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Playing Learning Growing

Playing Learning Growing

Playing learning growing. Sometimes as “Early Childhood Educators “ we often ask ourselves if we are doing enough inside our classroom. The answer is “yes you are.” It’s important for children to explore their own interests and surroundings while playing. We have to remember that children learn through play. The importance of play in early

Time Management

Time Management Skills in the Childcare Classroom

Time management skills in the childcare classroom are what will ensure you are a fabulous teacher of young children. As a teacher, there is a lot that needs to be done in our day. Whether that’s planning activities, teaching multiple subjects, or even just guiding the children to their next destination. It is important to

Benefits of Raising a Bilingual/Multilingual Child

The benefits of raising a Bilingual/Multilingual child are many. We live in a country full of multiple cultures that open different opportunities and a more diverse career path for our children. Having a child learn different languages increases their brain power. Additionally, multi-language teaches children about different cultures, how to multitask, solve problems, and have

Empowering Young Children

Empowering Young Children

Creativity is essential for a child’s development; however, fear of failure often hinders a child’s progression. For this reason, it is important to offer children a safe environment where they feel accepted and loved, no matter what. Fear of failure often shows up during the feedback process, when students worry about public exposure of their

A Helping Hand in the Kitchen

A Helping Hand in the Kitchen

As the old saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. But what about lunch and dinner? What about the snacks? The truth is, it’s all important! It was not until I became a mother that I realized just how much “stuff” is in some of the foods we consider to be

The Way Love and Affection Shape a Child’s Life

The Way Love and Affection Shape a Child’s Life

Love and affection are essential feelings in a person’s life. Love and affection in children’s life are fundamental for healthy brain development. It helps children feel secure and that they matter. Love and affection also help them create strong relationships with people in the future. Love and affection shape a child’s life. Consistent Love and Affection

Classroom Pets in Childcare

Classroom pets in childcare can be very rewarding and an excellent teaching tool. It can foster responsibility, compassion, and gentleness as well as bring an aspect of science to your class. The age of your class can help determine what kind of classroom pet is best suited for them.  And don’t worry there are several

Art Education

The Importance of Art in Early Learning

When we observe children coloring and painting, we often think they are simply scribbling and doodling. What if I told you that some major learning and cognitive development is happening while they create art? What if I told you that children who are involved in art activities on a regular basis are four times more

Sign Language in Childcare

Teaching Sign Language in Childcare is Beneficial 

There are many benefits to teaching sign language in childcare from the beginning, far more than can fit into this blog, but I want to highlight a couple that I find most important.  Communicate before the verbal ability People tend to be happier when they can successfully communicate their ideas, and children are no exception.