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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

"SaveAround" Your Neighborhood With This Handy Coupon Book!


Our annual coupon books--formerly known as "Enjoy the City" books--are here! Look in your child's cubby for a booklet and simply return the packet if you aren't interested. 

The fundraiser begins NOW and ends on February 3rd, 2016! Receive a FREE book for every five that you sell to family and friends!

You can get the "Lakeshore" version for surrounding areas, or a "Grand Rapids" book as well! (We have GR books in the office available for pickup.)


PREVIEW LAKESHORE BOOK:
https://savearound.com/products/savearound-lakeshore-mi-2017-coupon-book

PREVIEW GRAND RAPIDS BOOK:
https://savearound.com/collections/michigan-coupon-books/products/savearound-grand-rapids-mi-2017-coupon-book

Check your child's cubby for a booklet as well as informational paperwork so that you can start saving on local (and some national) restaurants, businesses and more!

The booklets are only $25 each, and the many "buy one get one free" restaurant coupons inside make this coupon book pay for itself!

Read the official fundraising letter here:
http://www.JoyfulNoiseKids.com/pdfs/SaveAround2017.pdf

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Our Annual Greenery Fundraiser is Here!


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Our annual greenery fundraiser is here! Due to Facebook event guidelines, we are only able to designate a two week long period for the event, but sales start TODAY! October 26th, 2016!


You can purchase a fraser fir wreath, garland, swag or poinsettia from the order forms below, which must be returned by November 16th. Please make checks payable to Joyful Noise Childcare!

Also see your cubby for a coupon to purchase a fraser or spruce tree on site at KP Tree & Nursery--any size tree for $45! Each tree purchase is $10 earned for Joyful Noise's fundraising efforts! See more details about trees below.

Check out the pictures of KP products here:
http://tinyurl.com/nqyl2ww

FIND ORDER FORMS HERE:

GREENERY FORM: http://www.JoyfulNoiseKids.com/pdfs/Greenery2016.pdf
POINSETTIA FORM:
http://www.JoyfulNoiseKids.com/pdfs/Poinsettias2016.pdf

GREENERY DELIVERY: November 30th
POINSETTIA DELIVERY: Dec 6th

CHRISTMAS TREE INFO:
Trees will also be included in the fundraiser (pickup on site only at KP Nursery) for $45 for any size fraser or spruce. "U-cut" or choose a tree that has been cut already with your redeemable JN/KP tree coupon, also available here:

http://www.JoyfulNoiseKids.com/images/TreeCoupons.jpg

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Say Cheese!!!


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Open House and Transition Dates are Here!

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It's time for our annual open houses and classroom transitions!

Our students (if they haven't moved already) are transitioning to the next age group. Teachers will hold individual open houses for important classroom information! Don't miss this opportunity to get the "lowdown" on your child's next year at Joyful Noise, along with important handouts and other great info!

Open House Date/Times (All open houses will last approximately one hour):
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INFANT ROOM– Thurs. Aug 25 at 5:15, parents meet in lounge after dropping children off in their classrooms and pick up after teacher presentation

TODDLER ROOM – Tues. Aug 30 at 5:15, parents meet in lounge after dropping children off in their classrooms and pick up after teacher presentation.



TWO YEAR OLD ROOM– Tues. Aug 23 at 5:15, parents meet in lounge and pick up after teacher presentation.

THREE YEAR OLD ROOM– Mon. Aug 22 at 5:15, parents meet in lounge after dropping children off in their classrooms and pick up after teacher presentation.

FOUR YEAR OLD ROOM: – Thurs. Aug 18 at 5:30, parents meet in lounge after dropping children off in their classrooms and pick up after teacher presentation.


Transition dates for classrooms who have not yet moved:
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*INFANTS MOVE TO TODDLER ROOM: Monday, August 22
*Please note that only infants turning one year of age by September of 2016 will transition to toddler room for the following school year.

