Tips & Tools for Parents

November 17, 2020

Modified Holiday Plans

We all want to get together and celebrate the holidays with the same traditions, food and loved ones. But we all need to sacrifice this year and make some modifications to keep everyone as safe as possible. Here is what we suggest based on the latest advice from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and […]

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August 13, 2020

Learning with Loose Parts

What are loose parts? Natural Synthetic/Person Made Seeds, pinecones, needles, bark, wood Boxes, paper towel & toilet rolls newspapers, magazines Rocks, pebbles, stones Paper towel and toilet paper tubes Sand, dirt, mud Blocks, legos, manipulatives Sticks, branches, leaves Buttons, spools, beads, popsicle sticks, straws Flowers, grasses Paints, brushes, Feathers, shells, driftwood measuring cups, spoons, buckets, […]

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July 15, 2020

Let your children do it themselves

I can do it myself. Even if children can’t say it, they’re thinking it. [quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] As children grow & learn they should be encouraged to do age appropriate tasks & activities on their own. Doing so allows children to develop, among other things, self competence.  Here are […]

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