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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
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, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 332
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
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, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
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, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 557
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, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 691
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: 577
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: 577
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: 315
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: 263
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: 422
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: 6,490
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: 447
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: 408
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: 326
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: 234
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: 392
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: 334
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: 494
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: 732
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: 885
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: 732
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: 430
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: 668
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: 581
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: 438
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: 891
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: 661
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: 891
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: 817
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: 613
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: 966
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: 723
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: 322
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: 487
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: 264
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: 401
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: 467
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: 23
Views: 600
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: 23
Views: 600
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: 460
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: 849
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: 1,197
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: 665
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: 511
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: 1,152
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: 589
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: 826
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: 826
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: 440
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: 382
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: 382
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: 382
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: 502
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: 1,866
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: 1,208
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: 804
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: 510
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: 403
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: 652
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: 652
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: 652
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: 652
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: 912
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: 1,643
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: 756
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: 25,239
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: 1,328
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: 1,672
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: 1,293
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: 1,043
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: 755
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: 1,012
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: 885
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: 7
Views: 1,066
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: 1,093
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: 721
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: 755
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: 1,194
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: 721
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: 584
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: 980
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: 1,235
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: 1,292
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: 866
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: 1,235
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: 1,981
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: 962
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: 962
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: 892
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: 1,201
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: 814
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: 1,886
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: 920
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: 1,345
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: 1,231
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...
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