Easy Activities to Give Your Child’s Problem-Solving Skills a Boost!

Developing problem solving skills is important for children as these skills help them to view challenges from a different perspective. They also learn to take more calculated risks. For children even as young as infants, learning and putting problem solving skills to use helps them to develop greater situational and social awareness. Teach your child 4 steps when they’re trying to problem solve: Identify the problem 2. Brainstorm solutions to the problem 3. Choose and … Read more

Easy Activities to Help Your Child Develop Their Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills involve the use of the small muscles in our hands and fingers as well as hand-eye coordination. Fine motor skills help children perform important tasks such as feeding themselves, picking up objects, and pointing. Fine motor skills help young children accomplish self-care and everyday tasks as well as build their self-esteem and confidence. Here are some fine motor activities you can try with your child: Infants Blow bubbles for them to pop … Read more

Activities to Support Your Child’s Developing Sense of Self

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Children between the ages of infant – school-age are discovering so much about the world around them. Another discovery they’re making is their sense of self. A person’s sense of self is what they believe or understand about who they are, their social connections, and their individual abilities. Sense of self helps children to build self-esteem, confidence, and positive relationships with others.   Here are activities to help support your young child’s sense of self. Infants … Read more

How to Support Your Child’s Social-Emotional Development

Also referred to as childhood mental health, social and emotional development involves a child’s ability to experience and appropriately express a range of emotions. Social emotional development also includes how a child develops healthy relationships with others and actively explores their environment.   How can you support your child’s social and emotional development? May 21st is World Baking Day! Below are some baking-themed activities you can do with your child to support their social and … Read more