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Supporting Your Child's Play and Development

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Mindfulness: Breathing Exercises for Children
Children don’t always have the skills or language to help themselves relax, especially when they are starting to feel stressed. Breathing exercises are one way we can help children to manage their feelings. Try to practice these techniques when your child is feeling calm so the exercises are familiar. Here are 3 breathing techniques for kids.
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Questions that Empower Children
When children are feeling vulnerable, we can ask questions to help empower them and give them control of their feelings in these moments. For older children, try using open-ended questions such as "How can I help?" giving them the freedom to tell you what they need. For younger children, try giving them choices such as "Would holding a toy or my hand help?" providing them with guidance on how to express what they need.
Ways to prevent overstimulation in your child's play to make for a more fun and meaningful learning experience. Spice Cabinet, Play Ideas, What To Make, Feeling Overwhelmed, Kids Playing, More Fun, Little One, Exploring, Choices
How To Prevent Overstimulation as Your Child Plays
Do you ever look at your spice cabinet to decide what to make for dinner? Likely not because too many spices means too many choices, and can result in feeling overwhelmed or even frustrated. The same can be true for your child when they play – especially when they're exploring new play ideas or materials. Fortunately, there are small adjustments you can make so your child's play isn't overwhelming or overstimulating! Here are 3 ways to prevent overstimulation in your child's play.
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3 Simple Ways to Reduce Mess While Painting
Mess can be a lot of fun and is great for children who love messy play, but sometimes we need a break from the mess. Painting is a popular form of messy play that many children love, but it can be stressful to do at home or to try it for the first time. Here are 3 simple ways to reduce mess while painting!
Children don’t always have the skills or language to help themselves relax, especially when they are starting to feel stressed. Breathing exercises are one way we can help children to manage their feelings. Try to practice these techniques when your child is feeling calm so the exercises are familiar. Here are 3 breathing techniques for kids. Deep Breathing Exercises, Feeling Stressed, Breath In Breath Out, Meltdowns, Calm Down
3 Breathing Exercises That Will Help Your Child Calm Down
Children don’t always have the skills or language to help themselves relax, especially when they are starting to feel stressed. Breathing exercises are one way we can help children to manage their feelings. Try to practice these techniques when your child is feeling calm so the exercises are familiar. Here are 3 breathing techniques for kids.
A play space is a place for your child to explore, to wind down, to learn, to grow, and to express themselves. A great play space doesn’t need to have lots of room or lots of toys. You can create plenty of opportunities for your child to play using the room and materials you have on hand! Sensory Bags, Sensory Play, Learning Through Play, Kids Learning, Quiet Toys, Creative Area, Quiet Activities, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Play Spaces
How to Make a Play Space for Your Child
A play space is a place for your child to explore, to wind down, to learn, to grow, and to express themselves. A great play space doesn’t need to have lots of room or lots of toys. You can create plenty of opportunities for your child to play using the room and materials you have on hand!
When children are feeling vulnerable, we can ask questions to help empower them and give them control of their feelings in these moments. For older children, try using open-ended questions such as "How can I help?" giving them the freedom to tell you what they need. For younger children, try giving them choices such as "Would holding a toy or my hand help?" providing them with guidance on how to express what they need. Vulnerability, Feel Better
Questions that Empower Children
When children are feeling vulnerable, we can ask questions to help empower them and give them control of their feelings in these moments. For older children, try using open-ended questions such as "How can I help?" giving them the freedom to tell you what they need. For younger children, try giving them choices such as "Would holding a toy or my hand help?" providing them with guidance on how to express what they need.
Mess can be a lot of fun and is great for children who love messy play, but sometimes we need a break from the mess. Painting is a popular form of messy play that many children love, but it can be stressful to do at home… especially if your child has never painted before. Here are 3 simple ways to reduce mess while painting! Form, Visual, Popular, Supportive
3 Simple Ways to Reduce Mess While Painting
Mess can be a lot of fun and is great for children who love messy play, but sometimes we need a break from the mess. Painting is a popular form of messy play that many children love, but it can be stressful to do at home… especially if your child has never painted before. Here are 3 simple ways to reduce mess while painting!
Ways to prevent overstimulation in your child's play to make for a more fun and meaningful learning experience. Water Play
How To Prevent Overstimulation as Your Child Plays
Do you ever look at your spice cabinet to decide what to make for dinner? Likely not because too many spices means too many choices, and can result in feeling overwhelmed or even frustrated. The same can be true for your child when they play – especially when they're exploring new play ideas or materials. Fortunately, there are small adjustments you can make so your child's play isn't overwhelming or overstimulating! Here are 3 ways to prevent overstimulation in your child's play.
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How to Choose Books for Your Child's Home Library
Are you wondering how to choose books that your children will enjoy and learn from? We’ve put together suggestions of what to look for in children’s books!
Creating a play space for your child
How to Make a Play Space for Your Child
A play space is a place for your child to explore, to wind down, to learn, to grow, and to express themselves. A great play space doesn’t need to have lots of room or lots of toys. You can create plenty of opportunities for your child to play using the room and materials you have on hand!
Breathing exercises for children
3 Breathing Exercises That Will Help Your Child Calm Down
Children don’t always have the skills or language to help themselves relax, especially when they are starting to feel stressed. Breathing exercises are one way we can help children to manage their feelings. Try to practice these techniques when your child is feeling calm so the exercises are familiar. Here are 3 breathing techniques for kids.
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How to Make the Most of Screen Time for Kids in the Pandemic
People are spending more time online than ever in their virtual workplaces, schools & social lives. Now, many parents and caregivers are worried about their child’s screen time. You and your children are likely spending more time than ever on screens. That’s okay! Screen time is an important way we are connecting, learning & giving ourselves a break during the pandemic. This article will provide you with strategies and resources to help you and your children make the most out of screen time.
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Why Outdoor Play Is Important For Your Child's Development
Discover the learning opportunities outdoor play offers all year round! Here's how you can make the most of your family's outdoor play time at the park, in your backyard, or on your balcony.
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Make Reading Fun With These Simple Reading Tips for Kids
Are you looking for ways to get your child interested in reading? Reading is a great way for children to expand their vocabulary, learn about people’s experiences, and develop storytelling skills! We’ve compiled simple reading tips for kids to help make reading fun by following your child’s interests and letting them make choices that positively impact their reading experience.