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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 Apr 11
Compound Word riddles at morning circle. How many can you think of? This activity involves symbolic representation (reading skill) and math (parts of a whole)!
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LeelanauChildren Apr 4
We humans - babies - are wondrously designed.
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LeelanauChildren Mar 21
When was the last time your child was allowed reasonable, unsupervised play or time alone? Resiliency and fragility are both taught by adult action.
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LeelanauChildren Mar 12
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LeelanauChildren Mar 8
We can, and must, do better Michigan.
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LeelanauChildren Mar 5
The case is clear: Investments in young children have enormous payoffs for society. The U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 is “ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development.”
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LeelanauChildren Feb 26
Companies will save an estimated $1.3 trillion over the next decade thanks to the new tax bill. Child care, one of the biggest costs and sources of stress for most American working families, isn’t even on the table.
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LeelanauChildren Feb 19
The amount of close and comforting contact between infants and their caregivers can affect children at the molecular level, an effect detectable four years later, according to new research.
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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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