Top Child Care Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Child Care Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Child Care Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 38.7% of Child Care Associate resumes contained OLD Children as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Child Care Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Child Care Associate resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. OLD Children

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Here's how OLD Children is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Designed activities for 4-5 year old children to achieve various skills and attain maximal physical development.
  • Helped take care of and teach 2 to 5 year old children.
  • Assisted in nurturing one-year-old children - Kept learning environment clean - Prepared daily activity reports regarding each child
  • Interact and care effectively for the needs of 6 months- to twelve-year old children including in health, hygiene and safety.
  • Provided a safe, caring and developmentally appropriate early learning environment for a class of two-year-old children.
  • Worked with three and four year old children, communicated with parents about their child, cleaning

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2. Nutritious Meals

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Here's how Nutritious Meals is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Prepare nutritious meals for patients, taking into account any dietary restrictions or special physician instructions.
  • Perform basic care duties.-Feed children nutritious meals, and provide snacks throughout the children's time.
  • Provided nutritious meals at set times, supervised children to ensure their safety.
  • Served nutritious meals to over 40 children a day under sanitary conditions.
  • Provide nutritious meals, proper hygiene and child basic needs.
  • Prepare well balanced and nutritious meals for day care alumni.
  • Prepared nutritious meals in accordance with healthy eating guidelines.
  • Prepare nutritious meals for 3 children ages 5-12.
  • Cooked nutritious meals & ensured proper water intake.
  • Schedule and prepare nutritious meals and snacks daily.
  • Cook healthy and nutritious meals for children.
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals and snacks.
  • Planned and served nutritious meals.
  • Prepared nutritious meals and snacks, monitoring of children when parents are working or otherwise unavailable.
  • Cooked,prepared,and served nutritious meals and snacks on a daily basis.
  • Provided and prepared nutritious meals, and learning activities for all of the children.
  • Provide and prepare healthy nutritious meals.Create teaching and Develop mental games.
  • Supervised children's safety - Planned activities, prepared nutritious meals - Assist the children in games and reading.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals Maintained a safe and sanitary environment for young child Bathed and groomed for cleanliness

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3. Child Care

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Here's how Child Care is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Contributed to child care responsibilities such as monitoring and providing teaching assistance.
  • Provide information for continued education of child care providers.
  • Conduct facility inspections to monitor quality child care.
  • Facilitated activities concerning child care.
  • Communicate requirements of a child care business owner: laws, policies and procedure as mandated by the State of Washington.
  • Answer wide range of child care needs for parents balancing work and family or to allow a day or evening out.
  • Assist other Child Care Associates and managers with the psychological, intellectual and personal needs of children at the facility.
  • Provide quality child care service for children, while parent is working, meetings, and on a relaxing evening.
  • Personalized child care for a busy professional couple with a 3 year old son and a 6 year old daughter.
  • Worked in the before and after school child care program in various schools in the North Kansas City School District.
  • Coordinate with the work schedules of the children s parents to accommodate their child care needs throughout the week.
  • Opened a home based child care business to offer professional and loving child care for military and DoD families.
  • Watched children; coordinated activities; sold gym memberships and child care packages; managed child care monthly payments
  • Provided child care and educational assistance to multiple families after school, on weekends, and school breaks.
  • Create a positive child care climate by performing developmental skills to help develop her, and nurturing self-esteem.
  • Developed children activities, assisted in child care feeding, conducted tutoring sessions with children of all ages.
  • Provided child care and attended to injuries, prepared meals, read stories, entertained with educational games.
  • Present Child Care, Pool Care, And Athletics Assisting with the supervision of the day camp participants.
  • Provided child care for infants, toddlers, and children under 10 as needed at their home.
  • Program Child Care Little Elm ISD Texas 2012-2013 Prepare meals and organize mealtimes and snacks for children.

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4. Homework Assignments

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Here's how Homework Assignments is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Supervised four children during daily activities Prepare meals according to specific dietary needs Assist with homework assignments
  • Assist Children with homework assignments - Organize and lead children in activities - Monitor and ensure safety of children
  • Provided daily care for multiple children and assisting them with given homework assignments.
  • Monitored children's behavior, assisted children with homework assignments.
  • Assisted children with reading and homework assignments.
  • Assisted children with daily homework assignments.

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5. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Organize activities, supervise children, communicate with parents, address behavioral issues, ensure safety of children.
  • Assist families with reuniting with youth to ensure safety of child while in home.
  • Watch children in home to ensure safety of the child was met.
  • Supervised and created children's activities to ensure safety and well being.
  • Watch and care for children to ensure safety of the environment.
  • Monitor behavior of children to ensure safety at all times.

