Developing Social-Emotional Skills In America, we are getting ready to have family togetherness at Thanksgiving. Cultures all around the world have special days where we see family, friends, and sometimes it has been a while since we have those we care about. For some of the smaller members of the
Affiliate Spotlight: Meet Barb Merchant! Barb Merchant and her husband Mike joined Stretch-n-Grow twenty-five years ago in 1996, and together they run one of the largest and most successful territories in Stretch-n-Grow history! We want you to hear Barb’s story, not just because she is one of our AWESOME Affiliates,
So what is risky play anyway? Usually found outdoors, risky play happens when children are allowed the time and space to explore and experience variables. These variables include height, speed and use of tools. Risky play also includes exploration of rough and tumble play, incorporation of elements such as water, and concepts like getting lost. The key to successful risky play is that all of these things are tested on the child’s own terms.
Creative Projects for Practicing Reading and Writing at Home The back-to-school sales are in full swing, the kids have met their new teachers, and everyone is ready to start the learning process. Whether you’re still online, are back in the classroom, or are doing a hybrid-model of learning, like many
There are many ways to create a mindful home and maintain a healthy household. Eating right, exercise, and getting plenty of sleep help bodies get stronger. Finding ways to make taking care of everyone’s mental health a priority is also a key component of this equation. When the adults in