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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
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: 20
Views: 254
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: 289
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: 609
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: 865
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: 479
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: 290
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: 909
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: 441
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: 633
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: 633
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: 322
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: 295
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...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By flying_babyb
my just 1 year old, and most days, 2-3 year olds.

my just 1 year old, and most days, 2-3 year olds.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By flying_babyb
My youngest is 12 months. With some practice they...

My youngest is 12 months. With some practice they sit nice. We do stories, calendar, sing a ton of songs, puppets and their favorite, flannel boards. Recently started doing "Popsicle". you make a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By flying_babyb
we had the: apple seeds birth to crawling ...

we had the:
apple seeds birth to crawling
apple seedlings: crawling to early walking
apple buds: walking and toddling (all kids to two)
Blossoms: 2 year olds
Yellow apples:3-5
Red apples: 3-5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,707
Posted By flying_babyb
I have that kid! He ate one food a week at...

I have that kid! He ate one food a week at daycare (usally toast). There was one week where the only thing he had from 6am to 5pm was water.. Yep! After about two weeks relizing there was NO choice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By flying_babyb
Basement sale! One room sale? I know a lady who...

Basement sale! One room sale? I know a lady who got a bunch of teachers together and opened her closed daycare for one Saturday for a "teacher blowout sale". By the end of the day everything was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By flying_babyb
"thank you for your trust in my by asking me to...

"thank you for your trust in my by asking me to provide care, but I can't accept your child on Monday. I am full. I hope little ______ does great in her new daycare and gets the help she needs
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a realistic mouse for awile. Our cook was...

We had a realistic mouse for awile. Our cook was terrified of mice. Well, we were jerks, plain and simple. we waited till she left and tucked it under the stove. She went for her pan to make waffles...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-06-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By flying_babyb
Coscto or sams. BUT we use plastic ikea plates...

Coscto or sams. BUT we use plastic ikea plates (tiny and washable) and paper towel as napkins
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By flying_babyb
ditto! Ill admit that I look up "extra" art on my...

ditto! Ill admit that I look up "extra" art on my break. My spoiled kids are now demanding art twice a day cause its too cold to do anything else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By flying_babyb
Ok not good with photos. Google fork print bears...

Ok not good with photos. Google fork print bears lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By flying_babyb
Not one of the kids since it's the weekend but...

Not one of the kids since it's the weekend but https://goo.gl/images/mjB5vQ
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By flying_babyb
Once a week I tidy art. Ok thats a lie, when we...

Once a week I tidy art. Ok thats a lie, when we make somthing new and theres no wall space left I send art home. Currently we have 3 new years projects up on one wall, 2 on the other, and some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By flying_babyb
I would love to see how many families find new...

I would love to see how many families find new care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,366
Posted By flying_babyb
I worked at a daycare and we had this happen on...

I worked at a daycare and we had this happen on our inservice day! Then the parent continued to argue with the director that we never told her. Was pretty funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By flying_babyb
my 2-3s can wait for up to 10 minutes on the rug...

my 2-3s can wait for up to 10 minutes on the rug by the door with books. secret is to change out books often, and to not let them have the basket books at any other time. It takes a week or so to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,600
Posted By flying_babyb
nap time here is 12-230. If the kids are not...

nap time here is 12-230. If the kids are not awake at 230 I flip on the lights, pull back blankets to there feet and turn off the music. Usually by the middle of snack, there all up! I have one child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By flying_babyb
we have a pop up cube and two tunnels. We made...

we have a pop up cube and two tunnels. We made the rule, if you lay on, try to squish, hurt friends, or go the wrong way you have to take a tunnel break. So far ours look great adn get used daily...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-25-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,364
Posted By flying_babyb
Can I ask why you cant have a emergency bag by...

Can I ask why you cant have a emergency bag by each exit? The center I work at has a bag hanging by each door that contains two blankets, a roster for all the current kids in the daycare (all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,078
Posted By flying_babyb
this rule makes me laugh. I see where they are...

this rule makes me laugh. I see where they are trying to prevent "tv" centers, that leave it on 24/7. This isnt really fair to the good providers. Our center will pop on a tv show or movie sometimes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By flying_babyb
got mine today, I work at a small center (4...

got mine today, I work at a small center (4 classrooms, 50 kids) and mine was $100! I darn near cried. Ive been there two months and wasnt expecting anything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By flying_babyb
I called state once, daycare figured out who did...

I called state once, daycare figured out who did it and next thing you know, they cut my hours down to one day a week. Sad thing? there still open
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By flying_babyb
I have this child right now! I have to physically...

