Monthly Archives: December 2014

Getting Ready to Read – Talking

By |December 12th, 2014|

Learning to read isn’t just something that happens as a child enters school. This process begins when a child is still an infant, and research shows that there are some concrete things you can do with your young child to help them develop strong literacy skills as they grow. Five of the best ways to […]

Best Apps to Use With Kids

By |December 9th, 2014|

Winter holidays bring lots of extended family time. It’s a wonderful time to play and learn together, and for many families nowadays, that means using gadgets—tablets, smartphones, and game consoles. As families share a story, play a game, design a robot, or interacting with children in other fun ways, their curiosity and creativity are sparked. […]

Six Homemade Snow Alternatives

By |December 5th, 2014|

We don’t see much snow here in Lane County, and when we do it is quite a special occasion. However, it is the holiday season and kids are anxious for a winter wonderland like those they have seen in movies, T.V. shows, and advertisements. While we can’t be sure that we’ll see snow any time […]