Gather current early learning and care practices, creative ideas, and general inspiration from CCPRN and its members.

COVID-19: Information and Ideas to Share

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...

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COVID-19 and Independent Home Daycare

March 15, 2020

Updated: March 25 2020 8:30PM

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Art & Early Learning Opportunities for Young Children

March 3, 2020

Understanding the learning opportunities and many benefits of both process and product art.

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Professional Development for Home Child Care Providers

February 19, 2020

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." Maya Angelou

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Building a Relationship with Your Caregiver

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...

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The Joy of Giving

January 29, 2020

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought it might be timely to share an article focused on the topic of gift-giving within the context of a home childcare environment.

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Early Literacy–Read All About It!

January 23, 2020

Did you know? January 27th is Family Literacy Day! Initiated by ABC Life Literacy Canada, Family Literacy Day celebrates the joy of reading and the importance of early literacy.

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Inside with cabin fever? Outside trying to keep warm? Here are some activities to keep you (and the children!) moving.

Wintery Fun!

January 16, 2020

Inside with cabin fever? Outside trying to keep warm? Here are some activities to keep you (and the children!) moving.

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To Be Known and Cared For

December 5, 2019

When I was little, I heard this once—and it resonated so deeply, this notion—this way of being in the world. This idea that everyone is worthy of and deserves to be known and cared for.

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Hello Winter!

December 4, 2019

Well, it’s no surprise, we knew it would happen sooner or later – winter is well on its way. There’s a chill in the air, frost on the car, and snow on the lawn. It’s that time of year – time for snowsuits and hats and mitts and boots. Whether you are helping to dress one or more children, it can be exhausting. Here are...

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