Online Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Online Safety Tips for the Whole Family By Alyssa Craig As a parent, there are four main concerns as your family goes online or takes part in social media: online predators, cyberbullying, giving out too much personal information, and stumbling upon inappropriate material. In order to keep yourself and your family safe in a…

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5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard

5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard It’s time to prepare for a backyard makeover.  With these fun DIY projects, your backyard will be a sports center in no time! Small Multi-Sport Wall Don’t have a lot of space but still want fun sports for kids to practice your…

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5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard | ilslearningcorner.com #kidsactivities #sportsforkids #DIY

5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard

5 DIY Sports for Kids You Can Set Up In Your Backyard It’s time to prepare for a backyard makeover.  With these fun DIY projects, your backyard will be a sports center in no time! Small Multi-Sport Wall Don’t have a lot of space but still want fun sports for kids to practice your…

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Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children

Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children when Emotions Run High If you’ve spent any time around children, or even your local grocery store, you’re well aware that kids throw temper tantrums. You’ve probably even seen your fair share of adult temper tantrums. And if you have a child that has Sensory Processing Disorder or…

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Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children when Emotions Run High | ilslearningcorner.com #kidsemotions #anxiety

Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children

Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children when Emotions Run High If you've spent any time around children, or even your local grocery store, you're well aware that kids throw temper tantrums. You've probably even seen your fair share of adult temper tantrums. And if you have a child that has Sensory Processing Disorder or…

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Smart Breakfast for Kids: Protein Waffle Breakfast Sammy

Smart Breakfast for Kids: Protein Waffle Breakfast Sammy with Egg Whites and Ham Hi! It’s me, Rachael again, I just love guest posting over here because I get to share something that is so important to me, and that is feeding kids nutritious foods. We enjoy our fair share of treats, goodies, and indulgent meals.…

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The Best Hands-on Play Dough Activities to Build Fine Motor

The Best Hands-on Play Dough Activities to Build Fine Motor I am probably biased, but I have the two cutest grandsons in the world and whenever they are at my house, we love getting our hands dirty with play dough. By the time we are done, we not only have great dinosaur and superhero…

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The Best Hands-on Activities to Build Your Child's Fine Motor Skills | ilslearningcorner.com #playdoughactivities #playdough

The Best Hands-on Play Dough Activities to Build Fine Motor

The Best Hands-on Play Dough Activities to Build Fine Motor I am probably biased, but I have the two cutest grandsons in the world and whenever they are at my house, we love getting our hands dirty with play dough. By the time we are done, we not only have great dinosaur and superhero…

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Alphabet Sensory Activities Series From A TO Z: B is for Bubbles

Alphabet Sensory Activities Series From A TO Z- B is for Bubbles Welcome to Alphabet Sensory Activities! 26 amazing bloggers have gotten together to share a sensory experience based on a letter of the alphabet…think sensory bin, sensory bottle, gross motor outlet, tactile craft or fine motor activity. But these are all guaranteed to be…

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Alphabet Sensory Activities Series From A TO Z- B is for Bubbles | ilslearningcorner.com #kidsbubbleactivities #sensoryactivities

Alphabet Sensory Activities Series From A TO Z: B is for Bubbles

Alphabet Sensory Activities Series From A TO Z- B is for Bubbles Welcome to Alphabet Sensory Activities! 26 amazing bloggers have gotten together to share a sensory experience based on a letter of the alphabet…think sensory bin, sensory bottle, gross motor outlet, tactile craft or fine motor activity. But these are all guaranteed to be…

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10 Amazing After School Snack Ideas | ilslearningcorner.com #snackideas #kidssnacks

10 Amazing After School Snack Ideas

10 Amazing After School Snack Ideas By Whitney Hollingshead Summer is quickly coming to an end and back to school is on the horizon. As you plan for the coming school year, don’t forget to prepare a plan for after school snacks. Odds are you will soon be searching for some quick, tasty, and yet…

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10 Amazing After School Snack Ideas

10 Amazing After School Snack Ideas By Whitney Hollingshead Summer is quickly coming to an end and back to school is on the horizon. As you plan for the coming school year, don’t forget to prepare a plan for after school snacks. Odds are you will soon be searching for some quick, tasty, and yet…

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Outdoor play gives your kids more than fresh air. Sensory tool to help the brain learn through physical literacy | ilslearningcorner.com #activeforlife #kidsactivities

Outdoor play gives your kids more than fresh air

Outdoor play gives your kids more than fresh air Guest Blog Post Lori Fireman When I was a little girl, for several magical years we lived with my grandparents. Aside from spoiling us with love (and candy, of course), my brother and I had the great fortune to play in their backyard, which led…

