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I am often asked for copies of the forms I speak about in class or for resource links.  I decided to put this page together for anyone that might be interested.  You are more than welcome to use my forms and information as a guide or template for your child care business.



Authorization For Medical Care

Health Requirments

Infant Info Sheet

Sunscreen Permit Form

Enrollment Form example

Infant Feeding

Picture Consent




Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Goodnight Moon

In My Heart

Leaf Man

More, More, More, Said the Baby

Once Upon A Banana

Charlotte’s Web

Mr. Wig, Our Guinea Pig

Oops! Don’t worry, everyone makes mistakes!

Good Morning! How are you today?

Quiet, Please! Being quiet isn’t easy, is it?

Wynken, Blynken and Nod

The Boy who Lives with Bears and Other Iroquois Stories

The Story of the Milky Way: A Cherokee Tale

The World of King Arthur and His Court: People, Places, Legend and Lore

My Very First Mother Goose

Tuck Everylasting


Barack Obama: Our 44th President

The Wonderer

Healthy Eating Links 

 Top 10 Recipes

Healthy Kids Recipes

Kids Dinners

Useful Weblinks in Early Childhood Organizations and Website

National Association for the Education of Young Children

The Division for Early Childhood http://www.dec-sped.org/

Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families http://www.zerotothree.org/

WESTED http://www.wested.org/cs/we/print/docs/we/home.htm

Harvard Education Letter http://www.hepg.org/hel/topic/85

FPG Child Development Institute http://www.fpg.unc.edu/main/about.cfm

Administration for Children and Families Headstart’s National Research Conference http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/hsrc/

HighScope  http://www.highscope.org/

Children’s Defense Fund  http://www.childrensdefense.org/

Center for Child Care Workforce  http://www.ccw.org/

Institute for Women’s Policy Research  http://www.iwpr.org/index.cfm

National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education  http://www.ncrece.org/wordpress/

National Child Care Association  http://www.nccanet.org/

National Institute for Early Education Research  http://nieer.org/

Pre[K]Now http://www.preknow.org/

Voices for America’s Children http://www.voices.org/

The Erikson Institute  http://www.erikson.edu/

National Association for Family Child Care http://nafcc.org/

National Institute for Early Education Research http://nieer.org/

Council for Professional Recognition http://www.cdacouncil.org/

Resources for Early Childhood Professionals http://extension.missouri.edu/hes/childcare/index.htm

National Black Child Development Institute http://nbcdi.org/

The Division of Early Childhood http://www.dec-sped.org/


Global Early Childhood Support

World Forum Foundation http://worldforumfoundation.org/wf/wp/about-us

World Organization for Early Childhood Education http://www.omep-usnc.org/

Association for Childhood Education International http://www.acei.org/

UNICEF (n.d.). Fact sheet: A summary of the rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. http://www.unicef.org/crc/files/Rights_overview.pdf

NAEYC Position Statements

NAEYC. (2009). Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs serving children from birth through age 8http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/dap

NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on child abuse prevention. http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/ChildAbuseStand.pdf

NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on school readiness. http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/Readiness.pdf

NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on responding to linguistic and cultural diversity. http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/diversity.pdf

NAEYC. (2003). Early childhood curriculum, assessment, and program evaluation: Building an effective, accountable system in programs for children birth through age 8.http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/pscape.pdf

NAEYC. (2009, April). Early childhood inclusion: A summary. http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/DEC_NAEYC_ECSummary_A.pdf

Other Position Statements

Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families. (2010). Infant-toddler policy agenda. http://main.zerotothree.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ter_pub_infanttodller

FPG Child Development Institute. (2006, September). Evidence-based practice empowers early childhood professionals and families. (FPG Snapshot, No. 33).http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~snapshots/snap33.pdf