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6. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Planned, implemented, and supervised daily activities according to curriculum.
  • Monitored and supervised young child during daily activities.
  • Included : Helping with reading and writing, preparing meals and feeding them, bathing and other necessary daily activities.
  • Planned daily activities for youth, incorporating the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility
  • Organized the children s day to fit in time to play, eat, do daily activities, etc
  • Organized/planned daily activities, assisted children with hand washing/daily hygiene, and also provided children with daily meals.
  • Cooked and looked after children (3rd-6th grade), mentor, participated in daily activities with kids
  • Cared for children from birth to six years of age and helped with daily activities.
  • Record daily activities, experiences and disciplinary actions of the kid and sharing with parents.
  • Help kids with daily activities - Prepare meals- Assist with school work- Entertain with constructive activities
  • Watch over disable children and teens as they did their daily activities during the day.
  • Assisted with supervision of daily activities, Stock, janitorial and other duties.
  • Communicated with children's regarding daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Oversee that daily activities are being followed, check list is being complete.
  • Make and keep records of daily activities and health information regarding the infant.
  • Keep up with daily activities that are involved with caring for a child.
  • Worked in a group setting to organize and execute daily activities with clients.
  • Log children's daily activities and any issues that may have occurred.
  • Keep records of children's daily activities and care for parents.
  • Discussed and implemented daily activities and meals for school age children.

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7. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Provide supervision, engage in appropriate educational and recreational activities, prepare meals and drive children to extra-curricular activities.
  • Engage them in physical recreational activities and provide them with educational reading material.
  • Supervised and monitored the safety of children indoors and during recreational activities.
  • Organize and participate in age appropriate recreational activities for children.
  • Provided supervision and transportation to educational and recreational activities.
  • Provided and participated in recreational activities with the students.
  • Engage students/children through educational and recreational activities.
  • Coordinated daily educational and recreational activities.
  • Monitored recreational activities and develop schedule.
  • Checked homework and provided recreational activities.
  • Insured safety and well being of children under my supervision; Provided food and recreational activities.
  • Provided peer to peer support, counseling, analysis, and various recreational activities.
  • Handled recreational activities for the children ranging in ages of 12 and 17.
  • Cook meals, instruct children in recreational activities, serve food or beverages.
  • Lead children through recreational activities and provided them with instructions on safe-play.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities and games, indoors and outdoors.
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of social and recreational activities for children.
  • Organized recreational activities such as games and puzzles for the children.
  • Participated in recreational activities, such as various games and sing- a-longs
  • Coordinate recreational activities for kids with special needs.

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8. Safe Play Environment

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Here's how Safe Play Environment is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Maintained a safe play environment for children between the ages of 3 and 13.
  • Maintained a safe play environment for children from 3 to 6 years of age.
  • Maintained a safe play environment for children under the age of 7.
  • Maintained a safe play environment by sanitizing toys and equipment.
  • Establish and maintain a safe play environment for children.
  • Organize activities and maintain a safe play environment.
  • Maintain a safe play environment Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children
  • Blue Hills School: Independence, mo Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Managed household expenses * Maintained a safe play environment.
  • Maintain a safe play environment.Dress children and change diapers.Observe and monitor children's play activities
  • maintain a safe play environment observe and monitor children play activities sanitize toys and play equipment

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9. Personal Habits

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Here's how Personal Habits is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Instruct children in health and personal habits such as eating, sleeping, and how to use the restroom properly.
  • Instruct and assist children concerning health and personal habits such as eating (table manners), toilet behavior.
  • Provided instruction in health and personal habits such as eating, resting, teamwork, and hygiene.
  • Helped children with health and personal habits including; eating, resting, and toileting.
  • Teach children about good health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilethabits.
  • Instructed and assisted children in health and personal habits such as eating, dressing, toilet habits, and changing diapers.

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10. Daycare

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Here's how Daycare is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Experience includes working for established daycare facility in a structured environment.
  • Monitored youth at daycare facility.
  • Pick up and drop off to daycare by 9:00am for one child thee others I keep during day while parents work.
  • Monitor and attend to children in the daycare facility and assist gym members with inquiries.
  • Provided daycare to a maximum of 10 children on a daily basis.
  • Created children's area in the daycare room more family-friendly and play-friendly.
  • Prepared snacks and meals for infants and toddlers in the daycare facility.
  • Supervised, scheduled, and coordinated activities for both children and adult daycare
  • Provided exceptional child supervision staying in accordance with the Daycare program guidelines.
  • Reason for Stopping: Child needed daycare for interaction with other children
  • Trained new staff on how to complete daily task at daycare.
  • Helped run a daycare for two years with my mother.
  • Looked after children at the daycare located inside the gym.
  • Helped with the upkeep and cleaning of the daycare.
  • Cared for infants and children in a daycare setting.
  • Keep daycare clean and ready for state visits.
  • Checked them into and out of daycare.
  • Operated in-house daycare with 5-6 children daily.
  • Assisted at the neighborhood daycare as a teenager
  • Age being 3 years old in a daycare setting.

