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5 Waiting Games That Kids Can Do Anywhere

Waiting games for kids to do anywhere, anytime.

Sometimes in life we have to wait. And when you have little people with you a long line at the post office or a doctor that is running behind schedule might seem like doomed situation, but having a few waiting games in your toolbox can turn an uncomfortable wait into unexpected fun. Waiting games you can really do anywhere: Finger Plays Finger plays can keep little hands ...

6 Ways to Increase Your Toddler’s Vocabulary through Play

Tips to increase toddler's vocabulary through play

I find that I always worry about my child's ability to talk in the early years, and then all of a sudden, it explodes. Lindsey, of Kiddo Korner, is sharing 6 ways to help increase your child's vocabulary, more specifically your toddler's vocabulary, and doing it through play. That's what toddlers are best at, right? 6 Ways to Increase Your Toddler’s Vocabulary through ...

Ways Kids Can Use a Slide (Other Than Sliding Down It)

Fun ways kids can use a slide -- other than just sliding down it.

I am so relieved that lovely weather is arriving so my preschoolers can move their gross motor activities outside. The snow was fun in November and December, but come January (not to mention February, and March) I was over it. We managed to find some fun indoor gross motor activities to get us through the coldest of the winter days, but now we can take those activities where they ...

A Sample Weekly Plan of Sensory Activities

A week of simple sensory motor activities to do with the kids!

Every weekend I try to make a plan of activities for the coming week to start on Monday. I start with the gauging what my child is interested in (using the "My Child This Week" sheet of the free weekly planner). I fill one out for each of my kids and what they’re into at the moment. I use this as my guide to plan our activities accordingly. With each of my kids’ interests, I ...