Early Child Care and Education

self care for child care providers and early education teachers

Self-Care Tips for Child Care Providers and Early Education Teachers

As caregivers of young children, whether you are a parent, an early care educator, or both, it is hard to find time to take care of yourself. Self-care is not only necessary for child care providers to stay grounded and healthy – your mood is reflected in your interactions with children. Adults who are stressed […]

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Promoting Healthy Nutrition Habits for Children

In March, we celebrate National Nutrition Month and the National Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP). ChildSavers is an administrator of this program to child care providers in Central Virginia. Last year, we provided more than 1,600 children in our region with nutritious meals. This initiative combats hunger and provides healthy meals to children and

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Responsive Schedules and Routines for Infants and Toddlers

Establishing routines in your classroom is one way to promote social-emotional development with infants and toddlers while creating a high quality supportive environment. Utilizing responsive routines doesn’t need to be an overwhelming task.in Keep things simple. Young children thrive on consistency. Therefore, schedules become a critical part of each day. Think about the way things

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