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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By flying_babyb
two year old head smasher

Im lost here. I have a two year old who when told no intentionally runs around the room and trips, then cries. If shes close enough to a hard object she will intentionally hit her head, and cry. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By flying_babyb
ok from a bit larger center but I had 10...

ok from a bit larger center but I had 10 preschoolers. Each had a banana tag with there name on it (I love monkeys). Each center had 2-4 spots for a banana. If the velcro was full they had to go pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By flying_babyb
Getting to Know You

Anyone got a nice getting to know you printable? Seeking something with sibling names, pets, people who are important, likes, dislikes Ect. Anyone got a nice printable?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By flying_babyb
I start with a brief letter about myself. I do a...

I start with a brief letter about myself. I do a bit about me, a little bit about my education, a bit about my family,ect. Then I add what there child will learn and things they need to know.
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By flying_babyb
Ah the "early morning box" works well if free...

Ah the "early morning box" works well if free play dosent! We have a small box of quiet toys and games that only are used in the early hours. a coloring book, smaller blocks, velcro matching ect. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By flying_babyb
some of the best teachers I have met are male!...

some of the best teachers I have met are male! dont let anyone tell you you cant! go for it and try.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By flying_babyb
Pastas with sauces Beans and weenies toasted...

Pastas with sauces
Beans and weenies
toasted cheese
pizza
Nuggets
two tortillas with cheese and meat in between melted.

Those are the popular ones here. We eat alot of pasta in various...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,795
Posted By flying_babyb
Well I have tried, never works. I did share a tip...

Well I have tried, never works. I did share a tip to my parents who were having weaning difficulty. Stab a hole in it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By flying_babyb
I wish you luck! I have this child. He will toss...

I wish you luck! I have this child. He will toss the toy, run up to me and bite me right in the thigh with a smiles on his face. I told mom, mom laughed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By flying_babyb
Can I ask how this is happening? What have you...

Can I ask how this is happening? What have you tried to prevent it? I know we have a biter and its gotten to the point where shes NOT allowed more than arms length from the teacher, ever. Its hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By flying_babyb
ours was: 6pm dinner 630-7 quiet play...

ours was:
6pm dinner
630-7 quiet play (usually table or fine motor. School kids did homework)
7-715 snack
715-745 PJs and teeth
745-8pm getting in bed, story
8pm lights out, quiet music, back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By flying_babyb
I had this child. Drove me nuts, cause he was...

I had this child. Drove me nuts, cause he was tired, the kids were tired and so was I. I got a tiny sleep sack. I tucked him in with his arms on his chest (we cant use swaddlers in daycare in our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By flying_babyb
Orange Food=Vomit?

So we have a little girl in our center, she will be one next month. Mom started her on baby food a couple months ago. Recently anything orange, Squash,carrots, peaches cause her to vomit. Not a whole...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By flying_babyb
Other than the basics I used to set out paint...

Other than the basics I used to set out paint once a week. We had group in the morning and would talk about how to use the "new" stations. I would hover nearby at the beginning of the year but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By flying_babyb
TOO vauge! Tell her you need a meeting, then set...

TOO vauge! Tell her you need a meeting, then set out a plan with measurable goals and a time limit.
example
Nap-
X will sit quietly on her cot at nap and look at books. This goal will be reached...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,272
Posted By flying_babyb
I work in early head start, with all black kids,...

I work in early head start, with all black kids, WE were told to treat our parents like they had a 5th grade education... Im also the "token white girl" (as my coworkers call me). I am the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By flying_babyb
Congrats!! we do itters and eccers here in...

Congrats!! we do itters and eccers here in Illinois. Our rater came out today and we did good. She hated our large motor area but told us she would help us re-arrange it (thank god!)and told us we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By flying_babyb
YEP! I did a county a week. Each day was a...

YEP! I did a county a week. Each day was a different lesson. I made a passport and they had to complete activities each day and got a stamp at the end of the week. I did a prize at the end of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a similar issue with a hamster. I said the...

We had a similar issue with a hamster. I said the hamster was sick and needed to be alone to heal. The kids would ask daily about the hammy. They wanted to throw the hamster a party when he came back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By flying_babyb
AH! the registry! I love them! They have the best...

