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Parents at Play

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Experts in the field will tell you that the best thing you can do FOR your child is to play WITH your child. But some parents seem to have forgetten the fine art of playmating. Here are three simple rules of thumb that might help...

 

1.  FOLLOW don’t lead.

2.  Get SHORTER.

3.  Keep it POINTLESS.

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What Movement Tells Us About Their Development

 

Movement is so central to their development, all those wiggles and giggles are like a peek inside their brain, telling us what’s going on and what they may need.

 

We just need to know how to "read the moves."

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Kids' Health

See how what we call a work-out is what kids call fun!

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Managing Safety When They're Pushing at Boundaries

Children at play push the boundaries of safety, often because they don’t know the boundaries are there. That's where you come in.

The question is where, when, and how to set those limits. We can’t keep them in boo-boo-free bubbles forever. So what do we do?

 

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What a child can do with their body determines how much power they have over their own learning..

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Six ways to give your child the gift of language.

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Leveling the play. Ramp up the fun, not the frustration.

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Top 10 activities on the playground.

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Why Play Works

Play meets a child's needs right here and right now.

 

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GILL'S NOTEBOOK

By Gill Connell

Managing the Play

How to end the fun withOUT the fuss.

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