Flu Season Tips

Flu season has already started and according to the CDC, it is expected to be a horrible flu winter. Parenting Magazine has some helpful tips to help your child get through the stomach flu.

http://www.parenting.com/gallery/stomach-flu-treatment

 

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Now Hiring Excellent Teachers!

We are looking for experienced full time and part time teachers to join our HF family! For more information please call us on 703-830-1200 or send your resume to: info@happyfacesdaycare.com

We looking forward to hearing from you!

 

 

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon 2017

On June 16th, students at our school rode their bicycles to help raise money for the children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Thanks to our generous families, we raised $3,420 to help fight childhood cancer! We look forward to participating again in 2018!

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July 4th Crafts

Independence Day is just a couple weeks away! Look below for some fun (and easy!) red, white and blue crafts for children of all ages!

Happy July 4th!

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Materials Needed:

  1. Paper in red, white and blue
  2.  Scissors
  3. Paint in red, white and blue
  4. Toilet paper tubes
  5.  Glitter
  6. Glue

Spring Break: A Visit to the Natural History Museum

Starting Friday, March 10, 2017 and going through 2019, the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum will be featuring a new “Objects of Wonder” exhibit. This exhibit is family-friendly and offers a behind-the-scenes look at museum collections including beetles, gems, and fossils.

Fairfax County Public Schools will be on Spring break from April 10-17th. Plan your visit now!

http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Smithsonian-Museum-Opening-New-Objects-of-Wonder-Exhibit-415754873.html

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St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

March is right around the corner! Check out these awesome children’s crafts from The Pinterest Parent blog:

St. Patricks Day Crafts

 

 

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Chantilly Food Bank Donation

Thank you to all of our parents for donating food to help stock the shelves at the Chantilly, VA food pantry! Below is a picture of Ms. Patina Betchar dropping off our donations. Your support is greatly appreciated! Warm Wishes from HF teachers.

food-donation

 

 

Staff Holiday Dinner

Each year our staff gets together for dinner and Secret Santa! This year, we chose Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Centreville. The food was delicious, but the conversation and fun even better! Below are pictures from our dinner. Happy Holidays from our HF family to yours!

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Classroom Holiday Snacks

These tasty snacks below are perfect for holiday class parties are your child’s school. Look below for ideas and ingredients:

grinch

The Grinch Kabobs:

Strawberries

Bananas

Grapes

Marshmallows

Toothpick

 

popcorn

Popcorn Snowmen:

Popcorn

Clear Plastic Cups

Sharpie

Ribbon

 

 

snowmen

String Cheese Snowmen:

Mozzarella String Cheese

Sharpie

Ribbon

Black Construction Paper

 

 

All of these snacks are nut-free and allergy friendly. Always ask your child’s teacher for any additional allergies before bringing to school.

 

 

 

 

Holiday Craft Ideas

Winter break is coming up! Enjoy these fun (and easy!) holiday crafts with your child:

 

 

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Materials:

Popsicle Sticks

Buttons

Green Paint

Glue

 

 

snowflake

Materials:

Popsicle Sticks

Buttons

White Paint

Glue

String

 

snowman

Materials:

Blue Construction Paper

White Paint

Markers

Your Child’s Footprint

 

 

wreath

Materials:

White Paper Plate

Green Paint

Green & Red Pom Poms

Glue

 

 

Happy Crafting!