The New Year encourages people to look towards the future. The school year is already half over and it’s not too early for parents to start thinking about summer camps, family vacations, and preparing their child to succeed in the year ahead.
The holidays are an exciting excuse to spend time with family and loved ones. Your relatives will be especially excited to spend time with one of the newest members of the family, your baby! Here are some tips to prepare for baby’s first holiday: Continue reading 6 Tips for Your First Holiday Season with Baby
Starting a new school year can be tough because it’s a big change from summer vacation. Luckily we have some tips to help you and your family before the first bell rings! Try these ideas to help prepare your child for going back to school. Continue reading 7 Things to Do Before Your Child Heads Back to School
That time of year is finally here! The sun is shining and spending time outdoors seems like the norm. There will be plenty of fun in the sun this summer, but don’t forget to protect yourself and your child from the sun’s harsh rays. Even just 15 minutes in the sun can damage unprotected skin, according to the CDC. Many parents worry about keeping baby safe in the sun but we’re here to help!
Before you fire up the grill, light up a sparkler, launch a firework, or settle in to watch your hometown’s Independence Day parade; make sure you talk to your children about staying safe during these fun July 4th celebrations.
The sun is shining bright, flowers are blooming, and summer is right around the corner. Make the most of Earth Day this year by teaching your child how important nature is through fun and engaging outdoor Earth Day activities.
Use the activities listed below to not only make Earth Day fun, but also to promote your child’s development. Continue reading Outdoor Earth Day Activities
Have fun making this heart shaped decoration with your child as a Valentine’s Day activity.
Threading beads and twisting pipe cleaners are great activities for learning fine motor skills that are used daily to write, draw, use small utensils, and operate computers and other digital tools. Continue reading Valentine’s Day Craft for Fine Motor Development
Did you know crinkling small pieces of tissue paper is an excellent finger exercise to build fine motor skills in children? Continue reading Using Fine Motor Skills to Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath
Keep little hands busy and practice motor skills with this fun Valentine’s card holder! This is a great way for your child to recycle a paper bag and get in the Valentine’s spirit. This craft is also a fun way to practice fine motor and organizing skills. Your child can collect all their Valentine’s Day goodies in the colorful decorated bag. Continue reading Homemade Craft for Kids: Valentine’s Day Card Holder
Candy and costumes are great, but there is more than one way to appreciate the Halloween season. We’ve thought up some additional Halloween activities your family can enjoy before and after the one night of trick or treating. Continue reading Great Family Halloween Activities Beyond Trick or Treating