Provider Newsletter | August 7, 2023

ZOOM TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS There will be no Zoom or In-Person classes offered through CCRS this month.  However, providers will still able to access continuing education opportunities via these sources: HOT SUMMER DAYS AND MEDICATIONS: A RECIPE FOR HEATSTROKE Feeling overheated under the hot summer sun is a common experience. But for […]

CRAFT: Lion Paper Bag

Lions are amazing and a great source for learning. Everything from The Lion King to nature studies, lions can provide inspiration for tons of learning opportunities.  This craft will also be a wonderful way to work on fine motor skills and imagination. To make these puppets, you will need: Assembly is amazingly straight forward.  Start […]

It’s Scarecrow Time!

This craft is a particular favorite – mostly because it’s so straightforward and requires very little instruction.  Seriously, just look at the illustration and the steps become clear. The only real limitation is imagination! Things you’ll need: 1 large roll of brown paper. The number of children you’re working with will determine how many rolls […]

Treat the Tweets

These Homemade Bird Seed Ornaments are easy to make, and your backyard birds will love them. A few simple ingredients are all it takes for this great nature activity. DIY birdseed ornaments are a fun winter project to do with the kids too. What you will need: Cookie Cutters 2.5 cups bird seed 2 packets of unflavored […]