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Keeping your “cool” in the winter time

Keeping your “cool” in the winter time (Seven ideas for beating Cabin Fever) by Kay Mishkin For those of you who don’t particularly enjoy the winter sports and activities, here are some things you might do to help you get … Continue reading

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Dr. Suess Birthday Ideas

by Janine Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd! Visit your local library and take inspiration from the many books written by Dr. Seuss.  We are sure you can come up with some creative and fun ideas of your own to … Continue reading

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February is Heart Health Month

by Janine February is Heart Health Month. Here are a few activities to use to help make this month more than just Valentine’s. Heart Beats Bring in a good quality stethoscope.  Show the children how to use the stethoscope to … Continue reading

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Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Activities for Child Care

by Janine It’s almost Thanksgiving, and that means it’s time to start making turkeys in your classroom!  Here are a few of my favorite Turkey crafts! Name Turkey Have the child trace and cut out their foot on brown construction … Continue reading

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Fun Fall Science Activities

By Janine Fall is a great time to bring the outdoors inside and celebrate nature with your class.  Here are a few ideas to get you started… Fun with Leaves:  Go on a Leaf Hunt Chart or graph information such … Continue reading

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Coffee Filters, Clothespins,and Kitchen Scissors

by Diane In my last post I gave you my list of condiments (Ranch dressing,ketchup,and peanut butter) every provider needs for smooth sailing at mealtimes, now I will give you my top 3 day care helpers. Coffee filters, clothespins, and … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to School Ideas

by Janine Starting the new school year off on the right foot is very important for both teachers and their students.  Some children may be excited and ready to learn while others may be a bit more reserved or even … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

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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Go Fishing Day Activities

by Janine June 18th is Go Fishing Day. Fishing is a great summer theme for your classroom. Here are a few of my favorite ideas and activities to go along with this topic.Create your own magnet fishing game. Have each … Continue reading

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Fun With The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Janine The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a wonderful book to read to preschoolers.  It has an easy to follow plot with bright and beautiful illustrations.  I would like to share some ideas I have for enhancing story time with … Continue reading

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