Monthly Archives: April 2014

Playgroup: Wind

Ever lose your hat in a strong wind? Ever feel the wind pushing you from side to side? Know why you can feel the wind, but never see it? You will! Renowned science author Vicki Cobb makes scientific principles easy … Continue reading

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Paper Plate Bird Craft

What better way to welcome Spring than with this adorable Paper Plate Bird Craft.  We found this idea at Happy Hooligans and you can see the detailed instructions here.

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Infant and Toddler CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

  It’s a good idea for all parents, and for anyone who provides child care, to take a certifies course in infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  You can contact your local American Red Cross or American Heart Association chapter to sign … Continue reading

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Book: Put Me in the Zoo

  Spot, a polka-dot leopard who can change colors and even juggle his own spots, tries to convince two children that he is special enough to be exhibited in the zoo.          ~Goodreads

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3 Secrets to Porn-Immune Kids

How do you immunize kids against porn? How do you porn-proof them so your kids stay safe online?  It’s no different than the many other dangers you train your kids to deal with–first you warn them, but then you’ve got to … Continue reading

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Tissue Paper Flowers

We love the idea of continuing our Earth Day activities into this weeks playgroup.  Making these tissue paper flowers was so much fun for the kiddos.  You can find detailed instructions for them here. We also treated our kids to … Continue reading

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Turn Any Walk into a Nature Walk

In honor of Earth Day we thought we’d share this article by Peggy Ashbrook @ naeyc for families. Every walk is an opportunity for children to learn about the natural world. Walking around the block with my child when he … Continue reading

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