Big Box of Crayons Family Preschool Helpful Resources
Anoka County Family Child Care Rates - They take the lowest and the highest and come up with the average rate per city. This includes all licensed daycare providers, if they do a preschool programs or not. This is updated yearly (at the start of the school year) by Think Small.
Helpful Links and Information
The Great Books for Children a list of must have children and parenting books
BBC Parents Only Page
Scholastic For Parents
Identifying Quality Child Care: Parent Checklist
Early Childhood Screening
Macaroni Kid - Blaine & Coon Rapids Events Calendar
Just Between Friends - with several consignment sales a year JBF Blaine/Andover * JBF Coon Rapids * JBF Maple Grove/Brooklyn are all wonderful places to buy/sell your child's clothes, books and toys.
Surfing The Net With Kids
QC Dance - They are great with children and even have a Mommy & Me class during the school year via Blaine Park & Rec if you want a small 4-6 week class. They offer so many different options full year, summer only, Saturday camps, mini sessions, half year session that can dance in recital and more. We love dance classes there. Several former students currently dance there.
Saying Goodbye at Child Care - helping parents and child say goodbye in the morning! (site currently down)
Pick Up Time at Child Care - helping parents and child at pick up time! (site currently down)
Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association
1 2 3 Learn Curriculum - Jean has a great website filled with ideas/print outs for children to do. Parts are free, otherwise membership is $35 for a year.
Thistle Girl Designs - Ashley is amazing with coming up with education bases theme graphic clip art.
Ladi Bugs Inc - a local MN company that sells lice removal products, checks and removes lice in your home or in their 2 locations. We have heard good things about this company from former students that have gotten it in the public schools.
Licensed Child Care Providers of Anoka County
You can you use link to find out more information. Tell LCCPAC that you feel your currently provider should be up for Provider of the Year.
Learn about trainings or classes in the Anoka County area or more.
Website visitors may donate to our classroom. All donations will directly be used on teaching materials for my preschool students.
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