west county day careWe love caring for our little students at our West County day care center. We also love all the families and parents that we get to meet. But since parents are with their children every day at home we want to provide you with the absolute best resources. Over the years, we have found some incredible resources in Missouri, online, and from teachers and parents. Feel free to browse these helpful resources from summer reading to online games, and more.

West County Day Care Parent Resources

Missouri Child Care Resources 

General Parenting Resources 

Online Games

Reading and Books

  • Scholastic Books
  • A Friend for Tiger
    by Laurence Bourguignon, illustrated by Laurence Henno, Bridgewater Books, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1997.
  • William the bunny, overcomes fears of Sultan, the fierce rabbit-eating tiger at the circus. He feels sorry for the tiger when at the end of the act, the tamer gets all of the applause. William gives his toy tiger to Sultan. Talks about sympathy, fear, friendship and feelings.
  • Perfect Pigs: An Introduction to Manners
    by Marc Brown, illustrated by Stephen Kronsky, Little, Brown and Company, Boston MS, 1983.
  • A simple humorous introduction to good manners to use with family, friends, at school, during meals, on the phone, during games, and in public places.
  • Will I Have a Friend?
    by Miriam Cohen and illustrated by Lillian Hoban, MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1989.
  • On a boy’s first day of school, he watches kids play and wishes he could join in, then makes a friend by finding a common interest. Deals with learning to join a group and make new friends.
  • I Got A Family
    by Melrose Cooper and illustrated by Dale Gottlieb, Henry Holt, New York 1997.
  • A young girl discusses her various loving relationships with each member of her family. Deals with friendship, emotions and self-esteem.
  • No Fighting, No Biting
    by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Harper Collins Children’s Books, New York, 1978.
  • Cousin Joan tells Rosa and Will a story about two alligators who squabble until they meet a big hungry alligator and learn to pay attention to their mother. Deals with keeping out of fights.
  • Feelings
    by Joanne Brisson Murphy, Black Moss Press, Ontario, 1985.
  • Shows photographs of different feelings.