AH! the registry! I love them! They have the best training's. I also use carecourses.com for mine. I recommend the Active or Hyperactive course. I learned so much that I am still using years later. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By flying_babyb
Those see through divided plastic tackle boxes....

Those see through divided plastic tackle boxes. Each kid get a section. You drill a few holes in each section to facilitate drying. Also works well cause these are dishwasher safe, so we throw them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By flying_babyb
practice, practice, practice! I took my 5 2 year...

practice, practice, practice! I took my 5 2 year olds less than 200 ft to our playground, had them walk along the daycare wall. STILL had two try to take off into the busy parking lot. After that, we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,024
Posted By flying_babyb
they are saying that the straps would prevent a...

they are saying that the straps would prevent a baby from rolling over.

We had one in the daycare. This isnt true. I had a baby in one of these, strapped in, and she managed to squirm and roll....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By flying_babyb
Off to go down the rabbit hole

Off to go down the rabbit hole
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By flying_babyb
What Can I Do with These?

Saved wipe lids. I see a game or learning activity. I have 1 year olds. Ideas?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By flying_babyb
Im off Thursday and Friday. I was at Walmart last...

Im off Thursday and Friday. I was at Walmart last night and splurged on a bag of Easter grass (the paper stuff cause it can be tossed in the composter) and two of those magic towels. So we will have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By flying_babyb
One of my favorite daycares was in a 2 story...

One of my favorite daycares was in a 2 story converted Victorian. The nail salon was on the bottom us on top! Front opened to a huge playground....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By flying_babyb
Transition to a New Teacher?

I know most of you are home daycares. I work in a center. My co teacher who has had most of these kids from 4-5 months (most are almost 2) is transitioning over to the classroom next door. We are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By flying_babyb
Equally funny: I work in a center right now. MY...

Equally funny: I work in a center right now. MY coworker had a clogged sink. Shes whinning and saying how they will have to find he a new room... Whine, whine whine. I went to the art center, grabbed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,386
Posted By flying_babyb
wonder what she would say about using flour? We...

wonder what she would say about using flour? We do lots of stuff with flour. Im early head start so no food.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By flying_babyb
I wish we could change kids standing up! I...

I wish we could change kids standing up!

I excel at that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,843
Posted By flying_babyb
we have a set of these...

we have a set of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By flying_babyb
I do this daily with a few kids. One mom does it...

I do this daily with a few kids. One mom does it daily but she truly waits for the kid to answer (he babbles at her) then she will look up and ask me directly how his day was
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By flying_babyb
print a state feeding guidelines chart? like...

print a state feeding guidelines chart?
like this
https://www.oregon.gov/ode/students-and-family/childnutrition/cacfp/Documents/Meal%20Pattern%20Chart-Infant%20English.pdf
Then tell her that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By flying_babyb
No clothes no stay! On the getting clothes...

No clothes no stay!
On the getting clothes back, either send them home in somthing horrid (think ruffly pants on boys ect) or take the route I used. I got cheap tee shirts and wrote with a laundry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By flying_babyb
make it special. "Hey little x! I got this cool...

make it special. "Hey little x! I got this cool spot for you to rest today! Why dont you check it out? If you can lay quiet till this timer beeps, you can do X"
I had a child that was rotten at nap,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By flying_babyb
Our policy was we would tell the parents when...

Our policy was we would tell the parents when they were low and have them sign a low diaper notice (prevents the "YOU DIDNT TELL ME THAT!" whines!).

Parents,
_________is low on diapers. She/he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By flying_babyb
gram crackers and milk are something our kids...

gram crackers and milk are something our kids love. We do fruit (apples, bananas ect) for snack alot with crackers. Another hit? Apples and bananas in the blender w ice (or milk) for smoothies. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By flying_babyb
Pete the cat... I was in the two year old...

Pete the cat...
I was in the two year old room. Only time they would settle was for playdough (which they would throw) or pete the cat. We read ALOT of pete! I made it two weeks, then threatened to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a parent who had 6 kids, one in our...

