The Baby Lounge has recently collaborated with THE CHILDCARE LOUNGE, a childcare training institute in the U.S to offer their online courses and certifications as part of our Advisory Service. The courses and certifications are beneficial to moms, childcare professionals and all individuals interested in getting information and knowledge about child development.

INDIVIDUAL CLASSES

To find out more information and enroll in a class, click on the desired class to read more.

Description:- This training is designed for both novice and experienced child care providers who care for preschool age children. Participants will learn to identify common misbehavior and how to prevent them; they will learn the goals and guidelines of positive discipline and design a list of preschool classroom rules. Participants will also be actively involved in applying positive discipline techniques to help guide children and promote safe behavior and self-control.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth six (6) clock hours.
Enrollment- The enrollment fee is $29.85.
Description:- This training is designed for both novice and experienced child care providers who care for preschool age children. Participants will learn to use books and literature with young children. Participants will also be actively involved in applying skills in choosing books and reading to young children. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires interaction with children to reinforce class objectives.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:-The enrollment fee is $15.85
Description:- This training is designed for both child care providers and leaders. Participants will explore the meaning of professionalism while expanding their own growth as a professional. Learn how to influence public perception and make a difference!
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:-The enrollment fee is $15.85

Description:- This training is designed to guide teachers and child care providers in implementing an anti-bias, multicultural approach in the class or program. This class will help them meet standards set by state quality initiatives and accreditation programs.
Value:-Completion of the class is worth twelve (12) clock hours*.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is -$28.85
Description:- This training is designed for both novice and experienced providers who care for infants and/or young toddlers. In light of current research pointing to the importance of the first three years of development, many providers and early childhood teachers are questioning what should be happening in an infant and toddler care program. Quality child care programs recognize that such care is much more than just custodial care. This online lesson will help you develop a plan for the care and education of for infants and toddlers.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth four (4) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $19.85
Description:- This online training is designed to guide teachers and child care providers in implementing science curricular activities and learning into the preschool program. You do not have to have a degree in biology or own a chemistry set to help young children in your early childhood program learn about science. The rudiments of a science curriculum start with the child and the world around them. This online workshop lesson will guide you in helping children learn about science as they explore and discover and have fun! Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires interaction with children to reinforce class objectives.
Value Completion of the class is worth four (4) clock hours.
Enrollment The enrollment fee is $19.85
Description:- This training is designed for either providers or administrators. This online training will help you make real connections and forge valuable partnerships with the families that you serve. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires a hands-on activity to reinforce class objectives.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth ten (10) clock hours*.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $48.85
Description:- This training is designed for providers that are just learning about developmentally appropriate practices. This training will help them learn to apply this approach by selecting appropriate toys and art activities.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth four (4) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $19.85
Description:- This training is designed for child care providers who deal with different ages in the same setting. Participants will learn to manage mixed age groups in a child care setting. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires interaction with children to reinforce class objectives.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth five (5) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $25.85
Description:- This training is designed for caregivers and educators of children of all ages. Students will learn about the importance of play in the early childhood curriculum as well as ways to support and promote learning through play. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires a hands-on activity to reinforce class objectives. Value:- Completion of the class is worth five (5) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $25.85
Description:- This online training is designed for experienced providers who care for young children. Participants will learn to identify common causes of temper tantrums and how to prevent them. This online class looks at many types of tantrums and how to help children develop self-control. THIS IS AN ADVANCED-LEVEL CLASS.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth six (6) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85
Description:- This online training is designed for experienced providers who care for young children. Participants will learn to identify common causes of temper tantrums and how to prevent them. This online class looks at many types of tantrums and how to help children develop self-control. THIS IS AN ADVANCED-LEVEL CLASS.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth six (6) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $29.85
Description:- This training is designed for both providers who are starting a new job and/or entering the child care field. Participants will learn the importance of professional behavior on the job and how to develop positive relationships with co-workers.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85
Description:- This training is designed to help child care providers avoid burnout. This training will help you learn how to care for yourself while caring for children. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires a hands-on activity to reinforce class objectives.
Value:-Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85
Description:- This training class discusses the impact of direct and indirect exposure to violence on the development and well being of young children. Ways to support children and promote coping skills will also be covered.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85
Description:- This online training is designed for child care and early childhood directors. This class covers ways to recruit quality staff members and teachers. THIS IS AN ADVANCED-LEVEL CLASS.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth four (4) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $19.85
Description:- This training class reviews the importance of readiness and gives guidelines for potty training in a child care program.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one (1) clock hour.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- This training is designed for program owners and directors. This class features many concrete ideas and will guide participants in developing an effective marketing and promotion strategy for their program. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires a hands-on activity to reinforce class objectives.
Value:-Completion of the class is worth six (6) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $29.85.
Description:- This online training is designed for caregivers and educators of children of all ages. Students will learn how to plan for and manage smoother transition times in the classroom. This course includes many specific ideas for nap time, cleanup time, waiting times and more!
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85.
Description:- This online training is designed for caregivers and educators and administrators of child care programs or schools. Students will learn how to determine when and how to best approach families when they have a concern about a child’s development or behavior and wish to make a referral.
Value:-Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85.
Description:- This online training is designed to guide teachers and child care providers in implementing math curricular activities and learning into the preschool program .You do not have to have a degree in physics to help young children in your early childhood program learn about math. The rudiments of a math curriculum start with the child and the world around them. This online workshop lesson will guide you in helping children learn about math as they explore and discover and have fun! Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85.
