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by Administrator | May 12, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

Childtime and her sister schools at the Learning Care Group are reaffirming their commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and introducing new nutrition, fitness and gardening initiatives that further enhance the company’s Grow Fit culture.  The new agreement, announced today at the PHA’s Building a Healthier Future Summit, builds upon the early […]

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by Administrator | May 4, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Childtime is proud to honor teacher Travis Poteat from its Roseville, Calif., school location as this year’s recipient of the company’s highly coveted Lisa Miskimins Mentorship Award.  Poteat was chosen from among nearly 18,000 early education teachers nationwide from Childtime and its sister schools in Learning Care Group. This mentorship award was established in the […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | May 3, 2017 | Child Development

As a parent, you are the most important advocate for your child. You want your child to be both happy and prepared for success in school. Your child’s teacher wants that as well. This is the foundation for a strong parent-teacher partnership. And Parent-Teacher Conferences are an important part of that foundation, as well as […]

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by Administrator | April 28, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Shateria, early preschool master teacher at our location on West Britton in Oklahoma City, OK. She has an associate’s degree in child development and is currently working on obtaining her bachelor’s degree. Read our Q&A to learn more about this magnificent preschool teacher!   Why did you decide on a career in early […]

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by Administrator | April 27, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

What spicy words have you used today? At Childtime preschoolers are learning fun and powerful new ways to express themselves with surprisingly sophisticated vocabulary. Words like enormous, creeping and fierce are celebrated as children first discover, then try out newly acquired expressions. “Children need to have a rich and robust oral language vocabulary in order […]

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by Administrator | April 26, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

How soon is too soon to learn about collaboration?  Most babies get their first inkling of teamwork by the time they’re 6 months old, old enough to enjoy a rousing exchange of peek-a-boo. “From our earliest years, collaboration builds our critical thinking capabilities and introduces us to different ways of solving a problem as we […]

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by Administrator | April 24, 2017 | Holiday Activities

How many of these intergalactic facts do you know? Click the image to view printable PDF.

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by Administrator | April 19, 2017 | Holiday Activities

Go green this Earth Day and make adorable turtle herb planters by recycling empty fruit cups! Materials: Cleaned empty fruit cup Green paint Paintbrush Potting Soil Hot glue gun Green pom poms (one large, four small) Wiggly eyes Herb seeds Instructions: Paint inside of the fruit cup green Using hot glue, place the large green […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 5, 2017 | Child Development | Learning Activities

Can you think of one single activity that you can do with your toddler, preschooler, or school-age child that includes experiences in math, science, and reading, and builds confidence all at the same time? You don’t need to be an expert in child care education to implement this amazing learning experience—all you need is a […]

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by Administrator | March 31, 2017 | Recipes

Introduce some tropical flavors into your family’s dinner with this recipe for Aloha Chicken from our Grow Fit menu! Click the image below to view the full PDF. Want more healthy Grow Fit recipes? Check out our recipes tab here.

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