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23 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

How Music Training Can Increase Kids’ Social and Emotional Skills

Image credit: commons.wikimedia.org   Music training has been shown to help children’s brains develop faster, boost their IQ, enhance their spatial-temporal skills, and more. But that’s not all music education can do: it also has an effect on children’s social and emotional skills. Here are a few ways music training can benefit your child socially …

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22 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

7 Indoor and Outdoor Exercises to Do with Your Kids

  Photo credit: marthastewart.com Spring officially arrives at 6:28am EST on Monday March, 20th! What better way to shake off the winter than to get moving in some fun ways? Here are seven activities and games that are fun and healthy for the whole family.   Obstacle course   Plot out a course inside or …

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10 Mar · admin · No Comments

Peruvian Children’s Songs and Activities

Rock and Roll Daycare and the Montessori Music Lab are excited to release the Peruvian Heritage Songbook! In today’s post, you will find complimentary copies of the following   -Peruvian Heritage E-Songbook   -Peruvian Heritage Songbook Audio   -A Welcome to Peru Booklet   -Hand Motions and Coloring Pages to the songs from the Book …

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6 Mar · Bibi · No Comments

5 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Photo credit: pixabay.com Believe it or not, St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Celebrate the holiday with your kids by making some fun, simple crafts. From 3D shamrock ornaments to fingerprint rainbows, there is something for every child to enjoy. Leprechaun footprints Photo credit: kinderart.com Age: 4–6 Materials: Green crayons Crayons of other …

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16 Feb · Bibi · No Comments

Potty Training Incentives and Rewards That Work

Photo Credit: sydneyinstitute Potty training is a major milestone for kids and parents alike, but as you know, it doesn’t come easily. Graduating to big-boy and big-girl undies takes time, patience, and various incentives to entice your child to use the toilet. Read on for seven effective potty training incentives and rewards. Potty training reward …

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10 Feb · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

How the Use of Technology is Affecting Children

  Times are changing. “Let’s play!” no longer implies going outside and making mud cakes or using pillows and cushions to avoid touching the floor because its lava. When the kids of today say “let’s play!” they mean “come sit next to me and watch me beat this game on my iPad”. No parents from …

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3 Feb · Bibi · No Comments

5 Secrets of Preschool Teachers

Photo Credit: Brighter Horizons Preschool   During preschool, your child is developing a newfound sense of independence, and while this is a fun period, it also comes with some unique behavior issues. For example, you may see your child lying from time to time. This is often a reaction to the books, TV shows, and …

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27 Jan · Bibi · No Comments

How Much Screen Time Should Your Kids Have?

Photo Credit: commons.wikimedia.org One of the most common questions parents have these days is how much screen time is appropriate for kids. The answer is not one-size-fits-all, of course; it depends on the child, the family, and what the child is watching. What’s clear, though, is the importance of limiting your children’s screen time. Research …

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11 Jan · Bibi · No Comments

How to Tell a Good Bedtime Story

CC Image Courtesy of flickrized on Flickr Reading your child a story before they go to bed is a great way to bond and get them to relax before they go to sleep. Sometimes, however, you want to mix it up and make up your own story. Not only is this fun for the parent, …

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12 Nov · Bibi · No Comments

Want to Train Your Brain? Learn to Play a Musical Instrument

These days you’ll find a plethora of apps and websites out there that say they can “train your brain” and improve mental abilities with various games. However, it turns out these tools may not live up to the hype. In October 2014, a group of leading neuroscientists and psychologists penned an opened letter calling claims …

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Rock and Roll Daycare. Now, imagine a place where children are encouraged to make mistakes, two-year-olds are learning how to play the violin, and teachers are encouraging children to explore the limits of their potential.

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