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If you ask any parent or teacher, they’ll tell you they care most about their children growing up to be good people.

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May 07, 2020
Lina Awshee

Learning Through Play: Sensory Bins For Preschool-Age Children

Learning Through Play

As we continue to stay at home and navigate teletherapy/academic sessions, I often get requests from our preschool parents of how they can incorporate “school” into the day with their two- to five-year-old children. My answer is always that this young group of children benefit most from purposeful playtime. Worksheets, and craft activities are great to start working on, and continuing to practice early fine and visual motor skills – but truth be told, nothing beats learning through PLAY!

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April 30, 2020
Allison Duggan

Combating Cabin Fever with Passion Projects

Learning at Home, STEAM

Much of the world is spending more time at home, and families are left looking for activities. You’ve already chalked the driveway. The new puzzle you ordered hasn’t arrived yet. And that homemade playdough recipe blew up on the stove and cost you your last roll of paper towels.

If you’re feeling cabin fever and are looking to shake off quarantine burnout, the prescription could be a passion project.

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April 16, 2020
Becky Hill

Four Ways To Be Quarantined and Happy

Kids And Creativity, Learning at Home

These are scary times. The news is full of virus updates every day. The grocery stores across the nation have empty shelves. People are hoarding food. Schools have been cancelled. Many parents have children home all day. How do you keep children happy and busy during this crisis?

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April 02, 2020
Lina Awshee

Distance Learning & Learning Hygiene Considerations

Learning at Home

Currently, with the majority of the world under some level of stay at home measures, families are having to adapt quickly to a new way of life.

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March 26, 2020
Megan Glenn

All Dolled Up and Ready for STEM

Learning Through Play, Girls & STEM, STEM

Remember the title Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus?

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March 12, 2020
Becky Hill

Math Time Should Be A Happy Time!

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

Math time should be a happy time!

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