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Child Development

Knowing when and how to control impulses is important for school readiness.

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Big Jobs are jobs you can do with children that will help the whole family. They include setting the table, planting flowers, and tidying up. Learn how Big Jobs can lead to big rewards!

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You have a concern about your child’s care and education, how do you handle it? 

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Children need plenty of opportunities to play with a variety of good toys and materials. Learn about the value of good toys and what to think about before selecting a toy for your child.

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Big body play is the very physical, sometimes bone-jarring play style many children love. It's important for children's learning but many adults don't understand it.

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Want to be an active participant in your child's parent-teacher conferences? Here are some useful ideas to help you stay focused on what's best for your child.

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Many of your child’s daily activities can increase muscle strength and coordination and help prepare her for more advanced skills.

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As Halloween approaches adults can watch for children's reactions to potentially scary images and situations

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Sleep is critical to children’s everyday functioning, and as a parent you play a critical role in helping your child establish healthy sleep habits. 

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When families and teachers work together, kids win! Here are four things that kindergarten teachers want you know. 

 

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