Toys That Encourage Fine Motor Skill Development

Toys That Encourage Fine Motor Skill Development

Developing fine motor skills is crucial for little ones in their early childhood years but that doesn't mean it has to be a chore. There are many things you can do around the house to promote fine motor skills and there are also many toys that encourage fine motor development in children... while they play! 

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Activities That Will Prepare Your Child to Write

Activities That Will Prepare Your Child to Write

Preparing your child to write happens much sooner than you may think and it doesn’t really start with a paper and pencil or any other writing utensil. There are many activities you can do with your toddler or preschooler that will help them when it comes time for pre-writing and, eventually, writing.

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Why You Should Let Your Toddler or Preschooler Play With Scissors

Why You Should Let Your Toddler or Preschooler Play With Scissors

The thought of young children using scissors can be a worrisome thought for parents but it’s perfectly fine to let your child use scissors, starting as young as age two. In fact, it’s more than fine. Teaching your toddler or preschooler to learn how to use scissors has important developmental benefits. Of course, you always want to use caution and exercise strict supervision.

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6 Activities to Help Toddlers and Preschoolers With Number Recognition

6 Activities to Help Toddlers and Preschoolers With Number Recognition

Number recognition is an important part of establishing great math skills later in life. There are many fun ways to help your toddler or preschooler with number recognition, below are 4 activities to help your child with number recognition.

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A Simple Homeschool Structure for Preschool Moms

A Simple Homeschool Structure for Preschool Moms

I recently started a regular “school” schedule with my son. It is still very much like playschool but we are keeping a routine of two days a week and doing some structured activities for a few minutes at a time. While I don’t believe in pushing young children into formal academics, I do see the value in learning activities and in developing the attention span. The decision to start homeschool preschool was a rather quick one, literally one day we weren’t, and the next day we were!

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Ridiculously Easy Fall Apple Tree Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Ridiculously Easy Fall Apple Tree Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Fall is my favorite season, it brings with it so many wonderful things like pumpkin patches, leggings, over-sized sweaters, pumpkin spice and the anticipation of the holidays. Fall is also an exciting time for toddlers & preschoolers, there are so many fun things in store! In preparation for the fall season, I have been coming up with some easy crafts to do with my son

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