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Sleep info, Benefits & Tips

Click the picture for swaddle alternatives Sleep Safety ABC’s Alone Back Crib Click here for more information Click Here for a Quick Video of all of this Information Here are some sample night time routines for various ages of children. Of course, use what works for you! And here are

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Summer School Lesson Plans

As everyone is thinking about what this upcoming school year will be like, remember to enjoy “Summer School”. Get out and play! πŸ€πŸŒ±πŸžπŸŽΆπŸ›πŸŒ πŸ˜„πŸŒ‰πŸš—πŸŒ²πŸ”­βš½πŸ”¦ “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of

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Tantrums

Shopping Trip Tantrums We have all been there. You are ready to check out and your child spots that candy bar or that special little toy they just have to have! What do you do to avoid carrying a kicking, screaming child out of the store? Try this… Download Document

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Busy Bags and Boxes

Are you working from home? Do you have a long car ride or even plane trip scheduled? As things start opening back up and you venture out to restaurants and traveling, here are some good (easy & cheap) ideas to help keep your children occupied. You could even keep these

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What is the Difference Between Preschool and Daycare?

What is the Difference Between Preschool and Daycare? Many tours often ask if we just have daycare or if we offer preschool. Small Hands Big Dreams is considered a Preschool with the convenient hours of a daycare for working parents. What is the Difference? A preschool offers curriculum and assessments

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What is STEAM and Why is it Important

What is STEAM and Why is it Important STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in

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February Family of the Month

February Family of the Month Our Small Hands Big Dreams Family of the Month is the Gerstenfeld family! The Gerstenfeld family is made up of mom, dad, one girl and one boy. They also have a dog named Roxann, a puppy named Hulk, a lizard named Lizard-Man, a tortoise named

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