Q. I have a child in my program who refuses to eat most food that is offered. This child loves to eat bread, crackers, yogurt and fruit. My expectation is for every child to try at least one bite before they get more of the food they like.Continue reading
As resource consultants, one of the supports we can provide to programs is equipment for development of motor skills. We have a large selection of toys and activities to lend to programs to support the development of individual fine motor abilities. Sometimes lagging skills are identified by your team of educators or a specific skill may be targeted by a consulting Occupational Therapist. Below are examples of some common areas for development and supporting activities.Continue reading
Download our Tip Sheet to help support school age children during summer camps.
by Community Living Hamilton
- Creating Inclusive Environments in Licensed Home Child Care
- Planning for Inclusive Outdoor Play
- Welcoming New Children: The Benefits of Play Visits
CISS celebrates the life and the achievements of Eric Carle, the author and illustrator of more than 70 books for very young children including his most well-known title The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
The secret of Eric Carle’s books’ appeal lies in his intuitive understanding of and respect for children, who sense in him instinctively someone who shares their most cherished thoughts and emotions.Continue reading
To stimulate your child’s language, read books and tell stories to your kids. Foster a love for reading by including books and storytelling in your daily routine, every single day!
1. Promote language by reading books to your child
Reading is one of the best activities that you can do with children of any age. Reading books and talking about them helps children develop language skills.Continue reading
Our small mailboxes serve as a means of communication between educators and parents. We also laminated our old calendar sheets and then put them in a binder so that parents can see what their children have done in their day.