Persistence is a character trait that can be improved upon with practice. Learn how to teach young children to keep trying.Read more →
Help toddlers understand and communicate their emotional experiencesRead more →
New research shows that sleep affects language development and memory processing in babiesRead more →
Empower young children by teaching them problem-solving skills that will last a lifetime
Problem-solving skills can be taught, and even very young children can benefit from the experience of persistence and overcoming obstacles.Read more →
Provide a safe environment and offer opportunities for infants and toddlers to practice independence
The developmental transition from baby to toddler comes with a lot of new territory.Read more →
Introduce diversity to the children in your care by creating an atmosphere of acceptance and inclusion
Children begin to learn about their identity at a young age.
Help prevent the spreading illnesses among the children in your care
Cold and flu season could almost be considered a year-round event in the close quarters of a child care environment.Read more →
Encourage children to participate in active play with the following suggestions
Promoting physical activity is important in early childhood.
Help the children in your care make a positive impact on the community
Although community service may seem more like an activity for older children, early childhood is actually the ideal time to introduce the concept of helping others.Read more →