Our Parents Corner

Welcome to the Parents Corner! Our goal for the Parents Corner is to provide parents with current news from A Gift from Heaven Academy as well as helpful resources and other information.

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Information

We'd rather spend my time playing with the children instead of staring at a computer screen, but we'll do my best to keep the Parent Corner updated - feel free to remind us if we forget!

For the most up-to-date news, check out our Facebook feed.

Please also take a moment to look over the wish list to see if any of your unwanted "trash" could be our "treasure!"

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Lesson & Meal Plans

Click on the thumbnail below to see a sample of our lesson plans.

Here's a sample of our meal plan.

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Our Partnership

Studies have shown that children do better when parents and teachers work together for the child's well-being. Discover how our partnership in our Parents Handbook will result in mutual benefits, and will also benefit your child!

Part of our partnership is the safety of your child. All parents and guardians must adhere to our COVID-19 precautions. You can download, review, and sign our COVID-19 consent form.

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Wish List

Parents of enrolled children can simply drop donated items off when they bring their child for care. If you do not have children enrolled, please contact us to arrange a time to stop by.

Donations of items not on the list are also happily accepted, however, we do not use "commercialized" items, like those based on TV shows or movies. Items don't have to be new; we like gently used items too, as long as they're clean and safe for the children. Thank you for your support!

Book suggestions:

  • You Are Your Child's First Teacher by Rahima Baldwin Dancy

  • My First Day at Day Care by Janelle McGuinness

  • The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry

  • The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. Lieberman

  • Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage by Aubrey Hargis

Other Child Care Items:

  • White rope lights for the quiet corner

  • Magnet sheets to make shapes for our magnet board.

  • Kleenex brand tissues.

  • Clorox brand disinfecting wipes.

  • Anti-virus soap.

  • Outdoor pillows or cushions.

  • Milk crates for outdoor toy storage.

  • Cotton Balls

  • Bandages

  • Baby Wipes

  • Diapers of all sizes

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Parenting and Family Websites

Common Sense Parenting
Specializes in training, consulting, and researching parenting practices that address the day-to-day care, guidance, and development of children.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Information for parents of children from birth through age 21. Covers topics such as car seats, breastfeeding, immunizations, obesity, and injury prevention.

 

Kids Health
Doctor-approved health information about medical, emotional, and developmental issues of children and their families.

 

NAEYC
Dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with a particular focus on the quality of education and developmental services.

 

National Early Childhood Program Accreditation
Created to encourage the availability of high-quality early education programs for America’s families.

 

Zero to Three
A wealth of information including parenting links, tips, and development information relating to children through the age of 3.