Bad weather and the cold season can keep us indoors, scrambling for educational activities to keep our toddlers engaged. It is so easy to feel like you are running out of things to do with months of being cooped up. Montessori activities are an excellent, fun, and educational way to help prepare children for their school years. Simple household tasks can be made into fun, hands-on, developmental lessons that provide opportunities to use fine motor skills and create good habits, as well as great memories.
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Did you know that gardens can grow so much more than pretty flowers and tasty vegetables? Gardening is shown to reduce stress, elevate your mood, and provide gentle exercise in the fresh air and sunshine. Kids who help in the family garden are more likely to eat their veggies, and more likely to try a variety of produce. Digging in the dirt may help boost natural immunity, and above all it is loads of fun! But there is no need to spend a fortune on supplies: here are 3 ways to get a great start on your garden, just using things from around your house.
Spring is just around the corner. However, unless you live in a state that is warm year round, you and your kids have spent the past few months indoors. Indoors or out, children’s ability to be cute and our desire to capture that cuteness doesn’t get put on hold just because it’s cold outside. That said, today we offer a few tips for making the most of indoor natural lighting.
Are you trapped indoors because of rainy weather, or are your kids simply bored with their vast selection of playroom toys? Luckily, an easy and fun activity is doable, with materials that are probably lurking in your junk drawer as we speak!