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What is a Sensory Table?

Children rely on their senses to discover and experience their world. While they may not be able to verbally communicate and investigate the way adults do, they can use their senses to gather information, and … Read More

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7 Dramatic Play Ideas for Preschoolers

Play is more than just entertainment for preschoolers. Through play, young children develop important language, problem-solving, cooperation, math, and fine and gross motor skills. These seven dramatic play ideas for preschoolers provide ample opportunities for … Read More

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How Music Helps Children Learn

Parents and caregivers know that children love music, whether it’s listening to it, singing and dancing along, or even making music themselves. Music is fun for children but also plays an important role in learning. … Read More

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Ideas for Outdoor Learning

With the warmer weather, taking learning outdoors is a great way to help make it fun and interesting for your child. Here are 7 ideas for outdoor learning you can try with your child this … Read More

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Helping Your Child Learn to Write

Young children can have a difficult time learning how to write. From fine motor skills to remembering shapes, there are many things that your child has to contend with. Here are some tips to help … Read More

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How Families Can Get Involved in Preschool

According to Diane Levin, Ph.D., of Wheelock College, a positive preschool-parent relationship “demonstrates to your child that he can trust his teacher because you do.” Also, research shows that parents who get involved in daycare … Read More

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Encouraging Children to Try New Things

Parents of young children are probably familiar with their child’s hesitation to try something new. Whether it’s a new food, talking to a new person, or trying a new way of doing something, children can … Read More

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Safe Outdoor Activities for Families

While more and more places are opening up after quarantine lockdown, you may be wondering which activities are still safe for your family. Here are some safe outdoor activities for families to do while maintaining … Read More

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Staying Connected Despite Distance

When most of us are at home and physically distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we can be feeling a loss of connection from our friends, and family members we don’t live with. Children feel this … Read More