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Behavioral Expectations in the Preschool Classroom

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



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


Pro-social Infants

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


Be Prepared for Anything!

It seems like accidents always happen when you least expect them. Providers have to expect the unexpected by keeping a First Aid kit handy. No daycare center, ministry or home is supposed to operate without one. It should be kept visible to anyone working in a daycare setting. The supplies in the kit are supposed… Continue reading Be Prepared for Anything!



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.


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