Community Theme

How do the different parts of a community work together to provide for our needs? Learning about the different professions throughout a community is beneficial for young children so they can understand how we work together to create a livable society. Different Parts of a Community Dramatic PlayPlace a car mat on the ground with …

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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Home Daycare

It's terrifying to leave your child with anyone. It's even more terrifying for you to even think about leaving your child with a stranger. I was absolutely riddled with anxiety when I faced the reality of having to go back to work after my maternity leave with my first. She was a difficult baby and …

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Child Development Checklists

Every child develops at their own pace. Some children will accomplish certain milestones before other children, and professionals use guidelines in the form of checklists to gauge a rough estimate of when each child should hit those milestones. If a child doesn't hit the milestone around the average time, it's okay. My daughter, as a …

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Sample Child Questionnaire for Home Daycare

One of the most helpful tools I have for both myself and my clients is the Child Questionnaire. It's a series of questions about everything pertaining to and relating to their child's personality, daily routine and so much more. I compiled this list of questions for the parents to take home and answer before submitting …

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Sample Daycare Registration Package

When setting up a new business, there is a lot of paperwork involved. Home daycare's require an extensive amount of paperwork, because you are essentially responsible for the well being of the children within your care. It's imperative that you have all of the child's information prior to starting care, in case you need to …

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