Tips & Tools for Parents

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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March 22, 2020

Fun with Forts

[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”] Building forts or hideouts with blankets, pillows, sofas, tables, and chairs, is a wonderful tradition of childhood. As children build them, they develop creativity, learn spatial awareness, and practice the laws of physics, too. When families play together, children learn skills like cooperation, turn taking, and […]

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March 21, 2020

Establish Your Social Distancing Routine

Establish a Social Distancing Routine Children LOVE routines. Routines provide order and consistency. Children are happier when they know what to expect. And it’s easier on you. With all the changes going on lately our routines have disappeared. It’s time to establish new ones as best we can within our new parameters. First and foremost […]

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