Virtues Program Enhances Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Curriculum

Did you know that all of the Ebenezer Child Care Centers locations throughout Greater Milwaukee have a special Virtues Program as part of their early childhood curriculum? It is geared toward teaching children about compassion, respect and honesty as well as how to be courteous and orderly. According to Beverly Anderson, Executive D irector for Ebenezer Child Care… Read more »

The Power of Play

Did you know that 85 percent of today’s companies searching creative talent can’t find it? And, that in a recent IBM survey 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the number leadership competency of the future? This fascinating information is in an article http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/05/play-power-how-to-turn-around-our-creativity-crisis/238167/ which addresses how the US is going to have to put more of a… Read more »

Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Wauwatosa Location Helps with the Rotary Egg Hunt

This past weekend, Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Wauwatosa location had the privilege of participating in the Wauwatosa Rotary Club annual egg hunt. The hunt, which has become a Wauwatosa tradition at Wisconsin Avenue Park, drew in approximately 200 enthusiastic youngsters!  Ebenezer Child Care Centers had their cute heart mascot present to meet and greet the… Read more »

“Week of the Young Child” Offers Fun Celebrations at all Ebenezer Child Care Centers

Last week, all of the the children at every one of the Ebenezer Child Care Centers celebrated the “Week of the Young Child.” It was the 40th celebration of this annual event created by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families, and to recognize the quality… Read more »

PNC Planetarium Show Comes to Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Southside Milwaukee Location

This morning the children at Ebenezer Child Care Center’s Southside Milwaukee location where treated to PNC’s Sesame Street™ One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure planetarium show. The 35 minute traveling planetarium show is geared toward children ages 4-6 and it provides an  exciting and interactive introduction to astronomy and other sciences. Ebenezers’ preschoolers were thrilled to meet Big Bird and Elmo,… Read more »

Why Businesses Should Support Early Child Care

The following link http://icw.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/ICW_EarlyChildhoodReport_2010.pdf is a to a fascinating study conducted by the US Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interestes of more than 3 million businesses. It goes into great depth as to why it is in a business’s best interest to support early child care in the communities they are… Read more »

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

The children at Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Mequon location had a great time celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at the day care center yesterday. According to our Center Coordinator, Lisa Lenyard, “Most children came decked out in green and enjoyed the green treats, special art projects and other fun activities we had planned to commemorate this special day.” Here… Read more »