Description:- Although bullying has been a problem for a long time, it is only recently that studies are showing the huge toll that it takes on the social and emotional lives of children. This class will help you understand why bullying occurs and give you techniques for responding to this behavior.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- Preparing a child for school success is a lot more than ABCs and 123s. Research now shows that the traditional, academic skills (sometimes known as the three R’s) come easier to children who have strong social and emotional skills. Learn concrete ways to promote social and emotional skills that will translate into school success down the line.Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires interaction with children trying out two activities.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- Power struggles, whining, temper tantrums, defiance, clingy, moody and selfish. These words are all used to describe toddlers, but so are the words eager, affectionate, curious, playful and trusting. Learn why they are a little bit of both!
Value:-Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- This is an introductory class that will introduce the student to children with autism. Students will learn specific guidelines for adapting their programs to meet the needs of these children, as well as strategies for communicating with parents and working with other professionals.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- This training is designed for caregivers and educators of children of all ages. Students will learn how to recognize individual behavioral and learning styles and adapt learning activities and experiences appropriately. PLEASE NOTE:This class has a combination of content from our “Taming Temper Tantrums” class and former “Learning Styles” class. If you have taken either of these classes in the past, “Every Child is Unique” is a review of the material.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85.
Description:- This online training will help child care providers learn how to prevent and manage biting. One of the most troublesome child behaviors, from a parent’s perspective, is biting. This is true whether the child is the aggressor or the victim. However, biting in child care is a very common behavior from the time children start teething all the way through their toddler years.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one (1) clock hour.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- This is an introductory class that will introduce using observation in a child care setting. Observation of children is an important skill to learn. It will help you build your general knowledge of children as well as contributes to your understanding of individual children.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85.
Description:- It is widely recognized that children need to have a lot of physical activity. Now, more than ever, childhood obesity is a concern. This class explores the benefits of movement in the classroom, as well as how to promote motor development. Discover how children can learn better by moving too. Note: Part of the clock hours of this class requires interaction with children to reinforce class objectives.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- Customer service is not a one-time event but on an ongoing process. There are three main phases of customer service. This course will look at each phase independently, as well as how to meet customer needs while maintaining customer loyalty and satisfaction.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- This class is an introductory overview of the principles and domains of child development. Students will learn how heredity and environment can influence the course of development. This class is part of an optional two class series: Principles of Child Development and Theories of Child Development. You may wish to enroll in both classes for a discount.
Value:-Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- This online training class is designed to be an introduction to the most widely known theories of child development. Students will learn about the contributions from Jean Piaget, Erik Erikson, Sigmund Freud and many more. This class is part of an optional two class series: Principles of Child Development and Theories of Child Development. You may wish to enroll in both classes for a discount.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- You have a great opportunity to shape the experiences and learning of children in your care just by how you arrange the environment. This class will show how the environment can influence and support your program goals. You will also learn specific strategies to help you design a great place for children to learn and play! This class is designed for providers in toddler and preschool classrooms.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth three (3) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $15.85.
Description:- This is a class that will help providers improve their curriculum. You will learn how to plan for a developmentally appropriate circle time that has value and interest for all children in your program.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one clock hour.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- This training is designed for trainers, adult educators and child care directors. Adult learners are very different from children. Therefore, it is important that training is geared towards their particular needs and dispositions. This class reviews basic principles and practices for teaching adults.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two clock hours*.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.
Description:- What could be more appealing for young children than an opportunity to play in the dirt, to be creative and to watch things grow? Gardening with young children can be both fun and educational. Learn the value of gardening activities and find some cool ideas!
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one (1)clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85
Description:- Mentoring is a powerful and popular way for people to learn a variety of personal and professional skills. Learn more about the process and how to be an effective mentor.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one(1)clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- Many programs recognize the value of play and a lot time and materials for it. However, teachers and providers often view this is a time that children are self-sufficient and will use this time to rest or complete other management tasks. In fact, playtime is the key time and opportunity to promote learning and social skills. This class will show you how.
Value:-Completion of the class is worth one(1) clock hour.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- Research shows that children are spending half as much time outside as they did 20 years ago – and much more time doing “inside” activities. This class will highlight the many benefits of outdoor activities and show the student how to promote fun and learning in an outdoor setting.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one (1) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- Participants will learn more about ADHD and how to respond to children in their care that have ADHD.
Value:- one (1) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- This training is designed for caregivers and educators of infants and toddlers. Participants will learn how responsive care giving forms the foundation of building relationships, and sets the stage for development and learning..
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- This class will help you find ways to ensure your program is welcoming and respectful to all families and children.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one (1) clock hours
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- A guide for child care administrators and directors on recruiting, retaining and motivating your staff. Learn how to manage your child care staff from their first day until their last day.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth two (2) clock hours.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $9.85.
Description:- Learn how babies are born with remarkable capacities that help them enter the world ready to learn and interact!
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one clock hour.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- This class will review how children form early friendships and what you can do to promote positive social skills.
Value:- Completion of the class is worth one clock hour.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $5.85.
Description:- Cooking activities are a fun way to promote learning across many domains of development. Class participants will discover great strategies and ideas for including cooking activities in their program.
Value Completion of the class is worth one (1) clock hour.
Enrollment The enrollment fee is $5.85.

