Guidance and Discipline in Child Care

Little girl with soccer ball

Guiding children’s behavior is one of the biggest challenges many child care providers face. Choosing and using the most appropriate guidance and discipline practices focus on ways to encourage and strengthen positive behavior, ways to prevent misbehavior, and ways to manage misbehavior when it occurs.

The following articles provide basic information to help child care providers guide the behavior of young children in the child care setting.

Preventing Misbehavior

The first step in guiding young children’s behavior is to anticipate …