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Reading Readiness – Preparing Your Child to Read

One of the most important things you can do for your child is to encourage and prepare him to read. Reading is one of life’s most important skills. Being able to read well will give your child an advantage in school and in life. Moms and dads can do a lot to prepare their children to read. The best thing parents can do to help their children read is to read out loud to them. » Read more

PreSchool Spanish Builds BRAIN POWER

Do you have a 2, 3, 4 or 5 year old? Then please read this. If you introduce your child to a 2nd language now you will be giving your child a tremendous advantage in learning and life! Being exposed to a 2nd language early in life builds a foundation for success that extends way beyond just being exposed to another language. It is amazing the way a young child can absorb various information. » Read more

How can I best prepare my child for beginning preschool or family day care?

Beginning preschool or family day care are major steps for every child, and each of us worries that our child may be the one facing a rocky transition. I have been there, seen this scenario first hand. When my daughter Kyle started her first year of preschool, the three 20-year veteran teachers Rita, Kay, and Irene assured us parents that they had the transition down pat. » Read more

Soap for kids

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How to Make a Hair Barrette Holder

  How to make a hair barrette holder Supplies yo » Read more

How to Make a Decorative Cork Board

Supplies you will need scissors corkboard fabric( enough to cover your board) ribbon the matches the fabric,4yards thumbtacks   » Read more

Handmade Christmas Tree Decorations

Kids love to help decorate the tree at Christmas time, and chances are they’ll love it even more if they made some of the decorations themselves. Give them a chance to express themselves with some of these easy craft ideas for handmade ornaments: » Read more

Craft for Kids - Fuzzy Pen

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Fall Crafts for Kids

The warm, rich colors of fall – from autumn leaves to gourds and pumpkins – serve as a great inspiration for making nature-based crafts with your kids. It’s also a good time of year to get creative because many of the materials you need are right at your feet. » Read more

Valentine Jello Jigglers

Jello jigglers add fun to any party. Making them is super easy and your kids will love to eat them up! » Read more