PACKAGED CLASSES

To find out more information and enroll in a class, click on the desired class to read more.

Save 12% by ordering this package! If you order each class individually, cost is $60. Order the package and pay only $53. Note: This is not a credential but a group of classes packaged together for your convenience.

Classes in this package

1. Positive Discipline – Online Class – (6 clock hours)

Description:- This training is designed for both novice and experienced child care providers who care for preschool age children. Participants will learn to identify common misbehaviors and how to prevent them; they will learn the goals and guidelines of positive discipline and design a list of preschool classroom rules. Participants will also be actively involved in applying positive discipline techniques to help guide children and promote safe behavior and self-control.

2. Becoming Part of a Professional Team – Online Class – (2 clock hours)

Description:- This training is designed for both providers who are starting a new job and/or entering the child care field. Participants will learn the importance of professional behavior on the job and how to develop positive relationships with co-workers.

3. Principles of Child Development – Online Class – (2 clock hours)

Description:- This class is an overview of the principles and domains of child development.

4. Theories of Child Development – Online Class – (2 clock hours)

Description:- This class is an overview of the developmental outlooks and theories of child development.

Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $53.

Save 12% by ordering this package! If you order each class individually, cost is $110. Order the package and pay only $97 Note: This is not a credential but a group of classes packaged together for your convenience.

Classes in this package

1. Positive Discipline – Online Class – (6 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for both novice and experienced child care providers who care for preschool age children. Participants will learn to identify common misbehaviors and how to prevent them; they will learn the goals and guidelines of positive discipline and design a list of preschool classroom rules. Participants will also be actively involved in applying positive discipline techniques to help guide children and promote safe behavior and self-control.

2. Proud to be a Professional! – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for both child care providers and leaders. Participants will explore the meaning of professionalism while expanding their own growth as a professional. Learn how to influence public perception and make a difference!

3. Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Choosing toys and art activities – Online Class – (4 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for providers that are just learning about developmentally appropriate practices. This training will help them learn to apply this approach by selecting appropriate toys and art activities.

