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A Trip to the Market

Involve your child in food shopping and meal preparation whenever you can.

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Acting out a Favorite Story

Act out your child's favorite story with her. Get creative an use prompts found around the house.

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All About Me Poster

A fun activity to help you share what makes your child special.

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Alphabet Pretzels

Make delicious pretzels in the shapes of different letters.

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Apple Oatmeal

Preparing this yummy breakfast is a simple way to make learning fun for your young child.

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Baby Clinic

Allow your child to become familiar with what happens at a doctor's office by introducing this activ

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Baby’s Own Book

Make your own special book for your baby that introduces new people, objects, or concepts.

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Bag Books

Make bag books for your baby to talk about what he sees and feels in each bag.

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Baked Tofu Sticks

Making this healthy snack is a fun learning opportunity for your little one.

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Banana Pudding in a Bag

Let your child help you make this recipe in a bag.

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Bird's Nest

Create this food dish with your child.

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Burger Soup

This delicious soup is a heart-healthy meal that you and your child can make together.

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Choices

Help your child make decisions for herself by introducing choices for her.

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Chore Tunes

While your child does daily routines, have them add a little music to their routine.

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Clothespin Magnets

Have your child create clothespin magnets to hold things such as grocery lists or messages.

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Counting Poem

This is a fun poem to help your child learn to count.

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Create a Story

Create your own story with your child.

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Create Your Own Book

Help your child make her own book about something that interests her.

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Crunchy Oat Bar

This tasty snack is also a healthy one to make with your child.

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Dancing with Baby

Activity to help you have physical contact with your baby, helping soothe him/her.

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Draw and Scribble

Helpful tips on introducing drawing and scribbling to your toddler.

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Drying Song

Make learning fun, even while taking a bath!

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Expressing Needs

You can use this activity to encourage your child to build his language skills and help your child l

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Face Time with Baby

infant thrive on positive interaction with adults. Here is a way to support your child's development

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Family Meal Time

Use meal times with family to help your child establish and maintain consistent routines.

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Family Rules

Come up with simple rules together that everyone in the family can follow.

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Father’s Day Card

Make a special card for special occasions, such as Father's Day.

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Finger and Thumbs, Legs, and Toes

Help your child explore their body parts by singing this rhythm.

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Flashlight Search

Help your child learn new vocabulary with this engaging activity.

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Float Your Boat

Support your toddlers development with this activity.

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Floor Time

Place your baby on a soft blanket, futon, or towel on the floor to give her a chance to look at new

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Follow the Leader

A fun activity you can do with your child that encourages following directions and hands on learning

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Following Directions

Make following directions fun by using games, music, and dancing.

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Food for Thought

Take your toddler along when you go grocery shopping.

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Fruit Slush

Simple and refreshing snack recipe to do with your child.

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Fun with Finger Play (1)

Finger plays for you to do with your little one.

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Fun with Finger Play (2)

Finger plays for you to do with your little one.

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Fun with Finger Play (3)

Finger plays for you to do with your little one.

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Fun With Nursery Rhymes

Share nursery rhymes with your child, adding hand motions that go with the rhymes.

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Goodnight Room

Try this activity to put your baby to bed.

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Ham and Cheese Scones

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. These quick and delicious scones are something the whole family wi

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Healthy Food Collage

Help your child create a collage of his/her favorite fruits and vegetables.

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Holiday Colors

As each holiday or special celebration comes around, talk to your child about what it represents and

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Homemade Granola

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy making this snack with your child.

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Introducing Textures

Introduce different textures to your baby.

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Jan Ken Po (Junk an’ a po)

Teach your child Jan Ken Po to decide who goes first when taking turns

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Junior Fire Fighter

Teaching your child about fire safety is very important. Create a floor plan with your child and pra

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Keeping the Beat

Introduce your child to rhythms and beats.

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Kick, Kick, Kick

As you do daily activities with your child use language to interact with your child.

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Lego Flossing

A simple and fun way to expose your child to flossing.

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Let's Put the Groceries Away

Let your child be hands on by having him help you put the groceries away after a trip to the market

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Let’s Pretend

The sky's the limit on what you and your child can pretend to be or do.