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11. Social Development

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Here's how Social Development is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Produced chronological assessments on residents to detail their physical, emotional, spiritual, and social development.
  • Focused on nutrition, exercise, educational progress, social development, and exploring the imagination.
  • Tend to the emotional well-being of child and support their social development.
  • Guide children with mental disability and lack of social development.
  • Provide guidance on behavior and social development.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, and behaviors.Supported and identified children's emotional and social development

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12. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Attended workshops such as CPR, Communicable Diseases, Better Management Skills for Supervisors, Child Abuse, and Handwriting workshop.
  • Certified by the Red Cross in 2005 CPR Training in 2011 Took Child Development and Parenting classes in high school
  • Greet and check out parents, watching kids, cleaning, making meals, CPR certified
  • Certified with the Red Cross in infant and young children CPR.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid, State approved background check.
  • Maintained a certificate in Adult and Pediatric CPR & First Aid.
  • Obtained my CPR certificate and background check for my profile.
  • Practiced CPR and First Aid in case of emergencies.
  • Completed Infant CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Certified in CPR / First Aid
  • Certify CPR, First Aid, AED
  • Looked after children while parents worked out, basic first aid and cpr certified, creative and quick thinking,
  • Certified in Infant, Child, and Adult CPR Monitored children ages 6 months-12 years in a daycare setting
  • Certified Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certified BLS for Professional Rescuer(Adult/Child/Infant CPR, AED)
  • Experience with ages from newborn - 12 years CPR Certified (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Trained in CPR and first aid responder.
  • Group Therapy SessionsAssists with daily living sillsCPI, CPR, and Medication trainedAssists with classroom activities

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13. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Take care of special needs children and other children of all ages once a week and on special events.
  • Performed therapeutic exercises with them recommended by their physical therapist, as two of them were considered special needs.
  • Worked with autistic children, which gave me hands on experience how to deal with children with special needs.
  • Integrated children with special needs into the program, modifying the program and physical environment when necessary.
  • Learned how to care for children who may have special needs and require more specialized care.
  • Worked with special needs kids as well as their therapists in my home, weekly.
  • Supported children in their learning, including social-emotional well-being and address special needs situations.
  • Monitor and care for a special needs child who is now in his teens.
  • Provided care after school, weekends, and summers for a special needs child.
  • Organize and complete paperwork for enrollments, special needs, etc.
  • Committed to manage children with special needs and medical conditions.
  • Experienced with infants-teens and special needs children as well.
  • Experienced in care for children with special needs.
  • Administered treatment plans to special needs children.
  • Supported children with special needs.
  • Experience working with special needs children
  • Provided short-term care for parents with special needs and had an understanding of different mental disabilities like autism and aspergers.
  • Provide care to children with special needs * Feed meals and snacks to children, change diapers, organize interactive activities
  • Performed duties as an advisor for 18-20 children, including special needs, ages ranged from 9-12.
  • Provide care to children with special needs including vision impaired,hearing impaired and autistic.

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14. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Communicated daily concerns and progress to parents and staff* Maintained classroom behavior and documented incidents* Developed and implemented daily lesson plans
  • Researched and implemented appropriate lesson plans.
  • Write daily individual lesson plans, gather required materials to use in planned Large group, Small group and Work time.
  • Prepared lesson plans on a weekly basis, conduct quarterly reviews with parents on their child's progress.
  • Followed feeding schedules, wrote up lesson plans, and brainstormed daily activities for kids.
  • Care for children, practice safety, talk to parents and Daily lesson plans.
  • Followed prepared lesson plans and activities for children ages 2 years to 4 years.
  • Developed lesson plans for writing and math centers within school and state established curriculum.
  • Developed daily lesson plans and projects to enhance the intelligence of younger children.
  • Make daily lesson plans and feed them 3 times a day with healthy nutrients
  • Prepare lesson plans for children according to the specification of there age level.
  • Followed lesson plans and taught the appropriate skills for the age group.
  • Created lesson plans daily, conducted learn time with the toddlers.
  • Collaborated with a partner to produce and implement weekly lesson plans.
  • Design and implement lesson plans appropriate for each age group.
  • Assist teachers in lesson plans, learning sessions and activities.
  • Help with lesson plans, and where needed in the classroom
  • Assist the lead teacher in activities and lesson plans.
  • Care itinerary included creating lesson plans and art projects.
  • Designed lesson plans focused on age appropriate lesson plans.

