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What You Need to Start a Daycare in Your Home

April 9, 2015

Tweet Tweet If you truly love kids, opening a daycare center in your home can be a great business choice. You can keep your business small by operating it from your home. You will need to prepare the space for your daycare and take care of all the legal necessities. Legalities and LicensingThe requirements for [...]

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Presidents’ Day Preschool Reading and Resource List: Free President’s Day Worksheets

January 29, 2010

Tweet Tweet Presidents’ Day is a holiday which honors two presidents of the United States: Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Presidents’ Day is celebrated in the United States on the third Monday in February. Celebrate Presidents’ Day in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on great presidents, the presidency, and President’s [...]

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Valentine’s Day Caterpillar Craft for Preschoolers: Fine Motor Activity

January 25, 2010

Tweet Tweet When developing curriculum, daycare providers must include age-appropriate activities for young children that develop fine motor skills. This Valentine’s Day Caterpillar craft is an activity that will support a Thanksgiving unit as well as promote visual motor coordination, bilateral coordination, and hand strength. Fine motor skills are actions that involve the small movement [...]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Daycare Activities

January 18, 2010

Tweet Tweet January 18, 2010 is Martin Luther King, Jr. day. This federal holiday commemorates the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of the civil rights movement, and is celebrated every year on the third Monday of January. While young children in a child care center may or may not be [...]

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How to Reduce Hazards in Daycare Centers

December 21, 2009

Tweet Tweet One duty of a daycare provider is to keep children safe and minimize their risk of health and safety hazards. There are five important potential safety hazards for children in daycare and preschool. These hazards include: Infections Injuries Hygiene concerns Physical abuse and Emotional/psychological abuse. To minimize the risk of hazards in the [...]

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Job Hunting: How to Create a Daycare or Childcare Resume

October 7, 2009

Tweet Tweet When searching for nanny jobs or child care jobs, one of the most important tools is your child care resume or CV. The resume is what you will give to potential employers before they ever meet you. This document lists your skills, experience, and education and explains why you are qualified to care [...]

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Unique childcare Businesses: Daycare Business Marketing Strategies

August 31, 2009

Tweet Tweet As you plan your child care business, consider offering unique and specialized child care services that other daycare businesses don’t offer. In this economy it is extremely important to market your business as a high quality and unique business so that it stands out from others. Specialized child care services are in high [...]

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Child Care Courses In Early Childhood Education

August 27, 2009

Tweet Tweet Child care jobs are rewarding and lucrative. Many daycare head teacher job positions require that the candidate have 12 units of ECE (early childhood education). Early childhood education courses or child care courses are designed to help you acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to guide young children. Through daycare courses and training [...]

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Teaching Your Child How To Read

August 17, 2009

Tweet Tweet What is one activity that children love to do? This may seem such a difficult question to answer, but if you just took your time and notice what children love to do, you might find the answer. Children find it enjoyable to read. Maybe because of the curiosity that they have, children are [...]

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Dealing with students with Speech or Language Problems

August 5, 2009

Tweet Tweet As a teacher, you know well that every single child has his own unique abilities and learning skills. The class will always have mixed personalities and several challenges to your teaching abilities may arise. You can often observe that some children are behind others when it comes to lessons and other activities such [...]

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