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Resources for Arkansas Child Care Providers

We like to provide Arkansas childcare providers and families with resources to empower them do their jobs to the best of their abilities.  We provide free educational materials and healthy recipes.   For more information, check with your local county extension agent.  Check back often for upcoming materials and resources!

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The Childcare Extension Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter is filled with great ideas for your classroom as well as dates for upcoming training and other professional development information. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact Rachel Chaney! (Contact info to the right.)

First Page of October 2018 Newsletter

The Child Care Extension Newsletter - October 2018

The Child Care Extension Newsletter - May 2018

The Child Care Extension Newsletter - February 2018

The Child Care Extension Newsletter - Fall 2017

The Child Care Extension Newsletter - June 2017

The Childcare Extension Newsletter-February 2017


Activity Tutorials

Beat the Heat photo

Printable Paper Fans

Father's Day Ideas

Father's Day Gift Ideas


Mother's Day Coupon Booklet

Mother's Day Coupon Booklet Instructions

 Snack-tions teaching fractions in the early childhood classroomFruit tower engineering snacktivity tutorial title

Engineering Snactivity Quick Guide Printable

Healthy Heart Activities Printable


Snacks and Recipes


Allergy Friendly Brownies

Allergy Friendly Brownie Recipe

Recipe for ice cream in a bagStrawberry love notes picture

Strawberry Love Notes Recipe

Banana Smores recipe card

Banana S'Mores Printable


Teacher/Parent Support

The Impact of How You Speak to Children

This video from Atlanta Speech School illustrates how your words, tone, and engagement when speaking to a child can have a huge impact on their excitement and interest in learning as well as what they actually learn. 

Sharing is Caring!

Seeing Play through the Eyes of a Child 

CACFP Meal Pattern Resources - English & Spanish


Childcare/Parent Support

Editable Weekly Childcare Report

Weekly Childcare Report PDF

Daily Childcare Report PDF

Daily Report Pic

Check Out  Early Childhood Resource Websites