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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 06:16 PM
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Posted By flying_babyb
wonder what she would say about using flour? We...

wonder what she would say about using flour? We do lots of stuff with flour. Im early head start so no food.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By flying_babyb
I wish we could change kids standing up! I...

I wish we could change kids standing up!

I excel at that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,286
Posted By flying_babyb
we have a set of these...

we have a set of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By flying_babyb
I do this daily with a few kids. One mom does it...

I do this daily with a few kids. One mom does it daily but she truly waits for the kid to answer (he babbles at her) then she will look up and ask me directly how his day was
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By flying_babyb
print a state feeding guidelines chart? like...

print a state feeding guidelines chart?
like this
https://www.oregon.gov/ode/students-and-family/childnutrition/cacfp/Documents/Meal%20Pattern%20Chart-Infant%20English.pdf
Then tell her that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By flying_babyb
No clothes no stay! On the getting clothes...

No clothes no stay!
On the getting clothes back, either send them home in somthing horrid (think ruffly pants on boys ect) or take the route I used. I got cheap tee shirts and wrote with a laundry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By flying_babyb
make it special. "Hey little x! I got this cool...

make it special. "Hey little x! I got this cool spot for you to rest today! Why dont you check it out? If you can lay quiet till this timer beeps, you can do X"
I had a child that was rotten at nap,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By flying_babyb
Our policy was we would tell the parents when...

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

Parents,
_________is low on diapers. She/he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,035
Posted By flying_babyb
gram crackers and milk are something our kids...

gram crackers and milk are something our kids love. We do fruit (apples, bananas ect) for snack alot with crackers. Another hit? Apples and bananas in the blender w ice (or milk) for smoothies. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By flying_babyb
Pete the cat... I was in the two year old...

Pete the cat...
I was in the two year old room. Only time they would settle was for playdough (which they would throw) or pete the cat. We read ALOT of pete! I made it two weeks, then threatened to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a parent who had 6 kids, one in our...

We had a parent who had 6 kids, one in our center. She used to send her olders to get he little one. Well, they didnt care about being on time. We close at 6. So its 605, 615, 620 According to our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By flying_babyb
Illinois here. We closed wens and thurs. Open...

Illinois here. We closed wens and thurs. Open tommrow. Glad we closed. It was so cold my pipes froze
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 866
Posted By flying_babyb
We do it daily in front of the parents. There not...

We do it daily in front of the parents. There not allowed to leave till its done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By flying_babyb
I have 5months to 1.5 years. Were just making a I...

I have 5months to 1.5 years. Were just making a I love you! card. gonna do red feet in a heart shape on a card and let the older color theirs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By flying_babyb
we do first names, heck in our center most of my...

we do first names, heck in our center most of my parents know who all is in the class without me telling thm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By flying_babyb
North? humm, I'm originally from Marinette

North? humm, I'm originally from Marinette
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By flying_babyb
Probably not, I was in green bay but the future...

Probably not, I was in green bay but the future fiance lives a couple hours north of there, so its a crap shoot where we will end up. I make 12 now in chicago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By flying_babyb
Wisconsin Pay?

Anyone from Wisconsin? I may move back and am curious what a daycare teacher with a cda (just got it :) ) and lots of experience should ask for starting pay?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By flying_babyb
I work with 1 year olds and infants. I love the...

I work with 1 year olds and infants. I love the two 5 month olds we have, HATE the tiny babies. Either they cant self soothe or have been allowed to sleep on there stomachs. Got one baby that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By flying_babyb
I had this kid. This may sound like harsh advice,...

I had this kid. This may sound like harsh advice, but I cured this issue by sitting by the child and only allowing them to have one hand on the table at a time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By flying_babyb
puffs! I have a kid who wouldn't touch baby food,...

puffs! I have a kid who wouldn't touch baby food, found out moms chewing up the childs food in her mouth then spitting it out to feed her child... Yikes. We are trying mashed table food now but when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By flying_babyb
The penguins came about before i was informed our...

