Show Me Child Care Resources has +2,000 resources, tools, and templates at your fingertips! These resources, tools, and templates are downloadable and fully customizable. The resources are reviewed and updated by child care professionals in more than 32 states. These tools are specific to you to help you and your child care business be successful.
The home page is a tool in itself and can be broken up into seven sections.
The first identifies the site as Show Me Child Care Resources and has one of the most important tools of the site. The Search! The site can be intimidating or overwhelming with +2,000 resources. Just like Google, you can enter what you are looking for and be directed within the site. Google translate allows the information displayed to be displayed in your preferred language.
You will find the feature story in the second part of the homepage. This story changes monthly and focuses on a challenge or need the field is experiencing. This may be something seasonal too. Once you are a member of Show Me Child Care Resources, you will receive two monthly emails that are related and highlight one topic for the entire month.
Featured Tools and Resources highlight the most frequently used sections from Successful Program Management. This tool allows you to navigate quickly to program management tools.
Show Me Jobs is one of the job board that Acquire4Hire posts to. A membership to Acquire4Hire is included as part of your Show Me Child Care Resources subscription.
Lastly, at the bottom are quick links to popular resources and toolkits.
A great quick link is to a reference sheet for either centers or family child care homes. It is a printable document to can assist you in navigating Show Me Child Care Resources. Click here for a sample reference sheet.
Let’s explore some of the resources that you have access to.