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15. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Maintain a clean and neat environment Impact NW Program Coordinator, Beaverton, OR Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Organized and engaged in recreational/in class activities.
  • Provided supervision, guidance, and organized class activities for a group of small children
  • Led, and assisted class activities with children ranging from three months to five years old.
  • Supervised children while they participated in class activities and during meals.
  • Assist the student class activities and organizes materials for the teacher for group time.

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16. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided care and a safe environment to children and adolescents whom experienced significant behavioral health issues.
  • Maintained a safe environment by remaining vigilant of unusual occurrences.
  • Provided Safe Environment for the Care of Children, Observe and Monitor Children's PlayActivities, and Provide Meals and Healthy Snacks
  • Created and conveyed a safe environment by explaining safety practices as they were happening, such as during a fire drill.
  • Maintain a safe environment in all areas children from the ages of 8months to 3 years have access to.
  • Organize activities for 2 children, establish and maintain a safe environment, monitor activities to verify safety.
  • Supervised up to 14 children, enforced rules, which provided a fun and safe environment for all.
  • Play dates feeding preparing meals giving baths helping with light chores and keeping them in a safe environment.
  • General cleaning and straightening to ensure a safe environment for playing, resting, and other daily activities.
  • Maintain a safe environment for children she 1 to 12, keep records in each individual child.
  • Organized and cleaned the house, while providing a structured schedule and a clean, safe environment.
  • Provided safe environment, nourished and also assisted with homework on weekdays, weekends and some holidays.
  • Provided a safe environment for health and early childhood development to children 1-8 yrs of age.
  • Keep the suite clean and make sure children are in a safe environment at all times.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment for the children by allowing only authorized persons near children.
  • Maintain a safe environment for children, Help children with homework activities And some housekeeping duties.
  • Assisted with various classroom activities, clean and sanitize play areas, maintain safe environment.
  • Maintained a healthy and safe environment, practicing cleanliness to all toys and equipment.
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR to enable a safe environment for the children.
  • Maintain safe environment for kids (10mo-12 yo) Coordinate activities, Monitor child interaction

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17. Simple Painting

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Here's how Simple Painting is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Read to children, and facilitated simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and music activities.
  • Read to children, and taught them simple painting, drawing, handcrafts and songs.
  • administered medication if needed, taught simple painting, drawing, handicrafts.
  • Read to children, learning and recognition of numbers, letters, teach simple painting, drawing, crafts and songs.
  • Interacted with children by reading to teaching them simple painting, drawing, games, hand work, and songs.
  • Read to children and teach them simple painting drawing handicrafts song and learning alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors.

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18. Daily Observations

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Here's how Daily Observations is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Recorded daily observations of children's behavior and activities, monitor behavior patterns and develop assessment profiles.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations pertaining to activities, meals served, and toilet training.
  • Record keeping, daily observations, meal service, and administering medications.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
  • Performed as a liaison between residents and psychiatric staff; reporting daily observations to better customize behavioral development goals.

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19. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service and complete satisfaction in service.
  • Maintained and built relationships with all guest and team members by providing them with top-notch customer service.
  • Maintain excellent customer service with members, guests, and staff.
  • Schedule new room changes for clients while offering excellent customer service.
  • Field of Interests Supply Chain, Child Care, Medicine, Inventory, Customer Service
  • Greet customers and ensure high quality customer service.
  • Group activities Customer Service and Light Phones Invoices, Manage Money Organized Filing Heavy Promoting Street Fair Event Organizer

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20. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Provide child care for several families with responsibilities including environmental safety, activities planning, and meal preparation
  • Cared for children (boy and girl) while their mother was away (included meal preparation)Provided transportation for children
  • Included Montessori style daily curriculum with Christian influence, meal prep, and State regulated safety and health standards.
  • Care include overnight sitting, bathing, light housekeeping, meal prep, assist with activities for fun.
  • Pick ups and drop offs date night sitting over night sitting on call sitting meal prep arts and crafts
  • Watch four boys and oversee pick up and drop offs, housework, meal preparation, dog care
  • School pickup and drop-off, homework helper, meal preparations, etc.
  • Created lesson plans, monthly calenders and meal prep.
  • Care included meal preparation and feeding also activities.
  • Provide meal prep and nutritious snacks.
  • Conducted meal preparation and home tutoring.
  • Assisted my elderly clients with daily activities such as meal preparation, cleaning, bathing and dressing Scheduled appointments
  • Changed diapers Arts and crafts Provided nap time Provided meal prep
  • Maintain a safe and positive environment Provide mental stimulation Reinforce appropriate discipline Facilitate playgroups and outings Meal preparation for children
  • Care for children Provide daily activities Meal preparation Monitor them outside playing Change toddlers Prepare bottles for toddlers
  • Cared for younger siblings, cousins and friends: Meal preparation Entertainment Bathing Laundry School work assistance Minor First aid

