Finger painting is a fun, open-ended activity appropriate for children at any stage of motor development. There is no right or wrong way to finger paint. Every child is a successful finger painter!
Play offers many benefits for young children, and the outdoors offers limitless possibilities for children’s play. As a result, outdoor play is important even when the weather isn’t perfect.
When a stressful situation arises, it can feel overwhelming to manage it on top of your regular day-to-day responsibilities. By identifying the source of stress and being strategic with your problem solving, you can help avoid stressful situations in the future and become more efficient at managing stress.
Play accelerates children’s brain development and promotes learning in all domains. You can play an important role in promoting the benefits of children’s play by selecting appropriate play materials, providing an exciting learning environment, and being responsive to children’s interests.
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.
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?
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Care Courses offers training in two distance learning formats: Online Courses and CourseBooks. Often we are asked, “Which Care Courses Format is Right for Me?” or “Which is better?” The answer is pretty simple: It depends on your preference and needs! Each format has unique advantages, which will help you decide if it’s the best choiceContinue reading “Which Care Courses Format is Right for Me?”