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by Jorezza Antonio (Behavioral Therapist)
Excessive Attachment and Separation Anxiety in Children: Ideas Exchange

Feb. 7, 2023

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Attachment is important in a parent-child relationship as it builds a basis for a person’s relationships as they grow up. As a preschool teacher, I have observed how children show their attachment to their parents and caregivers and how different it can be for each child. The COVID pandemic has surely affected children’s attachment and anxiety in social situations; although some do feel enthusiastic about being outside or starting school, this is not the case for all children. So, we decided to dive into this issue and ask Kids Academy users about the challenges they have with separation anxiety and excessive attachment in their children.

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Valentine’s Day Fun Facts and Crafts: Videos Inside!

Feb. 6, 2023

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Valentine’s Day is often seen as a holiday for couples in love, but it can also be so much fun for young kids! This special day is all about expressing one’s love for those they care about, and school children become especially excited to make and give cards for their friends, family, and teachers.  

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Ways to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids

Feb. 1, 2023

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In America, Black History Month serves as an excellent time to study the many historical contributions and accomplishments of notable African Americans. It’s especially important that our little learners understand the history as they grow older since our youngest citizens will one day be in charge. Whether you’re a teacher or a parent, read this article to learn more about the importance of celebrating Black History Month with kids, and find ways to honor it both at home and in the classroom! 

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6 Benefits of Puzzles for Kids You Might Not Know About

Jan. 19, 2023

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Hey! Today we are celebrating National Puzzle Day! Every January 29th, we acknowledge the benefits of puzzles for our brainwork.

Puzzles are a great way to put your mind to work, whether it's a crossword or jigsaw, trivia or word searches. Many studies have shown that we use both the left and right sides of our brains when solving a jigsaw puzzle. It is also proven that puzzle-solving exercises improve memory and cognitive function. In this article, we will highlight the benefits of puzzles you are probably not aware of. Keep on reading.

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Winter Math Games for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners

Jan. 12, 2023

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The long winter months are upon us, and the Christmas magic has officially worn off. Keep these long dreary winter days exciting for your child using winter math activities for preschoolers and kindergarteners your child is sure to love! This article offers you 5 fabulous winter-themed math games and activities that can be played inside the house on a snowy day, or even outdoors when the weather is just right! Keep your child’s motivation for learning high even on snow days away from school!

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by Olga Kitina (Special Education Teacher and Speech Therapist)
Hyperactivity in Children: Tips for Parents and Calming Games Ideas

Jan. 9, 2023

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Many parents are familiar with the situation when a toddler runs around the flat without stopping, screams, taps on furniture, lies down on the floor and waves his legs and arms and does not hear at all what you are telling him.

The first thing to do in this situation is to divert the toddler's attention.

To do this, you can use little tricks. Keep reading to find out what tricks you can use to quieten down your little fidget.

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9 DIY Projects to Make Your Child’s Christmas Merry and Bright

Dec. 16, 2022

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For many families, once Halloween is over, November becomes a month that kicks off the Christmas holiday season. The tree is purchased, or it comes down from the attic along with a vast array of trinkets that are collected, saved, and stored over the years. Their purpose is simple: to fill the home with the warmth and joy of Christmas for a little over a month each winter. But why do we do this?

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5 Easy Christmas Gifts Your Kids Can Make at Home

Dec. 6, 2022

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With kids’ limited resources, how can parents make sure kids are able to give gifts to family and friends in an authentic way that doesn’t break the bank? The answer: DIY Christmas gifts for kids! Keep reading to find five fabulous ideas for homemade gifts that your child will love to make, and your family will be delighted to receive!

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Thanksgiving Activities in Kids Academy

Nov. 22, 2022

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Thanksgiving is a special day to express gratitude for different things we have in life both material and not. Children eagerly enjoy this precious holiday when families get together, prepare a hearty meal and cherish their traditions by telling each other stories of the old days or go out to watch a festive parade.

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Announcing New Worksheet Features: Difficulty Levels and Answer Keys

Nov. 2, 2022

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Here at Kids Academy, we’re always looking for exciting new ways to offer families and teachers the most innovative and effective learning tools possible! While other sites may offer printable online worksheets, Kids Academy has worked hard over the years to evolve our resources into AI-driven, interactive worksheets that cover a multitude of topics and spanning all the subject areas taught in preschool and elementary school, including math, English, science and social studies. For early learners ages 2-10, our learning worksheets are created by expert educators based on the official learning standards and are fitted with vibrant graphics and professional voiceover.

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