ABC’s & 123’s Learning Centers has always made the safety and wellbeing of our children our top priority. As we navigate through this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic together, we want to assure you that we are working harder than ever to provide a safe environment for your family. Enhanced Disinfectant Procedures Our strict cleaning and disinfecting procedures have always adhered to CDC guidelines, however, with the onset of this outbreak, we have taken further steps in our hand washing and disinfecting procedures. All staff members wear face masks. Teachers conduct a deep
Research shows that the first five years of your child’s life are critical in their development. These years set the stage for future success! The foundations of sensory-motor, physical, social, emotional and cognitive development are formed during these years. More than one million new neural connections are formed every second in the first few years of life. Your child's development at every age prepares them for learning as they get older. Even in infancy, as young as seven months old, children learn social skills and language formation. They form gross motor skills and social interaction
If you’re like the majority of Americans, you listen to podcasts. In fact, a whopping 48 million Americans listen to podcasts on a weekly basis. But you might think that enjoying a podcast is an activity for grownups only. While that might have been the case in the early days of podcasting, now there are tons of options for family-friendly listening. No matter your child’s age, attention span, or interests, you’re sure to find something that will engage them— and you! Here are 10 podcasts you and your child will
You’ve probably seen videos on social media of angelic-looking children covered in chocolate ardently denying that they had ANYTHING to do with the missing cupcakes. (Or perhaps you’ve witnessed this in action at your own home!) These sweet-faced kids look up at their accuser, eyes wide, and insist that they are innocent, even when the evidence is all over them. Even very young children are capable of telling untruths. But why do they do it? Read on to learn more about why children lie and what you can do to
You've seen lists of best places to live in the US or world, but there's no need to pick up and move. Here are ten fantastic reasons that Indiana is a great place to raise your family! 1. Easy access to surrounding states and centrally located airport Indiana is right in the heart of the midwest. It's just a few hours to Ohio, Michigan, Chicago, and the hills of Tennessee. Indianapolis is also a major airport hub and can get you just about anywhere. 2. Fairs, festivals, & parades Whether it's the changing of
Dr. John Medina wrote about 12 “Brain Rules” to help us all become more intelligent, more effective humans. These rules have become a movement in schools in the last years. His website discusses the implications for exercise, sleep, senses, and music on knowledge and learning, just to name a few.
A lot has changed since the end of the 1990s, and those changes are so common now that kids don’t even think of them. So this November, take a minute to remember all the things that they might take for granted, and maybe even remind them about some the advantages of modern life.
The cost associated with childcare can be a burden on families, but there are options available to make things a little easier. Indiana has a special program known as the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) that provides assistance to low income families who meet a certain criteria.