Early Childhood Education in Indiana and Funding Options for Childcare
Nowadays, it can be difficult to find a safe, quality childcare or preschool that is also affordable. ABC’s & 123’s Learning Centers in Indianapolis, Noblesville, and Avon locations understand your top concerns as a parent as well as your busy schedule. That’s why we provide safe, nurturing, and educational programs for Indiana children, infants through school aged. High-quality, licensed preschool programs are not only a great choice for families who value safety and developmental childcare, but those programs often qualify for alternative funding options. Here are some childcare funding options that
Holiday Activities for Indianapolis Families
It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is quickly approaching. We are fortunate enough to have several family friendly activities that you can easily include your children and out of town guests in for those holiday gatherings. Be sure to check out these fun and local activities around Indianapolis and the surrounding area. Become a Wild Turkey Wrangler at Sodalis Nature Park on November 18th from 11:00-12:00. You will have the chance to walk around the park while learning about and looking for wild turkeys! Include everyone in
Ten Routines that Can Help Your Preschooler Before and After School
We’ve all had those mornings and evenings - the ones where it seems nothing can go right and just about anything that can go wrong will. Unfortunately, everyone is going to have those days from time to time. However, there are some things you can do to help maintain better control of your mornings and evenings to help ensure you have less of those crazy days. Setting routines in place for your family can make a huge difference in the way your mornings and evenings pan out. Children typically thrive
Top Questions to Ask Your Child’s Preschool Teacher
Choosing the right preschool for your child will be one of the most important decisions you make. Preschool is a foundational piece to setting the groundwork for your child’s educational career. A successful preschool experience can set your child up with a positive view of educational settings, especially as they transition to kindergarten. Communicating with your child’s preschool teacher is vital to ensure you make the most of their time in the program. Below are some of the top questions to ask your child’s preschool teacher to find out how his
The Importance of Felt Safety in Early Childhood Education
We all understand the importance of safety when raising a child. Parents and teachers alike go that extra mile to ensure that the children in their care are safe. We have locks on doors and windows, childproof our buildings, and are always looking for better ways to keep them from harm. But safety goes beyond just the physical.
Every Child Learns Differently & How You Can Help
As parents, you want to help your child get the most out of their education, but that’s often easier said than done. A large part of this is because every child learns differently. Generally, these are broken down into seven different learning styles.
Learning At Home
What can you do to enhance kids’ learning when they’re not in school?
- Make the most of everyday opportunities. Each trip to the grocery store is a chance for kids to learn about math, vocabulary, or where things come from. Bath times are great beginning lessons in physics and practice in motor skills. Story time with a brief discussion afterward helps them grow in reading comprehension as well as a love of books.
The Top 5 Characteristics Found In a Great Curriculum
The quality of the curriculum that your children learn from is extremely important when it comes to their schooling. How much and how efficiently they learn throughout their academic career heavily depends on the characteristics that are present within their early childhood curriculum. So what are these characteristics that are important for your child’s development and success?
Questions to Ask During A Parent-Teacher Conference
To get the most out of parent-teacher conferences, go prepared. Take a list of the questions you want to ask as well as something on which to take notes. You have a lot to discuss in a short amount of time, so give your brain a break and write down what you want to remember. Here’s a list of questions you may want to ask.