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5 Simple Father’s Day Crafts for Kids

Father’s Day is fast-approaching and if the stress of finding the perfect gift is getting to you, consider making a gift with your little ones this year. Kids love doing a variety of arts and crafts and it’s good for their development as well!

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Life-Saving Water Safety Tips for Parents of Preschoolers

Over 700 children aged 14 and younger die from drowning every year. In fact, drowning is responsible for more deaths among children 1-4 than any other cause (except birth defects). Teaching your children water safety early is essential because water is everywhere! The good news is there are many ways to keep your kids safe in the water. Use these simple tips to ensure you take the right precautions with your children around water.

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Fun Summer Activities for Preschoolers in and Around Gwinnett – Part Two

This is the second post in a two-part blog series on summer activities for preschoolers in and around Gwinnett. This week we continue with our list of activities to keep your kids occupied all summer long. Whether you have crawlers, toddlers or preschoolers, you’ll find tons of easy, inexpensive and creative activities to try with your preschoolers in and around Gwinnett this summer.

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Fun Summer Activities for Preschoolers in and Around Gwinnett – Part One

If you’re like most parents, the thought of summer fast approaching brings mixed emotions. While you may be excited to have your kids at home, you might also dread the thought of your kids uttering the inevitable words: “I’m bored”. Fortunately, there are a number of free or relatively inexpensive summer activities for preschoolers, in and around Gwinnett, to keep them entertained and learning all summer long.

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Encourage Your Budding Scientists This Summer with These 3 Fun Summer Science Activities

Science doesn’t have to be about biology or chemistry to be worthwhile. In its most pure form, science is really all about thinking and problem-solving. It’s the study of how we begin to make sense of the world. Summer is a great season for exploring nature and helping your kids ask the big questions. Try these fun summer science activities to make summertime learning fun and exciting. 

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7 Practical Tips for Parents Dealing with Bedwetting

Bedwetting is a problem that can be embarrassing for children and frustrating for their parents. Kids eventually outgrow it, so the best thing a parent can do is to be supportive until things get better. Here are 7 strategies to employ in dealing with bedwetting.

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5 Exciting and Educational Activities for Preschoolers Just in Time for Spring

Springtime is one of the most exciting times of the year for preschoolers. With warmer weather comes splashing in puddles and flowers to pick, but also a season to learn all about growth and discovery. Whether you’re spending a rainy day indoors or a sunny afternoon in the park, consider these five educational activities for preschoolers and keep them entertained all season long.

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Age-Appropriate Chores Your Preschooler Can Do Around the House

Preschoolers are some of the very busiest people in the world. They can be a whirlwind of action and can wear us out by merely watching them. Well, now may be the ideal time to get some help – from them – with age-appropriate chores! Teaching them early to be a “good citizen” can be a life lesson for them and help you whittle down your to-do list.

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Make Reading an Adventure for Your Preschooler!

Reading with preschoolers, or to them, is critical to this development, and will help to make them lifelong learners. And, even though your little one likes to hear the same story over and over again, they continue to be delighted and learn not only language but lessons about life. If you can make reading an adventure, the more you will capture your preschooler’s attention!

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5 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Crafts are fun for preschoolers, but they’re also an important teaching tool. It takes fine motor control and helps children practice using both hands at the same time. Plus, crafts give children a chance to be creative and to practice flexibility when things don’t go their way. These five Valentine’s Day crafts for preschoolers don’t require a lot of supplies and are perfect for small hands to do (almost) by themselves.

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