The penguins came about before i was informed our door had to go with the theme ( which they told us thursday). I spent at least 3 hours on these dang penguins. There going up. Lol. I have young ones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By flying_babyb
Black Heritage Month

So were doing black heritage at the end of this month, beginning of next. I am the ONLY white teacher. I have a group of 1 year olds. Any project ideas? Also we have to do a door decorating thing. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,007
Posted By flying_babyb
You know those lay flat tackle boxes with all the...

You know those lay flat tackle boxes with all the compartments? We took out the dividers and each kid had their own cubby. NO chance of touching, you could put the toothpaste on early and they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By flying_babyb
Worked at a 2 story daycare. Was SCARY! they had...

Worked at a 2 story daycare. Was SCARY! they had no plan in place. The kids played downstairs, slept upstairs. There was a teacher up there MOST of the time. I would be afraid of fire. I did work at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By flying_babyb
African American Clip Art

So Im doing twas the night before Christmas as a puppet show at a prominently black daycare. Im having a hard time finding a mom and dad in pjs, clip art who are african american. Anyone got advice?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By flying_babyb
Last week: we have a loft in our classroom. The...

Last week: we have a loft in our classroom. The kids are really not good when on it and this class was just nuts (16 kids, biting, hitting, pushing) one kid pushed a little girl off the loft. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,043
Posted By flying_babyb
We dont as a center do anything. I chose to do...

We dont as a center do anything. I chose to do with my class (5 months to 1.5 years) handprints in white on red paper, cut inyo a mitten, fingers painted into snowmen with a snowman poem on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,100
Posted By flying_babyb
Double sided stick tape on the top, when child...

Double sided stick tape on the top, when child sticks you can say "Oh sorry mom/dad. I put some tape up there to keep x (spiders, ants, cat) off"
or try covering the top in decor that would require...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By flying_babyb
This! I did this with a divorced set of parents....

This! I did this with a divorced set of parents. Stuff would go to dads and disappear. Mom stopped sending nice stuff on dads week. Most of the time when comming on a dad pick up day, he wouldnt have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By flying_babyb
Potty training

So half my daycare class is ready to potty train. does anyone have a nice tip sheet or so such that I can send home with tips for the parents? I have asked that they all start at home, and we will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By flying_babyb
the random toys need a center, A place that they...

the random toys need a center, A place that they belong when playing. Otherwise the kids see the random toys as Anywere toys. Had the same issues.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By flying_babyb
Daily! "hey _____! today _______ really...

Daily!
"hey _____! today _______ really enjoyed__actvity. He struggled with ____________. Heres his daily sheet. He needs___________. See you tomorrow"
Under 3 mins (except for my talker parents)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By flying_babyb
CDA Visit

Any tips? How long will the observer be in my classroom? Also I get to keep the portfolio I made right? Cause I didnt copy any of my original certificates.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 11-16-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By flying_babyb
shes aswome with multiple series! I read the...

shes aswome with multiple series! I read the quincy series, and loved it so much my cats name is Rainie conner-cat. Currently on the dd warren books!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By flying_babyb
Bilingual language 2 year old

So I work in a center. Today I did a parent teachers conference with my bilingual family. The parents speak Spanish pretty exclusively at home. I speak English and a few words of Spanish (then tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By flying_babyb
NAEYC visits! I swear they ask too much! Our list...

NAEYC visits! I swear they ask too much! Our list of "must haves" for our classroom is huge and half the stuff my one year olds dont understand.. im a teacher in a center, and I was told "just go buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By flying_babyb
i have. It was disturbing. Mine was totally a way...

i have. It was disturbing. Mine was totally a way for my subconcious to deal with the feeling I had towards this child (a mean, naughty child).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By flying_babyb
we had kid like this. You know those bracelet...

we had kid like this. You know those bracelet rattles for babies? we bought one and wrapped it with differnt textures. it had a rabbit in the center. We would have the child put it on and that was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By flying_babyb
Talking Tods

So when do most kids speak? When do they put a few words together? I taught preschoolers, and have moved down to 1 year olds. Most of my kids say very few words, if any! Some of these kids turn two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By flying_babyb
This is what my doctor recommenced to me the last...

