Catherine Morrill Day Nursery is now one of the charities that can receive support from Amazon without much effort. If you order goods from Amazon, you can use Amazon Smile, and they donate to us .5% of your purchase. The link below will take people directly to smile.amazon.com in support of Catherine Morrill Day Nursery so you won’t have to search for us among almost a million other organizations. It’s easy and really helpful. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0211542
Saturday April 28, 2018 is the Greater-Portland celebration of: Week of the Young Child! To join us, please check out the details below. Catherine Morrill will be celebrating in-house with an art show on April 11, 2018.
March is Reading Awareness Month. There's a campaign that's letting parents know how big a difference 15 minutes a day of reading can make for a child, even beginning at birth. You can find resources at ReadAloud.org.
The first years of a child’s life are crucial in laying a solid foundation for all the social, emotional and cognitive learning yet to come. Given Maine’s current and future demographic challenges, we need each and every baby to grow up to his or her full potential. At the first meeting of the Right from the Start Coalition, we (the Maine Children's Alliance and others) discussed how we intend to make early childhood a priority issue in the 2018 gubernatorial race, presented
Catherine Morrill embraces the concepts of Anti-Bias Education. Below is an excerpt from Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards. “Young children need caring adults to help them construct a positive sense of self and a respectful understanding of others. They need adults to help them begin to navigate and resist the harmful impact of prejudice and discrimination. A person’s early childhood years lay the foundatio