Category "Behavior and Citizenship"

15Jan2024

These 6 fun activities don’t just teach kindness and reading. They fit the fun Valentine’s theme, but you can do them any time of the year!

Children aren’t born with all the empathy skills we want them to have. We have to give them opportunities throughout their childhood.

Starting when kids are little, they learn watch and mimic others. And when they hit the toddler and preschool years there are so many ways to do small gestures, or fun activities that give them the life long skills we want.

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24Nov2023

Don’t get overwhelmed by where to start or what to teach toddler or preschool kids.

Children do not learn skills in isolation, or by subject.

Rather, they are naturally born curious and learn through a whole child hands-on approach.

This means that you can think about experiences that address the developmental domains.

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29Jul2023

Setting child-sized goals are easier than you think!

Many people set new year goals for themselves, but have you ever thought about the goals you set for your child and how to help meet the goal?

Is it to clean their toys? Or to be a better listener? Or maybe it’s to get them ready for school?

Or maybe on the flip side you want them to stop doing something rather than start doing something?

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13Jul2023

It’s probably not what you think… getting ready for school is easier than you thought!

A friend asked me what she can do this summer to get her three-year-old ready for school this fall.

It made me realize that this is probably a question on many moms minds – how do I get my kid ready for school? 

So if you want to get your three-year-old ready to go to preschool, here are three main things that you have to consider:

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5Jun2023

Summer is supposed to be fun!

If summer is supposed to be fun, then you want to have SIMPLE easy ideas to keep kids busy that don’t add more work on you.

Let’s face it. Every day you already have so much work to do, so why add more?

A summer activity calendar can help outline ideas to keep kids busy.

We all want kids to play independently, and that’s why simple activities that bring in a variety of open-ended play with time to bond and connect will foster those skills.

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