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21. Educational Activities

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Here's how Educational Activities is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided a fun, loving, healthy environment; planned social/educational activities to promote child development
  • Developed fun and educational activities for all children.
  • Provided educational activities age appropriate for each child.
  • Created playful, engaging and stimulating educational activities.
  • Assisted children with homework and educational activities.
  • Conducted and supervised young children in educational activities
  • Organized and encouraged educational activities.
  • Provided educational activities for the child, perform housework related to child care needs and prepared healthy meals.
  • Employed creative educational activities and interactive play to enhance children's social, academic, and behavioral skills.
  • Provided care for infants and small children, and put together educational activities and nutritional diet.
  • Facilitate the recreational and educational activities of youth campers ranging in age from 4 16 years.
  • Worked to engage kids in educational activities, games, crafts, reading and more.
  • Watch children in my home, feed, played games, did educational activities.
  • Help incorporate educational activities like books, letters, numbers, colors, etc.
  • Watched kids and provided fun activities including sports, swimming, and educational activities.
  • Enabled educational activities, such as games, drawing, handicrafts, and reading.
  • Entertained children with toys, daily educational activities, educational television and read books.
  • Provided meals, supervised nap time, organized educational activities and games.
  • Provide fun and educational activities for the kids to participate in
  • Entertained children and pets with safe and educational activities.

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22. Rest Periods

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Here's how Rest Periods is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Keep an eye on children s activities during meals and rest periods, as told by parents.
  • Oversee infant activities, such as meals and rest periods, as instructed by employer.
  • Regulated children's rest periods, snack times, and hydration.
  • Serve meals and refreshments to children and regulate rest periods.
  • Assist in preparing and serving food with regulated rest periods.
  • Keep an eye on children during meals and rest periods.
  • Supervised rest periods and changed sheets on crib daily.
  • Prepared and served meals and regulated rest periods.
  • Regulate children s rest periods.
  • Regulate child's rest periods.

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23. Physical Activity

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Here's how Physical Activity is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Encouraged physical activity and social interaction.
  • Create outdoor activities for children, so they can have physical activity.
  • Designed activities to promote physical activity for varying age groups.
  • Provided homework assistance, academic enrichment and physical activity, using curriculum and materials.
  • Developed activities and routines for the children that ensured mental stimulation, physical activity and social interaction.
  • Instructed physical education lessons to develop basic motor skills and promote physical activity.

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24. Developmental Problems

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Here's how Developmental Problems is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Identify emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' attention ?Maintain a clean environment.
  • Identified and noted signs of emotional and/or developmental problems in children and relay information to appropriate source for corrective action.
  • Monitored signs connected with emotional and actual developmental problems along with inform day care management about these individuals.
  • Identified signs of emotional and social developmental problems in children and have them addressed by appropriate professionals.
  • Assisted children showing signs of emotional or developmental problems by discussing their behavior with their supervisor.
  • Helped identify triggers or signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and report to supervisor.

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25. Potty Training

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Here's how Potty Training is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Helped teacher set up class room for the day, helped with older toddlers with potty training, led story time.
  • Provide feeding, diapering, play time, potty training, and any other needs the child may have.
  • Volunteered training; feeding, changing, potty training, and interacting with children from infancy to preschool ages.
  • Change diapers of infants/ toddlers and assist in healthy hygiene in children that are potty training.
  • General child care duties, watching children, feeding children, potty training
  • Assist in potty training if needed by request of the parent.

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26. Encouraging Understanding

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Here's how Encouraging Understanding is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Cared for children in private setting while supporting their emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Worked closely with children and supported healthy emotional development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self concepts.
  • Hold up children's emotional and communal development, encouraging understanding of others and optimistic self-concepts.
  • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Hold up children's emotional and communal development, encouraging understanding of others and optimistic self-concepts.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.

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27. AGE Groups

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Here's how AGE Groups is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Worked as a day camp staff member providing care of children from age groups of 1st-2nd grade and 5th-6th grade.
  • Bathed, dressed and fed the infants and children of different age groups.
  • Age groups are from newborns all the way to 10 years old.
  • Manage groups of children from 6 to 17 years of age.
  • Age groups range from infant to four years old.
  • Experienced with infants, toddlers and children of different age groups Record accurate reports, correspondence, evaluations and progress reports.
  • Provided basic care and attended to children of various age groupsOrganized activities for children ages 2 to 12.
  • Watch all age groups, cook meals, pick up kids fro school.
  • Worked with a wide range of age groups, youngest being six month infants to oldest children being thirteen years old.

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28. Dress Children

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Here's how Dress Children is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Sterilize bottles; prepare formulas, dress children and change diapers.
  • Dress children and change diapers.Observe and monitor children's play activities.
  • Dress children and change diapers and observe and monitor children's play activities.
  • Dress children and change diapers to ensure the child is clean.
  • Dress children, change diapers, sanitize toys & play equipment.
  • Dress children, facilitate proper hygiene practices and change diapers.

