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
For babies to engage in pro-social behaviors, they need to be cared for and respected as individuals. For this to occur, their Provider must respect them as having individual needs, desires, likes and dislikes. A Providers’ response is suppose to be with sensitively to each individual baby, meaning when an infant communicates a need and… Continue reading Pro-social Infants
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
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
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
Brentwood Stool and Table Set
Brand: ECR 4 Kids Description: One durable round bentwood table paired with four 12” bentwood stools. Price: $80 Available: As of 06/01/2022 this item is available. Puzzles not included.
Sowing a Seed
32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof. Matthew 13:32
FARM TO PRESCHOOL
Farms are so much more than crops and animals or fields and tractors. Farms serve as a primary source of food for everyone. Farms provide various types of foods, and typically, there is something available for everyone’s taste and pleasure. Introducing young children to farms and nutrition education at an early age is extremely beneficial.… Continue reading FARM TO PRESCHOOL