4. Caring for Yourself as a Child Care Provider – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed to help child care providers avoid burnout. This training will help you learn how to care for yourself while caring for children.

5. Reporting Concerns – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for caregivers and educators and administrators of child care programs or schools. Students will learn how to determine when and how to best approach families when they have a concern about a child’s development or behavior and wish to make a referral.

6. Every Child is Unique – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for caregivers and educators of children of all ages. Students will learn how to recognize individual behavioral and learning styles and adapt learning activities and experiences appropriately.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $97.

Save 12% by ordering this package! If you order each class individually, cost is $35. Order the package and pay only $32 Note: This is not a credential but a group of classes packaged together for your convenience.

Classes in this package

1. Proud to be a Professional! – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for both child care providers and leaders. Participants will explore the meaning of professionalism while expanding their own growth as a professional. Learn how to influence public perception and make a difference!

2. Becoming Part of a Professional Team – Online Class – (2 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for both providers who are starting a new job and/or entering the child care field. Participants will learn the importance of professional behavior on the job and how to develop positive relationships with co-workers.

3. Caring for Yourself as a Child Care Provider – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed to help child care providers avoid burnout. This training will help you learn how to care for yourself while caring for children.

Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $35.

Save 12% by ordering this package!
If you order each class individually, cost is $50. Order the package and pay only $44
Note: This is not a credential but a group of classes packaged together for your convenience.

Classes in this package

1. Preschool Math – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed to guide teachers and child care providers in implementing math curricular activities and learning into the preschool program .You do not have to have a degree in physics to help young children in your early childhood program learn about math. The rudiments of a math curriculum start with the child and the world around them. This online workshop lesson will guide you in helping children learn about math as they explore and discover and have fun!

2. Preschool Science – Online Class – (4 clock hours)

Description This training is designed to guide teachers and child care providers in implementing science curricular activities and learning into the preschool program. You do not have to have a degree in biology or own a chemistry set to help young children in your early childhood program learn about science. The rudiments of a science curriculum start with the child and the world around them. This online workshop lesson will guide you in helping children learn about science as they explore and discover and have fun!

3. Using Books and Stories – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for both novice and experienced child care providers who care for preschool age children. Participants will learn to use books and literature with young children. Participants will also be actively involved in applying skills in choosing books and reading to young children.
Enrollment The enrollment fee is $44.

Save 12% by ordering this package! If you order each class individually, cost is $100-. Order the package and pay only $88. Note: This is not a credential but a group of classes packaged together for your convenience.

Classes in this package

1. Marketing Your Child Care Program – Online Class – (6 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for program owners and directors. This class features many concrete ideas and will guide participants in developing an effective marketing and promotion strategy for their program.

2. Recruiting Child Care Staff – Online Class – (4 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for child care and early childhood directors. This class covers ways to recruit quality staff members and teachers.

3. Promoting Family Partnerships – Online Class – (10 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for either providers or administrators. This training will help you make real connections and forge valuable partnerships with the families that you serve.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $88.

Save 12% by ordering this package!
If you order each class individually, cost is $70. Order the package and pay only $61
Note: This is not a credential but a group of classes packaged together for your convenience.

Classes in this package

1. Infant and Toddler Care – Online Class – (4 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for both novice and experienced providers who care for infants and/or young toddlers. In light of current research pointing to the importance of the first three years of development, many providers and early childhood teachers are questioning what should be happening in an infant and toddler care program. Quality child care programs recognize that such care is much more than just custodial care. This online lesson will help you develop a plan for the care and education of for infants and toddlers.

2. Taming Temper Tantrums – Online Class – (6 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for experienced providers who care for young children. Participants will learn to identify common causes of temper tantrums and how to prevent them. This online class looks at many types of tantrums and how to help children develop self-control. This is an advanced level class.

3. Potty Training In Child Care – Online Class – (1 clock hour)

Description This training class reviews the importance of readiness and gives guidelines for potty training in a child care program.

4. Separation Anxiety – Online Class – (3 clock hours)

Description This training is designed for caregivers and childcare providers. Students will learn about the causes of separation anxiety and how to manage both the child’s emotions and behavior.
Enrollment:- The enrollment fee is $61