Caregivers often wonder what the proper procedure is for keeping the children they care for protected from the sun’s harmful rays. At Care Courses, our course Sun Safety tells you what you need to know.
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How do Preschoolers Make Friends?
The social development of preschoolers is very important to parents and child care providers alike. Caretakers want to make sure that their preschoolers develop socially and emotionally, learn to cooperate with adults and children, and make friends.
Fun Activities for Toddlers
At Care Courses we have many courses specifically about caring for toddlers and the various activities to cater to their specific developmental needs. Today we are going to focus on some ideas from our course, Days with Toddlers: Curriculum Planning for Ages 12–36 Months.
Washing Hands in Child Care
Everyone needs to wash their hands, especially caregivers who come in contact with children and the children themselves!
10 Ways to Handle Biting in Child Care
In this blog we will focus on 10 ways that you as an early childhood professional can handle biting incidents in your child care setting. Child care providers often wonder how to cope with children who bite one another. At Care Courses, we understand that biting can be a challenging situation in any child careContinue reading “10 Ways to Handle Biting in Child Care”
How do I Help Children with Changes in Routine?
Even the slightest change to a child’s daily routine can have drastic effects on their mood and ability to navigate their day.
Why is fitness important for young children?
Caregivers often wonder why fitness is so important in a child’s development. At Care Courses, we offer several courses having to do with the subject
Winter Crafts for Kids
Looking for a fun wintertime craft to do with the children in your care? Try this popsicle stick snowflake done by one of our training coaches when she was in preschool!
If You’re Happy and You Know It…
If you need a fun and engaging activity to do with the group of children in your care, check out our student’s variations on the “if you’re happy and you know it” song! I love to do ‘If You’re Happy and You Know It.’ This works great inside and outdoors. Keep in mind though that theContinue reading “If You’re Happy and You Know It…”
When is a child ready to learn how to use the potty?
Toilet learning is an important milestone in a child’s life, but a child’s transition out of diapers can be a stressful time for parents and childcare providers. And if handled improperly, this transition period can be damaging to the child.