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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
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, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 264
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
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, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
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, 03:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,816
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, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
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, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
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, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
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, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
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, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
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, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
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, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
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, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
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, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
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, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
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, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
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, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
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, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
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, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
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, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
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, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
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, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
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, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
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, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
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, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
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, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
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, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
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, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
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, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By flying_babyb
ours come out of the commercial dishwasher just...

ours come out of the commercial dishwasher just fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By flying_babyb
pipe cleaner art, junk box. The junk box is a box...

pipe cleaner art, junk box. The junk box is a box of random items you save (bottles, caps, scraps ect) and let the kids have at. Usually give them scissors and glue and tell them not to make a huge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By flying_babyb
Ilinois Daycare Temps?

What is the law on temp and outdoor play? We had a heat warning yesterday and my boss didn't bat a eyelash when my coworker insisted we go out, when it was 96 degrees!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By flying_babyb
Thanks guys! My coworker was thrilled today when...

Thanks guys! My coworker was thrilled today when I showed her these!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By flying_babyb
Ages and Stages

I am seeking a copy of the 3 and 4 year old ages and stages. tried google but didnt get anywere. anyone have a copy?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By flying_babyb
Were doing a canvas with the kids hand made into...

Were doing a canvas with the kids hand made into a fish, with a hook and line. Gonna say hooked on daddy.. Guess we should start hey? fathers day is like 7 days away. (not that I care cause Im done...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By flying_babyb
My little guy will take a bite, roll it around in...

My little guy will take a bite, roll it around in his mouth and start gaging. He eat most bread (plain, no butter) and some pasta (again No evil sauce). fruit is no go, so are most veggies! Oh and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By flying_babyb
Do you have a area away from the main group she...

Do you have a area away from the main group she could work? Our speech therapist (daycare center) takes the children into the hallway area (really its a room outside the kitchen and contains a table...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By flying_babyb
I Have this kid!! speech delay too! only...

I Have this kid!! speech delay too! only difference is mine has severe food issues (he eats like 8 foods TOTAL)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By flying_babyb
i love this stuff! not for teething (it never...

i love this stuff! not for teething (it never worked for my wisdom teeth) but for numbing wounds!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By flying_babyb
try the local newspaper for "butts". These are...

try the local newspaper for "butts". These are the ends of the rolls that are still usable but too small to print on. Some will donate, some charge a small amount. I limit mine to 3 sheets a day,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,056
Posted By flying_babyb
thats sounds like a handful! Ive taken 2-6 year...

thats sounds like a handful! Ive taken 2-6 year olds at our center but we always have two teacher minimum. I wouldn't even consider taking my 2s on public transit. A walking rope is a good idea but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By flying_babyb
So Im from wisonsin worked in many daycares: ...

So Im from wisonsin worked in many daycares:
daycare 1: toddlers were 12-24 months
daycare 2: had a room for 1s, seprate room for twos
daycare 3: Infants were up to 24 months
daycare 4: Infants...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By flying_babyb
My experience: We had a tattle monkey (bongo...

My experience:
We had a tattle monkey (bongo the beanie baby). She sat on the counter in the classroom and the kids could tattle to her, share their ideas ect. The kids loved it. The best part was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By flying_babyb
I love this method. The star (Teach children to...

I love this method. The star (Teach children to S.T.A.R.: Smile, Take a deep breath And Relax.) is a favorite with my twos. I find reminding the kids "My job is to keep you safe, Your JOB is to help...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By flying_babyb
As far as sore fingers go, probably not a daycare...

As far as sore fingers go, probably not a daycare friendly option but: Johnson and Johnson first aid tape put over the top of the nail (like when bit to short) will draw out the soreness. This stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By flying_babyb
the little girl in question used to be a brat....

the little girl in question used to be a brat. She was that child I would cheer when she stayed home sick. She would spend her days screaming and shrieking. I would stand firm and keep things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,172
Posted By flying_babyb
In the last week: doughnuts Cheeze its ...

In the last week:
doughnuts
Cheeze its
animal crackers (mom brought the whole darn box)
pizza
Ice cream

Personally, I dont care but Wipe your dang kid up! Your sobbing sticky child is NOT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By flying_babyb
Good post. My current group are nice kids but...

Good post.
My current group are nice kids but i'm not attached. One kid from my group who moved up "lukie pookie" will always hold a spot in my heart. He was a horrible kid in my room, made me cry a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By flying_babyb
we have a check box for the parents, Mounted on...

we have a check box for the parents, Mounted on the wall in the the entry
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By flying_babyb
Oh a teacher one: teachers name is erica ...

Oh a teacher one: teachers name is erica
called;
KA
rica
and my favorite
America!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By flying_babyb
Burny boo (journey) Ke-ke (kegan) GG (child...

