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December Monthly Blog –

November Overview Last month we had a few exciting events, like the Family Feast before Thanksgiving. Check out these pictures we got of our happy turkeys! Holiday Hours and Events This month we will be adjusting our hours of operation for the holidays. Christmas Eve: 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM Christmas Day: CLOSED New Years Eve: 6:30 AM – 4:00 PM New Years Day: CLOSED But before we take our holiday breaks, we will be celebrating a year of good

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November Monthly Blog –

October Overview Now that the month of Halloween is wrapping up, we’d like to share all the fun, festive things we did to celebrate the season! We kicked things off with a Pumpkin Patch field trip, where students visited a local pumpkin patch to check out all the harvest season’s produce like gourds and apples. Friday, Oct 25th we held a carnival to raise funds for the Learning Center. At this event students from each class were tasked with creating

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October Monthly Blog – Welcome to Fall!

New at ESLC We have just one special event planned at Early Steps Learning Center for this month, and that would be our hiring event on Monday, October 14th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm! At this event we want to welcome childcare professionals of every experience level our team at Early Steps Learning Center, Richmond Heights and Wickliffe locations. Candidates should come prepared with a copy of their resume. Although that’s the only event for this month, there are

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Preschool Safety Walk Do’s and Don’ts

Our teachers, staff, and volunteers are looking forward to taking our preschoolers on the annual Preschool Pedestrian Safety Walk tomorrow! You can practice with your little ones using the Pedestrian Safety Tips below,  provided by USA Safe Kids Worldwide. Pedestrian Safety: Do’s and Don’ts Do not cross the street alone if you’re younger than 10 years old. If under the age 10 years old hold an adult’s hand. Do stop at the curb before crossing the street. Don’t run across

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Routines and Security

Does your family have routines – such as for bedtime or getting ready for daycare or school? We frequently stress the importance of routines to parents and hear many questions as to why. One of our Directors, Janet, found a very helpful article from a favorite resource of ours, One of the most important takeaways… “Children, like the rest of us, handle change best if it is expected and occurs in the context of a familiar routine. A predictable

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Tips for helping new Preschoolers

It is such an exciting time for preschoolers to start school for the very first time! We understand that it can also be a big emotional adjustment for kids and parents. We work with all of our families to make the transition as easy and fun as possible. We’ve also prepared a few tips that many of our parents have found helpful. < Preschool Separation Anxiety.pdf If you have any other tips that might be helpful to other parents, please

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