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Back to Basics with Back to School Goals | ilslearningcorner.com #backtoschool #goals

Back to Basics with Back to School Goals

Back to Basics with Back to School Goals  By Alyssa Craig The summer has flown by and the beginning of the school year is right around the corner. This is a great time to get your family together and make some back to school goals. Your goals can cover everything from healthy eating, to…

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How to Keep Kids Quiet in Class - Sensory Activities | ilslearningcorner.com #backtoschool #sensoryactivities

How to Keep Kids Quiet in Class – Sensory Activities

How to Keep Kids Quiet in Class - Sensory Activities We're having a great time with Fox 13's The Place talking about getting kids ready for back to school with sensory activities to keep children quiet in the classroom. The right, but surprisingly "wrong" types of activities are helping children to stay focused and…

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7 Sensory Hacks for a Smooth Back to School Transition | ilslearningcorner.com #backtoschool #sensory

7 Sensory Hacks for a Smooth Back to School Transition

Sensory Hacks for Back to School Kids It's that time of year again. The seasonal sections of all the stores are overwhelmed with crayons, pencil boxes, paper, and backpacks. The smell of books and school cafeterias are becoming more than just vague memories. There might be a slight tremor of excitement to see friends…

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3 Smart Visual Planning Charts for Unorganized Kids | ilslearningcorner.com #backtoschool

3 Smart Visual Planning Charts for Unorganized Kids

Visual Planning Charts for Unorganized Kids Oftentimes children who struggle with organization need to break down simple tasks through visualization. When creating visual planning charts, kids may find tasks to be less daunting and manageable as they get ready for school, complete chores, do their homework and find activities to keep them active after…

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9 Sensory Tricks to Stop Child Anxiety at Family Theme Parks | ilslearningcorner.com #themeparks #sensory

9 Sensory Tricks to Stop Child Anxiety at Family Theme Parks

Sensory Tricks for Theme Parks I have to be honest, roller coasters were never my favorite, mostly because I get sick on the rides, especially those that spin round and round. Tea cups? Forget it! There is no way I’d make it without getting dizzy and queasy. Ever since I was a child, I…

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How to tell if your child has Stress or Anxiety | ilslearningcorner.com #anxiety #stress

How to know if your child has Stress or Anxiety

Is it Stress or Anxiety? Your child seems to have many fears, is anxious and overwhelmed at home, in large crowds, in school, around other children, or in unfamiliar surroundings. Is it anxiety or is it every day stress? Anxiety and stress come in many different shapes and sizes. However, anxiety can be caused…

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7 Smart Sensory Tricks for Kids who have trouble Sleeping | ilslearningcorner.com #kidssleep

7 Smart Sensory Tricks for Kids who have trouble Sleeping

Sensory Tricks: Sleep routines to help troubled sleepers Bedtime. It's crazy how one thing can bring insanity and salvation all rolled into one. As parents, sometimes the only minute we get to breathe is that sigh of relief we let out when we know our kids are finally asleep. But man did we have…

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Auditory Processing: Understanding your child's hearing | ilslearningcorner.com #auditory

Auditory Processing: Understanding your child’s hearing

Auditory Processing: Understanding your child's hearing I think just about every parent has spoken some version of the phrase, "Are you even listening to me?" to their child. It's flat out frustrating to think that they're ignoring us. Is it nonchalance? Is it defiance? Do they have a legit hearing problem? And they're usually…

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Sensory learning games to help kids learn | ilslearningcorner.com #kidsactivities

Sensory learning games that kids will love

Sensory learning games that kids will love We're having a great time with Fox 13's The Place talking about how fun summer activities help kids learn and perform better in the classroom. It was a great experience sharing how we can help children achieve academic success. Fox 13's The Place Activities help with speech and language…

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Summer Chores for Everyday Kids | ilslearningcorner.com #chores

15 Summer Chores for Everyday Kids

Summer Chores for Kids Author: Alyssa Craig For those children who are on break during the school year, summer can quickly become monotonous as they struggle to find ways to fill their agenda. Luckily for you, there are great ways you can put the kids to work that will them fill their time in…

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7 Meal-time Tricks to Avoid Sensory Meltdowns | ilslearningcorner.com #sensory

7 Meal-time Tricks to Avoid Sensory Meltdowns

Meal-time Meltdowns: Sensory Kids For most of us, mealtime is a heaven-send. Food cures cases of the grumps. The varieties of flavors and textures trigger positive chemical releases in the brain. Filling your stomach creates a sense of satisfaction and overall contentment. What's not to enjoy? Well, anyone who knows a picky eater, especially…

