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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 378
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
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, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
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, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
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, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 358
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,319
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, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
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, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
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, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
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, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
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, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
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, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
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, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
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, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
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, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
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, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
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, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
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, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
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, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
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, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 742
Posted By flying_babyb
I second the fridge lock!

I second the fridge lock!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
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, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 882
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, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 655
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, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
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, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
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, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
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, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
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, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
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, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 788
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, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,130
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
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, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
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, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 765
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 765
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
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, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
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, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
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, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
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, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
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, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
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, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
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, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
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, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
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, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
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, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
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, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,665
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, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
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, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,560
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, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,211
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, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
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, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
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, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
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, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
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, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
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, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
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, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,149
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, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
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, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
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, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
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, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
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, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
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, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
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, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
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, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
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, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
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, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
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, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
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, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,827
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, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
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, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
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, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
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, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,827
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, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
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, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,728
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, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,477
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, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
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, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
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, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
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, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,105
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!
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