Create a Safe Place for Preschoolers

Create a Safe Place for Preschoolers

You can tell a child is excited about a place when he runs ahead of his parents and announces with a flourish, “This is my place”. It’s where he knows he’s accepted, he’s understood… He’s safe. That’s what we want to create for our preschoolers… a safe place. Let’s look at what makes a place feel safe to a preschooler. GUARD THE HEART Small groups are so amazing. They provide an opportunity for a child to be known and cherished by a consistent leader who cares for him and... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting October 19th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting October 19th

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
Setting The Stage – It All Fits Together (November 2015)

Setting The Stage – It All Fits Together (November 2015)

Puzzles! Puzzles! Puzzles! That’s what you need this month. Lot’s and lots of puzzles! Puzzles spilling out onto the floor in your large group rooms. Puzzle pieces lining the walls of your halls. Puzzle pieces in a cool mobile. I mean, that would be cool. Right!! This month is all about Joseph’s story and how it all fits together. So, we went with the puzzle theme in the curriculum. However, we’ve suggested playing with other things that fit together too – Legos®, Lincoln Logs®, stacking cups,... Read More
A Special Opening Day Announcement for #OC16

A Special Opening Day Announcement for #OC16

No preschool leader wakes up on Sunday morning and says, “Today I just want to babysit.” No preschool leader prepares for Sunday morning believing, “Only what happens in my class today matters.” Every preschool leader with a heart for families wants to make a difference on Sunday that will last into the rest of the week for preschoolers and their families. And for those preschool leaders, we have a special announcement today: Orange Conference 2016 opens for... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting October 12th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting October 12th

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
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