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Building Strong Relationships: How Before and After School Care Fosters Social Skills
Aside from giving kids a safe place to stay, before- and after-school care programs give kids a place to learn and improve their social skills. Children's early years are a crucial time for them to learn how to get along with others. Children with good social skills can get along with others, speak well, and make friends. These skills also help kids find peaceful ways to solve problems and work with others.
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Creating a Positive and Engaging Environment in Before and After School Care
Providing a safe, positive, and engaging environment is not only good for a child's well-being but also needed for their development. Creating this kind of environment in an after school program allows children to explore their interests, express themselves, and build enduring relationships with supportive peers and caring adults.
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How After-School Programs Can Help Kids Build Social Skills
Social and emotional learning is an important part of a child's growth. It involves being aware of and controlling your feelings, respecting others, setting and reaching goals, making and keeping good relationships, and making good choices. Building good social skills is important for children to become successful adults. While schools do help children develop social skills, there is not a lot of free time where they can just be kids.
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The Role of Play in Before and After School Care: Fostering Growth and Development
It's important to remember that kids play differently based on their age and personality. It turns out that kids benefit a lot from play, whether it's on their own, with an adult, or with other kids. Studies show that playing helps kids learn to think, move, and get along with others. It can also help them deal with how they feel.
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Why Playtime is important for preschoolers
There’s an age old saying that goes: “All work and no play makes Jack/Jill a dull boy/girl!”. While that might seem quaint, in some respects today, the trained staff at daycare in Olney know the wisdom of that saying well.
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