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How to Design A Close-Ended Activity

Start with the child's interests. Individuals stay on tasks longer when they are interested in the subject matter or like a particular activity. To build your child’s attention, start with what interests him or her. Brainstorm. List three...

7 Tips for a Peaceful and Enjoyable Family Vacation

I just got back from my two-week vacation. Sounds indulgent, right? The time off was much needed, and the first week of our vacation was honestly my favorite! We were NOT overbooked, had no real plans, and simply went to the beach, played games,...

Year-Round Vocabulary Activities for Pre-K, K, and Early Elementary Students

A strong vocabulary is crucial for gaining and expanding one’s knowledge. When learning a new skill or subject, it’s important to have some background knowledge of what certain words mean in order to understand and retain new...