It is generally agreed that the younger the child, the less time the child should be expected to devote to homework. A general rule of thumb is that preschool children should be expected to do no more than 10-12 minutes of homework. If your child is spending more than the recommended times during homework nights,…Details
An article posted on an Early Childhood Education Blog discusses screen time as learning and working at home during COVID-19 has many of us reaching for electronics to stay entertained and connected.
Check out the article located at: https://tinyurl.com/ycv26jj7
Dear Families, At Early Steps Learning Center, we are guided by our purpose of looking out for people and always our first priority is the safety of our children, colleagues and community. As we monitor the ongoing developments and safety information related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are following guidelines from public health authorities, including the…Details
November Overview Last month we had a few exciting events, like the Family Feast before Thanksgiving. Check out these pictures we got of our happy turkeys! Holiday Hours and Events This month we will be adjusting our hours of operation for the holidays. Christmas Eve: 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM Christmas Day: CLOSED New Years…Details
October Overview Now that the month of Halloween is wrapping up, we’d like to share all the fun, festive things we did to celebrate the season! We kicked things off with a Pumpkin Patch field trip, where students visited a local pumpkin patch to check out all the harvest season’s produce like gourds and apples.…Details
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New at ESLC We have just one special event planned at Early Steps Learning Center for this month, and that would be our hiring event on Monday, October 14th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm! At this event we want to welcome childcare professionals of every experience level our team at Early Steps Learning Center,…Details
Preschoolers enjoy the return of the Children’s Christian Club!
In this past club meeting, students were very attentive as “Zach” the puppet shared a story about God creating water, food, and clothes.
We can’t wait for the next Club gathering!
“Everyone has a colorful life. You just have to get out your crayons.”
“Give crayons. Adults are disturbingly impoverished of these magical dream sticks.”
“Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.”
ESLC OPEN HOUSE: Curriculum & Art Show October 9th at 27027 Chardon Road from 6-7:30pm October 11th at 1601 Drenik Drive from 6-7:30pm TBD at 468 Richmond Road All ESLC Families are invited to attend a special night in your child’s classroom. Experience your child’s day, learn about our Creative Curriculum and…Details
Richmond Heights’ Grand Pointe Healthcare Community and Early Steps Learning Center teamed up to support seniors and children at the First Annual Back to School Carnival on August 4th at Grand Pointe. This free community event for Richmond Heights offered fun for all ages, including face painting, balloon animals, games, a DJ, vendors and…Details
Richmond Heights’ Grand Pointe Healthcare Community and Early Steps Learning Center are teaming up to support seniors and children at the First Annual Back to School Summer Carnival! Where: Grande Pointe Healthcare Community, 3 Merit Drive, Richmond Heights When: Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost: free community event for Richmond…Details
Blessed to have these #summerdays to make memories with these amazing kids! Some of our favorite everyday moments….
Have you registered for Summer Camp yet? Tomorrow, May 8th at 6pm is our Parent Meeting at the Richmond Rd location. Families that have registered will receive their Paperwork Packets and detailed information about the Camps. Haven’t registered yet? There is still time! Call our Centers: 27027 Chardon Road (Richmond Hts) (440) 944-2223 468…Details
Our hearts are broken for sweet Aniya of Euclid, who’s life was lost last month due to child abuse. We as a community have a responsibility to all children- to do all we can to provide support that prevents abuse; to report signs of abuse to appropriate agencies; and to hold those agencies accountable. Below…Details
February is Heart Health Month Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable. Making heart-healthy choices, knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease, having regular check-ups and working with your…Details
Happy New Years Eve! Thank you to our Teachers, Staff, Directors, Families and Partners for another wonderful year at Early Steps Learning Center. We continue to be blessed by working with children everyday. As we head into 2018 and our 15th year serving the community, we reflect on a year full of growth, exciting events…Details
ESLC runs on the heart, passion, energy and talent of our managers, teachers and staff. We created the Star Performers Program as a way for parents, staff and management to recognize staff members for the big and little things they do! As you can see from the photos below, it didn’t take long for…Details
The season wouldn’t be complete without our annual visit from Santa. There is nothing like seeing those precious little faces light up with excitement when he walks into their classroom. For fun we thought we would also throw in a few photos of our great staff playing pin-the-nose on Rudolph!
After our unit studying clothing, our curious learners were excited for our visit to London Cleaners in Willoughby, Ohio. Our hosts did not disappoint, giving us a fantastic tour and demonstrations. Many “WOW’s” could be heard, especially at the site of the massive moving garment lines. Thank you, London Cleaners, for being a great neighbor…Details
On Friday, December 8, Early Steps Learning Center was pleased to receive a visit from State Rep Kent Smith.
On Tuesday, November 21, Early Steps Learning Center was pleased to host Ohio Senator Kenny Yuko at our location at 27027 Chardon Road in Richmond Heights. Business Director Sharon Jackson shares, “this was an opportunity to speak with our local legislator about early childhood issues and for Senator Yuko to see first-hand the quality that…Details
The excitement of the holidays often brings out a message of “me me me” with our kids. Instead of focusing on ourselves, we think that the holiday season is the perfect time to reinforce the message of giving. Over the next several week, Early Steps will provide lists of activities to encourage your family to…Details
Child Care Center Director at Early Steps Learning Center in Wickliffe Full-time Child Care Center Director Early Steps Learning Center – Wickliffe, OH 44092 Rapidly expanding company offering high quality childcare in an educational setting, where the primary goal is to enhance the learning of children and preparing them for kindergarten readiness. Educational…Details
While looking back on our fun-tastic summer camp, our Team chose their top 2 Camp Explorer moments from the summer. It wasn’t an easy task – picking just 2 favorites from a summer filled with great memories! Thanks to our kids and parents for a great summer! #2 Dance Session with Chuck E Cheese Impossible…Details
Our last day of Summer Camp. A huge Thank You to the kids, families, staff and everyone that helped make the our Camp amazing.
