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Kaplan Early Learning Company Shopping Spree

Maryland EXCELS is happy to announce a collaboration with Kaplan Early Learning Company to provide a $2,500 shopping spree to two winners, one Family Child Care Provider and one Child

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15 Nap Time Albums You’ll Enjoy

What a busy day! You have been busy with reading stories, completing activities and playing outside– now you’re getting ready to put all of the children down their nap time. This time

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The Importance of Reading

Siblings leaving breadcrumbs in the forest, a running gingerbread cookie, a hen baking bread, a plate of green breakfast food, a bear family and a spooky tree…

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Build Your Own Snowman

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60 Indoor Activities for Young Children

As the colder months draw closer, the children in your care may begin to grow restless. Feeling stuck inside, can cause children to feel aggressive, depressed, antsy, or bored. Handling

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