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CHILDREN MATTER. The Leelanau Children's Center provides high-quality early childhood educational programs & advocates for children, parents, and families.
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LeelanauChildren Feb 13
Pediatrics journal links “early exposure to television was associated with subsequent attentional problems.” Limit screen time, and take your kids and head outdoors :)
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LeelanauChildren Feb 6
Early childhood experiences change the way children's brains are wired and how they learn learn - for life.
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LeelanauChildren Feb 2
This is what high quality early childhood programs look like - check out the article and film featuring LCC in the 2nd issue of the Boardman Review!
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LeelanauChildren Jan 31
The best classroom and the richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky. -Margaret McMillan
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LeelanauChildren Jan 30
Lack of childcare has a negative impact on parents & economic development. Poor quality care negatively impacts children. Advocate for high quality early childhood education and care to support children, families and the economy.
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LeelanauChildren Jan 29
Open-ended play allows children to express themselves freely and creatively. Open-ended materials with multiple uses and limitless possibilities fosters imagination. There are no rules, no expectations, no specific problems to solve, and no pressure to produce a finished product.
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LeelanauChildren Jan 25
Want to support your middle school child? Start in preschool. High quality early childhood education matters.
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LeelanauChildren Jan 25
Infant-Toddler Child Care Fact Sheet
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LeelanauChildren Jan 25
Want to support you middle school child? Start with preschool. High quality early education matters.
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LeelanauChildren Nov 27
Outdoor play allows children to seek out physical challenges, test limits, develop skills & strength, and build confidence and independence.
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EECERA Oct 18
New report from highlights why so crucial for future health & wellbeing of every child >>>
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FirstFiveYearsFund Oct 16
National Poll: School Superintendents Say Too Little Invested in Early Learning.
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Heather Shumaker Oct 12
New post - Kids don't need RESCUING. They DO need moral support. Here's how -
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LeelanauChildren Oct 12
As children develop, so does their play. More on the social stages of play at
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Jonah Stuart Jun 6
Why should the federal government support high-quality early education?
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Clinton Foundation Jun 5
.: "All learning is interconnected, and the earlier we start, the better off all children will be."
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Too Small to Fail May 19
No matter how young your child is, spending time together sharing books helps foster a love of reading.
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Thomas Hobson May 21
In case you missed it, here is a re-link to a post from last week . . . When parents complain, "He doesn't listen...
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Exchange Press May 21
Steps to Help Foster a Preschooler’s Spatial Reasoning Skills
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ZERO TO THREE May 20
Play is how children learn to communicate, problem solve, test ideas & get along with others. Just play!
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