Selecting a Center
Read more about our center and download a helpful checklist for selecting a quality childcare center.
In defense of play
An Article by Alison Gopnik, professor of psychology at the University of California at Berkley and renowned leader in cognitive science, particularly the study of children's learning and development.
Cooking and Nutrition Classes
Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness.
Mayo Clinic- Children's Health and Nutrition Guide
Nutrition for kids is based on the same principles as nutrition for adults. Everyone needs the same types of nutrients — such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein and fat. Children, however, need different amounts of specific nutrients at different ages.</p> <p>So what's the best formula to fuel your child's growth and development? Check out these nutrition basics for girls and boys at various ages, based on the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Why we Play
From day one, children are eager and determined to understand how the world works. They do this through play, using all the “tools” they have at their disposal. This brochure explores how play supports all areas of children’s development. Also included are age-based suggestions for playtime from birth to 3. Click the link to download the full article from zerotothree.org.
In the event of severe weather we may have to close the center for the safety and well being of our children and staff. We will be closed in the event that Jefferson County Schools have closed due to weather. Please check the local new stations or phone message for updates.
Eat Right For Kids
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is your source for science-based food and nutrition information