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Let’s Read!

Helpful tips to engage your child in reading.

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Let’s Sing

Here's a variety of songs to sing with your child.

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Lullaby for Baby

When it's time for your baby to sleep, softly sing your child a lullaby.

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Mail Time

Make a learning activity using your mail.

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Make a Special Story Time Book

Make a special story book for your child based on the "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See" book

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Make Your Own Cloud Dough

Cloud dough has a fun texture and will hold its shape when molded.

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Make Your Own Special Book

Make your own book about a special day or person.

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Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

Make your own wrapping paper using your child's handprints.

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Make-believe Play

Play "make-believe" with your baby.

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May I Take Your Order?

Help your child design a take-out menu for a “pretend” restaurant.

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Mirror, MIrror, What Do I See?

Help your child identify different emotions and facial expressions.

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Mother’s Day Collage

Make a special collage for special occasions such as Mother's Day.

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My Feelings Book

Create a book that helps your child identify different feelings.

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Nature Walk

Here is an activity to support your preschooler’s development.

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On the Go Ravioli Spinach Lasagna

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. This quick and delicious lasagna dish is something the whole fami

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Paper Dolls

Make your own paper dolls.

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Paper Plate Umbrella

Make your own paper plate umbrella.

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Peek-a-boo Book

Make a peek-a-boo book with your child.

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Photo Routine Chart

Create this chart to help your child with their daily routines.

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Pictures and Mobiles

Place pictures or posters on the wall next to your baby's crib to engage your child.

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Pizza Balls

Delicious recipe that will help your child learn how to sequence in a fun way!

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Pizza Roll Ups

This yummy snack allows your child to build his/her own pizza while incorporating counting, sequenci

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Play Time, Work Time

Engage your baby as you do household chores.

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Play with Sounds

During everyday routines, respond to the facial expressions and sounds that your baby makes.

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Poetry in Motion

Movement activity that encourages your child to act out the poem.

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Read with Me

Helpful tips on introducing books to your toddler.

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Read, Read, Read

Helpful tips to engage your baby in reading.

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Read, Read, Read

Reading aloud to your baby is an important form of stimulation, exposing her to early ways of commun

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Red Light, Green Light, and Yellow Light Too!

Teach your child safety by playing this interactive game.

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Sensory Board

Create a board of various objects and talk to your infant about the items, using descriptive words t

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Shake and Sing

Make your own noisemaker to use as an instrument while singing songs.

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Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Let your child's imagination and creativity run wild as he/she paints the sidewalks using this homem

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Signs and Advertisements

While on a walk with your child, point out and read aloud road signs and advertisements.

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Silhouette Show

Explore story telling in a different way by making shadow characters.

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Sing While You Work

Sing songs during routine activities to make them fun.

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Singing and Movement

During everyday activities, sing to or play simple games with your baby.

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Singing in the Bath

Make learning fun, even in the bathtub!

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Sock Puppet

Make your own sock puppet.

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Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

This delicious meal idea is fun to make and eat!

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Sweet Pea Lasagna

Cooking teaches valuable lessons and fosters a child's development. Have fun making this dish with y

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Syllables

Recite words to poems or songs to break down words into syllables.

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Table Talk

Make mealtime a time for learning by including your child mealtime conversations.

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Tasty Tots

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy this healthy take on tater tots!

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Tell Me a Story

With your family, share different stories from the past with your child.

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Tissue Box Ukulele

Make an ukulele from household items such as a tissue box.

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Tummy Time with Contrasting Cards

Make tummy time more engaging by creating contrasting cards for your child to explore.

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Turkey Avocado Burritos

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy making this burrito with your little one.

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Valentine’s Day Card and Rhyme

Celebrate Valentine's Day by making a card and rhyme for your loved one.

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Weather Watch

Look outside and talk about the weather.

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Where Is the Button?

Play a fun guessing game with your child.

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Which Is Best?

Build your child's problem solving skills by helping him come up with solutions when problems occur.

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Writing Letters

Have your child write a letter to someone special.

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