Tag: parent play


Parent Volunteers: 10 Different Ways To Help Your Local School Education

Parent Volunteers: 10 Different Ways To Help Your Local School Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature school opportunities for parent volunteers in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. No matter how wealthy an area you live, there are always schools crying out...

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VESTIBULAR SYSTEM: Bring Back Playground Equipment with a Little Danger Vestibular

Vestibular System: Bring Back Playground Equipment with a Little Danger This post contains affiliate links for your convenience to help children with their vestibular systems with playground equipment at home. When I was in elementary school, we had an awesome playground. We called it the big toy. It was this massive wooden fortress. One side had rows and rows of monkey bars and rings. We had...

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Important Things to Teach Your Kids in Homeschool Education

Important Things to Teach Your Kids in Homeschool Guest post by Aleksandre McMenamin Homeschool guest post to assist parents with alternatives in education. Homeschooling your children can be an absolutely beautiful experience, both for you and for them. However, aside from the terrific times that you will have together, you also want to make sure that your children are growing up to become the most...

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SENSORY PROCESSING: How to Tell a Skeptical Spouse Your Child has a Sensory Processing Disorder Sensory

How to Tell a Skeptical Spouse Your Child has a Sensory Processing Disorder This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. There’s always that concern when our kids do something quirky or they’ve had one too many tantrums or episodes that maybe it’s a sign that something is wrong. Most of the time, after a brief visit with Dr. Google, we placate our fears and...

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PLAY HABITS: Is Your Child’s Playing Habits Damaging their Learning Skills? Development

Object Play: Are Your Child’s Playing Habits Disrupting Learning? This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. We see our kids play with their toys every day. They play with everything from video games down to those cardboard boxes you keep meaning to take out to the recycling bin. But what if I told you that not all play is created equal. I’m sure we’ve...

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Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series: Touch and Tactile Activities Sensory

Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series: Touch and Tactile Activities This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. What has your elf been up to this year? Our little helper has been having tons of fun with our kids and students working their gross motor and fine motor skills. It is such a magical time of year. I look forward (most of the time) to...

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Our Favorite Christmas Books to Help your Child Read Reading

Our Favorite Christmas Books to Help your Child Read This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Welcome to the Winter + Holiday Children Story Books Series hosted by The Jenny Evolution! More than 30 amazing bloggers have gotten together to create winter and holiday-themed books lists that your child is sure to love. During the holiday season, many parents ask me about fun Christmas books Santa or Elf...

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Clever Tips to Childproof Your Home Parenting

Clever Tips to Childproof Your Home Who knew that having a two year old was more like having a three-foot tall tornado spinning around your home leaving creative chaos in its wake?  The mess is not the only problem, as for some reason, children love to play with things that offer life-threatening danger: stoves, knives, plugs, medicines, etc.  It is crucial to childproof your home,...

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Creative ways of making kids sit still longer cannot replace outdoor play Physical Literacy

Creative ways of making kids sit still longer cannot replace outdoor play Guest Blog Post Lori Fireman If there’s one thing my eight year old daughter likes to do, it’s bounce. In bed. At the dinner table. Name the inappropriate spot, and she has bounced there — so when I heard that some teachers are successfully getting kids to focus better and actually sit still...

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Angela Hanscom: Stop Blaming Parents (Including Yourself) For Sensory Disorders Article Misguided Sensory

Why I believe “Angela Hanscom: Stop Blaming Parents (Including Yourself) For Sensory Disorders” Article is Misguided I recently read an interesting opinion article by Lee Lee in the Huffington Post entitled, “Angela Hanscom: Stop Blaming Parents (Including Yourself) For Sensory Disorders,” and was instantly curious about it’s claims regarding society blaming parents for their lack of effort to help children struggling with Sensory Processing Disorders...

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