This is what my doctor recommenced to me the last time I ended up with a infection. Mines from a piercing that never healed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,446
Posted By flying_babyb
Thanks for the heads up! mines comming up!

Thanks for the heads up! mines comming up!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By flying_babyb
We do the toss in the cauldron every year....

We do the toss in the cauldron every year. Usually toss rings on my witches hat. We also plan to make handprint spiders. other than that, nothing! I'll be too buzy counting down to my 5 days off!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By flying_babyb
I feel for ya'll ! I'm blessed that I chose to...

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

On that note: my kids have been eating halloween candy already, I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By flying_babyb
I see a issue! how does this work when I cook? is...

I see a issue! how does this work when I cook? is there a "SHUT UP IM COOKING" button? I like the batery ones where I can just pull the battery out. My place is small and the smoke detector on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a muslim family. the only thing was no...

We had a muslim family. the only thing was no pork. There children (all boys) napped in the same room as little girls. Never was a issue. We did celebrate all holidays but we also asked the parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By flying_babyb
YEP!! we had two boys who couldn't play together...

YEP!! we had two boys who couldn't play together nicely EVER! It was so bad they couldn't even sit by each other to eat. we ended up just splitting into groups everyday. The turtles group played at X...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By flying_babyb
Yes I know but my boss is paying for the cda

Yes I know but my boss is paying for the cda
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By flying_babyb
any idea where to find something? I'm not afraid...

any idea where to find something? I'm not afraid to study. Im currently studying for a police exam too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By flying_babyb
I have almost completed an associates degree...

I have almost completed an associates degree which was fine for teaching in Wisconsin. This is also qualifying for lead teacher in Illinois. I work for a Easter seal/ head start program which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By flying_babyb
CDA Exam

How hard is it really? Just a little worried. I have been a teacher 10+ years and my current employer is paying for my CDA. Just about finished the portfolio.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-05-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By flying_babyb
IM here now! The secret? Find there currency! A...

IM here now! The secret? Find there currency! A favorite book, a activity. Currently for us: pete the cat, and a story mitt (monkeys on the bed). Any advice on keeping a toddler OFF the table? I cant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By flying_babyb
Umm we did this! As a demostration as what...

Umm we did this! As a demostration as what happens when your arrested (was a school age 4-6 year old group). I was cuffed, read my rights and put in the car. Kids thought it was the best thing ever....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By flying_babyb
Were working on 2 this week with the apple tree...

Were working on 2 this week with the apple tree one. We did do the mary moo cow song for one (with a cow to color).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By flying_babyb
Numbers?

So the center I work at has us send home a parent involvement pack each week. I am doing a letter, a color and a number. Ive got mini books for every color, a activity for each letter but I want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By flying_babyb
Huge one! Play area with direct access from the...

Huge one! Play area with direct access from the classroom! In my state and area its common to have to walk your class to the playground. In our case, around 5 feet, on a sidewalk next to a parking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By flying_babyb
Water fountains near classrooms. Cubbies the kids...

Water fountains near classrooms. Cubbies the kids can reach with baskets they cant reach. Storage ( lots of it). Area to eat in classroom far enough away from play area
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By flying_babyb
I can top this. I was teaching my school age and...

I can top this. I was teaching my school age and preschoolers about chemical reactions (they loved science). We had already made a volcano, unplugged a sink and grown a ton of random flowers. So we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By flying_babyb
ah twins! been there done that! They were on the...

ah twins! been there done that! They were on the same scheduled too. I know we used a boppy, one baby on each, to feed them most days (not enough hands). eventually we had retrained them where one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By flying_babyb
Promise me you'll post pictures!! I would love to...

Promise me you'll post pictures!! I would love to see how it turns out. She had big square planters on the ends to help keep it steady. Filled them with concrete
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By flying_babyb
best thing I ever saw in a large room, made into...

best thing I ever saw in a large room, made into two, was a low fence! it was so cute. Just a 3 ft high white fence with a latching gate. Kinda made it have a gardeny feel. Provider later painted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By flying_babyb
Omg!! Your describing my job. I feel like two...