I have this child right now! I have to physically hold him till dads out of the building then he refuses to take off his coat, so he throws chairs ect with his coat on. Today I dumped him in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By flying_babyb
half my class has the sniffles, runny nose ect ....

half my class has the sniffles, runny nose ect . I just spend forever running around with sanitizer! had one stay home last week for a diaper rash!
Forum: Curriculum 12-08-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By flying_babyb
Spanish- SING!! just sing a song with the words....

Spanish- SING!! just sing a song with the words. Works like a charm. Used to do the days of the week, months of the year, counting to 30, shapes and colors with my 3-5 group. After 3 weeks they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By flying_babyb
found a cigarette lighter in a diaper bag of one...

found a cigarette lighter in a diaper bag of one of my 2 year olds yesterday, even better? It was one of the older ones without the safety lock and the parent hung it on there childs hook (in reach...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By flying_babyb
I do this one too! its fun to watch the kids...

I do this one too! its fun to watch the kids figure it out, even more fun when the cook is walking through and stops, freezes and starts fallowing my directions too
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By flying_babyb
Feel ya! In my room: 5- 3 year olds (all potty...

Feel ya! In my room:
5- 3 year olds (all potty training)
1 2.5 year old
4 2 year old

Oh and one of the 3 year olds has major meltdowns (alot), the other hits and kicks, and the other 3 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,049
Posted By flying_babyb
$100 when you drop off at 1135 (Lunch time) and...

$100 when you drop off at 1135 (Lunch time) and then grandma says " Oh she just got up, she's not gonna nap"

"$7 daily surcharge for children whose frequent and elongated joyful shrieks rattle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By flying_babyb
HANDS UP (kids do) HANDS on your head (kids do)...

HANDS UP (kids do)
HANDS on your head (kids do)
are you listening to what I said?

HANDS UP (kids do)
HANDS on your head (kids do)
Hands on your knees (kids do)
eyes on me!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By flying_babyb
bear hunt is the current hit, that and mickey...

bear hunt is the current hit, that and mickey mouse club house!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By flying_babyb
swimming pool!! we put the sitters in the pool,...

swimming pool!! we put the sitters in the pool, with a blob or two of snow. They love it! The pool provides a bit more insulation, and provides them a safe place from the bigger kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By flying_babyb
then have them ask the child! Ours asked one two...

then have them ask the child! Ours asked one two year old why she was sitting in the corner with her nose on the wall and she said " I calming! this my calm way. I better then I play with toys"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By flying_babyb
Been there! had a kid who could pull up his own...

Been there! had a kid who could pull up his own business (underwear, pants, put on shoes ect). He would scream and yell and throw a tantrum daily. I would just ignore it and go about doing other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By flying_babyb
normal crafts no. I try to send a pile home on...

normal crafts no. I try to send a pile home on mom day, and a second pile on dad days, so each parent ends up with something. Holiday gift type stuff- one for each. I have 13 kids in my class so its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By flying_babyb
put up a little sign that says "cool down...

put up a little sign that says "cool down corner". Maybe toss a pillow over there. We put the kids in a corner area to calm down. They are obsessed right now with the sequin pillow that turns a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By flying_babyb
are you allowed to serve cut up pieces of melon...

are you allowed to serve cut up pieces of melon (cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew), cut up pieces of berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) or cut up pieces of cherry or grape...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By flying_babyb
It depends! Ive worked at centers with a very...

It depends! Ive worked at centers with a very open concept (half wall between 3s and 4+) and it was ok. It really depends on your teachers. I liked the other teacher and we worked together to plan...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By flying_babyb
two story set ups are a pain depending on how you...

two story set ups are a pain depending on how you set it up. I worked at one where the infant and toddler rooms were upstairs. The biggest gripe I had was that the downstairs did not have a potty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By flying_babyb
current classroom favorites: Our little tea set...

current classroom favorites:
Our little tea set (pink play school that sings)
Tangrams


Tomorrow we get new stuff. I brought a bunch of empty boxes from the kitchen to put in house area. Also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By flying_babyb
"miss _____ went to presue new opportunities. We...

"miss _____ went to presue new opportunities. We hired _____ to take over." then a list of the new teachers qualifications. I was hired to replace the fired teacher....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By flying_babyb
i agree! i have a special needs child who the...

i agree! i have a special needs child who the therapist told me "needs to be made to try everything, no matter how big the fit he throws" Ummm. sorry not happening, I dont have 3 hrs for lunch time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By flying_babyb
they assume at least a few can do most of it...

they assume at least a few can do most of it themselves. My twos put on there coats and hats alone. line up for zipping and mittening! took me about a month of saying "we flip it, flip-it good" (yes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By flying_babyb
Laundry baskets! Used to work at a Ymca after...

