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Classic Children's Books That Still Resonate Today

Create Date June 8, 2017 10:00 by author Tanner Nelson
There’s a long list of children’s books that have become treasured classics. Check out our picks for classic children’s books you must have in your classroom. [More]

Six Products to Make Feeding Kids Easier Than Ever

Create Date May 31, 2017 09:00 by author april
Feeding children isn’t always easy, especially when the food often ends up on the floor instead of in children’s tummies. To help with the mealtime struggle, we’ve come up with a list of six products you can use to make feeding kids easier. [More]

How to Change a Child’s Diaper While Watching Other Children

Create Date May 25, 2017 08:00 by author april
One of the toddlers in your care needs a diaper change, but your assistant is busy helping another child, and you have four other children in your class. How do you change one child’s diaper while watching the other children in your care to make sure they’re not doing something that risks their safety? [More]

How to Encourage Infants to Sit Up for Themselves

Create Date April 28, 2017 09:30 by author april
Sitting up is one of the first major feats infants do by themselves, but it doesn’t magically happen overnight. Figuring out how to help babies sit up is an important responsibility for both parents and caregivers. [More]

Three Ways to Make Dual Language Learners Feel Comfortable in the Classroom

Create Date April 27, 2017 08:00 by author Kerri Hughes
According to the American Community Survey, immigrants make up over 13 percent of the U.S. population. As a result, many first-generation, American-born children grow up speaking both English and their parents’ native tongue as well as participating in both American culture and that of their family. [More]

Fun Math Activities for Infants

Create Date March 8, 2017 12:48 by author april
Math for infants is all about the basics. Early math concepts, such as counting, shapes, measurement, patterns, etc., are everywhere around us. It’s just a matter of seeing them and pointing them out to infants. Keep in mind that the majority of math activities for infants should revolve around interactive talking. [More]

Five Changing Table Must-Haves to Prepare for the Inevitable

Create Date October 26, 2016 05:05 by author april
If you care for infants and toddlers, diaper changes are everyday occurrences and often get messy, which is why it’s important to have the right changing table and supplies. Whether you’re looking for a changing table with stairs, a wall cabinet to store diapers in, or changing pads, we’ve got you covered. [More]

10 Soft and Cozy Favorites for Infants and Toddlers

Create Date May 25, 2016 08:59 by author april
From pillows and mats to climbers and bouncers, adding a variety of soft materials to your infant and toddler classroom helps ensure young children’s safety as they explore their environment and learn to crawl and walk. Here are 10 soft and cozy favorites that you can add to your early learning environment. [More]

Smart Strategies for Reading with Infants and Toddlers

Create Date May 12, 2016 08:45 by author april
Even though they may not understand what you’re saying, reading is an important part of young children’s brain development. When you read to infants and toddlers, it helps them learn about speech patterns and beginning language skills while also giving them the foundation they need to enjoy reading throughout their lives. [More]

Now Available: The 2016 Infant Toddler Catalog

Create Date April 26, 2016 04:00 by author april
The 2016 Infant Toddler Catalog offers a wide variety of age-appropriate products that are specifically designed to enhance the developing needs of infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds. You’ll find that the developmentally appropriate learning materials we offer touch on all domains and encourage a sense of wonder in young children. [More]

10 Fun Stackers for Infants and Toddlers

Create Date April 8, 2016 08:59 by author april
Stacking toys help infants and toddlers develop cognitive skills, hand-eye coordination, and fine and gross motor skills. They also encourage children to problem solve, learn about shapes and sizes, and experiment with different sequences until they get it right. [More]

Get Kids Moving: Encouraging Physical Activity in Toddlers

Create Date March 17, 2016 06:00 by author april
Toddlers are always on the move, but there are still plenty of opportunities to model new movements and work with toddlers on developing their physical skills. As they begin to master basic physical skills, such as running, jumping, and balancing, toddlers will become more confident in their ability to be physically active while also becoming more comfortable with their bodies. [More]

Get Kids Moving: Encouraging Physical Activity in Infants

Create Date March 10, 2016 07:59 by author april
Children are never too young to move and learn about what their bodies are capable of doing. In order to run, jump, throw, and dance when they’re older, infants have to start developing and mastering balance, coordination, good posture, and other physical skills that will serve as the foundation for the more advanced physical skills they develop later in life. [More]

Four Ways to Help Infants and Toddlers Increase Their Vocabulary

Create Date January 26, 2016 06:59 by author april
How important are the early literacy skills young children develop? According to a recent study, two-year-olds with a larger oral vocabulary enter kindergarten with greater academic and behavioral functioning than their peers. They have higher levels of math and literacy achievement but are also good at self-regulating. Helping infants and toddlers increase their vocabulary skills in their first few years of life is a crucial part of ensuring their success in kindergarten and beyond. [More]

Fun Ride-On and Push-Along Toys for Kids

Create Date June 26, 2015 04:30 by author april
Looking for ways to keep young children active during the hot summer months? Look no further! We have a variety of fun ride-on and push-along toys your children or the children in your care will enjoy playing with this summer, and many of them can be used indoors or outdoors. Here are six of our favorites: [More]
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