Now that the Holiday season is upon us I wondered what was on a provider’s wish list. Let’s see just what’s out there that providers would love to have at their childcares this year. Some don’t even need batteries. Imagine that! I started this last year, and it was so much fun. So here it is the 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Guide for Child Care.
Have you ever considered being a peanut free childcare?
Today I thought I would address another issue that providers commonly face with children. The issue of food allergies.
I will discuss how to decide whether or not to accept children with food allergies, how to be trained to deal with children who have food allergies and where you can be marketed as an allergy conscious provider. Oh, and hang on till the end for a FREE gift just for you. peanut free childcare[Read more…] about Providers: Are you a Peanut-Free Zone? Becoming a Peanut Free Childcare
Safety in childcare is of course on the mind of parents as well as providers. When it comes to children, you can never be too prepared. Today I want to go over some must-haves for Safety in Childcare. childcare safety[Read more…] about 10 Must-Haves for Childcare Safety
I live in a small house. So small we have to reconfigure areas throughout the day to re-purpose them. Needless to say, I am constantly looking for space saving products for childcare. In order for me to maximize the space, I need things that are able to collapse and be moved out of the way when not in use. So just in case you are in the market for some compact solutions for your childcare or you are just starting out and need budget-friendly options to outfit your childcare, check out my list of space-saving products for childcare.
I think I first noticed PVC structures in some of the catalogs they had at the daycare center when I was interning (years ago). I thought it was pretty cool. Most of the structures were in the form of screens or panels. Some were configured into dramatic play activity centers with cutouts for interaction on either side of the panels. [Read more…] about PLAYING WITH PVC: 10 Things to make from PVC for Childcare