Summer is the perfect time to explore, and there’s nothing more fun than spending time in water. No matter if it’s in the ocean, lake, creek, community pool, or tub in the backyard, playing in the water may help children grow and develop in these essential ways:
Looking for fun activities that promote learning and to get your child away from TVs, computers, or phones this summer? Half way through the summer everyone struggles to think of new ideas for summer play time. Below are some ideas to cut the cord and decrease screen time. Continue reading Fun Summer Activities that Promote Learning
Playing in the sand can be a great opportunity for children to have unstructured play time. Whether shaped into castles, dug, dripped, sifted, or buried, sand can take many different forms, thus offering endless opportunities for fun and learning! Continue reading Sand Play: Nature’s Etch-a-Sketch
Starting preschool is a big milestone for your little one. It marks the beginning of their formal education, a process that’s likely to span multiple decades. When your child enters the doors of their new school on the first day, they will meet future friends and find themselves immersed in a wide range of learning experiences. This monumental change in routine and daily schedule can cause your child to feel some very normal preschool separation anxiety. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help your little one adjust and prepare your toddler for preschool.
Hypertonia and Hypotonia are two technical terms to describe issues with muscle tone. Muscles are meant Continue reading What are Hypertonia and Hypotonia?