We had a parent who had 6 kids, one in our center. She used to send her olders to get he little one. Well, they didnt care about being on time. We close at 6. So its 605, 615, 620 According to our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By flying_babyb
Illinois here. We closed wens and thurs. Open...

Illinois here. We closed wens and thurs. Open tommrow. Glad we closed. It was so cold my pipes froze
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,194
Posted By flying_babyb
We do it daily in front of the parents. There not...

We do it daily in front of the parents. There not allowed to leave till its done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By flying_babyb
I have 5months to 1.5 years. Were just making a I...

I have 5months to 1.5 years. Were just making a I love you! card. gonna do red feet in a heart shape on a card and let the older color theirs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By flying_babyb
we do first names, heck in our center most of my...

we do first names, heck in our center most of my parents know who all is in the class without me telling thm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By flying_babyb
North? humm, I'm originally from Marinette

North? humm, I'm originally from Marinette
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By flying_babyb
Probably not, I was in green bay but the future...

Probably not, I was in green bay but the future fiance lives a couple hours north of there, so its a crap shoot where we will end up. I make 12 now in chicago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By flying_babyb
Wisconsin Pay?

Anyone from Wisconsin? I may move back and am curious what a daycare teacher with a cda (just got it :) ) and lots of experience should ask for starting pay?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By flying_babyb
I work with 1 year olds and infants. I love the...

I work with 1 year olds and infants. I love the two 5 month olds we have, HATE the tiny babies. Either they cant self soothe or have been allowed to sleep on there stomachs. Got one baby that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By flying_babyb
I had this kid. This may sound like harsh advice,...

I had this kid. This may sound like harsh advice, but I cured this issue by sitting by the child and only allowing them to have one hand on the table at a time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By flying_babyb
puffs! I have a kid who wouldn't touch baby food,...

puffs! I have a kid who wouldn't touch baby food, found out moms chewing up the childs food in her mouth then spitting it out to feed her child... Yikes. We are trying mashed table food now but when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By flying_babyb
The penguins came about before i was informed our...

The penguins came about before i was informed our door had to go with the theme ( which they told us thursday). I spent at least 3 hours on these dang penguins. There going up. Lol. I have young ones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By flying_babyb
Black Heritage Month

So were doing black heritage at the end of this month, beginning of next. I am the ONLY white teacher. I have a group of 1 year olds. Any project ideas? Also we have to do a door decorating thing. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,470
Posted By flying_babyb
You know those lay flat tackle boxes with all the...

You know those lay flat tackle boxes with all the compartments? We took out the dividers and each kid had their own cubby. NO chance of touching, you could put the toothpaste on early and they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By flying_babyb
Worked at a 2 story daycare. Was SCARY! they had...

Worked at a 2 story daycare. Was SCARY! they had no plan in place. The kids played downstairs, slept upstairs. There was a teacher up there MOST of the time. I would be afraid of fire. I did work at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By flying_babyb
African American Clip Art

So Im doing twas the night before Christmas as a puppet show at a prominently black daycare. Im having a hard time finding a mom and dad in pjs, clip art who are african american. Anyone got advice?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By flying_babyb
Last week: we have a loft in our classroom. The...

Last week: we have a loft in our classroom. The kids are really not good when on it and this class was just nuts (16 kids, biting, hitting, pushing) one kid pushed a little girl off the loft. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,426
Posted By flying_babyb
We dont as a center do anything. I chose to do...

We dont as a center do anything. I chose to do with my class (5 months to 1.5 years) handprints in white on red paper, cut inyo a mitten, fingers painted into snowmen with a snowman poem on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,547
Posted By flying_babyb
Double sided stick tape on the top, when child...

Double sided stick tape on the top, when child sticks you can say "Oh sorry mom/dad. I put some tape up there to keep x (spiders, ants, cat) off"
or try covering the top in decor that would require...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By flying_babyb
This! I did this with a divorced set of parents....

