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Kid Spa Austin

5700 W. Slaughter Lane Suite 380
Austin, TX 78749

Phone:
(512) 301-5772

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Kid Spa Austin specializes in providing flexible and individualized childcare schedules. We offer a wide range of programs, from customized Full-Time and Part Time Schedules to Drop-In care. Kid Spa Austin has developed a unique curriculum designed to engage children of all ages in play-based learning and postitive social interaction.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
Other subjects taught Sign Language, Computer Skills, Manners

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Kid Spa Austin specializes in providing flexible and individualized childcare schedules. We offer a wide range of programs, from customized Full-Time and Part Time Schedules to Drop-In care. Kid Spa Austin has developed a unique curriculum designed to engage children of all ages in play-based learning and postitive social interaction.

A Typical Day

7:30am Arrival and Welcome
8:30am Breakfast
9:00am Music and Movement
9:30am Art
10:00am Sign Language
10:30am Snack/Outside
11:30am Centers
12:00pm Lunch
12:30pm Story and Nap
2:30pm Snack
3:00pm Group Activities/Outside
4:30pm Theater
5:30pm Dinner
6:00pm Free Play/Games
7:30pm Snack
8:00pm Theater/Free Play

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want

Modes of Communication

  • Notes

Separation

Handling Separation: From the Director

Parents whose children suffer extreme separation anxiety may wish to use a phased approach when bringing their children to Kid Spa Austin, gradually lengthening the child's stay each time they come.