Annie's Journal

Our Childcare Blog

As parents, we witness the incredible journey of our toddlers’ development. One aspect that plays a pivotal role in their overall growth is executive function. But what exactly is executive function, and how does it impact our little ones? In this blog post, we’ll explore the concept of executive function in toddlers and discuss ways […]

Welcome to the exciting world of parenthood! As you embark on this incredible journey, it is natural to feel a mix of emotions, from overwhelming joy to a touch of anxiety. Among the many decisions you’ll make as a parent, finding the right childcare for your little one is undoubtedly one of the most important. […]

In the realm of parenting and education, the phrase “Good job!” has become a well-worn staple. It’s intended as praise, a way to encourage and acknowledge a child’s efforts. However, recent research suggests that this seemingly innocuous phrase may not always yield the positive outcomes we hope for. In this blog post, we’ll delve into […]

Welcome to a world where little feet pitter-patter, laughter bounces off the walls, and curious minds embark on adventures of growth and discovery. Quality childcare is more than just a service; it is a safe haven where children thrive, learn, and build the foundation for a lifetime love of learning and success. Let’s explore what […]

Each day at Annie's Alphabet, we create, move, sing, discuss, observe, and read. We do all of this through play.
We are constantly working on the recognition and sounds of letters and numbers through games, chants, flannel stories, sensory materials, puzzles, and songs that may or may not be related to the theme in the room. We also work on colors, shapes, sizes, large motor skills (like hopping, climbing, playing ball, etc) fine motor skills (drawing, stringing beads, tearing, cutting. gluing) math, science, language, reading, writing, art, social skills, and most of all fun!

We go outside twice a day, for about an hour or more each time. Even when it is lightly raining- children LOVE puddles! When it is pouring down rain or overly windy, we either stay on the porch or find ways inside to exercise our bodies. 

We play hard! Make sure to dress your child in daycare wear- aka- things that can get paint on them! 

A day at Annie's 

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