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Gifted Kids or Gifted Mothers

Gifted Kids or Gifted Mothers

In a fascinating study in the early 1990s, Ellen Moss and her colleagues compared the way that mothers of exceptionally gifted preschoolers talked to them during problem-solving tasks with conversations between a control group of mothers and children with only average scores on a standard IQ test.

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by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

Gift-Wrap Memory Game

Gift-Wrap Memory Game


This is a great way to recycle gift-wrap. You can also make this a seasonal activity by using gift-wrap in holiday patterns or cutting the cards into shapes such as winter mittens, hearts, or Easter eggs.

Materials

  • Gift-wrap in a variety of patterns and colors
  • 3-inch by 5-inch index cards
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Clear contact paper
  • Clothespins (optional)

Directions

Updated: December 19, 2021

30 Holiday Crafts for Preschoolers in 2021

Preschool Crafts

The holidays are a time of fun, joy, and creativity and are an excellent time to engage little ones in arts and crafts. These crafts make excellent keepsakes, used as holiday decorations, or can be given as gifts to loved ones and grandparents.

To help you sort through all the creative crafts out there, we have compiled a list of 30 of the best ideas for kids and DIY holiday and winter crafts you can make at home with the whole family.

Updated: December 29, 2020

15 Great Children's Books About Autism

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Editor's Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That's why we're dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

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Updated: February 12, 2022

10 St. Patrick's Day Crafts Your Preschooler Will Love

St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Regardless of your nationality, everyone is Irish on St. Paddy's Day! These St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids are simple, fun activities that are sure to put a smile on your child's face. Gather the kids and make a few of these creative craft projects to pass out to family and friends on St. Patrick's Day.

Updated: March 2, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Gifting Your Niece or Nephew This Holiday Season

The Ultimate Guide to Gifting Your Niece or Nephew This Holiday Season

Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

It’s that time of year where you are supposed to buy your adorable little niece or nephew a gift. What do you get? What is age appropriate? Should you stick with trends or classics? With kids, it is best to stick with classics.

Updated: May 15, 2019

Top 10 Books on Giftedness

Top 10 Books on Giftedness

1. Bringing Out the Best: A Resource Guide for Parents of Young Gifted Children by Jacqulyn Saunders with Pamela Espelund. Free Spirit Publishing
A highly practical book. Gives suggestions for enriching home learning plus advice on choosing preschools.

2. The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids by Sally Y. Walker. Free Spirit Publishing
Good advice written with a sense of humor. I've read it many times over!

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Find thousands of educational family activities for preschoolers, toddlers, and children in grades K-12, including puzzles & games, rainy day fun, holiday crafts for children, homemade gifts, and more. Search by age and activity type.
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Updated: May 15, 2019

Winter Murals

Winter Murals

Age: Preschool through elementary
Time: 30 minutes or more
Type of activity: Nature arts-and-crafts

No matter where you live, you'll get your child thinking about nature's gifts with this indoor-outdoor activity. For year-long fun, try it each time the seasons change.

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Write On!

Write On!

begin writing 85Reading and writing support each other. The more your child does of each, the better she will be at both.

The first activities in the list below work well with younger children. As your child grows older, the later activities let her do more. But keep doing the first ones as long as she enjoys them.

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Breaking the Thumb Sucking Habit

Breaking the Thumb Sucking Habit

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Bad-tasting solutions that you can apply to your preschooler's thumb have a serious drawback. If your child rubs his eyes, the solution may sting or irritate them.

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by: Alvin Poussaint, M.D.

Enjoying Music with the Whole Family

Enjoying Music with the Whole Family

Even if you don't sit in with a little jazz combo on Friday nights, you can still be part of the music scene. How? By making music part of your family life. And family-style music can produce big rewards from very modest efforts.

Musical benefits
Musical activities not only enrich family life, they actually help children develop cognitive skills, such as language ability, mathematics, spatial reasoning and problem solving.

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Activities That Foster Your Child's Willingness to Learn

Activities That Foster Your Child's Willingness to Learn

You as the parent engage in many of the activities that foster willingness to learn. Continue to encourage and support your child with her schoolwork. Point out and enjoy life experiences with your child. Most of all: Read! Modeling this good habit will not only benefit your child, but you will enjoy it.

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Updated: January 25, 2022

14 Valentine's Day Games for Kids from Crafts to Candy

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Kids love to feel loved and to celebrate holidays. This Valentine’s Day, you can show your children some special holiday love by playing a few of these Valentine’s Day games for kids. Whether you play as a family at home or in a classroom party at school, there are so many fun games to make the most of this holiday and to show your children that you care.

Updated: March 9, 2022

19 Easter Activities and Crafts for the Whole Family

19 Easter Activities

Hey peeps! As we enter into Holy Week you may be looking for some fun Easter activities to enjoy with your family. While almost everyone's Easter traditions involve the obvious egg hunt, we have some eggcellent Easter fun that the whole family can enjoy! Check out this mix of indoor and outdoor games and activities for kids of all ages to include in your Easter celebration!

Updated: April 5, 2022

7 Ways to Teach Kids About Easter

Teach About Easter

Death is a hard topic to discuss no matter what your age. However, the concept of a limited existence can be especially scary for kids. As Easter Sunday approaches, many parents struggle with how to teach their little ones about the true meaning of this Christian holiday. Thankfully, we have seven simple ways to teach kids about Easter and why it is such a joyful time.