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The 4 Lifelong Skills Your Children Learn at Orlando Daycare

Many of the skills that children need as adults are learned through play and interaction that happens beginning in daycare. Play is so fundamental that it can be found in every culture throughout history. Here are the 4 Cs that children learn through play according to the National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC : #1 Critical Thinking Experiences during play encourage children to ask questions, consider options, analyze information, and can serve as STEM learning opportunit...

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Staff 7/21/2017 Comments(0)

A Survival Guide for Head Lice

It is estimated that 6 to 12 million cases of head lice occur each year in the United States. Unfortunately, the majority of cases are spread among children ages 3-11. If your child is one of the millions to encounter a head lice infestation, here’s what you can do to get rid of them. What To Look For Head lice are tiny parasites that live on the human head. While they don’t spread disease, they are itchy and bothersome. An adult louse has six legs and is about the size of a sesame s...

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Staff 6/26/2017 Comments(0)

5 Common Myths About School Readiness for Children

Parents often worry if their children are ready for school. Most of the time, children who come from homes where adults read, spend time playing and engaging with their children, value literacy, and/or have some social interactions with other children in daycare, play dates, or preschool are usually well prepared for kindergarten. However, there are some common school readiness myths to be aware of before you start becoming too anxious about whether or not your child is ready for school. Myth 1 ...

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Staff 5/18/2017 Comments(0)

Naptime: How Much Sleep Do Kids Need and How Do You Get Them to Sleep

Sleep – it’s one of those precious things every parent wishes they had more of and what kids seem to take for granted. Sleep, like toilet training and eating preferences, truly depends on each individual child. Some children consistently take naps until the late preschool years, while others are less predictable – taking small naps here and there, even from early infancy. How Much Sleep Do Kids Need? The amount of sleep needed varies depending on the child, but there are some b...

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Staff 5/2/2017 Comments(0)

When is My Child Too Sick to Send to Orlando Daycare?

Daycare can be a lifesaver for parents who need to work while raising a child. But as parents know, most public places can be a place where children pick up illnesses from other children. The number one way to prevent the spread of illness at your Orlando daycare is to know when your child is contagious and keep them at home while they are sick. While you’ll still be busy or need to work, consider calling in a family member, friend or babysitter to watch your child for the day. Sending the...

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Staff 3/30/2017 Comments(0)