Camp Summer Quest picked out a few of their favorite photos and memories to share. Have a fantastic school year, we will miss you!!
What can be more fun than a Color Run on a beautiful Friday afternoon at Summer Camp? Check out the BEFORE, ACTION SHOTS, and AFTER photos!
Exciting changes are happening with our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs! As part of an ongoing commitment to meet the needs of today’s children and families, our Management and Preschool Staff are redesigning our Preschool program. During the month of May you’ll see changes rolling out. The first change announcement….. Preschool Academy Location Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten…Details
Early Steps Learning Center is now hiring! As our 3 Child Care Centers continue to grow, we are looking for teachers for all of our programs – Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Before and After School Care. Please visit our Careers page for more information about positions open, job requirements and benefits, and to submit…Details
When: Saturday October 1, 2016 from 11am-1pm
Where: All 3 Early Steps Locations
Who: All Early Steps Families
What: Get to know our teachers and staff, view your child’s artwork and projects, and enjoy ice cream and fellowship with ESLC families.
We can’t wait to see you there!
We would love to see you at Early Steps Learning Center’s Rummage Sale to benefit The Snowflake Drive* When: Saturday October 8th 2016 from 9:30am-1:00pm with early set up. Rain date will be October 15th. Where: Early Steps Learning Center, 27027 Chardon Road, in our Parking Lot. What: The public is invited to shop for…Details
Our teachers, staff, and volunteers are looking forward to taking our preschoolers on the annual Preschool Pedestrian Safety Walk tomorrow! You can practice with your little ones using the Pedestrian Safety Tips below, provided by USA Safe Kids Worldwide. Pedestrian Safety: Do’s and Don’ts Do not cross the street alone if you’re younger than 10…Details
We invite you to attend the Early Steps Learning Center Child Care Center Career Fair on April 16 from 11am-1pm! We are looking for energetic Summer Camp Staff, Full Time Teachers and Teacher Assistants, and a Director. Please pass the word along to your friends and family! For more information and to submit your questions,…Details
Due to popular request, ESLC is changing it up this summer and will offer 2 Summer Camp Programs! Summer Camp…the perfect blend of gorgeous weather, wacky activities, ongoing learning and a boat load of FUN! Summer Camp is not just a few weeks strung together but rather an experience to look forward to and memories…Details
Literacy Month at Early Steps Learning Center was packed with fun stories and activities. We hope that the children have been sharing the stories and excitement for reading at home! We wrapped up the month with a very adorable addition to the ESLC Family…introducing Prince Charles, our Pre-Kindergarten Class Bunny! Prince Charles loves being spoiled…Details
Early Steps Learning Center is seeking all positions for our 3 growing Child Care Center teams in Richmond Heights and Wickliffe. We invite you to attend our Career Fair on February 6 to learn about our Child Care Centers, tour one of our facilities, learn about our benefits, and meet our Executive Director. For more…Details
We hope that you enjoyed a blessed holiday with family and friends. We are thankful to our ESLC family and staff for generously giving to the Cleveland community this holiday season. We are proud to share that our three Centers donated over 50 gifts to Gilmour Academy, who distributed the gifts to families in need…Details
Early Steps Learning Center is proud to be recognized as a 4 star rated center under Ohio’s Step Up To Quality program. ESLC takes pride in practicing standards that are higher than state requirements. Step Up To Quality is Ohio’s voluntary quality rating system for Ohio-licensed child care programs which recognizes early care and education…Details
Our Fall Harvest Celebration was great fun for our children and staff of all ages! We were impressed by so many creative costumes and wanted to share a few adorable photos from the day. We thank you for sharing your blessings with us!
Early Steps administration, staff, Center families and friends walked in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Sunday October 11. What a beautiful day celebrating survivors and supporting the American Cancer Society’s mission! “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to…Details
It is with great pride and excitement that we introduce to you, “Going Green!”– The Tyla Woodson Recycling Program. “Going Green!” is the thoughtful idea of one of our former School-Age students, Tyla Woodson. Today in our world, we use many materials that can be reused but instead we choose to throw them away.…Details
“As a center director and a mom of a brand new kindergartner, this article provided helpful information and lots of encouragement about this very special year and new adventure called “Elementary School.” Whatever grade your “little person” or “little people” are in, I think you will find this article both helpful and entertaining, as you manage this school year and many school…Details
“Summer camp was a wonderful experience this year! Summer camp is not just a few weeks strung together, but rather an experience to look forward to and memories to treasure after school starts again! With over 20 planned field trips and special in-house activities, students have learned academic and social skills that they can take…Details
Does your family have routines – such as for bedtime or getting ready for daycare or school? We frequently stress the importance of routines to parents and hear many questions as to why. One of our Directors, Janet, found a very helpful article from a favorite resource of ours, AhaParenting.com. One of the most important…Details