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In this time of staying at home, parents are now called on to be teachers. But kids are easily bored. And most of us are not trained to be teachers. So how can we keep our kids fully engaged in learning in a way that works for the whole family?

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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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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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March 05, 2020
Lina Awshee

Heavy Work For Kids as Part of a Night Routine

Learning Through Play

Kids love to play and kids love games but at the end of the day, there is bedtime.

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February 20, 2020
Becky Hill

Play, Play, Play to Learn Multiplication Facts

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

Learning multiplication facts can be a mundane task. Finding ways to learn the facts, while eliminating stress, is ideal!

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February 13, 2020
Valerie Caswell

Using Play to Help Boost Your Child’s Learning Potential

Learning Through Play

Worrying about your child’s educational development is part of being a parent. In truth, most of the time, parents tend to worry too much about their children. There’s only so much a young child can take on, and you don’t need to be panicking about anything at that age.

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