8 Tips: Raising a Confident Child

8 Tips: Raising a Confident Child

Sometimes children just need a bit of encouragement. Being a bit shy is normal, but here are some tips to help your little one to feel more confident. 1. Give emotional support 2. Don’t always tell your child what to do 3. “Good job” is not enough 4. Effort counts 5....
Recipe – ECDA’s Home Made Play Doh

Recipe – ECDA’s Home Made Play Doh

We made red play doh for our toddler groups in honor of Valentine’s Day.  Our play doh is nontoxic and even “edible.”  It isn’t very “tastey” so most toddlers only taste it once, but it will not hurt if it is ingested.  We have received many requests for our recipe so...
Tummy Time

Tummy Time

Tummy Time is simply the time that babies spend lying and playing on their tummies and off their backs while they are awake. This time is invaluable to babies and has a ton of positive outcomes that can be great for your child. We’ve written about: “5 Ways Babies do...
5 Ways Babies do Tummy Time

5 Ways Babies do Tummy Time

Tummy Time is simply the time that babies spend lying and playing on their tummies and off their backs while they are awake. Lying prone (tummy down) on a blanket on the floor Lying prone on mommy or daddy’s tummy or chest while mommy or daddy are reclining Lying...
December Preschool Prep Curriculum

December Preschool Prep Curriculum

Themes for December for the Preschool Prep Program included Family Traditions, the Celebrations of Light, Winter, Christmas, Chanukah and making holiday gifts for parents. Concepts and vocabulary introduced included opposites such as “big and little”,...