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Tag Archives: Kid’s Play Time

9 Squishy, Bouncy, Noisy and Tasty Sensory Play Activities for Young Kids

By Jackie Nunes: Tantrums. Meltdowns. Aversions. Oversensitivity. Clumsiness. Moodiness. Destructiveness. All of those manifestations can be mistaken as children’s misbehavior or defiance. Often, though, they are actually symptoms of sensory integration issues. Children who have difficulty processing what they see, hear, smell, taste and touch can find the world a …

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Backyard Nature Activities for Kids

By Larraine Roulston: Today’s kids are caught up with keeping in touch with friends online as well as being in tune with the latest video games. It’s increasingly apparent that they are being deprived of nature (known as nature-deficit disorder) and need to engage in more simple outdoor recreation. By …

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Kid’s Crafts: Finger Knitting

By Fredrica Syren: I love Waldorf schools; I just have to put that out there. The kids learn so many fun arts and crafts that require so little which, in turn, makes the Waldorf kids very creative. All three of my kids have been into knitting since my 11-year-old Bella’s …

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Easy Science Experiments for Kids

By Kim Robson: Little kids are natural scientists. They’re curious about the world around them and are constantly learning new things about how it works. As winter approaches and outdoor time is reduced, here are a few fun DIY at-home science experiments you and your kids can enjoy together! First …

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Encouraging Free Play Is Good for Kids        

By Emma Grace Fairchild: My growing up in the rural countryside of North Carolina consisted primarily of playing outdoors with my sister. There was maybe one or two neighborhood kids aside from us, and our place was one of the coolest due to the horses and stable at the top …

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More Time for Kids to Play            

By Fredrica Syren: It’s not easy to be home with three kids abundant with energy. Sometimes, I admit, I feel overwhelmed with how I will entertain them for an entire afternoon. I have gotten advice that I need to book my kids into more after school extracurricular activities and that …

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