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3 Benefits Of Taking Your Child To A Child Care Program At A Young Age

by Teresa Green

If you have to take your child into child care often, either because you work, or have other commitments, then it might comfort you to know that taking your child to child care, like Kaye Kare Child Care Center, can have several benefits for them. This article will discuss 3 of these benefits in more detail. 

Socialization

Perhaps one of the best benefits that child care can provide for your young child is socialization. If your child goes to a child care program from the time that they are an infant, they are going to be very accustomed to being around other children, as well as other adults. This can help them learn how to properly interact and socialize with them. They will learn how to address an adult vs. how to address another child.They will also learn concepts such as sharing, taking turns, etc., from a very young age. This can make future socialization of your child much easier for you and make it a smoother transition. 

They Build Up An Immunity To Germs

At some point in time your child is going to be exposed to germs, and these germs will likely make them sick at times. However, if your child is never around germs until they go to preschool or kindergarten, it is going to hit them very hard. Their body will not be prepared for the onslaught of germs, and you may find that they are sick off and on for a very long time. If you expose your child to these germs gradually, over the course of a couple of years, it will help them to build up more of an immunity to germs. Yes, they will get sick off and on, but they will be able to build up a stronger immune system by going to childcare from the time that they are little. 

Good Preparation For Future Schooling 

Taking your child into a child care program is also good preparation for future schooling. Not only will your child get used to being away from you, but they will also learn what a structured school day is like. While they are in child care, they will participate in different group activities, have designated meal times, participate in nap time, enjoy free time, and more. This is great preparation for kindergarten and preschool, and can help your child to really enjoy future schooling as well. 

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