Category Archives: Cathy Abraham

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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Suggestions for Clean-Up Time

Suggestions for Clean-Up Time Utilize special songs or cues. Children will learn to associate that song mentally with clean up time. And then there’s the Mary Poppins-thing- music and a positive attitude can make a chore seem more fun. Have … Continue reading

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Welcoming New Children in Your Child Care Program

  Welcoming New Children in Your Child Care Program Regardless of whether a child is new to the center, being moved to a new classroom, or is moved for part of a day, there are things we can do to … Continue reading

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Tips for Minimizing the Impact of Staff Change

by Cathy Abraham What are the main things parents want to know when there is a teacher change at the center? a) That their child will still be well taken care of; and… b) That the management team is capable … Continue reading

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