Nannies provide essential services for the families who employ them, not to mention the tremendous, lifelong impact they have on the growth and development of the children they care for. For many, nannies are an important member of their family. For these reasons, National Nanny Recognition Week was established nearly 20 years ago as a … Read more
At First Church Preschool, we believe that, “Caring Communities Are Intentionally Built”. One way we build our caring community is by endeavoring to maintain open communications with our families. We know that establishing effective communications takes effort and commitment. We also know that both families and teachers often struggle with how to approach airing questions … Read more
Children who know and interact with their grandparents are so fortunate! Caring, involved grandparents enrich the lives of their grandchildren in a multitude of ways both seen and unforeseen. Many thanks to all those grandparents who have shaped our lives and helped us thrive. Here are some words on the “magic” of grandparenting: https://www.naeyc.org/resources/blog/when-grandparents-care-grandchildren
Are you a little anxious that your child may exhibit separation anxiety while transitioning to his or her new preschool experience? Here are some tips to help your child (and you!) cope: https://www.naeyc.org/resources/blog/few-thoughts-separation-anxiety
For more information regarding vaccines and immunizations, click this link for the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website. All children entering preschool must submit a record of immunizations (or a state-issued, notarized waiver form). Also, all children must receive a flu vaccine no later than December 31, 2018. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html
Are you looking for a great preschool program for your child to start right away? Give us a call to see what opportunities we still have available for the 2018 – 2019 school year.
The children got to see and touch a chinchilla, a gecko, a rabbit, a hedgehog, and a snake! Check out Critter Caravan here.