The winter months are a great time to master kids’ dressing skills. With the addition of coats, sweaters, and vests to the daily dressing routine there are many opportunities to practice managing fasteners including snaps, zippers, and buttons
For as long as I can remember, camp has been a part of my life. From day camp as a young child to my first summer at overnight camp when I was 12, my experiences at camp shaped the person I am today. It helped me become independent and go outside of my comfort zone. Anyone who knew me growing up knew that Camp Chi was the place where I truly shined and was my best, happiest self.
Fostering someone else’s child is a tough parenting situation, and while a child is in your care it’s up to you to manage their behavior. The key to successful behavior management is to examine your own reaction to the behavior, change that reaction and in most cases, a more positive behavior will result. Here are some guidelines to consider:
5th grade student Miguel, pictured playing chess with his teacher Kate, has made huge strides since attending TDS. His mom shared how different Miguel has been since his time here: “TDS gave my son a new life. I don’t know what else to say except that having my son be a part of TDS is the best thing that’s ever happened to him.”
Multiple TDS classrooms came together to learn about Martin Luther King Jr. and joined forces to honor his legacy in a unique way to help immigrants in Chicago as part of an agency-wide Martin Luther King Day commemoration project.