Rainbow Child Care Center

Rainbow Child Care Center

Rainbow Child Care Center opened its first school in 1986 in Hillsborough, New Jersey. Today there are more than 121 Rainbow Child Care Centers found in 15 states.

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The Montessori Preschool

The Montessori Preschool

The Montessori Preschool opened its doors in 2012, and continues to grow every year. If there is interest in your area, please let us know!

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Rainbow Referral

Rainbow Referral

Do you know a family in need of a Home Away From Home? Share the Rainbow Difference with the Rainbow Referral program and receive one free week of tuition!

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Kids of Character- Politeness

Here at Rainbow Child Care Centers we think that it is important to develop the whole child. Every month we focus on one character trait that we feel will help the children grow into competent members of society through our Kids of Character program. During the month of October our focus is on politeness. Being polite is a way of life and is not something that should be pulled out only for special occasions. By exposing children to polite habits and good manners early in their life, it will come more natural to them at home and out in public. By modeling skills such as using “Please” and “Thank You”, covering your mouth when coughing and sneezing, sharing, asking to be excused, and taking turns you will begin to instill polite habits in your child.

At home, you can help teach your child politeness by:

  • Talking to your child about what good table manners look like. Encourage them to eat with utensils, use napkins to wipe their face, and wait until others are done eating to be excused from the table.
  • Encourage your child to use words such as “Please” and “Thank you” even before the completely grasp the meaning. This will put them in the habit of it by the time they get to an age where it is socially expected for them to have manners.
  • Around the age of two, begin to work with your child on the concepts of sharing and taking turns.

Your child learns best by watching you. So, remember to use your manners too. The more they see you being polite, the more they will remember to use those skills too!