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29. Fun Activities

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Here's how Fun Activities is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Engaged in stimulating and fun activities will children aged 6 months to 11 years.
  • Managed schedule with fun activities, meal/snacks, nap, and outside play times.
  • Selected creative, constructive and fun activities for child's age and level.
  • Read to children and able to engage in educational and fun activities.
  • Scheduled full day of educational and fun activities for school breaks.
  • Helped children with eating, bathing and other fun activities.
  • Come up with fun activities for all ages
  • Do fun activities, Assist in homework.
  • Provide safe and fun activities.
  • Provided outings and fun activities.
  • Supervised several children after school and on weekends Coordinated educational and fun activities
  • Prepare lunches and dinners for children Organize fun activities such as reading books, played catch with the ball etc.
  • Looked after a group of children.Provided fun activities as well as learning activities for children to engage in.
  • Arrange fun activities.Being able to stay calm and think clearly in a panic situation.
  • Planned fun activities/games Created relationships Overall maintained positive attitude to ensure a stress free room
  • Supervised one child Cleaned and organized house Cooked and feed child Interacted, planned, organized fun activities
  • Come up with different fun activities such as on literacylive , art and math .
  • Prepared meals and afterschool snacks Helped with school work Entertained and provide fun activities

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30. Babysat

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Here's how Babysat is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Have been babysitting in the past and have recently babysat an 18 month old.

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31. Activity Areas

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Here's how Activity Areas is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Helped prepared, arranged, and maintained indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules using prepared curriculum.
  • Maintained cleanliness of activity areas and sleeping facilities.
  • Organized, sanitized and stored toys and materials to ensure safety and cleanliness in the activity areas.
  • Helped prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor activity areas such as feedings and snack breaks.
  • Helped prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas to accommodate daily schedule.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate a daily schedule.

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32. Positive Self-Concepts

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Here's how Positive Self-Concepts is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Supported children's emotional and physical development encouraged healthy social interaction and communication among children and positive self-concepts.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental issues, encouraged understanding of others and fostered positive self-concepts.
  • Observed individual development and supported growth through positive self-concepts and the intentional understanding of others.
  • Developed and encouraged children to understand others positive self-concepts.
  • Encouraged understanding of others and helped child create positive self-concepts such as self-esteem
  • Help children promote individuality and positive self-concepts.

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33. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Opened/Operated facility and front desk.
  • Worked every afternoon after I got out of class and ran the childcare room and also was a front desk receptionist.
  • Front Desk- I was in charge of keeping a clean front desk/smoothie area as well as cleaning the fitness equipment.
  • Worked front desk at the fitness center, maintenance, watched children of all ages while parents worked out.
  • Provided assistance at the front desk, with equipment cleaning and set up, and customer issues.
  • Sanitize, organize, and restock Front desk and child care area before my shift ends.
  • Front Desk - Answering incoming calls, and greeting members.
  • Coordinated intake and front desk duties for YMCA family center.
  • Maintained front desk to guarantee child center ran efficiently.
  • Organized all front desk check ins and more.
  • Managed front desk while supervisors were on break.
  • Worked in childcare and in front desk.
  • Help with front desk as needed.
  • Front desk check in as well.
  • Front desk and child care.
  • Assisted with front deskwork, answering phones & checking parents & children in & out of facility.
  • Provided attentive care for gym member's children Assisted staff at the front desk, i.e.
  • Coordinate children's activities Clean and sanitize playroom area Assist/ covered front desk when needed
  • Managed multiple kids -Helped with inventory -Helped with front desk, as needed

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34. Appropriate Curriculum

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Here's how Appropriate Curriculum is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Supervised groups of students and classroom activities and implemented age appropriate curriculum.
  • Planned developmentally appropriate curriculum for toddler classrooms.
  • Cook, Clean, assist in growth development, laundry housekeeping as well as age appropriate curriculum.
  • Follow age appropriate curriculum to children ages 0-13 years.
  • Worked closely with teachers on designing and implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum for the benefit of the children.
  • Supported classroom teachers in implementing a mentally appropriate curriculum for a group of approximately 10 preschoolers.

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35. Ensure Order

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Order is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment, as well as organizing and storing toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Organized toys and materials to ensure order during activity times.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas for safety.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas, helped children with homework and school work.
  • Organized and stored materials to ensure order in activity areas.

