Anyone who has spent time with three and four - year olds can have limited attention spans. In contrast, four- and five-year-olds can sit and listen to a story or watch a science demonstration that has a hands-on activity for about 10 to 15 minutes. Anything longer and they are fidgeting, and looking around the… Continue reading Behavioral Expectations in the Preschool Classroom
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The Top Social Skills Your Child Needs to Learn for Kindergarten
1. Being Independent - However, it’s still important to start instilling this type of skill now. When your child goes off to kindergarten, while they will be under the guidance of teachers, they will also be their own entity. This means that there will be times where they’ll need to make their own decisions. Through… Continue reading The Top Social Skills Your Child Needs to Learn for Kindergarten
Naps are critical to growing children. Studies suggest that mental development takes place when kids sleep-both at night and at least once during the day. Studies have also found that kids who nap have longer attention spans and are less fussy than those who don’t. And, perhaps the best reason of all: children tend to… Continue reading NAP-TIME
It may appear that manners are not important in child development, but manners are. Understanding and using good manners has so many positives. Manners show courtesy and empathy towards others; indicates thoughtfulness, and reflects on the child’s upbringing and education. Good manners are necessary for people to get along together in this world. Below are… Continue reading MANNERS
One on One Relationship with each Child
Every child in my care is unique and special, so I take special care to build secure attachments with each child. Some of the ways that I "tune in" to each child is by spending some "special time" with each child, each day. ("Special time" can be a conversation, play, and feeding, changing, or getting… Continue reading One on One Relationship with each Child
Big Book Wire Organizer
Brand: Lakeshore Description: Price: $25.00 Available: As of 12/01/2022 this item is available. Books not included.
In some ways, the tradition of giving gifts at Christmas is a very ancient tradition. In other ways, giving gifts at Christmas is a new development, as well. In the Christian religion, the practice of giving gifts at Christmas is traced back to the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh that were given to the… Continue reading Why Gifts?
Early Childhood Education
Studies came out that quality child care has a positive benefit on all children; the impact is particularly strong for children between the ages of 2 – 5. Among children from low income homes, high-quality programs provide more benefits. Children in higher quality early learning programs have better cognitive outcomes, including better reading, math skills,… Continue reading Early Childhood Education
Vintage Doll High chair
Brand: Community Playthings Description: Vintage Doll High chair Price: $15.00 Available: As of 10/01/2022 this item is available.Doll not included
Grandparents Day originated with Marian McQuade, a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes. President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. For 2022 Grandparents Day falls on Sept. 11th. We… Continue reading GRANDPARENT’S DAY