Parents and Childcare

Embracing Diversity: Art in Early Childhood Education

Art in early childhood education plays a pivotal role in teaching children about acceptance and celebrating differences that goes far beyond traditional lessons. Childcare can have profound impact in promoting acceptance of others in early childhood education through Art. Art is a Universal Language Art is a universal language that transcends cultural, linguistic, and physical […]

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Tomorrow’s Bright Minds: The Crucial Role of a Teacher in an Infant-Toddler Classroom

Within the heart of an infant-toddler classroom, teachers play a pivotal role in shaping the early developmental experiences of young minds. Early childhood education is the first step in a child’s educational journey, and it starts as early as infancy. Research indicates that the first few years of a child’s life are formative, shaping their

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Setting the Stage for Success: New Year’s Resolutions in Early Childhood Education

As we welcome 2024, the New Years celebrations bring about an excitement for new beginnings, goals and opportunities. While as parents we pledge to hit the gym or eat healthier, the concept of New Year’s resolutions isn’t exclusive to grown-ups. At Big Hearts Little Hands, we believe the start of the year is the perfect

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What are the 3 A’s of Child Care? And Why are they Important?

In the dynamic world of childcare, understanding the fundamental needs of children is crucial. We can help understand and plot these needs by remembering the 3 A’s of Childcare: – Attention – Approval – Affection These serve as cornerstones in fostering a healthy environment for child development. Together we’ll dive into how these three elements

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5 Essential Questions Every Parent Should Ask when Touring A Childcare Center

Choosing the right daycare for your prospective child is one of the most crucial decisions you can make as a parent. It’s much more than just finding a convenient location and affordable price. Studies consistently show that high quality early childhood education sets children up mentally, physically and emotionally for excellent preschool and kindergarten school

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Is my Child Happy at Daycare? 6 Tips on How to Tell

Introduction: The Crucial Question Every Mom and Dad wants their child to be happy and thrive, especially in settings outside the home, like daycare. Childcare centers provide kids with a platform for the development of social skills, cognitive abilities, and emotional growth during the formative early years 1. As a parent, you may often find

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Have a toddler who is an angel at daycare, but a rascal at home?

“Angel at Daycare, Rascal at Home!” Why your Toddler Behaves Better at Daycare then at Home

The classic saying, “you’re an angel at school and a devil at home,” might sound familiar to many parents. But why does this phenomenon occur? If you have a toddler who is well-behaved at daycare but becomes a little tricky to handle at home, you’re not alone. This behavior is common and completely normal. But

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