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Grants for Childhood Education

Grants for Early Childhood Education Starting a child care program can be a lot of work, and funding is often a source of stress among business owners and directors. Luckily the U.S. government distributes money through grants each year to … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Child Care Providers

Gift Ideas for Child Care Providers With the holidays quickly approaching, now is the time to consider what to buy for the child care provider in your life. Whether you are a parent or a child care director you will … Continue reading

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Enroll your staff in Child Care Lounge online classes and get FREE training for yourself!

Directors: Enroll your staff in Child Care Lounge online classes and get FREE training for yourself! The larger your program is, the more choices you have! Enroll 5 or more staff members in any of our classes and choose from … 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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New Resource Booklets!

New Resource Booklets! New Staff Orientation Kit Child Care Lounge is pleased to offer a New Staff Orientation Kit for directors…designed to meet many of the state requirements for orientation of new employees. Be sure to check with your state … Continue reading

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Contribute Ideas to Child Care Lounge

Do you have a great tip that could help other teachers, providers or directors? Have you found a way to save money, save time, or just make things easier? Do you have a great form, template or handbook to share? … Continue reading

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Christmas in July by Janine While Christmas only comes once a year, it is something that many children think about year round.  Here are a few ideas to celebrate Christmas in July…giving the children in your care a sneak peak … Continue reading

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Even More New Classes

These new classes are different! We have reduced the interactive instructor feedback portion to allow for a faster review time. This means that you can get your certificate even faster. (Usually less than 48 hrs!!) Growing Young Gardeners (1 clock … Continue reading

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Check Out Our Newest Online Classes!!

  JJL2- Gather ‘Round for Circle Time (1 clock hours -$5.5) Description This is an online class that will help providers improve their curriculum. You will learn how to plan for a developmentally appropriate circle time that has value and … Continue reading

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Insects and Bugs Theme and Activities

Insects and Bugs Songs and Fingerplays The Insects Outside (Tune: The Wheels on the Bus) The fireflies at night go blink, blink, blink Blink, blink, blink, blink, blink, blink The fireflies at night go blink, blink, blink Out in the … Continue reading

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