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toddler fine motor skills

Toddler Fine Motor Skills

Hello parents! Sometimes it seems easier to put your child in front of the TV or an iPad to watch their favorite show. I know as parents you try your hardest. Did you know by just letting children sit in front of devices they aren't using practicing...
the importance of play in early childhood education

Importance of Play in Early Childhood

Play is one of the most important ways children learn and develop. The importance of play in early childhood has been studied and tested over the years. Learning through play is absolutely necessary and fun for children at this age as it supports their...
positive self reflection

Growing into a Positive Self Reflection

There are so many questions on how to gain and grow a positive self-reflection. As you know self-reflection is based on your life experiences and how they have either helped you grow or changed you throughout your lifetime. Growing from children into...
importance of routines with young children

Importance of Routines with Young Children

When I started my teaching career, I knew the importance of routines with young children, and transitioning is the most important thing you can have in the classroom.  I believe that children of all ages thrive on a daily routine in the...
Outdoor play

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Encouraging outdoor play is important in early childhood education. Playing outside gives children an outlet to express themselves, while also burning off some of their energy. Young children are able to explore a natural environment, take risks,...

New Parents: Early Childhood Education Classes Can Help

Congratulations, new parents! Parenthood is a beautiful and rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging and daunting. One of the best things you can do to ensure parental success is to take some early childhood education classes. These classes...

Classroom Hygiene is a Priority

With the current pandemic, classroom hygiene and personal hygiene are a top priority at the moment. COVID-19 spreads from one person to another through in-person communication and bodily functions such as coughing, and/or sneezing. The virus can spread...

Teacher-Child Interactions, A Two-Way Street

During childhood, there is a dramatic development that includes biological, psychological, and social changes. At the age of about twelve, children have already learned the main life skills; to walk, to talk, to take care of themselves, and...

Covid in Childcare Centers

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected millions of people worldwide. Covid in childcare centers has been on the mind of parents and teachers alike. Healthcare workers everywhere taking care of those patients have been themselves facing great challenges...
toddler fine motor skills

Help Children Grow Self-Esteem

Working as an early childhood educator I have always liked to keep a positive environment in the classroom. Every kid is different and unique in their own way and I like for them to know that being yourself is OK and is always a good thing. Here are...