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all about the basics: pieces kiddos need as foundations for school, life, and love | character-building. family-strengthening | parenting ideas, techniques, and support | laying a foundation for literacy, math & science learning | ideas for creative-thinking & curiosity-growing. fine & gross motor developing

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Fine motor activity with beads and feathers. This works on so many developmental skills~pincer grasp, bilateral hand coordination, visual scanning, eye-hand coordination. And learning components, too. (Sugar Aunts)

Sugar Aunts: Beads and Feathers for Fine Motor and Color Learning

Raising kids who get along: bringing home a new baby #parenting #newborn What are your best tips for preparing older siblings for a new baby and helping them adjust once he or she arrives?

10 Ways to a Healthier Kids diet. By Dr Orlena Kerek, paediatrician and mother of 4 children who mostly eat their vegetables...but sometimes don't!

10 Ways to a healthier diet for kids

teach your children about giving this holiday: #blog4cause #weteach

teach your children about giving this holiday: #blog4cause

Home #Preschool Year in Review from @{1plus1plus1} Carisa ~ ALL preschool blog posts linked in order, easily see the entire year!

Home Preschool Year in Review - 1+1+1=1

In the midst of a busy day it’s easy for mamas to think of our children as “tasks” rather than as “hearts” we need to connect with. Here are 40 Ways that you can be present in your child's day today!!

40 Ways to Be Present in Your Child's Day

Are we weary in well doing for our own children? As Christians are we forgetting the most important service we can do is in the walls of our own homes?

DIY Sensory Hacks to calm an Angry Child, Making some of these today!

Sensory Hacks to Calm an Angry Child - Lemon Lime Adventures

color cards and clips | fine motor fun --> it takes 10 minutes to make this set, and if you keep it near the door, you can grab it any time you need to keep the learning fun and meaningful even on the road. . . and? there are a million ways to play with these cards and clips!

color cards and clips: fine motor fun - teach mama

how to eliminate bickering --> no joke. this parenting trick has been HUGE for keeping us smiling (most of the time) . .. have used it for 5 years now.

how to eliminate bickering

art ideas for toddlers --> get even our little ones painting! from @Allison @ No Time For Flash Cards

Parent friendly! Perfect for early intervention!

Speech and Language Milestones Infographic

We’ve been working hard over the last year to bring you monthly posts about sensory processing and how the sensory systems relate to child development. Now, as a part of an even bigger series with over 40 other bloggers called Decoding Everyday Kid Behaviors, we’ll discuss sensory red flags – behaviors related to sensory integration that might indicate that it’s time to get some expert advice to help support your child’s sensory needs.

Sensory needs of regular kids - kids who love touch... too much

Sensory Needs of Regular Kids - Touch

Tips for overcoming childhood fears! #parenting

How to Overcome Child Fear of Being Alone || Foster Care Adoption

how to teach location words through play | melissa and doug

Are you a parent? Are you going to be a parent? Do you need tips, encouragement, and stories from fellow parents? Check out these 20 Must Read Parenting Books!

My Life and Kids

Using Self Portraits as a Beginning of the Year Assessment for teachers and parents.

The Educators' Spin On It: Beginning of the Year Self Portrait

Tips on Raising a Strong Willed Child from Kim at The Educators' Spin On It

So simple it's brilliant. Talk about feelings and make these emotion masks at preschool.

Paper Plate Emotion Masks - No Time For Flash Cards

Teaching Children to Type - Why Johnny Can't Type | www.GoldenReflect...

Understanding the Cognitively Gifted Child via www.RaisingLifelo...

Understanding the Cognitively Gifted Child

What is crossing midline and why is it important for child development? Check out these 10 crossing midline exercises for kids. www.GoldenReflect...

10 Crossing Midline Exercises For Kids - Golden Reflections Blog

9 practical life activities involving food || Gift of Curiosity

9 practical life activities involving food - Gift of Curiosity