Seven Important Ingredients to Help Your Child Learn

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Seven very important ingredients for learning are:

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Rainy Day Fun

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

When rain or snow puts a damper on playing outside and these quick play-and-pretend ideas will keep kids occupied and happy for hours:

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Toys to Improve a Baby's Motor Skills

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Toddlers may be crawling, "cruising," walking, and grasping things all around them. To encourage exploration and fine motor skills, try giving them toys that have a cause and effect — for example, a toy with buttons that trigger different noises.

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Booster Seats Keep Children Safe

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Booster seats protect children from being injured in a car crash, and provide 60% more protection than seat belts alone.  Adult seat belts are too big for a child’s small body. Using a booster seat lifts the child up so that the seat belt fits safety over his/her body.

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What is Emergent Curriculum?

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

We can try to understand the concept of emergent curriculum by breaking down and defining the two words. Emergent means coming from the experiences and daily lives of young children. This definition helps us remember spontaneity always has a place in settings where young children learn and play, and thoughts...

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Mental Health Tips

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Here are some simple ways to practice mental fitness:

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Pre-Registration No Longer Required for Sydney Play Group

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

In an effort to reduce congestion we had moved to a pre-registration process for our Play Group at 714 Alexandra Street.

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Volunteers Needed for Clothing Room

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Our clothing room is well used and well supported by our local community.

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