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Celebrate Holiday Lights in Child Care

Here are ideas to celebrate holiday lights! December is time for celebrations for many cultures and lights play a large role in many holidays including: Christmas- In the past, trees were decorated with candles, which symbolized Christ being the light … Continue reading

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Preschool Cooking Activities

Preschool Cooking Activities are Educational Preschool cooking activities with young children is a fun and educational activity. By participating in food preparation, a young child can learn many things fine motor skills nutrition science concepts sensory exploration cooperation measurement shapes … Continue reading

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New Online Child Care Classes

We are excited to announce new online child care classes!! We listened to child care providers and teachers to hear what professional development training they were interested in. We have worked hard to bring you these newest online child care … Continue reading

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Being the Bearer of Bad News

By Rachel Reid, M.Ed As a teacher of young children, I think one of the most difficult parts of the job is having to tell parents that their child did not have a great day. We care very much about … Continue reading

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Preschool Summer Fun Ideas

Ideas for Preschool Summer Fun Ocean and Beach Crafts Jellyfish Children glue streamers to the edge of a paper plate. Attach a second plate on top of it with glue or staples. Children decorate the plates as the Jelly fish … Continue reading

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Block Play for All Ages

As educators, we know the importance of learning through play. Block play is an excellent “teacher” for children of all ages, from infancy through Pre-K. What are some concepts that blocks can teach us? For infants and toddlers, blocks help … Continue reading

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Child Care and Development News

A review of child care and development news 2018 How Real-World Learning Experiences Can Help Kids Retain Knowledge Infants Sensitive to Fearful Faces Tend to Become Altruistic Toddlers Childhood Aggression Linked to Deficits in Executive Function How music lessons can … Continue reading

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Free Online Class for Child Care

Try one of our online classes for free! A free online child care class is available for you to try! Take this class at no cost and see how Child Care Lounge can meet your training needs! CURRENT FREE CLASS … Continue reading

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The Early Bird Gets the Discount

Don’t wait until the end of the year to get your training done. Hurry and save 20% off your total. Save now-learn later. Enroll now and take the class whenever you wish! Enter Discount Code: “earlybird18” at checkout Click here … Continue reading

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New Online Classes for Child Care Providers!

  New Online Classes for Child Care Providers! NEW* OJL1- Preparing for Early Literacy: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (3 clock hours/.3 ceus -$15.85) As a result of this training, participants will be able to: Describe the importance of promoting early literacy … Continue reading

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