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2017 Child Care News Stories

Here are some of the top child care  news and research stories from the past year of 2017 Pre-K Program Can Boost Kids’ Self-Regulation Skills Multicultural awareness boosts teaching competency  Babies May Recognize Related Words Brain waves reflect different types … Continue reading

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CPR and First Aid Classes

We are happy to announce a new partnership with Water Safety Consultants. Look no further in finding quality and affordable training for yourmandated CPR, AED or First Aid training. Their program is custom designedto meet each state’s regulations. Blended classes … Continue reading

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Child Care Funding Opportunities

Here are some current child care funding opportunities. We do our best to keep this list up-to-date but cannot verify it’s accuracy. Home Depot Community Impact Grants The Home Depot Foundation offers grants, up to $5,000, to IRS-registered 501c designated … 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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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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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

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REAL MEN DO PULL-UPS: EMBRACING MASCULINITY AS A EARLY CHILD PROFESSIONAL

by Daniel Miskin Being involved in the early childhood education field for the past 10+ years I am well aware of the very small population that males represent in the field. I am also well aware of the need and … Continue reading

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What Pet Should You Get?

You may have heard the big news: A newly discovered Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I get? is going to be released this summer.  So, what pet should you get for your classroom?   Pets in Child Care Having … 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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