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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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3 Important Life Skills That Your Preschooler Can Learn From Play and Games

You are your child’s very first teacher and are therefore challenged with teaching more than just the basics like how to ride a bike and tie a shoe. You also face the task of teaching the life skills that will enable your child to be a productive and skilled adult. Luckily, there are many ways to teach your preschooler these life skills with toys and games. Here are a few tips to get you started.

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5 Behaviors Your Child Should See You Display Every Day

Preschool-age children are sponges. Whatever they see their parents do at home becomes their norm. That’s an immense responsibility for a parent, but it’s also a great opportunity to demonstrate the positive behaviors your child should see every day. Five of the most important behaviors your child should see you model include exercise, reading, giving back, spending time being productive, and empathy.

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Simple Tips to Teach Time Management Skills to Young Children

One of the most important skills that successful students have is knowing how to manage their time. By learning how to teach time management skills to young children, you not only help keep your own sanity but you also help your children to better their chances of success in school and later on in life.

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