TODDLERS MOVE TO TWOS ROOM: Thursday, August 18th

FOURS MOVE TO SCHOOL AGE ROOM: Wednesday, August 24th

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Joyful Noise and Creative Curriculum


Click the image or here to view the Creative Curriculum Tour Guide!

In the 2015/2016 school year, thanks to $3000 of funding from the Joyful Noise C-Fund, Joyful Noise Christian Childcare was able to purchase and implement a standardized curriculum through Teaching Strategies called “Creative Curriculum.” This award-winning program is based on 38 learning objectives for early childhood development and education and is supported by current research and best practice. These objectives support evidence indicating future academic success in school.

The curriculum, which begins in infancy and carries through to kindergarten preparedness, is implemented in each classroom throughout the day in a variety of ways and learning areas.

Introducing a standardized curriculum into our program at Joyful Noise Christian Childcare was a step in not only supporting the best and most current teaching methods but also recognizing contemporary standards in excellence throughout the state of Michigan for licensed child care centers.

Learning objectives and lesson plans can be viewed in classroom monthly calendars by visiting the "Classrooms" tab above and viewing classroom blogs, which have additional resource links in the navigation headers (calendars, teacher biographies, and more.)

This year, our lead teachers will attend a 2nd Creative Curriculum conference in Holland from Great Start Readiness to explore more teaching techniques and proper utilization of the program's lesson plans.

Teacher training, along with classroom materials, is funded in part by the Joyful Noise C-Fund. Would you like to make a donation today?

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Joyful Noise Childcare toddlers implement Language and Literacy lesson “LL39” by creating a texture board with materials of different textures (paper, fabric, wood, pom-poms) and glue.

Though the lesson is open-ended and allows for exploration, children are prompted to describe their experience and use simple language to increase their understanding.



Sponsor a Smile at Stepping Stones


Could you put a price on the smiles and cheers of twenty children?

The Joyful Noise C-Fund can!

For just $100 a week, the Joyful Noise C-Fund will be bringing Gift of Music classes and Nutrition Expedition lesson plans to the children of Stepping Stones Daycare for homeless and transient children in Holland, Michigan. The program, which lasts three consecutive weeks in August, will deliver the following activities and materials to twenty Stepping Stones students:

  • A free tambourine plus care and activity materials for each child
  • 30-45 weekly minutes of age-appropriate, engaging early childhood music instruction
  • Nutrition Expedition learning materials which include science projects, books and even fresh vegetables and fruits to promote the learning of healthy eating habits and physical education

Can you sponsor our program?

We need caring, generous individuals like you to help us bring these wonderful learning opportunities to students who need and deserve them. Your donations through cash or check can help us to keep delivering our program to the students who benefit so greatly from the services.

Donate today to the Joyful Noise C-Fund at www.CthePossibilities.org, or make a cash donation in person to the Joyful Noise C-Fund at 508 Franklin St, Grand Haven, MI 49417. You can also send a check!

SPONSOR OUR PROGRAM IN ANY AMOUNT, OR SPONSOR ONE FULL WEEK FOR $100 by AUGUST 12th, 2016!


(616) 847-6600 | Office@JoyfulNoiseKids.com

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Grand Haven Coast Guard Kid's Parade is Coming!



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Come join us Saturday, July 30th at 9:30 a.m. for the fun at the U.S. Coast Guard's Kid's Parade!


Joyful Noise will be preparing for the parade theme, "Soaring Aviators" in the parking lot of First Presbyterian Church. Decorate your bikes and strollers with aviation themed items at home and meet us there! Joyful Noise will also have some backup streamers and flags.

The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. in the county parking lot across the street.

We will also be providing participants with candy to toss to the crowd on behalf of Joyful Noise. Candy donations are appreciated and will be collected up to the day before the event in the JN office.

After the parade, we will enjoy refreshments provided by JN on the corner of 5th and Franklin.

See you there!


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