1. How to Throw a Fun Social Distancing Kids Birthday Party

    So you’re social distancing. Good for you! Self-quarantine or social distancing due to COVID-19 is the socially responsible thing to do and as adults - we can understand why it is so important in order to “flatten the curve”!  However - our children, may not understand as much why, not only c…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 15 Fun Kids Thanksgiving Crafts to Decorate Your Home

    15 Fun Kids Thanksgiving Crafts to Decorate Your Home One of the best parts of being a childcare facility is seeing how much creativity kids are full of! In particular, during the holiday season! At Austin Kids Retreat truly believe children enjoy these theme-specific arts and crafts because their s…Read More

  4. Creative Ways to Handle Halloween Candy

    Creative Ways to Handle Halloween Candy 1. The Switch Witch The Switch Witch is a good witch who comes (much like the Tooth Fairy…in fact they are probably working together to save your children’s teeth!) and takes their Halloween candy only to replace it with a toy! Particularly great option if…Read More

  5. austin kids retreat costume ideas

    Creative EASY DIY Costumes for Kids and Parents

    Are You Halloween Party Costume Ready? If Not, No Worries! As a childcare center, we can't help but be creative in everything we do. And as a drop-in center, we uniquely understand why parents need easy solutions! So we put together this list of EASY and CREATIVE Halloween costumes to help our favor…Read More

  6. October 26th events in Austin for kids

    Austin Kids Retreat Halloween Bash October 2019

    Hey Austin – Looking for Fun Kid-Friendly Halloween Events to do this October? Austin Kids Retreat has the Perfect Halloween Event for Your Child! Introducing our first-ever Austin Kids Retreat Halloween Bash! When: Saturday, October 26th, 6-10pm at Austin Kids Retreat in the Four Points area Who…Read More