Laundry baskets! Used to work at a Ymca after school program. When the kids came in their stuff went in the laundry basket and there boots in front of it. The baskets were a buck at dollar tree. None...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By flying_babyb
done this! bought a shadow box, inserted a cheap...

done this! bought a shadow box, inserted a cheap under cabinate light ($8 at walmart) and used a drill to make a hole. worked well till the kids broke the cover. Replaced it with part of a Florescent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By flying_babyb
Double sided patio door pest strips.... No...

Double sided patio door pest strips.... No chemicals on them but a heck of a nasty stick!
Im kidding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By flying_babyb
Yea, I get it! we can have 14 kids between 2-3 in...

Yea, I get it! we can have 14 kids between 2-3 in our classroom. So I get a bunch of twos and a few 3s so I end up with 9 kids by myself. Does state not realize that two year old are hard little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By flying_babyb
I chase them around saying "ETT!" while doing the...

I chase them around saying "ETT!" while doing the NO sign. Its used year round for anything thats a NO! works nice cause its not a intrusive sound
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,856
Posted By flying_babyb
"DCM your son will be the only one here the week...

"DCM your son will be the only one here the week of Christmas. I'm worried that he will be bored and lonely without his daycare freinds. Mabey he would enjoy a little extra time with his dad."

See...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,597
Posted By flying_babyb
We are doing salt dough clay hand prints painted...

We are doing salt dough clay hand prints painted into a reindeer. I want to do a cute picture frame with thumb print christmas lights too, with pictures of the kids taken on a professional christmas...
Forum: Curriculum 11-10-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,246
Posted By flying_babyb
Talking Mine love the letter sounds song, We have to do...

Mine love the letter sounds song, We have to do it as the first thing at group!
A says AH AH AH AH
B says Bah Bah Bah Bah

this is such a popular song, the kids now sing it at free play, bathroom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By flying_babyb
Forget elf on a shelf, We have bongo on a boat....

Forget elf on a shelf, We have bongo on a boat. Year round! Bongo (the beanie baby monkey) watches the kids ALL YEAR and reports to santa/ the boss/mommy and daddy ect. Most of the kids loved it. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By flying_babyb
2's teacher. Mine use the triangles. I just tend...

2's teacher. Mine use the triangles. I just tend to be a little more obsessed with watching the ones I know are mouthers
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By flying_babyb
my class loves them! they actually argue over...

my class loves them! they actually argue over them during free play!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By flying_babyb
Ive bought dog clothes which were nice, some...

Ive bought dog clothes which were nice, some dollhouse items that were pretty good and some small toys which were pretty nice. Bought a few clothing items, all two sizes larger than me, that fit good!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,558
Posted By flying_babyb
agree! And then some of the people they hire as...

agree! And then some of the people they hire as assistants! I had a assistant at my old center who had no clue what she was doing and was 5 years clean from meth, and 3 years sober.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By flying_babyb
and if ANYONE has ideas of ways we could change...

and if ANYONE has ideas of ways we could change things up or make things better let me know. Right now I feel this poor kid spends a lot of time sitting during the day( he does welll if he can sit at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By flying_babyb
thank you!! Would chocolate work as a calmer? Im...

thank you!! Would chocolate work as a calmer? Im tempted to sneak him a little before we start our day (Im always 20 mins early lol). He has good days and bad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By flying_babyb
Hyper Kid?

So DCB older 3 year old:
He can sit for group (ours is very active and engaging). When it comes to playtime, he cant stay in a center more than a few minutes without running around. Alot of time hes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By flying_babyb
Happy birthday! Your a wonderful asset to this...

Happy birthday! Your a wonderful asset to this board. I love posting for advice on here, cause im guaranteed that you will help! Have a great weekend
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By flying_babyb
one who screamed cause its not blue plate day ...

one who screamed cause its not blue plate day
one who kept running in circles (then ran to get on his cot and smashed his head)
one who cried, then pooped in undies (3 times!!)
one who screamed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By flying_babyb
would tempra work over crayon?

would tempra work over crayon?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By flying_babyb
im confused, why are you moving all your stuff?...

im confused, why are you moving all your stuff? Why cant the diaper supplies live in the diaper room? Why do you need highchairs in that room? Also why not put a gate between the rooms, that way they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,564
Posted By flying_babyb
I would ask, Ive had a few parents ask lately. We...

I would ask, Ive had a few parents ask lately. We have a child on day 4 of daycare whos not sure he likes us. He screams any time hes not sleeping or eating. My boss told us to send him to the quiet...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By flying_babyb
Name Recognition

so I need some help. My kids are way too smart. They can name hundreds of animals, know there colors, recognize most letters and are working on numbers. So now we are working on name recognition....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By flying_babyb
witch, simple. add a wart or two, wear all black...

witch, simple. add a wart or two, wear all black and a headband hat (they make them for large dogs...)

troll- cute dress, pull up alll your hair
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By flying_babyb
ah bracelets! I did something similar with...

ah bracelets! I did something similar with monkeys. There were 3 monkeys per area. If there was a free dot, you could put your monkey there and play. If not, find another area. for the first week,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,678
Posted By flying_babyb
Ok I would give it a month. Spend at least a...

