2020 Updates On Summer Camps

2020 Updated Status On Summer Camps (All camps listed have detailed page, click here.) All camps offering regular summer camp have all implemented new safety guidelines. ATX Kids Club Regular Summer Camps – Yes, beginning summer in open area in Bastrop, after...

COVID-19 Resource and Activities

AFM Editor’s Choice For Online Educational Resources ​These are some names families have known and trusted, which are currently being offered for FREE. Free Lesson Plans featuring Popular Movies, TV Shows, and Children’s Books...

2019 Readers’ Poll Favorite Winners

EDUCATION Charter School: NYOS. With pre-K through 12th grade programs, this school on two campuses challenges learners through rigorous academics and innovative strategies. nyos.org Child Care: Stepping Stone Schools. Now in its 40th year, this locally-grown school...
Mother’s Day Bubble Paint Hydrangea

Mother’s Day Bubble Paint Hydrangea

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here’s a beautiful bouquet of hydrangeas you can make for Mom using homemade bubble paint! This activity is perfect for children ages 3 through early elementary school. Note that an adult’s help is needed to make the bubble paint. This...
Childcare Opening

Childcare Opening

Stepping Stone School has announced the opening of its newest early care and education campus in Austin’s Mueller community. The campus opened on Oct. 29 and highlights “The Pioneers of Flight,” giving children a glimpse into the history of how flight shaped...
Stained Glass Autumn Leaves

Stained Glass Autumn Leaves

This sensory-related art experience results in beautiful “stained-glass” leaves to brighten any window on a fall day. It’s a perfect activity for toddlers through early elementary school-age kids using simple household materials. An adult’s help will be needed for...
Student Donations

Student Donations

Stepping Stone School students and the school’s founder, Rhonda Paver, M.A., recently donated over $14,000 to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (RMHC CTX). Funds for the donation were raised by the school-age students participating in the...
2018 Readers’ Poll Favorites

2018 Readers’ Poll Favorites

You voted and we tallied. Now the results are in, and we present this year’s favorite spots chosen by our own Austin families. Give ‘em a try – they’ve got our readers behind them! EDUCATION Charter School: Austin Discovery School. Open since 2005, this school east of...
Thanksgiving Run

Thanksgiving Run

The 27th annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot will take place on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23. The event takes place outside the Long Center and includes a 5-mile run, a 1-mile walk and a Stepping Stone School Kids’ K. In the run-up to the Turkey Trot, Stepping Stone...

2017 Readers Poll Favorite Winners

EDUCATION Charter School – N.Y.O.S. Charter School Childcare – Stepping Stone Schools Montessori – Northwest Montessori Private School – Hill Country Christian School Public School – Rutledge Elementary Special Needs School – Williams Community School Tutoring –...
New Daycare

New Daycare

Stepping Stone School opened a new location in Kyle on June 5. The school is located at 1020 Lightfoot St. in the community of Plum Creek and features a hands-on STEAM curriculum room, three turfed playgrounds and an inground pool for swim lessons. “We look forward to...

2017 Readers’ Poll Favorite Winners

EDUCATION Charter School – N.Y.O.S. Charter School Childcare – Stepping Stone Schools Montessori – Northwest Montessori Private School – Hill Country Christian School Public School – Rutledge Elementary Special Needs School – Williams Community School Tutoring –...
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