Brown Baggin' It: A Touch-and-Feel Game
Too many worksheets make for one uncooperative boy. It’s easy to get in a rut. Ask a soon-to-be-first-grader and they’ll tell you: ruts are NOT fun. To mix it up, I put together a guessing game for my son that I discovered in “Rainy Days and Saturdays” by Linda Hetzer. I labeled brown lunch sacks with the numbers one through 10. Then I ran around the house and collected 10 objects (e.g., an apple, crayon, flip-flop sandal, etc.) when my son was out of the house, stuffed one object in each…
Construction! (P, 13, Yellow)
Our theme last week was "Construction" and we focused on the letter P, number 13 and color yellow. We read this week: Curious George Makes Pancakes by Margret and HA Rey The 100th Day of School by Angela Shelf Medearis If you Give a Pig and Pancake by Laura Numeroff Curious George and the Puppies by Margret and HA Rey My First Chinese New Year by Karen Katz We finished the month of January this week (CAN'T BELIEVE IT!) so we got to compare this year's weather and last years! Our question of…
What I wish I knew before starting a home daycare!
Things I wish I knew before starting a home daycare! Tips and advice on common issues facing new providers who are starting a home daycare! Real advice for family childcare providers
How to Make a Stop Motion Video With Your Kids, LEGO Style
Looking for a way to combine creativity, storytelling and technology? Make a stop motion video with your kids. Transform toys or clay into characters that move.
Tips for interviewing daycare clients!
Tips for interviewing potential daycare clients for home daycare providers! Advice for prepping for new client interviews and what you should cover. Tips from an experienced in-home childcare provider
Is My House Big Enough for a Home Daycare? - How To Run A Home Daycare
So, you’re thinking about starting your own home daycare? The first thing most people consider is the physical space in their homes. Do they have enough room to start a daycare? How much space do you need to care for multiple children? It doesn’t really matter how much space you have or where you live, people have…Continue Reading...