Ok I would give it a month. Spend at least a couple days in each classroom with the teacher and observe. find out who works and who dosent. Also at nap ask them questions: whats do you like about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By flying_babyb
nice! mine were the same way! We had no parent...

nice! mine were the same way! We had no parent help, 3 teachers, 20 kids. One fell, one peed his pants, one ran through a parking lot. Never again
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By flying_babyb
Out Of Group Time Ideas

I have 2-3 year olds who are hungry to learn and want to do more with group time. I do group twice a day for a half hour (yes, they actually stay engaged and want MORE when were done!). Ive run out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By flying_babyb
I had a few barley verbal kids when I started in...

I had a few barley verbal kids when I started in my classroom. Neither of them would sing with us, do letter sounds (a says AH AHAHAH B says Ba ba ba), or play the letter game (what letter, what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,867
Posted By flying_babyb
IM SO doing this!! mabey this way our parents...

IM SO doing this!! mabey this way our parents will actully bring supplies
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By flying_babyb
I had a bear. Slept with it till I was in my...

I had a bear. Slept with it till I was in my 20s.. yea he still sleeps on the shelf by my bed
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,436
Posted By flying_babyb
not odd, I was obssessed with poetry form 6-10....

not odd, I was obssessed with poetry form 6-10. Asked for just about every Edgar Allen Poe book. Then it progressed to aliens. At this point I was reading adult books on aliens for AR points. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,305
Posted By flying_babyb
There was a lady at the center I worked at that...

There was a lady at the center I worked at that had a staff member with at least 2 sick days a month and late too. I got hired when they fired her. As far as doctors notes, most centers I worked at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By flying_babyb
You could also do a domain: ABFCC

You could also do a domain:
ABFCC
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By flying_babyb
Youngstar (Wisconsin program) demands that we...

Youngstar (Wisconsin program) demands that we have: Art center, book center, block center, Home living, small motor, science and sensory. It also demands that quiet areas be together and loud ones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,832
Posted By flying_babyb
"I CANT" fallowed by tears when they havent even...

"I CANT" fallowed by tears when they havent even tried.That and crying when there shoe falls off (even though they KNOW how to put it on). I tell them over and over "I dont want to hear I cant! I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By flying_babyb
The issues behind the behaviors are known; One...

The issues behind the behaviors are known; One little guy with a dad who is away alot for work, two who are seeing birth to 3, two who we suspect are on the spectrum (but the parents dont want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By flying_babyb
most days I have 9 by myself, usally 3 or so 2...

most days I have 9 by myself, usally 3 or so 2 1/2 or 2s and the rest are 3s. The one 3 year old that responds to the chart (most of the time) is only in my room cause he's got violent tendency and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By flying_babyb
Behavior Charts?

So we tried the stop light. Its no longer working for most of the class and barley working for the other few. We would like to do something new with then kids to promote positive behavior. We have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,487
Posted By flying_babyb
I didnt call his name to tell me they were...

I didnt call his name to tell me they were blueberries (while the yells out the answer)
He got the black stick (which he asked for) instead of blue.
his shoe fell off, even though he knew how to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By flying_babyb
wouldnt it count on the amout of kids? I know a...

wouldnt it count on the amout of kids? I know a lady who runs a home daycare (8 kids) out of a house (converted to a two bath, tiny kitchen, one bedroom (storage) daycare) two miles from hers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By flying_babyb
jock itch cream seems to work well on yeast rash...

jock itch cream seems to work well on yeast rash too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By flying_babyb
the cupcake one? Ehh! thats a new one, so time to...

the cupcake one? Ehh! thats a new one, so time to go buy! Hot dots are cool but alas my kids arnt ready for that yet, they can barley handle playing inside the classroom without getting into it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By flying_babyb
talk to your boss, let her know your worries. Let...

talk to your boss, let her know your worries. Let her know your worried for the kids safety. See what she says. Dont toss anyone under the bus by name. Also ask for a written set of rules to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By flying_babyb
oh the new favorite in our class: Don;t be sad ...

oh the new favorite in our class:
Don;t be sad
don't be blue
there is something everyone can do!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By flying_babyb
Pete That Darn Cat!

So we have:
Pete the cat: I love my white shoes
Pete the cat: my 4 groovy buttons
Pete the cat and the new guy
Pete the cat: rocking my school shoes

MY kids love these. With these being class...
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