Burny boo (journey)
Ke-ke (kegan)
GG (child with the same name as another and a last name starting with g)
Im cowboy jenny this week (studying wild west and I made the mistake of wearing a cowboy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By flying_babyb
how about moving them to a closet then putting a...

how about moving them to a closet then putting a lock on the closet?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By flying_babyb
you clean, you get a sticker. Its what I use on...

you clean, you get a sticker.
Its what I use on those NO ONE IS LISTENING TO ME NO MATTER HOW MANY Times I say it days
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By flying_babyb
Llama lama misses momma got a few new kids, we...

Llama lama misses momma
got a few new kids, we read this at least 3, 4, 12 times a day. OK ok basically any llama book!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,116
Posted By flying_babyb
Anyone use those old school sweepers? the ones...

Anyone use those old school sweepers? the ones that dont require electricity? My DCK love taking turns "vacuuming" there not so great at it, but they do ok!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By flying_babyb
Nope! not a skill my group can learn! working on...

Nope! not a skill my group can learn! working on My moms name is ________My dads name is_____ My sister/brother name is__________. My car is __color___. Figure if there lost and they can say "My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By flying_babyb
Ok group time idea: We did card with the kids...

Ok group time idea:
We did card with the kids names on them then sing
McKenna starts with M
McKenna starts with M
M-C-K-e-n-n-a (i say each letter while pointing to it and they repeat it)
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By flying_babyb
Essential Oil? Wisconsin Licencing?

So my coworker and I would like to use essential oils (mostly lavender) to help promote calm and (hopefully) cover the diaper pail stink. So we mentioned it to our director who said not to let the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By flying_babyb
Oh a music area! The center Im working at is...

Oh a music area! The center Im working at is adding a music area this year. We're creating ours with pots and pans, bowls, spoons ect.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 04-03-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By flying_babyb
Try your local hospital! ours gives out nice...

Try your local hospital! ours gives out nice double sided cards with a space for parents information on front, childs name, DOB, allergies. On the back its the consent to treat form. Its the size of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By flying_babyb
Yoga!! there is a lot of nice kids yoga videos....

Yoga!! there is a lot of nice kids yoga videos. We also like go noodle. We watch the videos at least once a day. Most of them require the kids to get up and move. Our current favorite is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By flying_babyb
my most recent when a 3 year old was let loose to...

my most recent when a 3 year old was let loose to go to the bathroom alone (I work in a center) "THAT IS NOT BARBIES SWIMMING POOL!" as I watched the toilet flush(with barbie inside) kid smiles and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By flying_babyb
now that the little nastys are on clearance: were...

now that the little nastys are on clearance: were making making peeps play dough!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By flying_babyb
ive got a mom who tells me "Oh I had to drive the...

ive got a mom who tells me "Oh I had to drive the other kids to school and she peed/ pooped on the way"
There is NO WAY this child is peeing enough to soak through at arrival. gonna try the diaper...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By flying_babyb
we did stamp pads with Easter eggs (ok and...

we did stamp pads with Easter eggs (ok and fingers) today. Thats probably as into it as were getting this week!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By flying_babyb
I work in a center. Ours is right next to the...

I work in a center. Ours is right next to the changing table. It used to be in a corner created with a shelf and the side of the changing table. When it was there we had a small rubbermaid tote with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By flying_babyb
the list as of lately: "BITING HURTS" Dont...

the list as of lately:
"BITING HURTS"
Dont lick that
dont kiss that
Dont say that
toys are for playing
hands are for gentle touches
use your kind words
and of couse:
GET DOWN your gonna...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 769
Posted By flying_babyb
art daily, a process project. product "craft"...

art daily, a process project. product "craft" art? holidays pretty much, cause I really dont have time or patience to make the same craft with 14 kids (even with my assistants help). We bake alot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By flying_babyb
stick to your guns! I have this child, mine has...

stick to your guns! I have this child, mine has a sensory disorder though, but he rarely eats. two weeks of crying and acting out while we ate. Now he will wimper and sit down nice most of the time....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By flying_babyb
I heard someone belch on the bus and without...

I heard someone belch on the bus and without thinking said "We say excuse me when we do that" The whole bus had a good laugh! Can take the teacher out of daycare but cant take daycare outa the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By flying_babyb
I'm a center teacher, but our director does the...

I'm a center teacher, but our director does the once a week post too. We teachers are responsible for getting her when we think somthings picture worthy! Which means shes in our room alot. We have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By flying_babyb
10 kid day (I work with a assistant in a center) ...

10 kid day (I work with a assistant in a center)
All of them are crabby, youngest bit another kid, another kids hitting, the other is grinning at me while scratching places best left covered. No one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,042
Posted By flying_babyb
I second the fridge lock!

