Cultivating Creativity in the Classroom Restores Imaginative Mindset in Children

According to research on, it appears that testing within care and school systems could be creating an 'only one right answer' mindset in children and curbing their creativity. This would be a difficult statement to believe if it weren’t for the research behind it.  Back in 2010, Kyung Hee Kim, a researcher at the College of William and Mary found a decrease in creativity when analyzing 300,000 creativity tests going back to the 1970s. [...]

August 30th, 2019|

Tips to Track Attendance at Your Childcare Center

August 7th, 2019|

Tracking current attendance and ratios is no doubt one of the most important priorities a childcare director or owner faces each day. Staying ahead of where the teacher to student balance currently sits and trying to make decisions about the next few hours, days, or let’s be honest -minutes - [...]

Attendance Reporting Made Easier with Latest Enhancement

July 23rd, 2019|

Reviewing attendance records is an important task for administrators in the childcare industry. Being able to confirm who was in your facility at any given time is a necessity when considering things like childcare licensing reports. Jackrabbit Care’s latest enhancement makes this even easier! What was updated for Attendance reports? [...]

Effortless Reimbursement for Parents – Tax ID on Receipts & Statements

June 25th, 2019|

Is it common for your families to ask for a tax statement with your childcare facility’s Tax ID or EIN (Employer Identification Number)? Often times parents can get reimbursed for childcare expenses through their FLEX account or claim expenses as a deduction on their tax return. That’s why we’ve made [...]

Update Skills On Demand with the New Class Skills Worksheet

February 14th, 2019|

Keeping your parents engaged in what's going on in your classrooms is a challenge in and of itself. Updating them on a regular basis with completed milestones can be difficult without a tool in place. Enter: Jackrabbit Care's Class Skills Worksheet. If you track skills/milestones within Jackrabbit, the Class Skills [...]

Cold And Flu Season Communication At Your Childcare Center

February 12th, 2019|

One of the biggest challenges a childcare owner or director faces is managing and preventing the spread of illness inside your classrooms. While you can encourage hand-washing, vaccines, and abide by state regulations, sickness coming through your doors is inevitable. From the common cold to the flu, you want to [...]

Fees Summary Report Now Available – Release Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

January 30th, 2019|

Knowing the Status of Posted Fees Made Easier with New Report Have you ever wanted to pull a report based on a specific fee (i.e. Meet Fee, Costume Deposit) to see what has been paid and what is still owed? The Fees Summary report will allow you to see the [...]

Laugh Your Way to More Milestones in Your Child Care Center

January 30th, 2019|

"If humor is an antidote for many ills and offers useful benefits, then finding ways to have more of it can brighten our lives," writes author Deb Curtis. Not much brings as much joy as a child’s laugh. Young children who find joy in their daily interactions are also likely [...]

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