Tips & Tools for Parents

May 1, 2020

Smush Painting

How to make a Smush Painting You’ll Need: Paper Washable Paint Paint Brushes Scissors Imagination & Creativity šŸ™‚ Make your smush painting Cut out optional shapes or use the paper as is Place lots of different color blobs of paint all over the paper Fold the paper in half Press down all over Open up […]

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April 23, 2020

Open-Ended Questions; we use them everyday, so should you.

What’s an open ended question? Questions that have more than one right answer, or ones than can be answered in many ways, are called openā€ended or divergent questions. This way of asking questions stimulates more language use, acknowledges that there can be many solutions to one problem, affirms childrenā€™s ideas, and encourages creative thinking.Ā Ā  Openā€ended […]

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April 14, 2020

Using Repetition & Extension Language will increase your child’s vocabulary

Repetition and Extension Language Stimulation Techniques Repetition and Extension are language stimulation techniques that teachers and mommies and daddies like you can use to keep conversations with children going. They can also increase your child’s vocabulary. How to use repetition to increase your child’s vocabulary Listen to what your child says and then restate or […]

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