Connecting with our Kids

Connecting with our Kids!

We must communicate to our children every day that they are loved,…
Program Clean Up Ideas for Pre-K and K

Program Clean Up Ideas for Pre-K and K

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HOW FAST CAN WE DO IT? You can say: Let's beat the clock! Beat…
Poetry for Teachers and Parents

Poetry for Teachers and Parents

Share the verse below with caregivers, teachers and parents! They're…

Supplies & Activities for Drama and Music Centers!

Encourage creativity and language development in your children…
Common Text Message Acronyms

Common Text Message Acronyms

What does "POS" mean? How about "LGH"? Don't know? LOL. Whether…
Homework Centers in School Age Programs

Homework Centers in School Age Programs

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How do you create an appropriate setting for homework in…
Drama-Introduction-and-Menu

Drama: Introduction and Menu

All Drama Links at bottom of this page... ACTING IS PRETENDING ...Whether…
Newsletter Health and Food Articles

Newsletter Health and Food Articles

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Part Four: Health and Food Related...Timely and short tips and…
Discipline in Child Care Programs and Classrooms

Discipline in Child Care Programs and Classrooms

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A POSITIVE APPROACH TO DISCIPLINE... Try to remember...We…
Don't Ask Kids Why

Don't Ask Kids "Why?"

Thought of the Month Don"t ask children "Why" they did something!…
Are you Squashing your Children's Creativity?

Are you Squashing your Children's Creativity?

Stories are a great way to learn... Sometimes without realizing…
Kid Party Favors, Games, Fun! Page 1

Kid Party Favors, Games, Fun! Page 1

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Need a few creative ideas to top off a party? You just may…
Children's Books About Money

Children's Books About Money

AGES 5 AND UP A Bargain For Frances by Russell Hoban. HarperCollins,…
Building Children's Self Esteem

Building Children's Self Esteem

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Self Esteem begins to develop at a very early age. By getting…
Stamp Out Sibling Rivalry

Stamp Out Sibling Rivalry

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STAMP OUT SIBLING RIVALRY (Yes, it's possible!) You find…
Work Bench and Construction Center for Kids

Work Bench and Construction Center for Kids!

SUPPLY IDEAS -ALSO-SEE 'SAND PLAY' AT PAGE BOTTOM...  Apron…
The Importance of Child Care Program Assessment

The Importance of Child Care Program Assessment

Why is it beneficial to conduct training need assessments? Four…
Using Camera as School Tool

Using Camera as School Tool

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When it comes to COMMUNICATING WITH PARENTS, it’s amazing…
Creative Ways to Thank Staff

Creative Ways to Thank Staff

Program staff is Child Care's most valuable resource!  Recognizing…
Theme Day Ideas-Page 1

Reading to School Age Children

Keep reading to your child even when he can read. Read books…
Children's Sewing Center

Children's Sewing Center!

IDEAS & SUPPLIES FOR THE SEWING AND FIBER ART CENTER... …
Why is the Child Care Orientation Process Important

Why is the Child Care Orientation Process Important?

In creating new staff orientation, ask yourself what you want…
Poems and Quotes for Teachers, Newsletters, and Trainers

Poems and Quotes for Teachers, Newsletters, and Trainers

You will find the following resources in Poems and Quotes for Teachers. Click…
Planning the Month of March

Planning the Month of March!

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MARCH 2018... Updated January, 2018 Make your monthly planning…
Creative Ideas for School Age Programs

Creative Ideas for School Age Programs! Pg. 1

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CREATIVE means... Original, resourceful, imaginative,…
Ideas for Kids for the Month of May

Ideas for Kids for the Month of May

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FLOWER: Lily of the Valley. Lily of the Valley signifies a…
Categories of Drama

Categories of Drama

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There are many forms of Drama. Here is a partial list with a…
Creative Clean-Up Ideas for Kids

Creative Clean-Up Ideas for Kids

DON'T STRESS OVER MESS! Before We Start--Be Clear with Directives!When…
Newsletter - Prose, Poems and Other things

Newsletter: Prose, Poems and Other things...

Part Two of Four: PROSE,  POEMS, and other things~ Every once…
School Age Newsletter Tips and Ideas

School Age Newsletter Tips and Ideas

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Part One of Four Parts: Is your program writing a newsletter…