Use Your Imagination!

Playing together is tons of fun, but did you know that it’s also the very best way to help your little one learn? In fact, many experts agree that play may be our brain’s favorite way to learn new things. Children use playing to help stimulate their minds and make new connections. Choosing the right […]

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Literacy Craft: Word Book (LIBRARY MAKE)

Are you ready to write your book, and read it too? Working together, you and your child can create a word book that fosters discussion and collaboration. Coming up with, and reading descriptive words together will help increase your child’s vocabulary. Associating images of the world around them with adjectives, nouns and verbs, will help […]

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Food Feeds Learning!

You’ve probably heard it said that you are what you eat, but what does that mean when you’re expecting a little one? Eating right can help prepare your newest addition for success and learning later in life. How do you know what foods are “good” foods? It can be hard to know what a healthy […]

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Literacy Craft: Song Cube (LIBRARY MAKE)

Singing songs and reciting rhymes help children recognize and work with sounds in spoken language. We are able to hear the smaller sounds in words when singing because there is a distinct note for each syllable. This practice will help children sound out words when they learn to read. Recognizing rhythm and rhymes helps children […]

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Don’t Cry, Baby!

Baby tears can mean anything from “I’m tired!” to “I’m hungry!” to “I’m bored!” Babies have a whole range of cries, from tiny whimpers to full-bodied shrieks. These cries are normal, and sometimes inconsolable, but it’s important for parents and other caregivers to distinguish between what’s “normal” and what could indicate a more serious problem. […]

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