These Fantastic Firsts aren’t what you’re expecting. Sure, walking, talking, potty training, and the other usual milestones are impressive. But developmental experts really get excited about these lesser-known gems that display even more complex leaps in development: First “Conversation” (3-6 months): Those lovely back-and-forth exchanges of “oohs,” “aahs,” and sweet glances prove that your baby [...]
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Try one of these fun activities for school age children, perfect for the whole family! Let’s Make Soap What is Needed: 1-1/2 cup opaque soap base (available at health or craft stores) Knife 2 to 4 drops essential oil in preferred scent–orange is very refreshing (optional) 4 to 6 drops food coloring (optional) Mold – [...]
Try these fun activities, great for preschool or Pre-K aged children! Who Doesn’t Like a Cookie? Anyone can get their game on to release a few sillies. AND who doesn’t like a cookie? So put this game and cookies together, and what do you get? Do this activity and you will find out. What is [...]
These activities are great to do with a two year old! Grooming Our Pets What is Needed: Stuffed animals Combs, brushes, and ribbons & clips (optional) Doing the Activity: Get down on the floor with your two year old and bring out the stuffed animals, and brushes and combs. Tell your child that their [...]
Enjoy these great activities with your child perfect for infants and toddlers! Little Drummers What is Needed: Find some fun songs that you can beat a drum to. Really any songs other than lullabies would work. Gather wooden spoons, pots of various sizes and their lids Doing the Activity: Get down on the floor with [...]
Do you remember what it’s like to be young? To be silly and carefree, when your only job is to learn and have fun? Back then, it was all about the journey and never the destination. Living in the moment was your only choice, and you couldn’t help but be present for every astonishing and [...]
Solutions for Creating a Work-Life Balance Would you like to have work-life balance? If you’re feeling overworked and finding it more challenging than ever to juggle the demands of your job and the rest of your life, you’re not alone. Well, we have a solution for you. Here are some of our suggestions to help [...]
Neuroscientists say that the noggin power required to play tea party – or any other kind of pretend play – is very complex. Here’s what it takes: The desire to play nicely with friends. The skills to follow the social “rules” of the party. The ability to communicate. And last but certainly not least, the willingness [...]
Keep the learning going at home with these fun and education activity suggestions! Write numbers 1 – 5 on paper bags. Have your child add items into the bags to equal the number on the outside. Count as you go! Look through coupons and have your child sort them into piles based on amount saved. [...]
Parents, if you’re like me, you’re always searching for free activities to share with your kids. Let me tell you, the library is the best free choice I’ve found. So great in fact, I counted six reasons to love the library. Story time From babies to preschoolers, the library offers story times with songs, crafts [...]