Your Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

A Quick Peek at What Your Little Learner Needs to Know Your child is ready to be a kindergartener soon! But amidst all the excitement, as a parent, you’re probably wondering: What should your child know by kindergarten? What skills will he or she be expected to have? These questions can be stressful, but the […]

Florida’s Free VPK Program Available at Amazing Explorers

Florida’s free Voluntary Prekindergarten program — also known as VPK — offers 4- and 5-year-olds living in Florida the opportunity to get a leg up on learning. Amazing Explorers, the STEAM-based learning center that uses an innovative approach to early childhood education, participates in the VPK program, providing young students with the opportunity of a […]

What Every Parent Should Know about Florida’s VPK Program

The state of Florida is making a huge investment in its future and your children are the prime beneficiaries. The state’s Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program pays the tuition for every 4-year-old participating in a qualified pre-kindergarten school. VPK provides children a top-quality early learning experience at participating private and faith-based child care centers, many public […]

Free VPK and the STEAM Curriculum Can Help Children Succeed in Life

If you have been paying attention to the world of education and child care, you may have heard references to the STEAM curriculum. No, it has nothing to do with boiling water or evaporation. The STEAM curriculum is the cutting edge education concept that focuses on five distinct elements: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and […]

What If Day Care Was More than Just “Care” During the Day?

Parents today are busier than ever before. In many households, both parents work or both wear many hats and have many commitments that make their lives hectic. While it’s very important to provide for your family, it’s also important to prepare your children for the future. So, if you already need to put your kids […]

VPK Program at Amazing Explorers Academy Prepares Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

There’s a tendency to believe that the STEAM curriculum — which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics — is highly technical and science-based. While students at The Amazing Explorers Academy certainly do get more exposure to science and analytical thinking than children at many other daycare and early childhood education programs, there is […]

LAKE NONA Home to Growing Families

Like many towns in Florida, LAKE NONA began as a tourist destination. But, because it is not located in close proximity to the state’s many beaches, the town’s founders had to develop another way to attract Northerners to their community. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, LAKE NONA was promoted as a resort community to […]