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Imagination and Movement: Let’s Play!

Sometimes it can be difficult to get kids to get up and move their bodies, which is so critical for them to grow up healthy and strong. It can be frustrating when they won’t stretch, don’t want to go on a walk, and just sit at the playground rather than get goofy on the equipment. Stretch-n-Grow encourages movement through play!

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3 Reasons to Make More Music with your Kids

3 Reasons to Make More Music with your Kids

A key part of childhood development is engaging the senses. Tasting healthy food, seeing people’s faces, touching different textures, and smelling the indoors and outdoors help little minds understand their world. What they hear also shapes their development, and music influences young people in unique ways. 3 Benefits Music Has on Kids Here are three

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Facilitating Risky Play with Young Children – Himama

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.

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Creative Projects for Practicing Reading and Writing at Home

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 parents you may be finding

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