I second the fridge lock!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By flying_babyb
IKEA!! all our daycare centers plates, cups,...

IKEA!! all our daycare centers plates, cups, spoons& forks came from there. Most of the toy bins, some toys ect came from there too. They have lots of good stuff. also look on creighlist for daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By flying_babyb
we have youngstar and Many centers are not hiring...

we have youngstar and Many centers are not hiring anyone that dosent have an associates degree now due to the fact they need so many level 12 teachers to qualify for 5 stars. Ive been turned down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,061
Posted By flying_babyb
OMG! I got this kid in my class, Wears a hat all...

OMG! I got this kid in my class, Wears a hat all day long. I asked if he did it at home and dad goes "uh no"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By flying_babyb
Depends on the size of bye bye buggy but our 6...

Depends on the size of bye bye buggy but our 6 seater is a pain to turn. sucks on narrow streets too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By flying_babyb
Our daycare has a emergency bag for each room....

Our daycare has a emergency bag for each room. Contact infromation for parents, emergency contacts and permission to treat go on laminated cards ( so we can change them with a simple swipe of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By flying_babyb
have a on call backup? someone whos older and...

have a on call backup? someone whos older and retired (aka not working another job) who is available when you call them in?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By flying_babyb
had a kid like this, was also aggressive with the...

had a kid like this, was also aggressive with the other kids, and rough. We got a "big hug" vest and he was like a new kid! Basically its a sensory vest. Its been a life-saver. Might be worth a try,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By flying_babyb
snowball fights! We have a bunch of those yarn...

snowball fights!
We have a bunch of those yarn style pom pom balls and we clear the furniture and go to town! I hang up a few hulu hoops for targets and there busy for hours
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By flying_babyb
and some of the songs on the kids bop cds just...

and some of the songs on the kids bop cds just leave me wondering what the hell!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By flying_babyb
Old Dan Tucker was a fine old man Washed his...

Old Dan Tucker was a fine old man
Washed his face with a fryin' pan
Combed his hair with a wagon wheel
And died with a toothache in his heel
Get out the way, Old Dan Tucker
You're too late to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By flying_babyb
Ive got a child who does this. 17 months old,...

Ive got a child who does this. 17 months old, talks great. When you ask her to do somthing, its NO! then when I tell her "You dont talk to me like that" it turns into screaming. It dosent matter if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By flying_babyb
been a daycare teacher for 15 years, If all goes...

been a daycare teacher for 15 years, If all goes well "retiring" from daycare in june-ish, moving to Chicago and becoming a cop (or as a back up plan, security guard)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,593
Posted By flying_babyb
This!likethis our center makes this a...

This!likethis our center makes this a requirement. We take a temp, take the thermometer to the boss, she snaps a pic, texts the parent then calls!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By flying_babyb
soda! twix, doughnuts. Thank god our classroom...

soda! twix, doughnuts. Thank god our classroom has a floor to ceiling teacher cupboard where I can hide inside the door!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By flying_babyb
the "junk" bucket!! find all sorts of odds and...

the "junk" bucket!! find all sorts of odds and ends and challange the kids to make somehting with them. We have a craft bucket and a "active" bucket. gave my class (2-3) pool noodles, some yarn, tp...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By flying_babyb
I would demand the parent pick up in the...

I would demand the parent pick up in the classroom and if thats a problem the director can come get the child. Ive had grandparents who couldnt do stairs who would pick up. I would get someone to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By flying_babyb
THis is why I need to open a home daycare! charge...

THis is why I need to open a home daycare! charge $20 for a poop accidnet. I have a kid (i work at a center) who poops in his underwear once a DAY! It drives me nuts. Never the same time either
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By flying_babyb
I love when the beak is on the feet, the eyes on...

I love when the beak is on the feet, the eyes on the bottom, one eye on a toe.... Had a coworker who told the kds where they had to put stuff. I hated that! You know what? I havent done a good glue...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By flying_babyb
I dont know, the infants (6mts and up) seem to...

I dont know, the infants (6mts and up) seem to enjoy playing in paint. My 2 year olds love painting, doing bingo dabbers and squirt bottle art. They enjoy it, half the time the parents don't know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By flying_babyb
baby wipes? We use those constantly for those...

baby wipes? We use those constantly for those "messy" moments. I have a sensory kid thats clean obsessed so unless theres horrible dirt (or boogers, or before meals)
, its "go get a wipe"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By flying_babyb
Did this with mine too, had snack and group. Then...

Did this with mine too, had snack and group. Then we progressed to group before lunch (still at the table) then we tried chairs on the circle rug and (drum roll please) We sit on the carpet, criss...
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