How to Foster Imaginative Play

Imaginative play is one of the best ways for children to learn. It allows them to use their imagination and practice real-life situations in a safe setting. Here are five ways to foster imaginative play. They are simple, easy, and most importantly, child-focused. Let Children Lead It’s no secret that children are more imaginative than adults. Because of this, it’s important to let children be the leaders in imaginative play. Let them come up with the premise. If they’re not sure how to start, offer prompts rather than suggestions. Open-ended questions are best. “What kind of job do you want [...]

How to Foster Imaginative Play2018-03-02T03:38:05+00:00

7 Tips to Keep Kids Active in Winter

It can be so easy to forget about keeping your kids active in winter. It’s dark, cold, and it can seem miserable. But it’s so important for kids to exercise, especially as recent studies suggest that almost 80% of children aren’t getting enough activity. 1 - Enjoy The Outdoors It might be cold, but you can still enjoy being outside with your kids. Encourage your kids to go out even in winter to walk the dog, play with their friends or go to the park. 2 - Try A New Activity Try going to your local indoor swimming pool, indoor [...]

7 Tips to Keep Kids Active in Winter2018-02-24T16:02:57+00:00

Healthy Snacks That Kids Will Love

  Kids nowadays have a habit of nibbling throughout the day. However, most of the snacks they consume are not healthy and are detrimental to their health.  Cookies, cupcakes, doughnuts, and chips are just some of the most common.  Snacks are important for kids because they have a higher metabolic rate and high energy requirements. There are some healthy snacks kids can feed on to satisfy their sweet tooth. Here are some great snack time ideas: Fruit smoothies Not only are fruit smoothies naturally sweet and nutritious, but they also have no sweeteners. Smoothies are easy to make. You only [...]

Healthy Snacks That Kids Will Love2018-02-24T15:53:38+00:00