Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Fan Favorites - October 2016

101 Books to Read Kids Before Kindergarten

What Should a 4-year-old should know?
if you want him to have those subjects covered then just work it into life and play with the subject and he’ll naturally pick it up. Count to 60 when you’re mixing a cake and he’ll pick up his numbers. Get fun books from the library about space or the alphabet. Experiment with everything from backyard snow to celery stalks in food coloring. It’ll all happen naturally, with much more fun and much less pressure.

Keeping Kids Safe

A Different Take on the Stringbean Teepee

This Squash tunnel is fantastical!

31 Things Your Kids Should Be Doing Instead of Homework
It’s not just that homework itself has no academic benefits for little kids, and may even be harmful, it’s also that homework is replacing other fun, developmentally appropriate, and valuable activities – activities that help them grow into healthy, happy adults.

Using Just the Right Amount
This is why when a child dumps an entire bowl of googly eyes into a lake of glue then empties a shaker of glitter onto it, I no longer see waste. In fact, I know she is using just the right amount.

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