Want to teach your kids how to tell the time? Learning to tell time is one of the skills children naturally enjoy learning. In my house, I hold back on giving the younger children a real watch until they can tell time. Usually by 5 or so, they’re already begging me to start teaching them. Here […]
Do you suspect your toddler has a language delay? Perhaps you’ve watched other children at the park or in a mommy’s playgroup, and noticed that the other children seem to understand and speak more than your child. Or perhaps your child’s speech is difficult to understand, but friends, family, and your child’s doctor suggest […]
Would you like to help your child strengthen her visual perception skills? These fun games are easy and inexpensive to make, and will have your whole family asking to play! Best of all, you’ll begin seeing an improvement in your child after only five to seven 15-minute sessions.
Saw this one and couldn’t resist.. Of course you realize it’s not only Jason who’s special here, but his teammates and the crowd as well. Originally posted 2011-03-18 12:32:00.
There is a lot of talk about teaching children to solve problems on their own. Whole curriculums have been erected by educators determined to train children to “independent thinking” with a host of group games, written exercises, and mind games. If you walk into any bookstore or browse online you’ll be inundated by […]
School is right around the corner, and if you’re like most parents, you probably can’t wait until everyone is back at their desks, and gainfully occupied somewhere other than the living room. But before you embrace a little freedom, it’s worth it to start thinking of a few simple things you can do to help […]
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto says that she never wanted to be a full-time mother. She came to this discovery after leaving her family behind to pursue a six month fellowship in Japan. When her children came to visit, she says she realized that she had never really wanted to be a mother at all. She adds […]
Learning letters need not be a painful process where your child is drilled on letter sounds. This is a game that not only teaches your child the consonant sounds, but also helps them learn how to recognize sounds as they naturally occur in words. Materials: Sturdy paper or cardboard-one piece is enough for four letters […]
So. You’re raising a child as best as you can. One with “issues” as they say. Raising said child takes up a substantial amount of your time. Between the speech therapy and the play therapy, the sensory diet and the occupational therapy, it’s amazing you and your best beloved even know what the other looks […]
She was like an 18 month old in the body of a 4 year old. When my daughter came to us, we knew we had our work cut out for us. As foster parents with years of experience in handling kids with special needs, we had already planned out a complete program for her. Because […]