Tips & Tools for Parents

July 10, 2021

Do you have a book nook?

Literacy skills like talking, signing, reading, writing and playing can all be nurtured at home with a book nook. We have book nooks in every classroom at Halsey Schools. Here’s how to make a book nook at home to provide your child with a quiet, comfortable space that nurtures learning. How to make a book […]

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June 11, 2021

Do this to protect your child from sun burns & lifelong skin damage

Sunburns & Sun Exposure Last Forever A sunburn today can lead to skin cancer tomorrow. Whenever outdoors your child’s skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Protective clothing, hats, sunglasses, and sunblocks are a must. Look for long sleeves & pants, tight weaves, UV protection labels and three inch brimmed hats. SPF, […]

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May 15, 2021

Make this a habit

The single most important thing we can do to help our children develop the knowledge they need to become successful readers is to read aloud with them often; beginning when they are babies. Reading with your child at least every night at bedtime, is a good start. When reading books is a regular part of family life, […]

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