Sensory Play

Snow Helps Toddler Make Sense of Environment
How Snow Helps Toddler Make Sense of Environment

Preschoolers love singing songs, so you may as well wire their brains with some wholesome, weather-related tunes before they belt out inappropriate lyrics about bodily functions and human anatomy. Learning about the weather, snow and sun helps preschoolers make sense of their environment; it will also keep them from asking you a million times, “Where […]

Sensory Engagement Activities Toddler
How to Share Sensory Engagement Activities Toddler

Sensory play activities are enjoyable and educational for your toddler or preschooler. You’re encouraged to join in the fun but expect to get your hands messy! Any pastime that stimulates your little one’s hearing, vision, taste, touch and smell involves sensory acts. Awakening the senses through play will help promote the development of your child’s […]

How to Make Socialization Ideas for Toddlers
How to Make Socialization Ideas for Toddlers

“Mommy, why does Gramma say I need socials? What’s socials, and why do I need one?” Your toddler or preschooler might not understand what Gramma means or that her thoughts might be outdated if she says her grandchild needs more time with peers. According to parenting expert, Raymond Moore, author of the parent handbook, “Better […]

How Parents Tell Bible Stories to Toddlers
How Parents Tell Bible Stories to Toddlers

Reading the Bible is a challenge for many adults, never mind for young children. But if faith is an important element of your family’s life, you can introduce your little one to the Bible at an early age. Start by teaching the stories of well-known Biblical characters. Bring them to life for your toddler by […]

Toddlers School Bag
How Toddlers Parents Reusing Their Old Bags

One obvious and painless way to make your lifestyle a little greener is to reuse shopping bags. Obviously, this saves energy and resources because you aren’t using up any more raw materials. The benefits go a bit further, though. So long as you remember to take your reusable bags with you on shopping trips, you’ll […]

How Family Dynamics Play Role In Toddlers Behavior
How Family Dynamics Play Role In Toddlers Behavior

Family dynamics play a major role in shaping a child’s behavior. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, children who grow up in single parent homes are more likely to be financially and educationally disadvantaged than children raised by two parents. The financial and educational hardships faced by children from single parent […]

How to Solve Toddlers Cry It Out Issues
How to Solve Toddlers Cry It Out Issues

Ever since the early 1980s, when a pediatrician named Richard Ferber released a book that encouraged parents to let their babies cry at night, parents have been pondering the effects of letting children cry themselves to sleep. While letting your little one cry is torture to you, what exactly does it do to your child? […]

How to share sensory challenges in toddlers
How to share sensory challenges in toddlers

Adam was an exceedingly polite, involved and happy preschooler in all regards but one. He had a dietary range that allowed for ingesting only homemade chicken nuggets and cheese puffs. But, being such a polite little guy, he’d almost put his tongue to the cupcake brought to class for a birthday celebration declaring it, “Yum!,” […]

How to Create Sensory Based Arts and Crafts
How to Create Sensory Based Arts and Crafts

Just like toddlers, preschoolers learn by experiencing life hands on. If they unroll the toilet paper, they learn that it can go on and on seemingly forever — much like Mommy’s lecturing when she discovers that there is not a single square left in the bathroom. Capitalize on your child’s desire to touch, feel and […]

How to Share Sensory Activities With Toddlers
How to Share Sensory Activities With Toddlers

Face it, toddlers and preschoolers sometimes have trouble sleeping. If they would only stay in their rooms it would be one thing, but little ones often wander out into the living room looking for Mommy or Daddy. Don’t despair — you can actually help enhance your child’s sleep by utilizing a few effective sensory activities […]

How to Share Safe Insect Repellents for Toddlers
How to Share Safe Insect Repellents for Toddlers

As a parent, you naturally want to protect your toddler from the discomfort of insect bites. Seeing him scratch away at itchy mosquito bumps or cry in pain from a sting can be heartbreaking. What’s worse, insect bites can lead to a multitude of illnesses, especially for toddlers whose immune systems are under-developed. Protect your […]

How to Play Reindeer Relay Games with Children
How to Play Reindeer Relay Games with Children

Relay races are an enjoyable way to teach children positive sportsmanship, how to work as a team and follow simple directions. No matter if you’re suffering through a cold snap or blessed enough to live in a tropical climate, why not draw inspiration from the ultimate underdog story, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, while planning […]

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