Providers play an important role in strengthening children’s self-esteem. When providers acknowledge and respond to children’s needs they make them feel loved and valued, directly affecting their confidence. Alisa Robinson will offer new ideas for providers to boost a child’s self-esteem through hands-on activities.
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BANANAS ofrece juntas de orientación en español el último martes de cada mes para personas que buscan trabajo cuidando niños en casas de los padres. La junta dura de 2 a 3 horas. Le pedimos que no traiga niños porque es importante que Ud. pueda participar en la reunión. Le pedimos que traiga dos cartas de referencias de personas que las puedan recomendar como niñeras.
Join Cherida Gruenfeldt in this fun and playful workshop. Through games, songs and art children begin to develop their sense of wonder, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. This series will spotlight simple and fun activities that support infant and toddler brain development and attachment for a better learning environment.
Getting licensed? Or thinking about it? Come meet with BANANAS’ staff and other providers to share your experiences, questions and concerns about becoming a family child care provider and getting your business started. Note: To obtain a family child care license, you must attend a Community Care Licensing (CCL) orientation. Pre-register and pre-pay the $25 fee to attend by calling CCL at 622-2602 or going to www.ccld.ca.gov
Gardening with children is MAGIC! Children are natural gardeners and love digging in the dirt and planting. Please join Cherida Gruenfeldt in this fun, hands-on, informative training to discover simple and easy ways to connect all children, no matter what age or developmental level, with gardens.
This 7-hour course in English, includes Preventive health training information and costs $50. If you need the 15-hour course to meet child care licensing requirements, you must enroll for CPR/First Aid. CPR/First Aid is an eight hour course that costs $90. The charge for all three classes (CPR, First Aid and preventative Health) is $120. You CANNOT register for these classes online. Pre-registration and payment is required. Call us for registration forms and information about classes in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese at 510-658-7353
Choosing child care for a baby can be difficult emotionally and practically. This workshop will help you understand the options and give support in selecting appropriate care for your baby. Bring your questions and concerns and meet other new and expecting parents. Babies are welcome to attend.