Taking Care Of…
When caring for young children, the more you know, the better!
Parents can fill out this form with information that will be helpful for you to know, so that a child’s time in care can be an exciting, educational, and comforting experience.
In addition to what’s listed on the form, consider adding anything that would be helpful to make a child’s day away from parents better (such as how to help the child fall asleep).
Parents and caregivers can review this form together, allowing time for any questions about their child or her experience in care.
“First/Then” Boards: Managing Daily Routines
A printable tool to help children know what to expect in their daily routines and activities.
Planning for Play in Daily Routines
A printable page to plan moments of playfulness during daily routines.
Provider-Parent Communications Log
A printable page to help parents and caregivers communicate about a child’s day.
Lesson Planning Practice
A tool to plan opportunities for learning connected to monthly and weekly themes.
Communicating with Parents and Caregivers Around Routines
An article offering strategies for communication with parents/caregivers.
Shaping an Engaging Learning Environment
Your space is full of opportunities for children to learn and grow!
Planning Our Days: Creating Schedules for Children
Planning ahead can help you be intentional about the learning of the children in your care!