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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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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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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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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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Nutrition and Food Theme

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this is a good time to plan a nutrition and food theme. Food and Nutrition Songs and Fingerplays Are You Eating (Tune: Are You Sleeping) Are you eating, are you eating Healthy foods, healthy … Continue reading

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CPR and First Aid Classes

We are happy to announce a new partnership with Water Safety Consultants. Look no further in finding quality and affordable training for yourmandated CPR, AED or First Aid training. Their program is custom designedto meet each state’s regulations. Blended classes … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves Preschool Theme

Autumn Leaves Preschool Theme Here is a fun preschool theme set around the beauty of autumn leaves Rhymes about Autumn Leaves Pretty Leaves Pretty leaves they are falling Falling down to the ground When the wind blows his trumpet See … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Funded Online Child Care Classes

Pennsylvania Classes that are funded by the Southwest Regional Key: A program of the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh. Announcing new online child care classes that are funded by the Southwest Regional Key! Click here to register on the PA. Keys … Continue reading

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Surviving the Summer

Surviving the Summer by Ruth (reprinted with permission)The final bell rings and excited children everywhere flee the school in happiness…this marks the start of the Summer Vacation. As children dream of this day quickly approaching, parents and caregivers look for … Continue reading

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