Monthly Archives: December 2018

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12 12, 2018

Thrifty and Healthy USDA Holiday Menus

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

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 [...]

11 12, 2018

Celebrating Diversity During the Holidays

2018-12-17T02:55:16+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

As you know, children are very thirsty for knowledge. Creating a culturally diverse curriculum year-round will not only add value to your child care business, but will feed the minds of your child care kids every day while they are in your care. During the holidays, this can be an especially [...]

10 12, 2018

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

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

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 [...]

6 12, 2018

Healthier Gingerbread Cookies

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

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. [...]

5 12, 2018

Salt Dough Santa Craft for Children

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

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 [...]

5 12, 2018

10 Multicultural Holiday Books for Children

2018-12-11T20:06:26+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Holiday Season|0 Comments

Including a wide variety of multicultural holiday books in your child care is a great way to celebrate diversity and show your child care kids how other children celebrate the various holidays during winter. As a child care provider, you probably care for children from many different cultures. Let them [...]

3 12, 2018

Winter Safety Tips

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

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 [...]

3 12, 2018

Easy Snowman Craft for Kids

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

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 [...]