TIPS! Sharing Community Resources with Families

As a child care and early education provider, you are a small part of a larger community with a multitude of activities and resources available to you.  Using and sharing

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Lucky Winners in Discount School Supply Giveaway Go on a Shopping Spree

By Karyn Spellman Ekene Anofienem thought the phone call telling her that she had won a $1,000 gift certificate from Discount School Supply and Maryland EXCELS was a prank. But

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TIPS! Technology Use and Screen-Time Policy

Technology in our current world is changing and evolving constantly.  Media technology is part of daily life for most of us, including for children.  This easy access means that adults

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A Summer Garden Activity

It’s not too late to start a summer garden. Young minds are fascinated with seeds and plants. July is the perfect time to plant cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, garlic, collard greens, lettuce,

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In the Spotlight: Prime Time Youth Activity Center

In child care and early education, inclusion means inviting all children to participate in a child care program and intentionally planning for ways to help every child be successful, regardless

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