1. The Difference Between Daycare And Preschool – Part 2

    Last month we started to discuss the differences between daycare and preschool in order to help you make the big decision of whether or not to send your child to preschool. At our child care and development center in Elk Grove, we are passionate about helping parents make these big decisions, listening to your concerns and guiding you toward the resources that can answer your questions best. The D…Read More

  2. The Difference Between Daycare And Preschool – Part 1

    When your child starts growing out of their toddler phase, you may be wondering whether or not they are ready for preschool, or whether preschool is a good idea. The idea that they are growing up and getting ready for school may be frightening, but around two years old, a child’s brain is developing in such a way that it requires extra stimulation. We know that child care provides necessary soci…Read More

  3. The Case For Preschool

    At Sheldon Acres Child Development Center, our endless research, dedication to our children and passion for their education means we make it our business to provide every Elk Grove preschooler with the tools they will need to thrive in this world. While 75% of the children in the United States attend preschool, many parents simply send their kids because they feel like that’s the norm. However, …Read More

  4. How To Tell If Your Child Is Being Bullied

    Sheldon Acres Child Development Center has a 30 year history of providing educational preschool programs and quality daycare. Our mission is to give children the skills and knowledge to succeed and excel educationally. Our center opened in 1985 and moved to its current location in 1990. Now we are currently serving second and third generations of families in the Elk Grove, CA area. We see this as…Read More

  5. Addressing Bullying Behavior

    No one wants their child to be bullied or to be a bully. Here at Sheldon Acres, we intervene with any aggressive behavior that we see during our programs, but as your child’s primary caregiver, your influence is the most important. Here are some ways you can address and prevent bullying behavior. Children don’t have a complete understanding of the emotional impact of their words on others. The…Read More

  6. Keep your Child Engaged Before and After School

    Evenings at home after getting the kids from school, getting homework completed, driving to sports practice, music lessons, while preparing dinner and tidying up around the house can make for a busy evening. Keeping your kids engaged during that time of the day can sometimes end in tears or sitting them in front of the T.V. This doesn't have to be the case, because there are amazing after school p…Read More

  7. PreSchool Bridging Model

    EGUSD & Sacramento First 5 "PreSchool Bridging Model" As part of its School Readiness Initiative, the First 5 Sacramento Commission approved a Preschool Bridging Model Pilot for the community served by the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD). This is a demonstration project which is based upon existing district services with the goal of piloting a mixed delivery system for serving childr…Read More

  8. Signed Up for Flicker Yet?

    Have you signed up for our Flicker Site Yet? Want to see photos of your child(ren) taken throughout the school year in a safe "closed" part of our website? Simply email: ROBERTDELISLE@SHELDONACRES.NET and ask to be sent a special invitation email that will direct you to Yahoo's Flickers site and show you how to register for this wonderful benefit. It's free! So hurry and get clickin.…Read More

  9. Intradistrict Transfers

    Pleasant Grove Elementary is now taking Intradistrict transfers! So, if you want your child to continue to attend Sheldon Acres for kindergarten through 6th grade, sign your child up at the school office now.…Read More