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  • 2017 rear facing california car set law

    Rear facing car seat required

    California Car Seat Law Changes 1/1/17 Children under 2-years old: must be rear facing unless they weigh 40 pounds or more, or are 40 inches tall or more. Most children will outgrow an infant seat before age 1 ■ The next step is a convertible car seat. ■ Rear-facing is 5 times safer than forward-facing. ■ […]

  • Three year old children are silly, imaginative, inquisitive, spontaneous and

    Does this sound like your three year old?

    Preschool children at three years old usually are more sociable and willing to conform than younger children have great interest and curiosity in people and things slow down a bit physically compared to at two develop much more complex motor abilities have increased interest in dramatic play and imitation of others listen to verbal suggestions have increased […]

  • Ms. Raquel awesome preschool teacher

    Ms. Raquel 06/13/16

    I love teaching children. Everyday is a new adventure; I never know what the day will bring. I love children’s huge personalities and how silly they can be. Working with children is so much fun. Early Childhood Development Credential, CPR & First Aid Certified I have my BA in Early Childhood and Adolescent Development, my Early […]

  • 7 ways to help your child read

    Seven Ways to Help Your Preschooler Read

    Everyone wants their preschooler to reach his/her full potential. Early literacy that leads to reading is one of the most important ways you can help your child achieve now and in the future. You can help reinforce the learning fun your child experiences at Halsey Schools, with these seven easy reading tips. Cuddle up and […]

  • Ms. Vanessa - "Children make everyday special!"

    Ms. Vanessa M. 03/21/16

    When teaching children every day is special and I love that! I love identifying and exemplifying each child’s individuality as I help them grow and develop. Early Childhood Development Credential, CPR & First Aid Certified I have my Early Childhood Development Credential and I am CPR & First Aid Certified. I’ve been teaching since 2004. I […]

  • Infant, pediatric and adult CPR training

    Do you know CPR? We do!

    How to perform CPR – Summary 1. CHECK FOR RESPONSIVENESS Tap the shoulder and shout, “Are you OK?” For an infant, you may flick the bottom of the foot. 2. CALL 911 If no response, CALL 9-1-1 or the local emergency number. If an unconscious child or infant is face-down, roll face-up, supporting the head, neck […]

  • Basic Spanish Words for preschooler

    Basic Spanish Words for Preschoolers

    Since preschoolers develop language skills naturally, it is a great time to expose them to multiple languages.  In-fact, it is actually easier for children under the age of six to understand and even master multiple languages than it is for older children and adults. Incorporating these basic Spanish words into your daily routine with your […]