Category Archives: Joni

Joni is the author

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

Posted in Joni, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Joni, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Joni | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Joni, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Joni, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Super Bowl and Football Theme

Super Bowl/Football Theme Though the Super Bowl is typically on a Sunday, you can use the week leading up to the Super Bowl to have a football theme. On the Friday before the Super Bowl, ask children to wear the … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Joni | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Child Care and Development Research Overview 2015

Here is a research overview of child care and development research stories that we featured in the Child Care Lounge newsletter in 2015.       How does type of toy affect quantity, quality of language in infant playtime? Parent … Continue reading

Posted in Development, Joni | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter Animal Theme

Winter Animal Theme Polar Bears, Penguins and Winter..oh, my! Teach young children about these two popular winter animals. Winter Animals Songs and Rhymes Royal Penguins One royal penguin . .feeling very blue Called for his brother then there were two … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Joni | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Online Classes Award IACET CEUs

Child Care Lounge is now accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Child Care Lounge complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of … Continue reading

Posted in Joni | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Great Pumpkin Theme and Activities

Great Pumpkin Theme and Activities Have some fun with pumpkins this Halloween! This is the perfect time of year to take a field trip to a local pumpkin patch. Pumpkin Songs and Fingerplays Five Little Pumpkins Five little pumpkins sitting … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Joni | Tagged , | Leave a comment