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  • Ears
    Listen Up! Teen Hearing Loss Is on the Rise
    Listen Up! Teen Hearing Loss Is on the Rise Next time you can hear your teen's music blasting from his earphones, ask him how soon he would like to wear a hearing aid. That may sound extreme, but a new study published in the August 18, 2010 issu...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Human Anatomy
    Your Body Inside and Out
    How much do you know about the science of human anatomy? ...
    Beth Rowen
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    Touch
    Sensory Bottles
    Sensory Bottles Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 20 minutes Materials: 1 or more 20-ounce soda bottles Water Liquid dish detergent, or Cooking oil and food coloring, or Light corn syrup or clear sham...
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    Body Parts
    Human Skeleton Quiz
    Test your skeletal smarts with this challenging quiz. ...
    Amanda Kudler
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Colors
    Squish and Mix
    Squish and Mix Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Zip-close bags Tempera paint This is a great sensory activity that will help your child observe what happens when colors are mixe...
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    Sight
    I Know Your Nose
    I Know Your Nose Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Close-up portraits of family members, including one of your toddler Scissors Index cards White craft glue Can your child identi...
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    Human Immune System
    Are Warts a Sign of Ill Health?
    Find out whether warts indicate a problem in your child's immune system. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Shapes
    Big Feet, Little Feet
    Big Feet, Little Feet Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 30 minutes Materials: Construction paper Markers Scissors Crayons This activity will help your child learn about sizes and comparison. You may w...
  • School and Learning
    Sound
    Who Said That?
    Who Said That? Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Photos or magazine pictures of animals Index cards White craft glue Recording of animal sounds that match the pictures This fun g...
  • School and Learning
    Sound
    What Did You Say?
    What Did You Say? Activity for an individual child Age group: 30-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Enhance your child's listening skills and auditory discrimination with this silly activity. Review a picture book or magazine with your c...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Science Activities
    The Using Your Senses Game
    The Using Your Senses GameHere's an idea to help junior sleuths use their senses for investigation. 1. Collect a varitey of substances to smell in small jars or ziplock bags. Try cinnamon, pepper, soap, or crayons. 2. Put a number on each bag. 3...
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    Touch
    Fun Walk
    Fun Walk Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 10 minutes Children of all ages will want to try this activity. What other surfaces can you think of to include? Tape a strip of clear contact paper onto the...
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    Touch
    Sensory Bottles
    Sensory Bottles Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 20 minutes Materials: 1 or more 20-ounce soda bottles Water Liquid dish detergent, or Cooking oil and food coloring, or Light corn syrup or clear sham...
  • School and Learning
    Touch
    Squishy Bags
    Squishy Bags Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 20 minutes Materials: Sensory materials, such as mud, pudding, or hair gel 2 zip-close freezer bags Super-strength glue Here is the answer if you want to...
  • School and Learning
    Concerts
    Loud Music and Hearing Loss
    Difficulty hearing after a loud concert is normal and will usually disappear after a few hours. ...
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  • School and Learning
    Smell
    Scent Safari
    Scent Safari Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 20 minutes Keep safety in mind while you do this activity with your child. If you use any cleaning, cosmetic, or toxic products, be sure to reinforce the...