Gather current early learning and care practices, creative ideas, and general inspiration from CCPRN and its members.
July 2, 2020
Through play, children are able to express their ideas, explore who they are, test out emerging theories, engage their creativity, and practice essential skills. In a time when children are trying to understand the pandemic and its implications relative to their lives—processing what they see and hear in their community, at child care, and at home—it is important to take a minute to acknowledge and...
June 25, 2020
Preparing to embrace and move forward with a new sense of “normal” provides a perfect opportunity to reflect upon and be creative when selecting toys and other items for play. While the more traditional type of sensory play (small open bins of material with groups of children exploring together) is currently being discouraged, individual sensory exploration can and should be included as an option for...
April 17, 2020
Question and answer exchange with Shannon Fuller from the Ministry of Education.
March 17, 2020
We hope that you are all as well as can be during this time of uncertainty and concern relating to the Coronavirus COVID-19. We understand that feelings of angst are at the forefront for many. While it is certainly a time for diligent precautions, it is also a time for compassion, support, communication, and sharing. We want you to know that while we may not...
March 3, 2020
Understanding the learning opportunities and many benefits of both process and product art.
February 19, 2020
"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." Maya Angelou
February 12, 2020
Choosing a home child care environment allows your child to grow and learn within the comfort and structure of a family setting. Just as with any family, connection and relationship between the members of your home child care family is essential. A strong foundation of trust, open communication, mutual respect, and kindness between you and your home child care provider will allow your child to...