By Parveen, Dayhome Educator
I noticed that Shyraa had lots of fun playing with water yesterday, so I decided to make a nature inspired spring sensory soup with Shyraa and Arnav. I told …
In celebration for International Mud Day, children were engaged in diﬀerent mud activities during our outside time. They painted rocks and wood planks using mud. …
Even though it was rainy, the children at Karen's Dayhome really wanted to go outside. Dwaine said: "The worms will come out cause it's raining." Jayen and …
By Nazia Shahid, Dayhome Educator
Today we did this activity and read them a book. What ever the skin colour is, the hand print would be the same.
In a range of subtle ways that help …
By Shazia Amjad, Dayhome Educator
While playing in the backyard every day we see airplanes going over our house. Ayub and Clifford always get excited when they see an airplane. Today I …
By Shazma Sajid, Dayhome Educator
Kids were trying to make a bridge over the basketther were curious how the bridge can be stronger they were asking questioning what they can do to make the …
By Shaila Zulfiqar, Dayhome Educator
Rocks are everywhere and children in Shaila's Dayhome love collecting them. Children find joy in painting rocks and learn many things such as the names of …
By Stephanie Eke, Dayhome Educator
Today was an especially exciting day because a lot of bugs were finally coming out due to the Spring season. Keirnan was very happy to see the ants. He thought …
For Mother's Day this year, the children made this special gift for their mothers.
Learning Story by: Richa Khosla, Dayhome Educator
We went for a rock hunt outside today with our Domino shape cards. “Look I found a triangle rock," "I have a heart shaped rock,“ …
Watch a video featured on CTV with Child Development Dayhomes' Cheryl Crowther talking about the advantages of Approved Family Dayhomes.
Child: PranjolAge: 17 months
You looked closely at the content in each bottle. When you were ready to explore the different bottles, you pointed and said & …
Today I brought pool noodle blocks to play with. While the children were stacking them, Grace was untangling yarn from another activity. Jonathan saw the yarn …
Child: Oskar - 1 year old
When I arrived, your brother asked me what I bought and opened up the sensory bin as soon as I set it down. When Shiela put you down, …
Nicki Dublenko with the Alberta Childcare Association talks about unlicensed day homes in our province.
CBC: Can you explain the difference between a regulated and a private …
We made ice in a Popsicle mold. I filled up hot water in the bowl so that the ice can pop up from the mold. The children pushed down the ice and it popped up …
By CDDH Provider, Ling Feng, ECE
Fall is colourful and is a great time to make raking leaves fun for kids. We raked the leaves into a big pile and collected some in buckets. Later, we will bring …
By CDDH consultant, Amy Hiew, B.Ed
*Bold font indicates connections to the Draft Alberta Early Learning and Care Curriculum Framework*
When I arrived, you were excited to see me and came up to …