5 Fun Facts about Easter Your Kids Will Love

April 10, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered why the Cadbury bunny lays eggs, you’ve come to the right place! Easter is a fascinating holiday that combines an important religious feast day with springtime lore with ancient roots. Here’s an article to delight you and your child with interesting facts about Easter, as your family prepares for this fun-filled holiday.

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6 Ways to Teach Your Toddlers Colors

March 27, 2017

From the minute a baby is born, they are constantly observing and learning about the world. Most of the time, kids learn what they need by simple exposure and experience. But from time to time, kids can benefit from someone on the sidelines giving them the resources they need to learn more, quicker. This article will offer you simple ways to foster a love and learning of colors within your child.

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Read Aloud: Raising Lifelong Readers

Feb. 27, 2017

Ask any teenager if they like to read, and you might be disappointed with their answer. While some young adults love to read, many are growing up attached to their video games and smart phones. Luckily there are many ways to nurture a lifelong love for reading within our littlest of learns. Keep reading to find out how to plant the seeds necessary to grow our kids’ love for reading.

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Homework in the Elementary Years: How to Make It Work for Your Child

Feb. 20, 2017

Perhaps there’s no greater hot-button issue in the world of education than that of homework. The debate rages on: is homework useful for kids? While homework has been blasted in studies in recent years, many of such studies focused on test scores or GPA. This article will address how to use homework as a valuable tool for character development without overloading your child.

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6 Life Basics for Successful School Start

Feb. 13, 2017

When kids start school, they begin a journey that will last well into young adulthood. This journey will influence the rest of their lives, from their interests and goals, to their future careers. That’s why it’s so important for kids to have a healthy transition into their new academic lives. This article will share some of the basic adjustments, and life skills they’ll need to make starting school a breeze.

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5 Skill-Building Fingerplays for Preschoolers

Feb. 6, 2017

What can be more fun than moving, jumping, singing, and dancing? Kids love to sing and dance, and just act silly. If you’re looking for yet another fantastic strategy to use with your little one to help them build essential skills during play, look no further! Fingerplay is delightfully fun, and gives your child’s mind and body a great workout. This article will give you all the reasons why your child needs fingerplay in their lives, and great ideas to get started. 

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The Self and Identity: 5 Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Individuality

Jan. 23, 2017

We live in a day and age where there’s never been more opportunity for expressing ourselves and following our dreams! So, how can we encourage our little ones to find their passions and learn to express themselves? Here’s an article that will shed some light on how to encourage your little learner to develop a healthy identity.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Raising the Spirited Child

Jan. 3, 2017

There is a lot of information and misinformation regarding kids labeled with hyperactivity in childhood. But what many don’t realize is that hyperactive kids are not necessarily misbehaved, nor should they be thought of as “bad kids”. To be sure, there are many ways for these spirited kids to channel their extra energy in positive ways. This article will show how seemingly negative aspects of hyperactivity can actually be redirected into something more positive. 

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Top Learning Games to Make a Christmas Gift for Kids

Dec. 19, 2016

Would you like to give your child a gift that he or she will not only enjoy, but also learn from? Thankfully it’s easy to find quality learning games that will excite your child on Christmas morning! Whether you’re looking for something extra to stuff your little learner’s stocking, or just trying to find something more unique, there are many learning games out there that your child is sure to love! Here’s an article that shares some often-overlooked gifts that Santa can bring!

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Cooking with Kids: 5 Essential Skills Your Child Can Learn

Dec. 5, 2016

Did you know that everyday life experiences can teach your child a wealth of critically important skills? This holiday season, call in your new sous chef: your preschooler! While you might not think there is a lot your child can do in the kitchen, you’ll find that there are many tasks your cook could do in the kitchen. In doing so, they will learn some unexpected skills to last a lifetime. 

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