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Cooperative Games in Child Care

Games are first and foremost an outlet for fun. Many active children’s games also help develop motor skills, problem solving and language skills. However, competition is often the focus of young children’s games. When there is an emphasis on winning … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

What could be more appealing for young children than an opportunity to play in the dirt, to be creative and to watch things grow? Gardening with young children can be both fun and educational. Whether you are interested in planting … 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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All Dressed Up

Why Dress Up Is Important by Janine When a child plays dress up, they are doing so much more than putting on a costume. Dress up is a great way to encourage many social and emotional skills that children need … Continue reading

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