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Why relationships are so important when building a child’s brain | ilslearningcorner.com #kids

Why relationships are so important when building a child’s brain

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Why relationships are so important when building a child’s brain I’ve been writing about how children’s brains are developed, and in particular how physical literacy helps build a strong brain. Building a brain is like building a house, with a strong foundation and four walls of cognitive, social, emotional,…

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4 Fun and Simple Games to Build Strong Writing Skills | ilslearning.com #writing

4 Fun and Simple Games to Build Strong Writing Skills

Writing Skills: A Strong Foundation This post may contain affiliate links which helps us create quality content to share with you. The views and opinions expressed are purely the opinion of Integrated Learning Strategies. As our children grow from toddlers to entering preschool, grade school, middle school and high school, we begin to feel…

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Summer 2015 Event Winners to help kids learn and stay active | www.ilslearning.com

Summer 2015 Event Winners Announced

Summer 2015 Event Winners Our summer is already shaping up to be a busy one meeting lots of wonderful families and kids. At each event, we select a winner for a great prize to keep kids learning while staying active. The best part is the activities are always fun and the kids don't even…

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5 Fantastic Boredom Busting Activities for Kids | ilslearningcorner.com

5 Fantastic Boredom Busting Activities for Kids

Boredom Busting Activities By Whitney Hollingshead If you are on the hunt for some new boredom busters, give these ideas a try! These simple activities will keep your kids entertained for hours. Better yet, your children will spend their hours developing skills that will help them throughout life. These five ideas combined will help your…

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Understanding Your Child's Speech Milestones.

Understanding Your Child’s Speech Milestones

Speech Milestones and Delays As part of our speech series, this article will focus on milestones and delays. Remember, speech is the way we form words, the ways we pronounce words, the way words sound and how we recognize them. Some of it can be seen in different accents from different regions of a…

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The Best Chore Chart for Sensory Sensitive Kids.

The Best Chore Chart for Sensory Sensitive Kids

Chore Chart for Sensitive Kids Unless you are like Monica on Friends, you probably hate cleaning and organizing just as much as I do, which means, battling with our kids to do chores and help around the house is equally as challenging. But, when we can motivate them to help, they not only make…

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7 Smart Chores for Sensory Sensitive Kids

7 Smart Chores for Sensory Sensitive Kids

Chores for Sensory Sensitive Kids I think we all understand the struggle to get our kids to help out around the house. They dread being asked to do chores, and let's be honest, we usually dread having to ask. We know before we open our mouths that there is a 99.99% chance that we…

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Swing N' Scoop Cup Giveaway Winners Announced

Swing N’ Scoop Cup Giveaway Winners

Giveaway Winners Thank you to all of those who participated in our Swing N' Scoop giveaway to celebrate our one year anniversary. We couldn't have done it without you! And, we now have our winners chosen. Drum roll please... Congratulations to the following winners: Alicia Lansing Amberly Lambertsen Rennie D Such exciting news! You will…

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Building your child’s brain is like building a house

Building your Child’s Brain is like Building a House

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Building your child’s brain is like building a house Parents have been hearing for a long time now about the importance of our child’s early years. The preschool years, we’re told, prepare children to be successful in school and in life. These first years also set the habits that…

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Top 5 Road Trip Games to Prep Kids for Reading.

Top 5 Road Trip Games to Prep Kids for Reading

Road Trip Games with Kids in the 21st Century By Catherine Wiberg Staff Blogger The 21st century is filled with technology. Every child born in this century seems born understanding computers, game consoles, smart phones, MP3 players, and handheld electronic devices of every kind. While these technological advances have many advantages, they also can…

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The Best Learning Experiences when Involving Your Kids in Vacation Planning.

The Learning Secret to Planning the Perfect Family Vacations

Involve Children in Planning Family Vacations What will you do this summer with your children? Will they visit any distant family? Will out-of-state family come to visit you? What will you do for holidays? When do you have work holidays? When does your spouse have work holidays? Whatever shall you do with all your…

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Do you know where your child is at with Language Development?

Language Development: What to Expect at Different Ages

Language Milestones - Part 2 Series Other parts in our Language Development Series: Speech versus Language Signs and symptoms of receptive versus expressive language Late bloomer or language delay? Early language intervention As you hear little “Johnny” crying from across the room, you are probably thinking to yourself, “is he hungry? Is he in…

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Skip Fireworks and try this Foam Whip Cream Sensory Activity Instead!

