Yoga for kids: How to calm little minds
Adults aren’t the only ones who are stressed. Find out how yoga can be used to help kids combat anxiety. Plus, learn simple poses to practice at home.
6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar
Need a simple and easy calm down jar or glitter jar? These calming bottles can be made several different ways. Here are six glitter bottle recipes.
Yoga for Kids: Garden Themed Yoga Complete With Printable Poster
Take a walk through nature with this garden themed yoga for kids routine. Suitable for use with children of all ages. Includes free, printable poster.
As a toddler teacher, one of my favorite inexpensive toys to make is the sensory bottle: a plastic bottle (usually from water, Voss is my favorite brand, based on bottle shapes) filled an interesti…
So, I am having a baby, soon, apparently. I know Reese will be one of the best gifts I can give Lily, BUT it's inevitable that Lily is going to resent Reese and want her to go away (I am sure at 3 am, I will have similar feelings?). It is also inevitable that I will be overcome with Mom guilt at not playing with Lily or giving her attention. I feel better and more in control when I feel like there is sort of a plan, plus preferably SOMETHING hoarded. Preferably lots of somethings. I have…
Weather Bath Activity for Little Kids
Weather Sensory Bottles - Such a fun way for Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten age kids to explore weather!
Blog | It Takes Two to Breathe | Denver Cooperative Preschool
As parents, we try to teach our children skills to cope with life's inevitable disappointments and frustrations. We often forget, however, that our children are learning more by watching our responses when life doesn't go our way. Take me, for instance. When my five children hear me yell at traffic during our morning commute, what they are really learning is that you scream and call people names if life doesn't go your way. When I catch them fighting, I think to myself, "Who taught them to…
The EASIEST Homemade Slime Recipe (3-Ingredients!) - I Heart Naptime
Homemade slime made with only 3 ingredients! This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and is sure to entertain your kids for hours!
Fun and Easy To Make Relaxation Flip Books
Last month I came across these relaxation scripts online (link) that I found really fun and easy to use. This site was intended to offer techniques for anxious little ones to use when having to giv…
Rainbow Discovery Bottle for Sensory Play and Exploration
Make a rainbow discovery bottle out of two simple ingredients -- hair gel and liquid watercolor! This sensory bottle is perfect for a rainbow theme.