Author Archives: CCL Admin

A Warning About Gun Safety

Here is a letter about gun safety that I shared with the families at the child care program I ran Dear Parents and Families: While I was on vacation in Florida this past January, I was a witness to a … Continue reading

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Theme Activities

Songs The Fuzzy Caterpillar (Tune: Itsy Bitsy Spider)The fuzzy caterpillarCurled up on a leaf,Spun her little chrysalisAnd then fell fast asleep.While she was sleepingShe dreamed that she could fly,And later when she woke upShe was a butterfly! Butterfly Song (Tune: Up on the Housetop)First … Continue reading

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Top Child Care and Development News of 2020

Here is a review of the top child care news stories that we featured in our newsletter in 2020 New federal data shows Black preschoolers still disciplined at far higher rates than Whites Kids Notice Racial Differences Long Before Adults … Continue reading

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Subscriptions of Child Care Training

Announcing Subscriptions of Child Care Training! This is the most cost effective way to get the child care training classes that you need and want. Take whatever classes that you want whenever you want! GROUPS With our annual subscriptions of … Continue reading

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Child Care Training for Staff

Quality professional development for your child care staff! With our annual subscriptions of child care training a staff member can take as many of our fast certificate classes as they need or want. Subscriptions are transferable. RATES 10 employees-$39 per … Continue reading

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Balancing Work and Parenting

Check out our feature in Redfin’s latest article: “Home Solutions for Balancing Work and Parenting” If you thought never in a million years you’d be sharing your office space with your children, think again. The spread of COVID-19 is forcing … Continue reading

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The Journey of Teaching Toddlers Online

By Rachel Reid Life as we knew it is now a distant memory. With the shutting of schools, I have constantly been in a state of processing my thoughts and feelings about this new world we are living in. On … Continue reading

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Can Virtual Preschool Be Developmentally Appropriate? Tips and Thoughts

In a rush to convert preschool and pre-k programs to online classrooms, we must not lose sight of developmentally appropriate practice. So many programs are requiring their teachers to continue virtual teaching on the internet. Google rooms and Zoom are … Continue reading

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Responding to Coronavirus in Your Child Care Program

How will your child care program respond to the Coronavirus? What should you prepare? How can you best protect the children and families? Here are some resources and links when responding to Cornavirus in your child car program. Remember, if … Continue reading

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Rainbow theme for Preschool

March is a great time to learn about rainbows! St. Patrick’s Day includes the symbol of the rainbow for finding the pot of gold. March is also a good time to do a theme on weather, rain and rainbows. Rainbow … Continue reading

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