Child Care Provider Appreciation Day is May 10

April 29, 2019

Early childhood educators play a vital role in the healthy development of your child. That’s why thread is celebrating Child Care Provider
Appreciation Day by encouraging early educators to be healthy and take care of themselves.

Join thread in recognizing these professionals who help our children learn and grow every day. Say thank you with these ideas:

  • Give a gift certificate for a yoga class or a massage
  • Put together a wellness basket with fresh fruits, a water bottle, or other healthy gifts
  • Send flowers, cards, or a handwritten note of appreciation
  • Work with your child to create a special remembrance
  • Get together with other parents to create a surprise
  • Nominate an outstanding early educator for Provider of the Month
  • Buy something for your teacher’s play area
  • Key in on your teacher’s hobby and buy an appropriate gift
  • Check to see if your employer provides scholarships for toys, equipment or training that you can sponsor as a parent

Started in 1996 by a group of volunteers, Child Care Provider Appreciation Day has gained national momentum and support, and is celebrated each year on
the Friday before Mother’s Day. Learn more here