This is a brain building game that helps build awareness of social studies and your child’s surrounding community. Instead of always leading the way when driving or going for a walk, let your child dictate the way home or the next destination (if it’s a destination that you visit often). For example, “To get to […]
Take advantage of the resources at your local library. The librarians have a wealth of knowledge on appropriate literature for young children. Plus, there are also fun activities for young children if there is a discovery room, story time, or other special events.
Take 15 to 20 minutes to just let loose and dance with your children. Music has a powerful energy that makes us move our bodies. Have your children take turns picking out different musical genres and see how your body moves to the rhythm. Listen to the different instruments and see if they can identify […]
Cloud watching with your child can be relaxing and educational. Lie down on the grass and talk about what shapes, animals and objects the clouds resemble. http://www.littledailyplanner.com/activities
Find a large scarf and a few items around the house. Put all items on a table and cover them with the scarf. Lift the scarf to show the items to your child and then cover the items up again. Tell your child to cover their eyes while you remove one of the items with […]