Featured Story: Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Easy Paper Craft
Coloring is an excellent way to practice mindfulness and focus for all ages, but especially for younger kids. It takes something they already do and introduces ways to be more aware of their emotions.
- Crayons, coloured pencils, paint or markers
- Since Aaron Slater drew his own story, let’s do the same. Using crayons, colored pencils, or paint, create your own “true story” about anything you want. Like Aaron, use visuals versus words to tell the story. When you’re finished, share it with a friend or family member.
Reading and storytelling with babies and children promotes brain development and imagination, develops language and emotions, and strengthens relationships.
Recipes & Healthy Eating
Cooking can help young kids learn and practice some basic math concepts and build language skills.
Family Fun: Craft and Activity Ideas
Play promotes healthy development and critical thinking skills. It reinforces memory, helps children understand cause and effect.
|Paint Splat Art Activity|
|Thrill Your Kids with Colorful Squirt Gun Painting||Educational Activities for|
Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Songs and Music
Early music exposure helps children learn by promoting language, creativity, coordination, social interaction, self-esteem
|7 Songs to Sing With Your Kids to Encourage Creativity||Imagination|
The Singing Lizard
|Reading Song | CoComelon Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs|
Vocabulary helps children to think and learn about the world. Expanding a child’s knowledge of words provides unlimited access to new information.
Information & FUN Facts
Young children learn best when information is presented in a playful, engaging manner. Here is some information about reading.
|How to Teach Kids to Read |
10 Simple Steps
to Try at Home
|How Reading Helps Kids Grow||How to Raise-a-Reader|
Dyslexia is a learning disability in reading. People with dyslexia have trouble reading at a good pace and without mistakes. They may also have a hard time with reading comprehension, spelling, and writing. People with dyslexia don’t outgrow it. But there are teaching approaches and strategies that can help improve reading skills and manage challenges.