Child Care Provider Self-Care Challenge

As someone who spends so much time taking care of our little ones, it’s important to take care of yourself first! The Self-Care Challenge below includes some ideas and activities to help you get started, just cross them off as you go! Download and Print Yours!

How to Support Your Child’s Social Skills Development

Social skills in children include sharing, cooperating, listening, following directions, respecting personal space, making eye contact, and using manners. When children have good social skills, they’re able to form and enjoy better relationships with others. They also have reduced stress and greater success in school. Try these activities to support your child’s social development: Infants Take turns pressing the button on a toy, rolling a ball back and forth, or holding a rattle or soft … Read more

Celebration of the Hands (Planning Underway!)

The 2023 Celebration of the Hands will take place March 26-31, 2023 in the Capitol Rotunda in Tallahassee! Each year, Children’s Week Florida™ partners and volunteers come together to hang a larger than life visual inside the Capitol Rotunda. The display is constructed from thousands of pieces of vibrant and beautiful children’s hand artwork from across the state. This incredible work of art serves as a daily reminder to legislators, advocates, and visitors that the future … Read more

10/13 Training: “Making Story Time Learning Time for ALL Children”

“Making Story Time Learning Time for ALL Children” Learn tips and strategies that are easy to implement. You will leave ready to engage and include all children during story time! Date: Thursday, October 13thTime: 6:00 pm –7:00 pm Virtually-via Zoom (meeting link will be emailed to participants) Trainer: Melissa Gilliland, TATS Northeast Regional Facilitator Receive FREE materials (valued at $40) to support engaging story times in your classroom! Register TODAY!