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Creating Inclusive Movement Activities

Creating Inclusive Movement Activities

Movement is important for childhood development. In group settings, planning activities that all children can participate in is the goal of educators and families, but these activities are not always the easiest to plan.  To ensure activities are inclusive, change your mindset to focus on the process vs the final result – meaning that the key is the children being…

10 Ways to Spend Valentines Day as a Family

10 Ways to Spend Valentines Day as a Family

Looking for ideas to celebrate Valentines Day with your little sweethearts? We’ve got 10 fun ways to celebrate Valentines Day as a family, everyone will feel the love! Go on a Family Valentine’s Day date. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all about romance. Use this time for the entire family to get dressed up and try a new restaurant or…

Winter Safety – Have Fun and Be Safe!

Winter Safety – Have Fun and Be Safe!

Winter is full of fun and adventure, but it can also be dangerous for children. It does not mean that you don’t send your children outside to enjoy the weather, it means that you prepare them for the unexpected weather during this winter season. Experts have said, being outdoors in any season has many physical and mental health benefits for…

The Importance of Outdoor Play

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Children learn much through their senses. Outside there are many different and wonderful things for them to see (animals, birds, and green leafy plants), to hear (the wind rustling through the leaves, a robin’s song), to smell (fragrant flowers and the rain-soaked ground), to touch (a fuzzy caterpillar or the bark of a tree), and even to taste (a raindrop…

Move and Groove with Your Kids – A 30-Day Challenge

Move and Groove with Your Kids – A 30-Day Challenge

Let’s get real – parenting can be exhausting!  There are days I’m sure we all feel like we have run a marathon but if you look back, we really haven’t moved that much.  Summer certainly makes it easier to focus on getting UP, getting OUT and MOVING more!  While it is nice to have more free time to spend together…

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Summer has arrived; the weather is warmer; the days are longer; school age children will be home… which means parents may be searching for ways to keep them busy and entertained all summer long. Make the most of your summer with a “Summer Bucket List”. We’ve got a HUGE list of fun ideas to share with you to help you and…

31 Ways to Celebrate Family Fun Month

August is National Family Fun Month, and what perfect way to wind down the summer with your loved ones than by engaging in some fun-filled activities together! To help you with some ideas of family-friendly things to do, we’ve put together a list of 31 ways you can enjoy Family Fun Month – one idea for each day of August.…