Tips & Tools for Parents

December 7, 2015

Is your preschooler a giver?

Mine! Mine! Mine! It’s not easy for preschoolers to share. But sharing and giving can help build your child’s sense of self-esteem and pride. It’s a vital life skill that encourages thinking about others and putting their needs or feelings above our own. Fortunately, giving and sharing comes with a built in reward system; It […]

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December 4, 2015

Holiday Family Field Trips in Woodland Hills

The holidays can be a wonderful time of joy, wonder and excitement. Here are some Woodland Hills family field trips your infants, toddlers and preschoolers will love! Candy Cane Lane Holiday Lights in Woodland Hills I’ve been going to Candy Cane Lane since I was an infant. The lights, the sights, the sounds and the […]

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November 17, 2015

Parachute Play – Try it at home

We love parachute play at school. Try it at home too! Parachute Play Encourages cooperation, team work & socialization Strengthens upper torso Is non-competitive & fun Refines perceptual skills Reinforces taking turns Encourages sharing Develops a sense of rhythm Helps children learn to follow directions Promotes social interaction Enhances language development & communication Try these parachute […]

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