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CAC Oakley Toothbushing (1)

Tooth Brushing is a Fun Routine at CAC Oakley Center

By Carol Capito Many busy parents and early childhood programs, especially part-day programs, find they have too little time to teach children everything we know is important.  In the rush to get out the door Read more

Carp Main Apple Tast Test (1)

Young Children Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables More When They Get to Help

By Theresa Embry How do you get children to eat more fruits and vegetables? Allow them to participate in the process of choosing, preparing and serving healthy food! 

Nurturing Body, Brain, and Curiosity: An Outdoor Classroom Conference

Early childhood educators will gather at Dos Pueblos High School in Santa Barbara on Saturday, May 18, for a rich array of interactive and energizing workshops from the Outdoor Classroom Project. Workshops will focus on Read more

Worms! Children and parents play joyfully with these wriggling garden partners.

Preschool Innovations on Display at Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

Worms! Children and parents play joyfully with these wriggling garden partners. Parents and children visiting the Orfalea Foundation’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) exhibit at Santa Barbara’s Earth Day Festival got a closer look at some Read more

IVYP Water Bottles

Isla Vista Children’s Center Flooded with Ways to Provide Water to Young Children

Children ages 1-3 require at least four 8 ounce cups of water each day to maintain their hydration, according to the East Carolina University Department of Medicine. Yet young children have a hard time breaking Read more