You may be breathing a sigh of relief that the holidays have come and gone. However, now is a great time to evaluate your holiday hours and announce any changes you’d like to make. Sending out an annual calendar with days you planned to be closed helps parents know what to expect from your center and plan for days off work if needed.
Parents face a surprising reality each summer: you only get 18 summer vacations with your children before they become adults, and each year brings you one step closer to that milestone. Be sure to soak it all in by making the most of Labor Day weekend as you wrap up summer and spend some added time with your little ones doing family activities.
You’re sluggish and your students just want to run and play. Yep, it’s definitely the day after a holiday in the classroom. Memorial Day provides a much-needed break from the busyness of routine but getting your classroom back on track after a holiday can be tough. There are some tactics to help you recover from a holiday break and stay on track for your weekly learning plan. Check out these tips.
Tips for preparing your childcare center for summer break The summer enrollment slump is felt by many childcare centers. This can be for a variety of reasons, most of which have nothing to do with the level of care you provide. However, there are some ways you can prepare you childcare center for summer break to keep children engaged and parents happy with keeping their children enrolled or enrolling children.
Holidays are a great time to teach kids about many different cultures The holidays are a great time to teach children about other holidays, cultures and customs they might not be familiar with. The key to using the holidays as a teaching moment is to be sure the child is at an age they’ll understand it and creating activities that will instill an interest and appreciation for the holiday.
As a childcare administrator, your job can be stressful with ensuring your classroom stays safe, well-cared for and content. Adding in the stress of the holidays and all there is to get done can be more than you can take. As the holidays approach, be sure to take some time to relax and enjoy the season with these tips.