Omg!! Your describing my job. I feel like two people are gunning for me and no matter what happens I get blamed. Oh and my coteacher tells me I do everything wrong...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By flying_babyb
i took mine online too! The $7 course. It was...

i took mine online too! The $7 course. It was pretty much common sense. I barley payed attention and passed with 2 wrong.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By flying_babyb
we had deer outside my old center. I miss them!...

we had deer outside my old center. I miss them! The one I work at now is way to city, and we do enjoy watching the local squirrel who someone is feeding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By flying_babyb
can you put a child safety on the door? You know...

can you put a child safety on the door? You know one of those cup type things that you have to press just so to open? I have a similar issue as a toddler teacher. Our gates been broke for almost two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By flying_babyb
So I worked in a center, open till mdnight and we...

So I worked in a center, open till mdnight and we had cots. the kids were miserable. Being that close to the floor is COLD in winter. The bigger kids (5+) for the most part would hang off the ends....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By flying_babyb
ask your director about going to app, like hi...

ask your director about going to app, like hi mama or tadpole where the parents can log in or get emailed real time updates all day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By flying_babyb
We had 4 classrooms who required 7 teachers. My...

We had 4 classrooms who required 7 teachers. My boss would have three extra everyday. One extra would do the cooking, then breaks. The second would clean then do breaks. The third would cover potty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By flying_babyb
depending on the teacher, they may love having...

depending on the teacher, they may love having books, even if there not great. When I started most of my classroom books looked bad and were repaired. Yes they still looked not great but they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By flying_babyb
Our center is the same way; x kinds of blocks...

Our center is the same way;
x kinds of blocks must be out
x kinds of science items
x kinds of housekeeping area items
x amount of books.
We are not allowed to take ANY item out of the room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By flying_babyb
ours come out of the commercial dishwasher just...

ours come out of the commercial dishwasher just fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By flying_babyb
pipe cleaner art, junk box. The junk box is a box...

pipe cleaner art, junk box. The junk box is a box of random items you save (bottles, caps, scraps ect) and let the kids have at. Usually give them scissors and glue and tell them not to make a huge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By flying_babyb
Ilinois Daycare Temps?

What is the law on temp and outdoor play? We had a heat warning yesterday and my boss didn't bat a eyelash when my coworker insisted we go out, when it was 96 degrees!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By flying_babyb
Thanks guys! My coworker was thrilled today when...

Thanks guys! My coworker was thrilled today when I showed her these!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By flying_babyb
Ages and Stages

I am seeking a copy of the 3 and 4 year old ages and stages. tried google but didnt get anywere. anyone have a copy?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By flying_babyb
Were doing a canvas with the kids hand made into...

Were doing a canvas with the kids hand made into a fish, with a hook and line. Gonna say hooked on daddy.. Guess we should start hey? fathers day is like 7 days away. (not that I care cause Im done...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By flying_babyb
My little guy will take a bite, roll it around in...

My little guy will take a bite, roll it around in his mouth and start gaging. He eat most bread (plain, no butter) and some pasta (again No evil sauce). fruit is no go, so are most veggies! Oh and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By flying_babyb
Do you have a area away from the main group she...

Do you have a area away from the main group she could work? Our speech therapist (daycare center) takes the children into the hallway area (really its a room outside the kitchen and contains a table...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By flying_babyb
I Have this kid!! speech delay too! only...

I Have this kid!! speech delay too! only difference is mine has severe food issues (he eats like 8 foods TOTAL)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By flying_babyb
i love this stuff! not for teething (it never...

i love this stuff! not for teething (it never worked for my wisdom teeth) but for numbing wounds!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
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: 29
Views: 1,451
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: 675
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: 12
Views: 1,051
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: 695
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: 497
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: 715
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: 2,347
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: 865
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: 1,369
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: 1,010
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: 1,010
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: 803
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: 530
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: 910
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: 7,448
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: 725
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: 793
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: 735
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: 472
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.
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