4 Ways Your Can Help Make Your Grandbaby Smarter

Give your favourite kids a head start with these smart strategies to put him or her on a path to success! 1.  Use Your Words.  Language skills are critical to your grandchild’s cognitive growth, and since most brain development occurs before age three, it pays to nurture communication skills as early as possible. Research shows the more words little ears …

Welcome the Fairies

Have you been noticing lately that your child seems lonely or uninterested in sharing about their day? Perhaps they are having a hard time sleeping through the night, adjusting to new changes, or handling bullies. Sometime’s children are hesitant to tell their parent’s exactly what’s wrong. That is why it’s a perfect time to introduce your child to the imaginative …

A Guide to Bath Toys

Rub a dub, fun in the tub! We wanted to make it easy for our families when it comes to selecting the right bath toys. It’s time to have some good, clean fun. FLOAT ALONG TUG BOAT by Playgo No Landlubbers Allowed. Plastic-ware in the tub is all well and good until it comes time to pack up that leftover meatloaf. …

eBooks: Valuable Classroom Companions

Allowing a student to be on an electronic device while teaching in the classroom seems like a bad idea. You can’t however, ignore the fact that mobile devices are flourishing lately. With the introduction of iPads into some classrooms, we highlight that in addition to allowing children to play on apps, tablets also make way for eBook capability. Using a …

Move to Music

  Why is music so vital to children? Children are programmed to move. As infants, rocking and hugging children soothes them, and teaches them about the rhythm. Music appeals to children, and helps them develop in myriad areas. By encouraging your child to sing, dance, move and create music, you will help him develop in a wide variety of areas. …

4 Ways the Winkel Builds Wonder

Babies delight in grasping things as early as four months when they are just starting to develop fine motor skills. This is also when eyesight matures enough to track interesting objects, which is why infants often put objects with contrasted patterns or bright colors in their mouths. This new sense of wonder is what makes the Winkel™ a winner across the …

How Can I Get My Child Interested in Science?

Most children are naturally curious about science. Many adults assume kids will find nonfiction boring, but in fact, the opposite is true. We would suggest checking out a variety of children’s nonfiction books out from the library, or investigating online. Topics might include: space, sharks, earthquakes, the body, baby animals, etc. (If possible, have your child help with making the …

Clever Ways to Use Magnetics in the Classroom

Teachers know how important it is to stay organized. Bulletin Boards and centers are essential to keeping organization in the classroom, but sometimes there may not be enough bulletin board or wall space in your classroom. Using magnetics in your classroom saves space and time so you can efficiently manage your classroom. Take a look at these clever ways to …

Make STEM Learning Fun

With the increasing popularity of the digital age, it’s easy to have your kids get fascinated with mobile applications and video games. While engaging with these activities may keep your child entertained, it is taking away the opportunity for your child to learn valuable life skills through interactive play. When your child comes home from school, I bet the last …