You constantly strive to provide the best care for your child. Our staff has the same mindset at Austin Kids Retreat. We are proud to offer a revolutionary approach to drop-in daycare. Our team runs a program that’s nurturing, fun, and educational! Check out these blog posts to learn more about this Austin child care center.

  1. Tips for Working from Home with Kids – While Social Distancing 

      Okay - your working from home. That’s not so bad right? In fact you’re probably saving time not commuting and being distracted by office gossip. Maybe you’re even more productive. That is unless you have kids home with you too.    If you’re a parent that relies on your child being in sc…Read More

  2. 5 Spring Break Activities to Do at Home 

    I don’t know about you but when I was a kid, spring break always had special memories for me! It was a time to connect with my family, travel to new places, and really just create some special moments together as a family  However, with the recent coronavirus, Covid-19,  concerns, many of our Au…Read More

  3. How to Help Your Children Prevent Sickness

    As a childcare center, cleanliness is of the utmost importance to us! In addition to implementing our own daily disinfectant steps, Austin Kids Retreat is Dis-in-fx Certified and have regular microbial swabs done at our facility. In this environment of Coronavirus and just flu season in general, we …Read More

  4. Questions to Ask a Daycare or Preschool

    Hint: Scroll to the bottom for an easy quick view of the list of questions! . . Is the daycare licensed? One of the benefits of using a licensed childcare center versus an in-home daycare is the greater accountability and safety standards that licensed centers face.  Here’s a fantastic tool and e…Read More

  5. 40 Fun Valentine’s Card Box Ideas

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner! And with this fun love-filled holiday is a variety of fun and fantastic crafts! While we will be doing lots of themed Valentine's Crafts at Austin Kids Retreat with our drop-in daycare kids and our preschoolers, one of my favorite crafts we do specifically …Read More

  6. Benefits of Scheduling Play Dates

    As the parent of a tiny tike, all you want is to do the very best for them and their development. By enrolling them in daycare, you’re already off to a fantastic start. While the time that your little one spends at daycare is definitely going to provide them with the socialization and foundation f…Read More

  7. New Years Resolutions with Kids + Free Download

    Creating resolutions on New Years Day is an annual tradition I always look forward to with my kids. As they get older it's really interesting to sit and hear their thoughts on the things they would like to explore and learn. Not only do we enjoy getting creative with writing out or drawing our resol…Read More

  8. NYE Kid’s Crafts and Activities

    Woo it's almost 2020! Can we all relate to this meme right now?! 👇👇👇 While keeping the kid's up until Midnight may not seem ideal, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the New Year. Indulge in some drop-in childcare and bring your kiddo over to Austin Kids Retreat! Or stay home and get you…Read More

  9. Christmas Eve and Day Traditions to Try

    One of the best parts of having a childcare center (other than crafting and DIYing and pretty much playing all day!) is hearing from the kids - who visit our Drop-In Center or attend our Pre-School - about all of the fun and unique Christmas Traditions they have! As a fun way to share all the wonder…Read More

  10. Elf on the Shelf: Should You Do It + 24 Ideas!

    The holiday season is upon us. It’s a really magical time of year and we can’t even tell you how much we enjoy the holiday season with our preschoolers and drop-in childcare visitors at Austin Kids Retreat. As much as we enjoy crafting the days away with them, we also love hearing different ways…Read More