Tag: Kids Games


Common Core Math in the Bath Activities for Preschoolers Mathematics

Common Core Math in the Bath Activities for Preschoolers By Katie DeGroot This post contains affiliate links. I was contemplating on a topic for an article series that readers would both enjoy and be able to utilize the information easily. Math has been on my mind due to my children being back in school and it seems that the concepts they are working hardest on...

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Physical Literacy

4 ways to support your child to be physically active in kindergarten Guest Blog Post Sherrie-Mae Guthrie Is your little one heading to kindergarten in the fall? There is so much to be excited about, including school supplies, first day of school outfits, and making new friends. In anticipation of this milestone, you’ve probably been helping them to recognize letters and numbers, reading with them,...

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SENSORY PLAY DOUGH: Where’s Waldo Pumpkin Spice Play Dough Sensory Activities Sensory

Where’s Waldo Pumpkin Spice Play Dough Sensory Activities This post contains affiliate links. Fall is my favorite time of year and also one of the best seasons for getting children involved in more sensory play activities that help them learn and grow. Many of the students at our center constantly need that sensory stimulation to help sharpen their minds and bodies for higher learning in...

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You won’t believe what this teacher assigned for homework Physical Literacy

You won’t believe what this teacher assigned for homework Guest Blog Post Shelley Boettcher Shawn Carr’s daughter, Madison, is a smart kid, who spends plenty of time skiing and camping with her family. But a few years ago, during a parent-teacher interview in elementary school, Carr brought up Madison’s self-esteem. Was she happy at school? Was she fitting in? Yes, said her then-teacher, Sue Moleski,...

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5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard Physical Literacy

5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard It’s time to prepare for a backyard makeover.  With these fun DIY projects, your backyard will be a sports center in no time! Small Multi-Sport Wall Don’t have a lot of space but still want fun sports for kids to practice your tennis swing? Setting up a multi-sport wall in your backyard is...

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FOX 13’s THE PLACE: How to Keep Kids Quiet in Class – Sensory Activities Education

How to Keep Kids Quiet in Class – Sensory Activities We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about getting kids ready for back to school with sensory activities to keep children quiet in the classroom. The right, but surprisingly “wrong” types of activities are helping children to stay focused and attentive in school. Teachers are now using these types of activities...

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Use our Skills Builder tool to help your child develop physical literacy Physical Literacy

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Use our Skills Builder tool to help your child develop physical literacy Does your child have physical literacy? Should you care? If you want your child to have the best opportunities in life, then yes. What is physical literacy? Simply put it’s a collection of basic movement and sport skills such as running, jumping, skipping, catching, throwing and kicking. The earlier...

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These May be the Best “Wild Things” You’ve Seen for Gross and Fine Motor Physical Literacy

Kids Animal Yoga – Yoga for Kid One of my favorite Disney characters growing up was Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book. My brother and I would walk around singing “Look for the Bear Necessities” at the top of our lungs and when we were bored, we’d quote the vultures saying, “I dunno, what do you want to do?” Funny enough, when I recently...

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Sensory learning games that kids will love Education

Sensory learning games that kids will love We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about how fun summer activities help kids learn and perform better in the classroom. It was a great experience sharing how we can help children achieve academic success. Fox 13’s The Place Activities help with speech and language development, math skills, writing and pencil grip, and last but not...

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Build your child’s brain by giving them lots of experiences to explore Physical Literacy

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Build your child’s brain by giving them lots of experiences to explore Our child’s brain is a most amazing organ. Its structure is established in the early years of life, so how can you ensure that your children’s brains are healthy, well developed, and will last a lifetime? Building your child’s brain is like building a house. The first five...

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