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.
“Serve and return” is about the everyday, back and forth interactions you have with your kids. It’s the practice of noticing and responding to their cues with eye contact, words, a hug, or other easy actions. These show kids that they are seen and heard, they build…
Taking your little one to child care can be a difficult decision and an emotional experience. Here are a few ways to ease the transition. Here are a few ways you can help ease your baby’s transition into their first child care setting. Prepare for the change Even…
WY Quality Counts is here to help you help our kids’ bodies and brains grow and thrive.
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