Child Start News

Polar Express Sponsorship Opportunity

November 23, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Wichita East It’s officially “that time of year” again, and we could not be more excited about our annual Polar Express Family Night event!  The Polar Express Family Night is a fundraising event hosted by Child Start where the proceeds help fund two higher education scholarships for former Head…

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Why Choosing Quality Child Care Matters

“Many parents feel that having their child feel safe and secure and getting lots of individual attention is the mark of quality child care. A safe, loving, stimulating environment is important. Your child also needs a place to be challenged to learn, reach his potential and eventually prepare for elementary school. The right place will…

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Encouraging Children to Enjoy Books Independently

“There’s no disputing it: Being read to every day by a parent or caregiver fosters close relationships, builds vocabulary, knowledge, and early literacy skills, and helps children grow up to love reading. Don’t overlook the additional benefits of helping children learn that enjoying books independently, is good too. Children can productively spend time with books on their…

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Accepting applications for our next Quality Project!

Are you looking for an opportunity to increase the quality of your child care, receive financial stipends and free training? We are currently recruiting Family/Group Child Care Homes to participate in our next Child Care Quality Initiative Project. This project enhances child care quality through coaching and professional development to support positive child interactions and…

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