Let’s learn about musical instruments

Long before your child gets to learn to play musical instrument, he can learn about instruments and have fun with them too. Chances are, your child is already familiar with some of them and, most likely, has some toy musical instruments that he loves to play. Good! Let’s encourage it with variety of fun activities.Continue reading “Let’s learn about musical instruments”

Inspire Creativity With Materials

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to stock up on amazing art supplies available right there in your house! I love tissue paper, especially, the colorful one! The best part is that it could be wrinkled and even ripped a little and still be used in variety of art projects. Just smooth itContinue reading “Inspire Creativity With Materials”

Good Books, Beautiful Books.

What does it mean for us, parents? It means the books we choose for our little (and not so little) ones may not just develop their minds, but help them relate to the world around them, express their emotions, expend their imagination, and do so much more! So, how to choose a book that wouldContinue reading “Good Books, Beautiful Books.”

More Gifts for Holidays: Family Games

Let’s Move Together! This year, many of our kids spend more time in front of the computer then before. So, let’s get them moving with family games. Wonder Forge Cat in The Hat I Can Do That! Game. I have yet to find a young kid who would resist this game! Unfortunately, it’s currently onlyContinue reading “More Gifts for Holidays: Family Games”

May I suggest classical music as Holiday gift?

I love classical music, and I think that 4 is a perfect age to start introducing it in more direct way. Many of us, likely, played “baby Mozart” type of music for our babies and toddlers. Some of us, probably, attended “mommy and me” types of classes where our little ones moved to the classicalContinue reading “May I suggest classical music as Holiday gift?”

It’s beginning to look a lot like Holliday Season…

More suggestions for Holiday Gifts: this time board games and brainteasers! Board Games and Logical Puzzles Have you ever played cooperative board games? They are fun, but most importantly the players need to put their heads together to solve the problem rather than to beat each other. Check out this Canadian company that makes them.Continue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Holliday Season…”