Monthly Archives: January 2014

Providing Safe Toys for your Baby

Babies love to play with toys, but you want to make sure the toys around them don’t pose any dangers. Choose toys carefully Don’t let your baby play with balloons, marbles, coins, toys that contain small parts or other small … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation: In the Night Kitchen

Sendak’s hero Mickey falls through the dark into the Night Kitchen where three fat bakers are making the morning cake. So begins an intoxicating dream fantasy, described by the artist himself as ‘a fantasy ten feet deep in reality’.   … Continue reading

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Creating a Safe Nursery

Designing your dream nursery isn’t just about choosing a cute theme and poring over paint colors. While it’s easy to get caught up in all that fun stuff, you need to spend just as much time making sure it’s a safe space … Continue reading

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I Want a Pet!

      This month in Playgroup we are all about pets. We kicked off our theme by reading “I Want a Pet” by Lauren Child   And then finished off letting the kids create their own pets with Play … Continue reading

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Snow Painting

When it’s too cold outside and you don’t want to bundle the kiddo’s up one more time for five minutes in the snow, bring the snow to them.  Here is a great idea from “While Wearing Heels” to do just … Continue reading

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Teaching Children about Martin Luther King, Jr

Martin Luther King, Jr day is a great time to teach children about diversity.  The following video can help:

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Book Review: Harry the Dirty Dog

Harry is a white dog with black spots who loves everything.. except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away.

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