What is my baby trying to tell me??

Babies hear and understand the spoken word before they’re able to talk.  Try communicating in baby sign language, and both you and your baby will benefit! Baby sign language provides simplified signs (distinct from American Sign Language) that can help strengthen communication between baby and parent. Signs such as “milk,” “more,” “book, and “finished” are […]

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Literacy Craft: Busy Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

Get ready to get busy! This DIY busy board is ideal to combat travel boredom— and uses materials you probably already have at home! Even though I only list instructions for five learning areas, I encourage you to explore other options for activities that might also work for your child’s interests and skill level. Sensory […]

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Literacy Craft: Braided Crowns (LIBRARY MAKE)

Do you want a craft that’s fit for a queen? Understanding patterns and sequences can have wonderful effects on your child’s pre-literacy skills; not only is this a great basic math skill, but by understanding patterns, they’ll start to understand the patterns in spelling and speech!  These braided paper crowns and bracelets are not only a […]

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Literacy Craft: Clothespin Puppets (LIBRARY MAKE)

How do you make a puppet you can chat with in a pinch? Watch this tutorial to find out how! This craft is an easy way to engage your child with creative and imaginative play. The puppet can be a person, a bird, or an alien! It is completely up to them on how it […]

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Literacy Craft: Giant Dice (LIBRARY MAKE)

Did you know that dice are great for early literacy development?  It’s true!  Dice can help your child improve number literacy, learn turn-taking, get rid of excess energy, and more.  Just looking at the dots on a dice can help with your child’s number literacy!  But dice are small and hard to read and pick […]

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