Back-to-School Tips for A Successful Start to the Year

By Susan Brown | August 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Back-to-School Tips for A Successful Start to the Year The start of the new school year is always cause for excitement! It’s also a big change to routines for both kids and parents. To help keep the beginning of the school year fun and not frightful, we have a list of tips to keep the whole family happy. New and…

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Our Team’s Favorite Children’s Books

By Susan Brown | August 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Our Team’s Favorite Children’s Books

Our Team’s Favorite Children’s Books Most of us remember the excitement, the anticipation, and the joy of the day the traveling book fair came to school. We carefully looked through the catalogue, we circled our choices, and used our budding math skills to see how far our pennies would stretch. As we reminisced on our memories of the book fair,…

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Kids Co. Teacher Hiring Fair

By Susan Brown | August 12, 2022 | Comments Off on Kids Co. Teacher Hiring Fair

Kids Co. School Age Afterschool Teacher Hiring Fair All locations *$600 sign on bonus, plus quarterly retention bonuses and paid trainings.   Do you love working with kids, want to gain more professional experience as you work towards becoming a teacher, psychologist, school counselor, etc.? Kids Co. is local non-profit child care organization that believes no family should be turned…

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Fun Fourth Facts!

By Susan Brown | June 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

With the Fourth of July coming up in a week, we thought we would share some fun facts about the summer holiday that in Seattle, at least, marks the beginning of summer and sunshine! Print out this blog, sit with the kiddos, and a glass of lemonade and quiz each other on these fun facts! We hope everyone has a…

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Bring-A-Friend to Kids Co.

By Susan Brown | June 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Summer fun is better with a friend! Kids Co. gives school-age kids great out-of-school time experiences throughout the entire year. During the school year our afterschool programs give kids the chance to wind down from the school day with friends, old and new. By the time we reach the end of the school year, kids are ready for and look…

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Talking to Your Kids About Juneteenth

By Susan Brown | June 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

Important Facts About Juneteenth For You and Your Kids Monday, June 20, 2022, all Kids Co. locations will be closed in observance of Juneteenth. This is the first year that this important date has been recognized as a federal holiday and Kids Co. believes it’s important to learn and understand the history and significance of this date. June 19th or…

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Salamanders and Scientists and Explorers… Oh My!

By Susan Brown | May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Kids Co. Offers Summer 2022 Camps with Themes to Engage Every Child. The beauty of childhood is the ever-expansive imagination kids possess and the near constant ability to find new things absolutely magical. At Kids Co. we pride ourselves on offering new and interesting summer camp programs that will hold something interesting and new for every child. If you are looking…

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By Susan Brown | March 17, 2022 | Comments Off on WALK, LOOK AND LISTEN – PLAY “SIGNS OF SPRING” BINGO

Spring is right around the corner which means warmer weather is almost upon us. The change of seasons is the perfect time to start getting outside for some fresh air and much-needed sunshine. Going outside for even 30 minutes a day can help kids improve their physical health, help their observation skills, and makes natural science more exciting. As the…

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Ensuring every child has a healthy breakfast with Safeway Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors Program

By Susan Brown | August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

During the month of September 2021 when you visit the Safeway store in Shoreline you’ll see signs for the Nourishing Neighbors fundraiser and you’ll have the opportunity to donate when you checkout. We hope you will participate by choosing to direct your donation to Kids Co., a nonprofit child care organization! The store is located at:  Safeway, 17202 15th Ave NE,…

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Susan R. Brown
Kids Co. Founder and CEO