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March 17, 2020     Category: Family FunSTEMNature

Everything is off kilter at this moment. We are being barraged with all kinds of messages: some sensible and some are very confusing. The kids are confined, schools are closed, restaurants are running at 50% capacity and parents are frustrated.What to do? Take a deep breath and take this show outside! Grab the kiddies and go out and get some fresh air, go for a leisurely hike, explore the nesting bird habitats and maybe do some weeding!   The biggest value of learning about nature is that it already exists. You can’t miss it! It i...

June 16, 2019     Category: Summertime Reading

Parents should remember that children need free time in the summer to relax and enjoy the pleasures of childhood. So, summer reading should be fun.Here are a few ideas to make reading enjoyable for your PreK children:Read aloud with your child daily. Make it fun by reading outdoors on the front steps, patio, at the beach or park. Also, let your children read to you. For younger children, point out the relationship between words and sounds.Be a good example! Parents must be willing to model behavior for their children. Keep lots o...