Learning centers are a purposeful way of dividing up your classroom into different subject/learning areas. The location of each learning center, placement of...>Read More
Anger and frustration are common emotions for young children. Child care providers can help young children learn how to handle anger in productive ways by...>Read More
If you are a child care provider working with children in military families, it is important to understand the stresses of military life and to find ways to...>Read More
Young children need help and support to understand death and other losses. Helping a young child deal with loss and grief is one of the most difficult...>Read More
Child care providers can introduce young children to the world of reading by choosing books that match their age, development, and interests. A child’s book...>Read More
Many child care providers work with children who have disabilities or special needs. Remember that children with special needs are children first, and have...>Read More
Welcome to the eXtension Alliance for Better Child Care Database of Hands-On Activities. Here you will find hundreds of hands-on, ready-to-do activities...>Read More
Creative art activities can help children in all areas of development. Child care providers should plan creative activities with the child’s overall...>Read More
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