Monthly Archives: December 2018


Thrifty and Healthy USDA Holiday Menus

Whether you're enjoying the holidays with a large family gathering or cooking for your child care kids, your food menu will no doubt include some delicious, traditional foods. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created some traditional holiday dishes with a healthy twist. We encourage you to add [...]

2018-12-12T20:48:05+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Maintaining a nutritional, balanced diet can be quite difficult for children during the holiday season, especially with the holiday activities and sweet treats floating around. Supporting your children's healthy nutrition and eating habits is an important responsibility you have as a child care provider. While offering more treats during the season [...]

2018-12-17T02:56:22+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

Healthier Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are a staple in many homes during the holiday season. Especially in child care homes, they can provide hours of entertainment for children as they cut out the cookies and decorate them in all sorts of designs. For many, the simple smell of gingerbread dough brings back nostalgic memories. [...]

2018-12-17T03:12:42+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

Salt Dough Santa Craft for Children

It's getting chilly, and the holidays are just around the corner. Celebrate with your children with this easy salt dough Santa craft for children! Teach your children about the magic of Santa Claus while they build their whimsical holiday creations. "The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of [...]

2018-12-12T21:12:33+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

Winter Safety Tips

The weather outside is frightful, so that means extra precautions and safety measures for the children in your care! Particularly if you live in colder climates with snow, your child care kids may be itching to go play outside during winter. Keep them safe this season with a few winter weather [...]

2018-12-12T20:50:03+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

Easy Snowman Craft for Kids

Do you want to build a snowman? We do! Celebrate the frosty season with an easy snowman craft with your kids! This simple snowman craft for kids involves craft supplies that you most likely have at home already. Put some wintry, joyful music on and craft the day away with your [...]

2018-12-11T16:18:53+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments