A Simple Activity With Numerous Benefits For Toddlers & Preschoolers

 A Simple Activity With Numerous Benefits For Toddlers & Preschoolers

Coloring may seem like a simple activity that doesn't hold a whole lot of value beyond being a time filler but there are actually many benefits to coloring for little ones and even helps prepare them for school. Here are some ways that coloring is advantageous for toddlers and preschoolers.

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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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Important Milestones You Need To Know About Speech & Language Development

Important Milestones You Need To Know About Speech & Language Development

As moms, we can tend to worry about our kids and whether or not they are "on track". Every child is different and will progress at his own pace, however, there are certain milestones that are set as a way to assess if a child may have a delay in speech or language development. Whether or not you are concerned about your development, it's important to know the milestones. This way, you will be able to identify whether or not your child may need to evaluated.

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Introducing Toddlers and Preschoolers to Rhyming & Why It's Important

Introducing Toddlers and Preschoolers to Rhyming & Why It's Important

Nursery rhymes may seem bizarre or downright inappropriate (“rub-a-dub-dub three men in a tub”… need I say more?) but learning nursery and other rhymes is important for learning in early childhood and for early literacy.

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Signs That Your Toddler or Preschooler is Ready for Pre-Writing

Signs That Your Toddler or Preschooler is Ready for Pre-Writing

Pre-writing is the ability to write the lines and strokes that make up most letters. This can start much sooner than you may think but as discussed in the previous pre-writing post, there are many activities that will prepare your child for writing long before she picks up a pencil. You may be wondering, though, when your child will be ready to pre-write. Is it an age or are there specific signs to look for? This post will cover how you can know if your child is ready for pre-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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