Tales For Tots & Tips for Parents
From local stories to fun activities, to inspire you and your toddlers creativity.
This easy microwave playdough recipe is more pliable and has deeper colors and you’ll never go back to buying playdough again. INGREDIENTS: One cup water 1 tablespoon cooking oil 30 drops food coloring 24 drops of lemon juice, filtered through a fine sieve 1/3 cup fine salt 1 cup flour Microwave safe bowl Whisk DIRECTIONS:...Read More
How do you choose which gifts are right for your child? This article offers some ideas for choosing toys that will grow with your child, challenge her, and nurture her thinking, physical, language, and social-emotional skills. Toddlers are little explorers who learn by doing. Play gives your child a great opportunity to develop and practice...Read More
With their newfound ability to walk and constantly improving language skills, your 1-year-old is developing at a staggering rate. Between 12 months and 2 years, kids are starting to do things on their own, seeing cause and effect, and actively engaging with others in their environment. Parental involvement is essential to a 1-year-old’s development. Indeed,...Read More
As a parent, you always want to know, what should be the best parenting method and what is positive parenting? Positive parenting and positive discipline focus on teaching good behaviour using kind and firm parenting techniques. Everyone is more anxious and worried during the pandemic. Kids may not have the words to describe their feelings....Read More
Painting on foil is a fun and easy process art idea for kids. Foil painting using cotton buds as paintbrushes is a perfect art technique for toddlers and preschoolers who are working on fine motor skills and colour mixing. Painting on foil supplies: Cardboard Foil Tape Cotton Buds Paint Foil Painting: TIP: People have asked...Read More
Looking for some favorite (yet simple) activities to do with toddlers? These entertaining ideas focus on age-appropriate skills and interests, and the best way to enjoy them is by letting the children lead the play while you watch and follow. Here are 101 fun things to do with toddlers. 1. Make colored rice. 2. Play...Read More
The Homemade Jelly Soap recipe we are sharing today can either be used for hand soap or body wash. We opted for hand soap, but if you’d like to use it as body wash, you can just substitute they type of soap you use in your recipe. Jelly soap actually works quite well in the...Read More
Have fun together as a family for free or without spending much money. I thought it would be useful to list some ways to have fun with your kids without spending a lot of money: Have a reading marathon. Write stories together. Play soccer. Paint or draw together. Create a fort in your living room...Read More
Give a toddler a box of tissues or baby wipes and you can be sure that within seconds they end up all over the floors. I know you know what I’m talking about – hahaha. It is part of a child’s natural response to pull at things and to see what happens. It also doesn’t...Read More
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