We Are the World: Providing Culturally Responsive Care

We Are the World: Providing Culturally Responsive Care

The ability to work with diverse families helps create better relationships with children and their parents while also expanding the potential of your business; it also models good citizenship to children in your care. Educate yourself about the cultures in your classroom and try to honor those differences.

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Play Your Way: Designing Educational Play Spaces

Play Your Way: Designing Educational Play Spaces

Child care centers or family day homes are often a child’s first exposure to a dedicated learning environment. Make a space that encourages growth, development, and creativity while also facilitating your day-to-day tasks for a child care program that operates both as a safe place to learn and play as well as a professional environment.

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Love to Read: Early Literacy Activities

Love to Read: Early Literacy Activities

Make reading fun from an early age by encouraging literacy with pre-reading activities Young children learn a lot through stories; emotions, values, cause and effect, basic life lessons, and humor are all topics covered in books. Create an appreciation for reading in children and storytelling by making

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Let’s Play: Stages of Play and Appropriate Activities for Each

Let’s Play: Stages of Play and Appropriate Activities for Each

While skilled caregivers recognize that playing is an important part of learning and exploring, it’s often less obvious that children go through different phases of play that are dependent on their age range. Understanding the various stages of play can help caregivers design learning activities that have an educational impact on children of all ages.

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