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.
Traveling with baby can be a little more complicated than before your bundle arrived. There is more planning involved and certainly more things to bring along. When taking a trip, it is helpful to know what you may encounter along the way. Read below for some more tips on how to travel with your little one. Continue reading Tips for Traveling with Baby
A huge part of baby’s development is learning through play. Helping baby’s development does not require playing with expensive or complex toys. Everyday objects can be used to entertain baby and build their motor, sensory and communication skills. Using items with a variety of textures, colors, sounds, and patterns are the best way to engage baby. Simply look around the house to begin exploring and learning together. Continue reading Activities for Baby Using Everyday Household Items
Spring is here (or almost here depending on where you live)! As the weather becomes warmer take advantage of the nice weather with some fun family activities. Read below for suggestions on fun outdoor activities for kids.
Does your baby hate diaper changes? Does your baby cry, fuss, or even scream during diaper changes? Continue reading My Baby Hates Diaper Changes: 6 Tips to Make Diaper Changes Fun for Baby
Reading is a great activity for mom and dad to do with their children regardless of their age. It can help boost language development while inspiring a love of books and reading early in life. Continue reading 7 Ideas to Make Story Time Fun