Megan Kerkmann and Michelle Greenough, Region 4 Child Care Consultants

Messy play activates all of a child’s senses and promotes self-expression, self-esteem, social skills, investigation skills, pre-math concepts and physical skills.
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As much as the freezing temperatures and all of that wintry white stuff outside your window may hint otherwise, now is not the time to hibernate! If you are the parent of young children, like we are, you may be faced with some extra indoor time on your hands. “Thank goodness for the internet, TV, and video games.” you say? Hold it right there! Here are some fun and easy ideas that will leave a lasting impression on your little ones and have them begging for more.
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News


Posted by ICCRR in News on 6/11/2019
DHS releases FAQ regarding changes to Mandatory Reporter Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse training.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 5/31/2019
The strong storms and increased rainfall this spring is causing flooding and damage in many Iowa counties. Child care providers need to let the Department of Human Services (DHS) know if your child care business has been impacted and if so, the extent of the damage.
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