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Singing to Learn – The Value of Singing in the Classroom

Mary Had a Little Lamb, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Row, Row, Row Your Boat….they seem like simple, even mindless little rhymes, but they are so much more. Yes, simple rhyming songs and verses can absolutely boost language skills in even the youngest of children. When sung by caregivers, such as parents and daycare providers, songs and rhymes help children to familiarize themselves with language

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Prime Time Early Learning Partners with Local Police to Improve Center Security

At Prime Time Early Learning Centers in Bergen County, NJ and in Middletown and Farmingdale, NY, our first priority always is the safety and security of the children in our care. The good news is that we have our own security expert on staff. Prior to joining Prime Time, Prime Time’s Facilities, Safety and Security Director Jeff Wasserman served 30 years as an officer

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The World of Play

Helping children learn about their world at a young age requires providing opportunities to simply engage in “play”. Child care centers everywhere engage in this practice world-wide and we are happy to share a glimpse of how we practice this at Prime Time Early Learning Center. As a learning center for children we really enjoy helping children learn about themselves and their world. Dramatic

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Edgewater NJ Child Care

Prime Time Early Learning Center in Edgewater NJ is a state licensed daycare facility for children that meets and exceeds all Federal and State health and safety guidelines. We offer full and flexible partial schedule programs for infants and children ranging in age from 0-5, as well as summer camp. Prime Time Early Learning Center offers a safe, nurturing environment where your child will get the

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Saying Good-bye to Preschool and Hello to Kindergarten-quoted from NAEYC

quoted From NAEYC website — Many preschoolers feel anxious about moving on to kindergarten. They worry that they won’t have friends, won’t like the teacher, will get lost, or won’t be able to do what the teacher asks. Here are some tips to guide your child through the move from preschool to kindergarten. To Help With End-of-the-Year Feelings • Place a sticker or make

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THE TRUE VALUE OF MOM -In honor of Mother’s Day!

New York, NY — May 08, 2013 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) — Psychotherapist, author and positive living expert, Diane Lang, shares an easy technique to show us all the hard work moms do followed by five ways to show how much mom is loved on Mother’s Day (and throughout the year). The true value of a mom -if you had to post a classified ad for

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THE TRUE VALUE OF MOM -In honor of Mother’s Day!

New York, NY — May 08, 2013 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) — Psychotherapist, author and positive living expert, Diane Lang, shares an easy technique to show us all the hard work moms do followed by five ways to show how much mom is loved on Mother’s Day (and throughout the year). The true value of a mom -if you had to post a classified ad for

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IT ALL ADDS UP … HOW KIDS LEARN MATH

    Math isn’t just counting numbers … mathematical and logical thinking skills involve so much more!  Rote counting is a skill that requires the memorization of number order –that’s it!   Counting objects using one-to-one correspondence and quantity skills are a much more valuable math lesson.  Talking and thinking about numbers as part of a child’s everyday life can mean so much more to

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Children’s Friendships by Nancy Nathanson

Children’s Friendships by Nancy Nathanson “If children live with acceptance and friendship, they learn to find love in the world.” Early childhood educators know the value of friendships in children’s lives. As caregivers, we often model for children how to appropriately interact with their peers. They also learn social behaviors by observing how significant adults in their lives interact with others. Today more than

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Play-The Work of Childhood By Nancy Nathanson

Years of research on children’s learning and development document the many benefits of play for children’s intellectual, social, emotional, physical and language development.  Children at play are actively involved in creating themes, exploring and establishing environments, solving problems, and developing shared understandings.  As kids play with each other, they learn to see other children’s points of view and begin to become more empathetic and

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