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County Place Early Learning and Daycare
Sherwood Park, AB

The Importance of Diet in Child Learning

Diet is important for everyone but for children, it’s a key ingredient to development as much as it is a source of energy for the body. It all begins at the very earliest stages of a child’s life and runs through to about the age of 25 years when the brain fully matures. But let’s take it from the beginning when a child’s formative years require them to eat the most nutritious foods to achieve academic success in the near-term and through their entire school experience. Here are three ways a child is influenced by nutrition and why County Place Early Learning & Care Centre daycare in Sherwood…

Positive Social Development for Toddlers

We may not remember it, but we all began learning our social skills and behaviours between the ages of 24 to 36 months. This is the stage for early social and emotional development to begin formulating our personalities and interactive skills we will use for the rest of our lives. At this young age, children begin to explore more of their surroundings in a playful manner, and interacting with their peers allows them the opportunity to not only express themselves but to also learn appropriate manners of expression. They build confidence through a safe, loving environment in which they can feel comfortable with the emotions they don’t yet…

Bright Colours and Child Development

Children take in everything they see and hear like a sponge. So bright colours are noticed by young children as they help a child distinguish form when looking at the world around them. Colours are also very appealing to children, attracting their attention and creating a sense of wonder, and we see this daily at County Place Early Learning & Care Centre. Children begin to see colours by around the age of 5-months and the brighter the colours, the easier they are to see. And as we have come to learn, colours can affect mood, which also affects behaviour. So how do bright colours influence a child’s development…

Benefits of Daycare

Are you on the fence about whether daycare is the right choice for your family? There are many types of child care available, but here are some benefits of daycare you may want to consider. Continuous Care: Most child-care centers offer care from the early months of infancy through toddlerhood, and sometimes even beyond. Adjusting to new environments can be difficult for your little one. A daycare can offer continuous care that allows your child to stay with caregivers they already know without having to switch providers as they get older. Education: A well-organized program is geared to your tot’s development and growth. A quality Sherwood Park daycare will offer educational…