Patriotic Foam Sensory Activity for Avoiding Fireworks

Patriotic Foam Sensory Play Activity The 4th of July holiday is right around the corner and we couldn’t be more thrilled! I love this time of year because it reminds me of breakfast in the canyons, parades, fireworks, long summer days, warm weather, family parties, and it gives us a chance to celebrate America’s…

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27 Summer Activities to Keep Your Child's Mind Active and Sharp.

27 Summer Activities to Keep Your Child’s Mind Active

Summer Activities for Learning Summer is upon us! School is ending (or has ended). Do our children need to stop learning, let the brains completely rest, shut down even, during the summer? Do they need to sit and do homework every day to be sure their brains don’t rot before the new school year? The…

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Fun and Easy play dough recipe to make at home for your kids.

The Easiest Recipe for Making Your Own Play Dough

Make Your Own Play Dough Summer is the best time to keep your child's mind and body active. Learning never ends, but we can make it more fun for kids. In fact, we can create opportunities and plan activities that help kids learn without them even knowing it. One of the best ways to…

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Celebrating our one year anniversary with a Swing N' Cup Giveaway. Don't wait to Enter!

Celebrating One Year Anniversary with Swing N’ Catch Cup Giveaway

Anniversary Celebration! We have some exciting news! This month we are celebrating our one year anniversary at the Kaysville Sportsplex, and one year ago we also launched our new blog and website! Can you believe time has flown by that fast? It has been an exciting year with many new changes: several new students;…

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Children with poor physical literacy struggle as adults

Children with poor physical literacy struggle as adults

Guest Blog Post AFL Team Children with poor physical literacy struggle as adults Children who never learn to read or write become adults who can’t read or write. Should we be surprised that children who never develop movement skills become inactive, uncoordinated adults? A recent CBC story and news video suggests that children’s movement…

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Delicious Protein Waffle Breakfast Sammy for Young Learners

Smart Breakfast for Kids: Protein Waffle Breakfast Sammy

Smart Breakfast for Kids: Protein Waffle Breakfast Sammy with Egg Whites and Ham Hi! It's me, Rachael again, I just love guest posting over here because I get to share something that is so important to me, and that is feeding kids nutritious foods. We enjoy our fair share of treats, goodies, and indulgent meals.…

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11 Great Summer Activities for Kids to do this summer to improve physical literacy

11 Great Summer Activities to do with Your Kids this Summer

Summer Activities You all know how much we love kids to be active and take part in fun activities to help them develop their gross and fine motor skills, balance and coordination. Now that summer is finally around the corner, we can start sharing great activities to help your children develop their physical literacy…

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Building your child’s brain through physical literacy

Building your child’s brain through physical literacy

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Building your child’s brain through physical literacy In the last article, I wrote about how building your child’s brain is like building a house. The early years are the time to build a sturdy foundation upon which a strong house – that can last a lifetime – can be…

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Gardening provides even more benefits for education, including sensory input.

Sensory Garden: More then Just a Sensory Tool for Education

Sensory Gardens for Emotional Grounding and Sensory Integration When I was growing up, my mother planted and cultivated a vegetable garden. Some of my favorite memories include helping her plant seeds, add the water, and pat down the dirt. I never enjoyed weeding, but I always enjoyed eating the green beans and the sweet…

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Mother's Day: The True Heroes of Education

Mothers: The True Heroes of Education

Mother's Day Heroes When we are younger, it's hard to understand how much our parents sacrifice for us, especially our mothers. They love us, nurture us, dry our tears, boost our confidence and they do everything within their power to create a brighter future for us. Yes, mother's make mistakes because no one is…

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Hidden benefits of learning to write with Art and Drawing

Find the Hidden Writing Benefits in Your Child’s Art

By Catherine Wiberg ILS Staff Blogger Writing Benefits from Drawing Have you ever watched a child draw? Regardless if the child is a toddler, a preschooler, an elementary school student, in junior high or high school, there is purpose, concentration, method, and fun. Children learn from drawing. They learn colors. They learn what colors…

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Best word and letter recognition guide for early readers

The Best Guide for Letter and Word Recognition

By Catherine Wiberg ILS Staff Blogger Word Recognition - Early Age Have you ever noticed that kids learn to recognize their favorite places and favorite books without knowing how to read the words or the signs? Yes, sometimes it’s the pictures, but consider: words are pictures, too. They are a system to recognize the…

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Physical Literacy is what Doctor's are prescribing instead of pills

You’ll never guess what these doctors are prescribing to kids

Guest Blog Post Emilie Roy This morning, just like every other morning, I was reading the news on the web when I had to take an extra sip of coffee and wipe my glasses. The headline read: Quebec doctors prescribe more exercise. This is an historic moment. Prevention prevails over treatment. Physical activity, not pills. Monkey…

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Math games in the Kitchen to improve math facts, math concepts, and fractions

Math Games in the Kitchen: How do Your Kids Measure Up?

