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Skills this child development activity enhances: Gross Motor Skills Hand-Eye Coordination  For ages: Preschool 4 years + Balloon Materials Needed: Masking Tape or Glue Paint Stirrer or Ruler Balloon Balloon Instructions: Make a little “tennis racket” by using masking tape or glue to attach a paint stirrer (or ruler) to the back of a paper …

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Skills this child development activity enhances: Gross Motor Skills  Hand-Eye Coordination  For ages: Preschool 3 years + Bat the Ball Materials Needed: Knife or Scissors Tennis Ball String Small Button Plastic Bat Bat the Ball Instructions: Using a knife or scissors, make a small slit in a tennis ball. Tie a button to the end …

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Skills this child development activity enhances: Hand-Eye Coordination Cause and Effect For ages: Preschool 4 years + Cotton Ball Race Materials Needed: Cotton Balls Straws Cotton Ball Race Instructions: Have a race blowing a cotton ball from a starting line to a finish line without touching it. (You can do this activity with or without …

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  Skills this child development activity enhances: Language Skills Imagination For ages: Preschool 4 years + What Happened Materials Needed: Several different pictures of everyday events. What Happened Instructions: Show your child a magazine picture of an ordinary, everyday event, such as a man running, a child crying, a dog sleeping, or a broken-down car. …

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Skills this child development activity enhances: Hand-Eye Coordination Cause and Effect   For ages: Preschool 4 years +   Straw Soccer Materials Needed: Small piece of paper Flat surface Short straw Straw Soccer Instructions: Crumple a small piece of paper into a ball and place it on your child’s play table. Show your child how …

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A month ago a video went viral when a 12-year-old girl recorded herself looking very sincere with a cute hat on her head asking if she was pretty. The little girl took the recording, posted it on YouTube and the rest is history. Every person interested in vulnerable silly little girls modestly dressed with a …

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Summer Travel can be a bit daunting, as Vanessa knows.  This guest post is a must read for anyone who spends more than 10 minutes in the car with their children. 5 Things to Keep Stocked in the Car to Keep Your Children Entertained. Summer is road-trip season, and while getting there may be half …

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