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The Acorn Application Form to hold your name on the waiting list.

The Acorn Health Form for each child enrolled.

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The Acorn Facebook Page is another source of information.  Become a Fan!

Kindergarten Program Slideshow and Overview

Wendy Starnes introduces our Wind Tunnel experiments: posted on our YouTube Channel, TheAcornatPlay

Rich's Fabulous Dry Ice Experiments: Check out our YouTube Channel, TheAcornatPlay

The San Antonio Business Journal 2013 Education Guide of March 22, 2013, featured an article "The Acorn builds play into its education platform".

A new free publication download from the Campaign for a Coimmercial-Free Childhood: Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young children, technology and early education

An article in the 11/30/09 Time Magazine on “overparenting” is an interesting read: Can These Parents Be Saved?

The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.  You can read many articles regarding Play and the education of young children on their website.  Click here for a direct link to the recently published study “Crisis in the Kindergarten - Why Children Need to Play in School” click here for a link to their flier, Time for Play, Every Day!

Community Playthings recent Collage e-newsletter has some informative articles about the importance of play and the problems with new "national standards" for early childhood education.

The National Wildlife Federation challenges us all with their Be Out There Movement!  Spend time in unstructured play with your family outdoors every day!

 

To help you understand the severity of a peanut allergy condition, and to give you ideas for peanut and nut free snacks and lunches, you can visit peanutallergy.com , Why is my child’s school nut free?  , and  Peanut Allergy

The Texas Safe Riders Program with information regarding car safety seat regulations, etc.

Why Preschool Shouldn't Be Like School:  New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire.

The Case for Play:  How a handful of researchers are trying to save childhood.

Time for Play, Every Day - from The Alliance for Childhood

Effort to Restore Children’s Play Gains Momentum - The New York Times.

Child Abuse Prevention - The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services created this site as a resource for parents, professionals, and communities to support child abuse prevention and public awareness efforts.

Miss Anastasia at PechaKucha San Antonio - talks about reading and storytelling. Coming soon: her talk at TedxSanAntonio.

Healthy Kids Run: San Antonio - A fun way to get out and move!

 

 

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