By Friday staff will submit to the director one main idea from the article that stood out.
On Monday distribute the Health and Safety Checklistto each staff member. This checklist, or one already in place, should be completed this week and continued on a monthly basis.
Focus this week will be on practicing safe nap-time routines. Each classroom with napping children will cut a piece of nylon rope 36” (best practice) and also mark it at 24” (minimum) to use for appropriate nap-time spacing. Quiet Bins will be assembled and used for those children who do not sleep during nap-time.
On Monday distribute the Physical Activity Checklist to each staff member. This checklist should be completed this week and could be used on a monthly basis.
Gear up to get moving this week! Teachers will watch a brief video targeted for their age group to inspire creativity for increasing movement. They will then implement their own Motion Movements in the classroom.
To receive a Professional Growth & Development certificate for each staff member who participated in the month long activities, the director/owner must complete a brief survey at the conclusion of the month. You must list each staff member’s name in the space provided along with your email address so that certificates can be sent to you.