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2016 Child Care News Stories

Here are some of the top news and research stories from the past year of 2016 U.S. Department of Education Announces $3 Million in Pay for Success Grants for Preschool Programs Federal report recommends teaching self-regulation in schools How dwelling … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree! Theme and Activities

The Christmas tree is a well known symbol of the holiday. Learn more about the wonderful tradition and find great ways to celebrate. Christmas Tree Facts Learn More About the Christmas Tree: 2-3 seedlings are planted for every harvested Christmas … Continue reading

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Online Child Care Classes with Immediate Certificates

Child Care Lounge now offers classes with immediate certificates. We still offer some classes that are more in-depth and come with personalized instructor review. However you can now take an online class, complete the class and get a certificate right … Continue reading

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Back to School Special!

Back to School Special   This back to school special includes discounted enrollment in the two online classes that will be prepare you for a successful new year! Classroom Environments: Setting the Stage for Play and Learning (3 clock hours/.3 … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Classes that are funded by the Southwest Regional Key:

Pennsylvania Classes that are funded by the Southwest Regional Key: A program of the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh. AUGUST CALENDAR Every Child Is Unique-online class (3 clock hours) K1.7 C1   8/17/16- 8/31/16 (Register by 8/15/16)                                                                            This training is designed for … Continue reading

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New online classes for child care

We are excited to announce that we have developed SIX new online child care classes!! You will find new classes for classroom teachers, providers and directors. We are also happy to report that these new online classes will generate a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Quotations and Humor

Father’s Day Quotations and Humor It is no secret, I will always be daddy’s little girl. In many ways he was my primary caregiver while I was growing up and he still has a special place in my life and … Continue reading

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Provider and Teacher Appreciation

We Appreciate You! Because…. PTA Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6, 2016, National Teacher Day is May 3rd, and Friday, May 6, 2016, is Provider Appreciation Day We are discounting all of our online classes, now through May 8th 2016. … Continue reading

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Frogs Theme and Activities

Frogs Theme and Activities Here are some basic theme ideas for helping preschool aged children learn about frogs. Frog Songs and Fingerplays I’m A Little Frog I’m a little frog Just a pollywog I live in the brook Underneath the … Continue reading

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Preschool Classroom Block Area (Construction)

Preschool Classroom Block Area (Construction) by Cathy Abraham Make sure you have plenty of space for the block area so children can build elaborate structures. Goals/Skills: Concept development (shape, size, balance, contrast, one-to-one correspondence, counting, matching, sorting, spatial relationships, grouping, … Continue reading

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