Fall Family Fun

fall family fun ideas

Autumn is here, and with it, so many fall family fun activities! We’ve rounded up the best ideas online and in the East Bay and divided them by age: preschoolers and littles (1.5 to 4 years), the K-6 crew (4-12 years old), and all ages.

Spring is here! Family fun activities to welcome the season

springtime activities for the family

The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing– winter is over and spring is here! We are loving the later sunsets and great weather, too.  If you are looking for some fun springtime activities to engage your whole family (no matter their ages), look no further. We’ve rounded up some of the easiest and most …

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Ask a Nutritionist: Nutritional Tips for Children and Families

As parents and educators, most of us know the basics of childhood nutrition: Avoid foods that are crazy high in sugar; try to talk to your kids about healthy choices; share family meals together. However, with the overwhelming amount of information online (much of which is untrustworthy and often undisclosed “sponsored content”), it can be …

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How to Have a “Feelings Check-In” With Your Child

The last few years have been an incredibly challenging time for many families. Between new stressors at home and school, children are often caught in the middle. But figuring out just how your kids are feeling (and why) is a challenge in itself! Young children may not have the words to express how they’re feeling, …

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Preschool Math Activities And Ideas For Emerging Learners

preschool math activities

Children are much more inquisitive than adults. Younger kids especially love learning new things, including learning about objects, shapes, colors, and even playing with numbers. You may find it hard to believe, but your little one may be applying basic math like counting more than you can gauge. This is because children perceive numbers very …

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How to Teach Cutting Skills – Teaching Cutting Skills to Preschoolers

teaching cutting skills

Children love scissors. However the skills required to use them are not completely developed till they are around six-years-old, though even a three or four-year-old can have developed some ability to snip and cut. This is because proper use of scissors requires adequate finger manipulation – the ability to use the thumb separated from the …

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