Magical Family Daycare has been offering a loving, caring and quality child care services to the Eau Claire area for parents and children ages 6 weeks – 12 years since 2004.
Each child is provided with materials (toys) and activities which meet her/his developmental needs. The furniture and other equipment are designed to help children gain independence in motor skills and self-help skills. The teacher’s responsibilities include making sure the children are safe; assisting them when they need help; providing appropriate toys and activities; maintaining a flexible, but predictable routine to each day; providing them with gentle, positive discipline; facilitating learning of new skills and concepts; and, most importantly, giving them loving, nurturing care.
Magical Family Child Care is part of the YoungStar Program through the State of Wisconsin. The child care has been rated a 3 Star in the YoungStar Program. 2011 Recieved the Star of the Region Award for Family Child Care.
Amy has had the following trainings: "SIDS", "Infant and Toddler", "Early Childhood I", "Early Childhood II", "Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Training Program (SCAN-MART),"" First Aid", and "CPR", and “Shaken Baby”. The provider has also earned the following Certificates: Early Childhood Intermediate Certificate, Early Childhood: The Registry Preschool Credential Certificate, Early Childhood Licensing Basic Ages 3 – 5, Early Childhood Basic Ages 0 – 2, and the Early Childhood Foundation Certificate.
Amy and her husband were foster parents for 10 years. Her experience with running a family child care and being involved with foster care has lead her in the direction to be part of something bigger and offer the community a high quality child care program.