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Expressing Emotions

Young children have a lot of feelings, but they may not understand them or express them well. Help your child understand their emotions with these easy drawing and play activities.

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Move like an animal – Social Motor Skills

Preschoolers are naturally curious. Identifying colors, shapes, animals, sounds, numbers, “how many” and relationships are the building blocks of science. Help your child identify the world around them with these daily play and language activities.

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Identify The World Around You – Science

Preschoolers are naturally curious. Identifying colors, shapes, animals, sounds, numbers, “how many” and relationships are the building blocks of science. Help your child identify the world around them with these daily play and language activities.

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Show or Tell – Language

Young children communicate with words and without words (gestures, facial expressions, etc.). It is important that children are able to communicate what they want and need as well as their thoughts and ideas. Help your child express themselves with these homemade activities.

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Practice Makes Better Letters – Fine Motor

The small muscles in children’s hands and fingers need practice to become strong and controlled. Help your child develop hand grip and control while practicing early literacy skills with these daily writing and play activities.

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Say It Out Loud – Literacy

Children who hear and see more words daily become better readers and writers. Help your child make connections among letters, words and sounds with these easy early literacy activities.

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Letter Tracing – Writing

Help your preschooler develop and improve writing skills with daily practice using common household items.