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36. Positive Reinforcement Method

low Demand
Here's how Positive Reinforcement Method is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Promoted good behaviors by usingpositive reinforcement method.
  • Offered parents detailed daily reports that outlined their child s day Encouraged good behaviors using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Established and enforced administrative policies and rules for maintaining order while promoting good behavior through using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Addressed inappropriate and disciplinary issues promptly using positive reinforcement methods
  • Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.

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37. ABC

low Demand
Here's how ABC is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Supervised and coordinated activities for the children such as teaching colors and ABC'S, 123'S.
  • Teach basic language, math, and ABC's.
  • Prepare for kindergarten (abc, counting, shapes, name, address)*Play games*Cook*Clean*Feed*Bathe
  • Teach the children there abc and numbers also read to them.
  • Cooked/fed, bathed, diapered, and helped teach them ABC'S, numbers, and etc.
  • Offered periment job postions in abcd.
  • Work with children and Infants.Teaching them abc and 123.Before and aftercare.

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38. Positive Role Model

low Demand
Here's how Positive Role Model is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Served as positive role model and monitored individual resident's progress and development.
  • Modeled as a positive role modeling for at-risk/psychologically challenged adolescents.
  • Acted as a positive role model by following the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Provide supervision to teenagers in a group home setting, ensure their safety, in provide positive role modeling for them
  • Serve as a positive role model, utilizing approved behavior modification techniques; provide positive reinforcement and support to clients.
  • Served as positive role model to teach life skills and offer guidance, discipline, and development for residents.

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39. Store Toys

low Demand
Here's how Store Toys is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Organize and store toys to maintain order and safety in play areas.
  • Systematize and store toys and materials to make sure order in activity areas.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order and safety.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to make sure everything is in order.
  • Systematize and store toys and materials to make sure order in activity areas.

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40. Fun Environment

low Demand
Here's how Fun Environment is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Organize playtime, read books, keep children in a safe, fun environment.
  • Create a safe and fun environment that children enjoy spending time at after school.
  • Created safe and fun environment for children while parents used club facilities.
  • Provided safe, educational and fun environment for the children.
  • Created a calm and fun environment for children.
  • Background check requiredProvided a safe and fun environment for child to play in.
  • Supervised children Maintain daily activities Keeping children in a safe, fun environment

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41. Small Children

low Demand
Here's how Small Children is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Helped the small children participate in activities and keeping them out of harm's way.
  • Close supervision of small children while they played in the playground and bouncy house.
  • Cared for several small children for different families when needed.
  • Looked after small children at promotions, Directed people
  • Single handedly cared for two small children, providing a safe and healthy environment that fostered fun and learning.
  • Transported cient to and from appointments Managed household duties Cared for 2 small children
  • Monitored small children * Prepared and cooked small meals * Entertained the children with learning activities * Cleaned and sanitized accordingly

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42. Daily Routines

low Demand
Here's how Daily Routines is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Organized and executed activities schedules, developed and reinforced daily routines.
  • Help children with daily routines such as dressing, preparing meals and snacks and sleeping.
  • Organized and maintained events and daily routines assisting in the growth of young children.
  • Trained new program staff on daily routines and expectations for staff, children.
  • Implement daily routines, complete light housework and run errands.
  • Drive them to their daily routines and activities.
  • Organized activities schedules, reinforced daily routines and taught children basic learning skills (colors, counting, abc's).
  • Maintain a safe and nurturing environment to promote each child's individual development Chart daily routines and file children's daily records

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43. New Things

low Demand
Here's how New Things is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Sparked imagination by helping children discovers new things each day.
  • Play games that help them learn new things.
  • Spark creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things
  • Encouraged creativity and imagination by discovering new things.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping each individual discover new things.
  • Provided a warm, nurturing environment in which children could grow and learn about new things every day.

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44. Phone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Answered inbound telephone calls, screened and transferred callers; answered any immediate questions members or potential members may have had.
  • Answer, transfer and took messages regarding numerous phone calls as needed.
  • Assigned to answering phone calls taking messages.
  • Make appointments and answer phone calls.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking aendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.
  • Operated telephone console to receive incoming phone calls and answered student and administrative inquiries.

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45. OWN Clothing

low Demand
Here's how OWN Clothing is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Managed children behavior for example caring for own clothing and picking up toys supported children's social development, encouraged self-recognition
  • Recommended and initiated measures to control child behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.
  • Recommended and initiated measures to control child behavior such as caring for their own clothing and picking up toys and books.
  • Help children develop habits of caring for own clothing and picking and putting away toys and books.
  • Disciplined children and recommended measures of control behavior such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.
  • Managed children behavior, for example caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.

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46. Food Preparation

low Demand
Here's how Food Preparation is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Executed daily operations of food Preparation, activity coordinator, and childcare.
  • Assisted in food preparation, helped the children with homework, and transported them from school.
  • Provide excellent care for young children including basic food preparation and light housework.
  • Supervised Clients Food Preparation General maintenance and care of facility
  • Full responsibility of the children Driving to school, activities, doctors' appointments Food preparation and homework assistance
  • Provided general daycare/classroom assistance including supervision, tutoring, food preparation, and classroom management.

