Posts Tagged ‘ Toddlers ’

From the Classroom to the Family Room: At-Home Activities for January

Beat the winter boredom blues with fun and educational activities from our classrooms! Each month this year, we’ll be sharing new at-home activities for infants through PreK age groups. The following activities are focused on cognitive development (math—sorting and sequencing; counting; measuring; and subtraction) and language and literacy development (songs and fingerplays). Many of the

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Tips From Our Teachers: More Potty Training Tips

Jaime Roshon and Tena Christianson are veteran teachers who have each been with KinderCare for 13 years. This year, they were among ten outstanding teachers presented with the coveted Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator awards, chosen from more than 24,000 teachers across the country. Potty training is one of the key accomplishments of toddlerhood, but

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Family Holiday Travel Tips

Traveling with children can be easy and fun! The key is simply being prepared. We have lots of experienced parents here at KinderCare headquarters. This year, as the holiday season approaches, we wanted to share some of our favorite family travel tips. Wear kids out before traveling. Hit a playground before you leave town or

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Back to School: Parent Separation Anxiety

Nearly every parent who I speak with gets a little emotional when they reflect on their child attending school for the first time. Whether they are a working mom returning to the job after three months of maternity leave or a stay-at-home parent who is dropping off their child at preschool for the very first

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Hanging Out With the Boys

Just in time for Father’s Day - our first “Dad’s Point of View” guest column by Daniel, Creative Services Group Manager, KinderCare Every so often my wife has all-day seminars on Saturdays, leaving me with the million-dollar question. What am I going to do with my two boys all day? My sons’ names are Derek and

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Enhancing Children’s Self Esteem and Encouraging Social Development

Parents and child care teachers share an important responsibility to help nurture a child’s identity and feelings of accomplishment and value. During early childhood, children are learning to get along with others. Early social skills are important in a child’s overall development as children build a sense of their abilities at a very early age.

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Writing in Snow

Help your child practice writing, spelling, and a little reading in a language and literacy activity that is also a fun, tactile experience!

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