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Interactions an infant has with books, listening to lullabies and with other’s voices, are the building blocks for language and literacy development.
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Support brain development in ways that have long term benefits for academics and personal well-being, include these activities in your daily routine.
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Honoring a child’s culture is necessary to building positive self-esteem. How they live and what they believe is part of who they are.
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Recently I walked into a preschool where the children were practicing for their Holiday Program. The children were waving their “jingle bells” and keeping time to the music. The teacher had them actively involved, and it was very evident that the children were enjoying it. There are many benefits to incorporating music into your environment.
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As a child growing up on a farm in Iowa, I was not exposed to many people from other cultures. I knew children who lived on farms and I knew children who lived in town. As the only child with red hair in my elementary school, I was probably the most “diverse.”
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News


Posted by ICCRR in News on 12/3/2019
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is pleased to announce the launch of the Communities of Practice webpage, designed to share child care business networking improvement efforts by posting opportunities to engage with peers and connect with Child Care Consultants and their resources.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 11/6/2019
Iowa CCR&R co-sponsored webinar trainings for Iowa child care businesses.
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