Lunchtime can be a great opportunity to teach children about everything from good manners to good nutrition.  Since March in National Nutrition Month, we thought this might be a good time to...Read more
  Basic Safety Tips for Arts and Crafts Projects With Young Children   “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Pablo Picasso Kids love arts...Read more
  SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT KIDS AND EXERCISE   Watch this video about the importance of getting 60 minutes of activity everyday.   Why do kids need to exercise? Exercise: we all...Read more
  What Does "First Aid" mean? First aid is the immediate care given to an injured or suddenly ill person.  It is the temporary assistance that is rendered until competent medical care is...Read more
  Ah, the new year has arrived with so many new opportunities, but don’t stress the resolutions. From losing weight to spending more time with our families, we often set lofty goals only to...Read more
  Kids love to play in the snow!  And who could blame them--what's more fun than sledding, skating and building snow forts? But cold weather and winter activities can have risks.  Keep your...Read more
          If you’re a child care professional in Washington State, you know the end of the year means more than just parties and champagne toasts.  It means your 10 hours of...Read more
  What single skill has one of the biggest effects on a person’s economic status? Perhaps surprisingly, it’s literacy! The statistics are very telling about how much the ability to read and...Read more
  UPDATE: The CDA Council will be offering a Renewal Amnesty Program again this January 2020!   Don't miss this opportunity! You took great pains to earn your Child Development...Read more
  When the unthinkable happens A child's world can be a magical place filled with mythical creatures, colorful surroundings and wishes that always come true.  Their imaginations often whisk...Read more