Naptime Reads

image1.PNG

Jean E. Pendziwol’s No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety for Kids (and Dragons) is a fantastic resource for teaching fire safety, if you’re in the market for that sort of thing. It’s how my 3 year old charge learned “stop, drop, and roll.”

Power struggles are one of those tricky scenarios you can fall into before you realize it. Parenting Beyond Punishment has some helpful tips here to sidestep or resolve them.

I’m always encouraging my charges to make a mess on the job. Children primarily learn through their senses. My employers have always gotten it, but it can be hard selling some parents on the idea. This post from Creative Sense offers a handy and thorough break-down of how sensory experiences benefit children in learning and development.

A simply truth that seems too easily forgotten: children are people too, via Happiness is Here.

Need a summer boredom buster? Make ice cream in a bag (via 2 Little Hooligans) or knock out one of the science experiments on this fantastic roundup from Growing a Jeweled Rose.

Happy Weekend!

Kathryn

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s