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Mix it Up with Movement Stories

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You have your kids seated for story time, their hands are criss-cross applesauced in their lap and two pages in they’re wide-eyed with wonder. By the fifth page, that wonder wanders and now you’re spending more time redirecting than telling a story. What happened? Story time became boring, but here’s ... Read More »

Encouraging Polite Behavior

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These skills are important because they teach your child how to express themselves and connect with others on an emotional, respectful level. Here are some tips for adults to guide child behavior in a polite and kind way. Be aware of your language. Children are always listening, even when we ... Read More »

Social Media for Your Daycare Business

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Many ECEs are hesitant to employ social media in the daycare classroom. There are concerns about privacy, finding the time and negative feedback. ECE Debbi Sluys is a childcare center director and firmly believes that with the right policies, transparent communication and 10-15 minutes a day, ECEs should use social ... Read More »

Your Guide to Setting Up a 5 Star Play Date

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Play dates are a great tool for young families because they help forge friendships and strengthen social skills like co-operation and empathy. Children can gain exposure to different family cultures, values, foods and traditions. Here are a few tips for organizing a successful play date for your child: Ask your ... Read More »

Benefits of a Primary Caregiver

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In order to receive high quality care, forming a secure attachment with a Primary Caregiver away from home is an asset. Children in both large daycare centers and smaller home daycares have been found to benefit when they have a Primary ECE Caregiver assigned to them. Here are the benefits ... Read More »