cooking

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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Young children want to please and by giving them age appropriate jobs to do in the kitchen, they’re building skills and helping at the same time.
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Posted by Lisa Gonzalez, Guest Blogger in CCR&R Blog on 2/22/2018
Learning to work in the kitchen can be a deeply rewarding experience for kids. By giving them the proper safety techniques and rules, you ensure a better comfort level and avoid the risk of injury.
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Children under the age of five are at an increased risk for foodborne illness and related health complications because their immune systems are still developing. Young children with developing immune systems cannot fight off infections as well as adults can. Additionally, young children produce less stomach acid that kills harmful bacteria, making it easier for them to get sick.
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News


Posted by ICCRR in News on 1/28/2019
Iowa Family Child Care Association professional development seminar with an emphasis on the unique needs and environments of Family Child Care providers.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 1/11/2019
Volume 4, Issue 1, DHS Child Care Newsletter
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