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Happy New Year everyone! We have officially made it out of 2020, and into the new year. I am back to share some more crafts and ideas that are winter themed! Similar to my last blog posts, these activities involve using items you may have laying around your house. Let’s jump right into the new year with new ideas!

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January 07, 2021
Sara E. Trim

How to Harness the Magical Power of Stories in Your Home

Creativity, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

The day had been long, and I was out of patience. It was well past bedtime when my littles asked, “Mama, just one more story?” My response was kind but firm - I was done. As I stood for two last goodnight kisses, my older boys bounded into the bedroom, asking if the littles wanted gardens planted on their backs. I was struck by their question – I hadn’t planted Nighttime Gardens in years...

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December 03, 2020
Caley O’Connor Nunnally

3 Ways to Encourage Language Development at Home

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

As a pediatric speech-language pathologist, I have a passion for making language learning fun and FUNctional. We’ve known for decades that when it comes to learning in early childhood, children are more likely to retain information when using a hands-on approach. This isn’t just for classroom learning!

If you’re looking for different ways to encourage language development at home, read on for 3 simple tips.

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November 19, 2020
Dr. Sarah Goncalves

Are You Homeschooling Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Here are 6 Encouraging Tips to Make Learning Fun

Learning at Home

Parents have always worn many hats: primary caregiver, homework helper, boo-boo healer...the list goes on. Recently, that list has expanded to include teacher, therapist, coach, and more. The enormity of these changes can seem overwhelming, especially if you have minimal experience in these professional fields! But, as we know, parents can rise to any occasion for their children. As adults, we learn best by understanding the why behind what we do.

Here are some ideas to make learning fun and stress-free in these uncertain times.

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October 22, 2020
Mark Coster

STEM for Kids: 5 Ways to Make Science and Math Fun During Home Learning

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, STEM

If you’ve got your kids home for the foreseeable future and want to enhance their STEM education, but are unsure of how to do it in a way that retains all of the fun and the educational value, look no further. Read on to know five different ways to engage your children in STEM while home learning!

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October 08, 2020
Andrea Doumar

Simple Craft Ideas Using Household Items (Part I)

Kids And Creativity, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

Teaching and doing therapy from my kitchen table has been a huge adjustment for both myself and the families I work with. With the lack of materials and resources, I have been finding different ways to incorporate items/materials from my house into sessions.

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