We love making Christmas crafts during this season. When it’s cold and snowing outside, it’s nice to be all cozy inside, drinking hot chocolate and making gingerbread houses with the little ones.
Field trips are a fun part of running a daycare. It gives you a chance to get the children out of the same routine and a change of scenery. It can also be a learning experience as well. Depending where you live, there are different fun and educational places to plan. Here are a few(…)
When you run a daycare, you see a lot of tantrums, fighting over toys, just plain misbehaving. It can be frustrating, and it takes a lot of patience to deal with it on a daily basis. Over the years, I’ve figured out that children must challenge everything to figure out how to make things work. The(…)
Over the years of running my daycare, I have had many pets. Cats. Dogs. Rabbits. etc. Some pets are kept away, and some are such “people” animals, we were comfortable allowing them around the children. If you run a daycare and you have pets, you need make sure that your daycare is safe from any(…)
We always have fun at our Halloween Party each year. There are cute costumes to see. I love this shirt-it has candy on the bottom in the “stomach”. Way cute! We like to make things and you can always find lots of crafts on the Internet for the kids to do. You must always have(…)
I stumbled across “ice cube painting” when I was looking for summer crafts on Pinterest. I thought it would be something fun for the kids to do outside. The Pinterest image took me to Spell Outloud’s ice cube art tutorial. We printed out the ice cream cone template from there. We took an ice(…)
I’ve been going on Pinterest to find some creative ways to stay cool during our outdoor play time. I found this DIY sprinkler and thought it would be fun for the kids. The older kids helped put this together. I had to laugh, because we aren’t pop drinkers, so when I went to get an(…)