Precautions to Take When Selecting Art Materials

Keep art time safe by knowing which materials are appropriate for children. Here, the learning professionals at Celebree Learning Centers discuss what precautions to take when selecting art materials. Keep an Eye Out: Solvents, Fragrances, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Not all art supplies are created equally: Many markers, paints, glues and other art materials…

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How to Prepare for Your Celebree Learning Center Tour

Touring a childcare center before enrolling is important to ensuring that it is not only a good fit for your child, but for your entire family. Here, the early childhood development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers provide information about how to prepare for your tour. Celebree strives to provide children within our programs with a…

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Week of the Young Child 2017

Celebrating Our Youngest Learners! During the week of April 24th – 28th , we will be celebrating the Week of the Young Child! The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Yong Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest early childhood education association. The Purpose of…

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Celebree Learning Centers of Middletown, DE Now Open!

Celebree Learning Centers in Middletown, Delaware, is now open and enrolling children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, in all programs.  The nearly 10,000 square foot building is one of Celebree’s largest early learning centers and can serve 148 children. This center marks the second Celebree Center to open in Delaware. The Celebree Learning…

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The Pursuit of Continuous Improvement

By: Kristen M. Miller,  Director of Accreditation Maryland State Accreditation is a voluntary program that involves external reviews of Celebree programs in order to validate the existence of quality care that goes above and beyond state licensing standards. Currently, three Celebree centers are MSDE (Maryland State Department of Education) accredited;  Ellicott City, Mt. Airy and…

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Toddler Development: Direction is Important!

Learning to follow directions is a fundamental point of development for toddlers. Here, the childhood development professionals at Celebree explain how proper direction can positively impact your toddler. Directions help children learn what behavior is helpful and hurtful, and provides them with structure and a deeper understanding of the world around them. However,  directions suited…

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Five Ways to Help your Child Cope with Stress

All children are faced with stress at times, whether in school, social situations or in the home. Here, the early childhood development professionals at Celebree provide parents with tips on how to help your children handle stress effectively. Listening and Talking – Childhood stress may seem small or trivial to adults, but to a child,…

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Communication 101: How to Practice Healthy Communication With Your Child

Healthy communication can not only strengthen a parent-child bond, but also create a model for your children as to how they should communicate with others. Here, the early childhood development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers explain the best practices for teaching your little ones how to effectively communicate. Learning how to effectively communicate with others…

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The Value of Preschool Education

The merits of enrolling children in preschool has been debated throughout the country, but research has stressed the cognitive, social, and emotional value that preschool has for young children. Studies have shown that early education goes a long way to preparing children for kindergarten and primary schooling. As the National Institute for Early Education Research…

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Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?

Each child develops in their own unique way, and at their own place. However, there are certain factors you can assess to determine if your child is ready for kindergarten. Here, the child development professionals at Celebree Learning Centers describe some key developmental characteristics of a kindergarten-ready child. In most states, children must be five…

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