Quality in a Center or Classroom
Quality in a learning environment is so important! Kids and their early development benefit from positive, nurturing relationships with adults outside the home, which is where you come in!
Quality providers are licensed.
Quality centers have a low ratio of kids to adults.
Quality providers have appropriate activities.
Quality centers have a regular routine.
Kids need a consistent, predictable balance of rest and active movement, including outdoor experiences.
Brain development is most sensitive to a baby’s nutrition between mid-gestation and two years of age. Children who are malnourished–not just fussy eaters but truly deprived of adequate calories and protein in their diet–throughout this period do not adequately grow,…
Food is at the center of our lives. And it’s much more than the fuel that keeps us going. It can be a source of pleasure, celebration, and—sometimes—challenges. Mealtime routines helps build strong family relationships and a healthy relationship with food. Figuring…
WY Quality Counts is here to help you help our kids’ bodies and brains grow and thrive.
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