Helping Your Child Develop Fine Motor Skills

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Some activities that will support the development of fine motor skills in young children include:

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Summer Safety Tips

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if parents don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings happen in home swimming pools.

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What is Emergent Curriculum?

Posted by What is Emergent Curriculum?

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 and ideas for...

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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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Why Messy Sensory Play is Important

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Messy play is important for young children, giving them endless ways to develop and learn. All types of play are essential for children’s development and early learning. Play helps children to develop and improve their gross and fine motor skills, co-ordination and concentration.

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Communities Supporting Communities Plan Now Available

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

A Crime Prevention Plan for Communities North of Smokey

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Physical Activity Strategy Update

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

A comprehensive Physical Activity Strategy for all Victoria County residents has been developed: Its intent is to encourage and facilitate a more healthy and active lifestyle for all residents to decrease the three major health risks effecting residents & visitors: 1. Cardiovascular, 2. Respiratory and 3. Health Eating.

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