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47. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Assist with bath, personal care, administered medication, meals and what ever needed to be done.
  • Provided personal care and supervision for children and infants.
  • Provided personal care and a safe learning environment.
  • Assisted in personal care and hygiene *Prepared nutritional meals *Knowledge of first-aid and safety
  • Provided personal care services to elderly adults and children, including coordination with home-based services, medical personnel and family.
  • Executed individualized programs to ensure that each resident received home-like therapeutic, educational and personal care.

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48. Educational Games

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Here's how Educational Games is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Invented fun educational games for the boys to play, to help them finish homework.
  • Implemented online educational games as a part of the curriculum for younger attendees.
  • Assisted children with activities such as educational games and mediating conflicts.
  • Fed, cleaned, changed diapers, and played educational games.
  • Assist teachers Interact via educational games and music Organize lunch and cleanup
  • Tutored, read and played educational games with children.
  • Supervised bath time.Planned and set up playtime and educational games.
  • Provide fun educational games for the children .

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49. Leisure Activities

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Here's how Leisure Activities is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Engage and organize child in leisure activities such as reading, games and drawing.
  • Organize and take part in leisure activities such as games, etc.
  • Organize and take part in leisure activities, games and television
  • Organized and took part in leisure activities and games.
  • Assist children with homework and other leisure activities.
  • Participate in recreation/leisure activities with students.

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50. Basic Needs

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Here's how Basic Needs is used in Child Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided basic needs such as feeding, bathing, education for children, and communication for adults.
  • Attended to children s basic needs, such as bathing, feeding nap time and play time.
  • Care for children s basic needs, such as bathing if needed and feeding.
  • Provided basic needs for the children.
  • Care for the children, and the basic needs.
  • Cared for all basic needs, Medicines, etc..

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20 Most Common Skill for a Child Care Associate

OLD Children43.6%
Nutritious Meals12.4%
Child Care12.1%
Homework Assignments6.6%
Ensure Safety4.7%
Daily Activities2.6%
Recreational Activities2.4%
Safe Play Environment2.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Child Care Associate

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
OLD Children
OLD Children
38.7%
38.7%
2
2
Nutritious Meals
Nutritious Meals
11%
11%
3
3
Child Care
Child Care
10.7%
10.7%
4
4
Homework Assignments
Homework Assignments
5.8%
5.8%
5
5
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
2.3%
2.3%
7
7
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
2.1%
2.1%
8
8
Safe Play Environment
Safe Play Environment
1.9%
1.9%
9
9
Personal Habits
Personal Habits
1.7%
1.7%
10
10
Daycare
Daycare
1.5%
1.5%
11
11
Social Development
Social Development
1.2%
1.2%
12
12
CPR
CPR
1.1%
1.1%
13
13
Special Needs
Special Needs
1%
1%
14
14
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1%
1%
15
15
Class Activities
Class Activities
0.8%
0.8%
16
16
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.8%
0.8%
17
17
Simple Painting
Simple Painting
0.7%
0.7%
18
18
Daily Observations
Daily Observations
0.7%
0.7%
19
19
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.7%
0.7%
20
20
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.7%
0.7%
21
21
Educational Activities
Educational Activities
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Rest Periods
Rest Periods
0.6%
0.6%
23
23
Physical Activity
Physical Activity
0.5%
0.5%
24
24
Developmental Problems
Developmental Problems
0.5%
0.5%
25
25
Potty Training
Potty Training
0.5%
0.5%
26
26
Encouraging Understanding
Encouraging Understanding
0.5%
0.5%
27
27
AGE Groups
AGE Groups
0.5%
0.5%
28
28
Dress Children
Dress Children
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
Fun Activities
Fun Activities
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Babysat
Babysat
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Activity Areas
Activity Areas
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Positive Self-Concepts
Positive Self-Concepts
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Front Desk
Front Desk
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Appropriate Curriculum
Appropriate Curriculum
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Ensure Order
Ensure Order
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Positive Reinforcement Method
Positive Reinforcement Method
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
ABC
ABC
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Positive Role Model
Positive Role Model
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Store Toys
Store Toys
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Fun Environment
Fun Environment
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Small Children
Small Children
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Daily Routines
Daily Routines
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
New Things
New Things
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
OWN Clothing
OWN Clothing
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Personal Care
Personal Care
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Educational Games
Educational Games
0.2%
0.2%
49
49
Leisure Activities
Leisure Activities
0.2%
0.2%
50
50
Basic Needs
Basic Needs
0.2%
0.2%

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