Teddy Bear Day Care – Ypsilanti

Teddy Bear Day Care and Learning Center

How Do Adults Cry?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Last night I was saying goodbye to a student and his mom. He had a pouting look on his face, so I asked him what was on his mind, and he stuck his thumb in my face. After a short discussion I learned that he had slammed his thumb in the car door and that […]

Meet Shannon!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

  Meet Shannon, our preschool student of the week! Initially she may come across as shy, but don’t let first impressions fool you. Ask her about her favorite character, Minnie Mouse, and she’ll warm-up to you. Shannon’s family has a yellow lab, named Haley, whom Shannon adores. At home, she also enjoys spending time with […]

Ele’s Place Fundraiser

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

We recognize that there are children outside of our learning community for whom we can have a positive impact upon; therefore, each spring we hold fundraisers for a local children’s charity. This year the fundraiser will benefit Ele’s Place (a non-profit which supports grieving children). Our annual “Walk with Teddy” will take place on Tuesday, […]

Dashing Dashiell!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

  Meet our Toddler student of the week: Dash! In the classroom he can usually be found reading stories, playing trucks, and generally being a kind and polite friend to his peers. No wonder he has such a love for books at school, his family has some pretty cool traditions that involve reading. They spend […]

Bouncing Beth!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

If TBDC were doing a production of Goldilocks & the Three Bears, Beth would be Goldi! At school she can usually be found bouncing around and dancing in her class. Her favorite toys at home and school are definitely baby dolls and little people. Beth’s family has two cats, one named Baxter and one named […]

Meet Zoe!

Friday, March 16th, 2012

As each of you know, creating a strong sense of community at TBDC is really important! Starting this week, we will feature a different student, from a different class, his/her interests, and more! First up is the newest addition to the TBDC family, Zoe! Don’t let her small size fool you, a whole lot of […]

Body Safety Training

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

The folks from Washtenaw Area Council for Children have designed a great body safety curriculum for three- and four-year olds in our community. We are fortunate enough to have representatives from this organization come to TBDC over the course of three weeks to implement these important lessons. If your child is participating, click here to […]

Books on self esteem/standing up for yourself

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

With all books, it is wise to first read them without children to make sure you are comfortable with the manner in which the content is presented. In response to the recent talk about the b word in schools–bullying–I have recently received many inquiries from families about what they can do to ensure their children […]