This! I did this with a divorced set of parents. Stuff would go to dads and disappear. Mom stopped sending nice stuff on dads week. Most of the time when comming on a dad pick up day, he wouldnt have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By flying_babyb
Potty training

So half my daycare class is ready to potty train. does anyone have a nice tip sheet or so such that I can send home with tips for the parents? I have asked that they all start at home, and we will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By flying_babyb
the random toys need a center, A place that they...

the random toys need a center, A place that they belong when playing. Otherwise the kids see the random toys as Anywere toys. Had the same issues.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By flying_babyb
Daily! "hey _____! today _______ really...

Daily!
"hey _____! today _______ really enjoyed__actvity. He struggled with ____________. Heres his daily sheet. He needs___________. See you tomorrow"
Under 3 mins (except for my talker parents)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By flying_babyb
CDA Visit

Any tips? How long will the observer be in my classroom? Also I get to keep the portfolio I made right? Cause I didnt copy any of my original certificates.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 11-16-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By flying_babyb
shes aswome with multiple series! I read the...

shes aswome with multiple series! I read the quincy series, and loved it so much my cats name is Rainie conner-cat. Currently on the dd warren books!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By flying_babyb
Bilingual language 2 year old

So I work in a center. Today I did a parent teachers conference with my bilingual family. The parents speak Spanish pretty exclusively at home. I speak English and a few words of Spanish (then tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,915
Posted By flying_babyb
NAEYC visits! I swear they ask too much! Our list...

NAEYC visits! I swear they ask too much! Our list of "must haves" for our classroom is huge and half the stuff my one year olds dont understand.. im a teacher in a center, and I was told "just go buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By flying_babyb
i have. It was disturbing. Mine was totally a way...

i have. It was disturbing. Mine was totally a way for my subconcious to deal with the feeling I had towards this child (a mean, naughty child).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By flying_babyb
we had kid like this. You know those bracelet...

we had kid like this. You know those bracelet rattles for babies? we bought one and wrapped it with differnt textures. it had a rabbit in the center. We would have the child put it on and that was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By flying_babyb
Talking Tods

So when do most kids speak? When do they put a few words together? I taught preschoolers, and have moved down to 1 year olds. Most of my kids say very few words, if any! Some of these kids turn two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By flying_babyb
This is what my doctor recommenced to me the last...

This is what my doctor recommenced to me the last time I ended up with a infection. Mines from a piercing that never healed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,095
Posted By flying_babyb
Thanks for the heads up! mines comming up!

Thanks for the heads up! mines comming up!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By flying_babyb
We do the toss in the cauldron every year....

We do the toss in the cauldron every year. Usually toss rings on my witches hat. We also plan to make handprint spiders. other than that, nothing! I'll be too buzy counting down to my 5 days off!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By flying_babyb
I feel for ya'll ! I'm blessed that I chose to...

I feel for ya'll ! I'm blessed that I chose to take the 1-5th off from my center this year. Gonna finally spend time with ma.

On that note: my kids have been eating halloween candy already, I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By flying_babyb
I see a issue! how does this work when I cook? is...

I see a issue! how does this work when I cook? is there a "SHUT UP IM COOKING" button? I like the batery ones where I can just pull the battery out. My place is small and the smoke detector on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a muslim family. the only thing was no...

We had a muslim family. the only thing was no pork. There children (all boys) napped in the same room as little girls. Never was a issue. We did celebrate all holidays but we also asked the parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By flying_babyb
YEP!! we had two boys who couldn't play together...

YEP!! we had two boys who couldn't play together nicely EVER! It was so bad they couldn't even sit by each other to eat. we ended up just splitting into groups everyday. The turtles group played at X...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By flying_babyb
Yes I know but my boss is paying for the cda

Yes I know but my boss is paying for the cda
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By flying_babyb
any idea where to find something? I'm not afraid...

any idea where to find something? I'm not afraid to study. Im currently studying for a police exam too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By flying_babyb
I have almost completed an associates degree...

I have almost completed an associates degree which was fine for teaching in Wisconsin. This is also qualifying for lead teacher in Illinois. I work for a Easter seal/ head start program which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By flying_babyb
CDA Exam

How hard is it really? Just a little worried. I have been a teacher 10+ years and my current employer is paying for my CDA. Just about finished the portfolio.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-05-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By flying_babyb
IM here now! The secret? Find there currency! A...

