Methods for integrating the 3 Cs into the curriculum
and meeting state
Recommendations of related children's books
Research shows that children with positive social skills,
a creative nature, and a love of learning experience success in later
school years. This resource shows how to promote school readiness by giving
young learners a desire to learn, teaching them how to learn, and nurturing
empathy, emotional intelligence, and problem solving. Indexed by topic
and state standards for easy reference to activities.
Corwin Press, 2009, 232 pages, 7"x 10"
to Business Owner
Babysitter to Business Owner offers tried and true strategies
for implementing established professional business practices
in the home day care environment. Each of the eight
complete chapters in this indispensable guide give you
insight into an important aspect of fine-tuning the
organization and operation of your family child care
Administration Scale for Family Child Care by Teachers College Press includes
a Parent Handbook requirement, referencing the Parent Handbook chapter in
From Babysitter to Business Owner.)
101 Tips and Tricks
Ideas to make your job easier, save you money and save you
time in your child care business! All the little tricks of the trade you
wish you could find out shared in one booklet - based on Patricia's most
The Patty Cake Kids
& the Lost Imagination Cap
Written by Patricia Dischler
Illustrated by Ashley Kircher
Periwinkle, a family child care provider,
leads her daycare children on a search for Austin's lost imagination cap.
All the other children have found theirs and with creativity and their
imaginations they quickly discover all the possibilities to the location
of Austin's hat. But poor Austin has no luck until he unlocks the secret
- and his imagination - and discovers he held the key all along.
Because I Loved You: Understanding
a Birthmother's View of Open Adoption
This is the story
the adoption industry has been waiting for! Author Patricia
Dischler gives us a poignant and moving narrative, notable
for its honesty, sharing the full spectrum of the relationships
between herself, her son's adoptive parents and her
son as he grew up.
Note: Large quantity discounts are
available for adoption agencies, for more information
send request by email.
Pieces of Me, Who Do
I Want to Be?
A collection of stories, poems, art, music, quotes, activities,
provocative questions, and more – all for the young adopted person
who wants to figure out his or her story, but doesn't know where to begin.
It is a book of voices, from ages 11 to 63, speaking honestly and authentically
about what it means to be adopted. A must-have resource for adoptees and
adoptive parents! Includes "I Just Missed You" by Patricia Dischler.
Published by EMK Press.
No Regrets: Making Your
Decision in an Unplanned Pregnancy
Chapters 2 & 3 are excerpts from Because I Loved You
Get the information you need to make a choice
in an unplanned pregnancy! Perfect for agencies looking for an inexpensive
way to provide information from the book Because I Loved You to
women facing their decision.
KIDBIZ Resources Professionalism Tools
KIDBIZ Professionalism Kit
Everything you need for your child
care business to jump start it's way to success!
Contents: (Total value of over $90!)
From Babysitter To Business Owner: Getting The
Most Out Of Your Home Child Care Business (2005, Redleaf Press)
by Patricia Dischler
101 Tips and Tricks for the Child Care Professional
by Patricia Dischler
KIDBIZ Teleseminar Coaching Series: Marketing
& Interviews Audio CD Presented by Patricia Dischler. Includes
handouts and one hour training certificate with a Training Certificate.
Patty Cake Preschool Parent Handbook CD.
50-page policies and contract document on rewritable CD with prompts
for where to insert your information to make it your own.
Parent Handbook Binder. Clear cover inserts
to display your business information on a 3 ring binder to use for
the Parent Handbook and necessary forms.
Parent Information Folder. Folder with business
card inserts to use to contain the information necessary to give parents
at the end of an interview as described in From Babysitter to Business
Create your own business cards stock. Make your
own on your computer!
Parent Board. A dry erase board to use in communicating
with parents as described in From Babysitter to Business Owner.
Patty Cake Preschool
No time to create your own policies? This CD contains the
entire 50 page Patty Cake Preschool Handbook complete with a School Information
section, Policies & Procedures section & Contract Issues section. This
rewritable CD allows you to insert your business information in order
to make it your own. Prompts are given in bold where information should
be changed to reflect your practices or information. Easy to use and a
must-have for communicating clearly to parents what your business has
to offer and to help them understand the rules that govern it and ěto
keep you in business for years!
Give your children the hands-on way to learn
their alphabet and phonic sounds! Each tub contains 2-3 items beginning
with the letter on the lid. Comes with teaching guide.
(Contains small parts)
Plus $8 shipping and handling for oversize item.
High quality child care trainings on an audio CD, complete
with handouts and training certificate! Listen when YOU have the time
for training! Directors, use this for your next staff training event.
Marketing & Interviews, 1 hour
Professional Image, 1 hour
Your Space/Their Space, 1.25 hours
From Braggers To Biters, 1 hour
Holiday Tips & Tricks 1 hr
Creating A Parent Handbook 1.25 hrs
$30.00 for individual CD:
This set includes the audio CD and handout, plus training certificate,
for the following seven workshops: Marketing & Interviews, From
Braggers to Biters, Professional Image, Your Space/Their Space, Holiday
Tips & Tricks, Creating A Parent Handbook, and Parent's
Can't Hear Me! A total of 7.5 hours of training! Listen to the
CD's in the comfort of your home and get the training you need!
Also great for directors who do staff trainings.