Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Rip, Snip, Cut – Developing Scissor Skills

Yes, preschoolers, and toddlers with close supervision, should be using a scissors! Helping children to become independent means helping them master skills and safety rules for using many different tools. Just like so many other tasks, learning to use a scissors requires immense amounts of skill development. Children need to have small muscle strength and [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rip, Snip, Cut – Developing Scissor Skills

Best Practices in Early Childhood Programs

The following practices are important in providing quality early childhood programming and implementing engaging learning activities for children.  They are proven strategies that impact a child’s school and life success. Knowledge Base  It is imperative that educators/providers have a wide knowledge base of the early childhood field including: child development; appropriate milestone expectations; and early [...]

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Pamper Yourself – You Deserve It!

The more you take care of yourself, the more you are able to give to the children in your care. When you feel good and are well rested, you are able to: be patient with children, no matter what they spill!; rejoice in their accomplishment, big and not so big; and have the energy to [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pamper Yourself – You Deserve It!