IM here now! The secret? Find there currency! A favorite book, a activity. Currently for us: pete the cat, and a story mitt (monkeys on the bed). Any advice on keeping a toddler OFF the table? I cant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By flying_babyb
Umm we did this! As a demostration as what...

Umm we did this! As a demostration as what happens when your arrested (was a school age 4-6 year old group). I was cuffed, read my rights and put in the car. Kids thought it was the best thing ever....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By flying_babyb
Were working on 2 this week with the apple tree...

Were working on 2 this week with the apple tree one. We did do the mary moo cow song for one (with a cow to color).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By flying_babyb
Numbers?

So the center I work at has us send home a parent involvement pack each week. I am doing a letter, a color and a number. Ive got mini books for every color, a activity for each letter but I want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By flying_babyb
Huge one! Play area with direct access from the...

Huge one! Play area with direct access from the classroom! In my state and area its common to have to walk your class to the playground. In our case, around 5 feet, on a sidewalk next to a parking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By flying_babyb
Water fountains near classrooms. Cubbies the kids...

Water fountains near classrooms. Cubbies the kids can reach with baskets they cant reach. Storage ( lots of it). Area to eat in classroom far enough away from play area
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By flying_babyb
I can top this. I was teaching my school age and...

I can top this. I was teaching my school age and preschoolers about chemical reactions (they loved science). We had already made a volcano, unplugged a sink and grown a ton of random flowers. So we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By flying_babyb
ah twins! been there done that! They were on the...

ah twins! been there done that! They were on the same scheduled too. I know we used a boppy, one baby on each, to feed them most days (not enough hands). eventually we had retrained them where one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By flying_babyb
Promise me you'll post pictures!! I would love to...

Promise me you'll post pictures!! I would love to see how it turns out. She had big square planters on the ends to help keep it steady. Filled them with concrete
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By flying_babyb
best thing I ever saw in a large room, made into...

best thing I ever saw in a large room, made into two, was a low fence! it was so cute. Just a 3 ft high white fence with a latching gate. Kinda made it have a gardeny feel. Provider later painted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By flying_babyb
Omg!! Your describing my job. I feel like two...

Omg!! Your describing my job. I feel like two people are gunning for me and no matter what happens I get blamed. Oh and my coteacher tells me I do everything wrong...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By flying_babyb
i took mine online too! The $7 course. It was...

i took mine online too! The $7 course. It was pretty much common sense. I barley payed attention and passed with 2 wrong.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By flying_babyb
we had deer outside my old center. I miss them!...

we had deer outside my old center. I miss them! The one I work at now is way to city, and we do enjoy watching the local squirrel who someone is feeding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By flying_babyb
can you put a child safety on the door? You know...

can you put a child safety on the door? You know one of those cup type things that you have to press just so to open? I have a similar issue as a toddler teacher. Our gates been broke for almost two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By flying_babyb
So I worked in a center, open till mdnight and we...

So I worked in a center, open till mdnight and we had cots. the kids were miserable. Being that close to the floor is COLD in winter. The bigger kids (5+) for the most part would hang off the ends....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By flying_babyb
ask your director about going to app, like hi...

ask your director about going to app, like hi mama or tadpole where the parents can log in or get emailed real time updates all day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By flying_babyb
We had 4 classrooms who required 7 teachers. My...

We had 4 classrooms who required 7 teachers. My boss would have three extra everyday. One extra would do the cooking, then breaks. The second would clean then do breaks. The third would cover potty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By flying_babyb
depending on the teacher, they may love having...

depending on the teacher, they may love having books, even if there not great. When I started most of my classroom books looked bad and were repaired. Yes they still looked not great but they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By flying_babyb
Our center is the same way; x kinds of blocks...

Our center is the same way;
x kinds of blocks must be out
x kinds of science items
x kinds of housekeeping area items
x amount of books.
We are not allowed to take ANY item out of the room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By flying_babyb
ours come out of the commercial dishwasher just...

ours come out of the commercial dishwasher just fine.
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