This gallery consists of families travels and vacations throughout the world.
Oct 13, 2005
PS Halloween Party
Oct 12, 2005
Sep 15, 2005
Pasta Feed/Open House 2005
Sep 02, 2005
Fall Pictures 2005
Aug 29, 2005
Aug 22, 2005
Back to School
Kiddie Kare Schools would like to congratulate all of our students who are returning back to public schools.
May 06, 2005
Muffins for Moms
On Friday, May 6th, Kiddie Kare Schools welcomed the Mothers with Muffins and orange juice for a sweet day starter, and as a preview for the coming Mother’s Day. Mothers also received presents and cards made with love by their children.
May 04, 2005
Our Summer Blast brochure is complete, portraying the wonderful fun and enriching activities awaiting our grade-schoolers and kindergarten customers. You may view the full version on our website under “About Us”. Look, be impressed, and hurry and sign up
May 04, 2005
May 04, 2005
These are very busy and exciting times in Kiddie Kare Schools. Children and staff are gearing up for our Preschool Graduation. This year 470 preschoolers will be graduating from our 11 centers. The graduation ceremonies will be conducted in a tropical the
Dec 13, 2004
Santa Visits Kids Kare Schools
This week is a very special one in Kids Kare Schools. This week our kids are going to have an exceptional guest! Santa is coming all the way from the North Pole to visit every one of Kids Kare Schools. Every child will have the privilege to sit on Santa’s
Dec 09, 2004
Parents Night Out.
Parents Night Out. Kids Kare Schools will be open extended hours on the night of December 9th for parents who would like to go Christmas shopping or just enjoy an evening out.
Sep 10, 2004
Kids Kare schools children were very proud to invite their grandparents....
Jun 21, 2004
On Friday, June 18th, we treated our dads….
Jun 11, 2004
A visit to the Save Mart Center
The new impressive Save Mart Center opened its doors to Kiddie Kare schools children...
Jun 10, 2004
A visit to the brand new Fresno County Library
On May of 2004 the new beautiful Woodward Library opened its doors to the public. Kiddie Kare Schools children...
Nov 30, 1999