Finding childcare can pose a challenge to any parent. Finding childcare that prioritizes children’s learning, health and safety is often much more difficult. Megan Koppen, a working mom, knew she wanted a center with these qualities and more. Koppen began her search for childcare with Google. “We literally did a Google search, and EmBe was the first one that popped up,” Koppen said. Koppen scheduled a tour and was impressed with what she found. “We really loved the security of it,” she said. “I’m kind of a neat freak, so cleanliness was a big thing. You could tell it was [...]
In the Dramatic Play Area children take on different roles and recreate real-life experiences. They use props and make-believe to deepen their understanding about the world they live in. The ability to pretend is very important to your child’s development. Children who know how to make believe develop a good vocabulary, which is important for reading. They learn to cooperate with others and solve problems, and are able to think abstractly—all important skills for success in school. When children pretend, they have to recall experiences and re-create them. To do this, they need to picture their experiences in their minds. [...]
Our staff not only serve as great resources for the women and families we serve but they are full of knowledge they share with the community. This week, our Director of Childcare Services LaToria Horan stopped by KELOLAND Living to talk about disciplining your children. If you're interested in enrolling your child in childcare or preschool at EmBe, inquire about openings by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EmBe is proud to be partnering with the South Dakota Parent Connection on this five week series on Understanding the Social and Emotional Development of Children. Session topics will include: -The Development of Social Skills -Red Flags and Warning Signs: How Do I Know If Behavior is Typical? -Strategies and Discussions in Dealing With Difficult Behavior -Understanding Risk: Disabilities That Impact Behavior -Keeping the Lines of Communication Open This series is only $5 per person (for all five sessions) and childcare and a meal will be provided. Trainings will be held at EmBe Avera South (3510 Ralph Rogers Rd) from 5:30 PM – [...]