ERIC Number: ED339543
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Caring: Information for Family Day-Care Providers.
California Univ., Berkeley. Cooperative Extension Service.
This series of leaflets provides information for family day care providers on nine topics. Age differences and developmental stages are emphasized. The first topic concerns ways to help young children get along with others. Self-esteem is emphasized, and methods for helping children develop self-esteem are listed. The second leaflet discusses children's growth through play. A list of simple toys for young children is provided. The third leaflet deals with guidance and discipline. Discussed are discipline guidelines and methods, temper tantrums, and the process of working with parents. Language development is covered in the fourth leaflet, which emphasizes storytelling, books, and language games. The fifth and sixth leaflets discuss toys and games for babies and toddlers. The seventh deals with ways for providers to cope creatively with the stress of their job and of working with parents. Aspects of day care as a professional business are considered in the eighth leaflet. Issues discussed include cost, contracts, recordkeeping, recording and reporting of income, expenses, insurance, and advertising. The last leaflet concerns the responsibility of the provider to provide nutritious meals and snacks and to help children develop healthy attitudes about food and eating. A list of information sources is provided for each leaflet. (GLR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Cooperative Extension Service.