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Sensory Smart Kids Begins With Free Play

I’m going to say it. You don’t need specific, sensory activities (or tactile activities) for your child. Sensory tubs. Sensory this. Sensory that. A book on how to raise a sensory smart kid. You are a good parent and childhood is naturally sensory. It’s difficult to raise a sensory “stupid” child. However, if you look

Bring a Story to Life

Bring a Story to Life! Let’s face it, sometimes it’s difficult to get kids interested in books as well as reading. But literacy is becoming increasingly important in our lives as more and more communication turns to the written form. Kids need to know how to read well, write well, and interpret words well. So

Last Child on the Farm

[divider] Today I have a little special something from writer Kathy Coatney called “Last Child on the Farm” which is an essay she wrote about her childhood growing up on a farm and knowing firsthand where food comes from. Kathy is a photojournalist and farm gal who knows first hand the value of play in