This is the second part of our senses series, touch. If you missed Sound, you can go here! Below are activities, printables, and book suggestions all about the sense of touch. Activities involving touch Take different types of fruit/vegetables, close your eyes. Feel them with your fingers. Do they feel soft or hard? What shape are they? Is the surface smooth or bumpy? Is it large … Continue reading Senses: Touch
Instead of focusing on what you don’t want your child to do, focus on what you do want them to do.’ Instead of providing a model for an art projects, encourage them to create their own art. Instead of sending children to time out, redirect them with a new activity. Instead of memorization drills, create meaningful learning experiences. Instead of your children competing against each … Continue reading Positive Parenting Tips
I find that often, when I am angry at the children, it is because I am tired or I am frustrated because I don’t know how to deal with this situation. I am really frustrated and angry at myself but my child triggers the helplessness and feels the emotion or anger directed at them. Most of the time, the children are just being children, doing … Continue reading Insight
Fall is a great time to go outdoors and LOOK. Teach your children to notice things- patterns on the ground, the sun shining through the leaves, the many shades of leaves, various bark trees. A nature walk could include taking a book along to identify birds, trees, leaves, and bugs. Best medication for TEETHING TODDLERS crushed ice! Give child spoon and little dish of ice. Really … Continue reading This Works for Me!
As a parent you learn that there are some things that you do not leave the house without. Below is a list of different items that parents keep in their diaper bag – Diapers – Changing pad – Wipes – Bottle – Extra Formula – Change of clothes – Burp cloths – Toys – Blanket – Bibs – Hat I always have extra … Continue reading Diaper Bag Needs!