Although time-out may sound effective in that it removes a child from a challenging situation, it does nothing to prepare the child for navigating such situations in the future.
Music and movement are an essential part of any early childhood program, and they can be enjoyable for children and adults alike.
Educators have long recognized that the block center is one of the most important learning centers in an early childhood setting. Among the many types of blocks to choose from, unit blocks are the most essential.
Gather round! It’s circle time! Circle time is a ritual that early childhood programs often use for setting up the beginning of the day and marking the end of the day. So, how do you plan a successful circle time?
Dust mites, pet and animal dander, pollen, and insect stings are all environmental allergens that frequent early childhood programs. So, how can we reduce children’s exposure to environmental allergies in child care?
After having a baby, families make the important decision of whether to feed their child with formula or by breastfeeding. Designing your…
Sunlight benefits us physically, behaviorally, and emotionally. However, sunlight can also be dangerous. Overexposure to sunlight damages the skin and eyes and can contribute to skin cancer…
Being a child can be stressful. Learning new things, building interpersonal relationships, and navigating different home, school, and care environments are exhausting experiences for many children. These experiences have been even more tiresome during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has placed many children in volatile, unpredictable situations. However, unlike adults, children rarely have a space toContinue reading “Reducing Children’s Stress in Child Care”
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This week’s blog comes from our Care Course Child Development and Guidance and has information that will help you help your children succeed.