How to Use Math in the Kitchen Before my children were school-age, I tried to find fun ways to introduce math to them on their levels. As many parents, I worked with them counting toys, toes, fingers, snacks, and so forth. This began what I hoped would become a love for numbers and math.…

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Breastfeeding benefits lead to smarter kids

Breastfed Babies Leads to Smarter Kids

Staff Blogger: Catherine Wiberg Benefits of Breastfeeding This article is about breast feeding and how it supports brain development. Before I share the information from studies, articles, and textbooks, I want to say that breastfeeding is not every mother’s experience. Personally, I was unable to breastfeed my children. I tried with each child. I…

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Berry Granola Popsicle, Kids Nutrition

Berry Granola Popsicles to Satisfy Your Child’s Sweet Tooth

Berry Granola Popsicles - Kids Nutrition A healthy, sweet, treat, these berry granola popsicles are an excellent way to curb a sweet tooth without adding sugar to your diet. Hi, It's Rachael with Eazy Peazy Mealz again. Today I wanted to talk to you about dessert. It doesn't have to be sugar packed or…

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Channing Tatum, Dyslexia, ADHD, Inspiring Story

Who’s that Celebrity: Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum Channing Tatum has become one of the most well known actors of our generation and has made a good life despite the odds against him. Tatum grew up with ADHD and Dyslexia, struggling to pass his classes. Tatum mentioned that he would be put in classes with kids like himself and knew…

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Child Vision Development for reading and tracking words on a page

Vision Development, Not Glasses May be the Answer to Reading

Child Vision Development I'm sure we've all heard the random facts about our infants' visual capabilities. We hear things like they can't see color, they don't see very far, they only recognize outlines of faces. We can also take these facts a step further to several that you may not have heard before. Newborns…

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Playtime for Emotional Development, Physical Literacy

When it comes to playtime, it’s no risk, no reward

Guest Blog Post Lori Fireman If you ever see that mother who appears to be deliberately not watching her child as the kid leaps and darts dangerously around the park, don’t judge her too harshly. She might be trying to encourage her daughter to take risks because she knows the benefits of those daredevil…

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Secrets to Building Your Child’s Vocabulary

Building Vocabulary Words are the foundation of understanding and communication. We talk to our children from the moment they are born. Sometimes, we talk to our children before they’re born. How do we help them use language the best way they can? Kids learn speech by listening to the people around them, reading, and…

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5 Great Activities to do with a Sensory Crash Pad | ilslearning.com #sensory

5 Great Activities to do with a Sensory Crash Pad

Crash Pad Activities: Sensory Disorder We’ve talked about the benefits of having a crash pad in your home. Now it’s time to talk about what activities your child can do with a crash pad. Remember, the importance of having a crash pad at home is to help your children build their motor planning skills,…

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Crash pad, Sensory processing, make your own crash pad

Easy Way to Make Your Own Sensory Crash Pad

Sensory Crash Pad Crash, bang, kerplunk! Those all too familiar sounds when your child is running around the playground chasing after their sister or brother or it’s what happens when they fall from the monkey bars. Fortunately, when your little ones are playing at the park or on the swing set in your backyard,…

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Brain Plasticity, Brain Games, Help Kids Learn

How Your Child can Have an Amazing, Changing Brain

The Amazing, Changing Brain Have you ever thought about everything your brain accomplishes? From birth until death, your brain changes to meet your needs and interpret your experiences. Your brain changes with every experience: every sight, every sound, every touch, every thought, every emotion. It then interprets future experiences based on past experiences. Did…

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Easter Egg Hunt, Sight Words, Comprehension

Sight Words Easter Egg Hunt

Sight Words Easter Easter is one of my favorite holidays because it means spring is here and warm weather is just around the corner. Now that I am a grandmother, it has even more meaning because I get to plan Easter egg hunts, make Easter baskets for my grandkids and stuff them with treats.…

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Sensory Classroom, Sensory Processing

5 Classroom Sensory Tricks for Your Child

Classroom Sensory Tricks If you have ever received a note from your child’s teacher or a phone call saying your child seems to be disconnected from the class and isn’t grasping concepts, you may not know exactly what is happening to your child. Why are they acting out? Why are they fidgeting in their…

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Kids Nutrition, Protein Snack

Honey Cashew Nut Butter Snack for Better Test Performance

Nutrition: Honey Cashew Nut Butter Honey Cashew Nut Butter made at home with just a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of time. Hi it's me Rachael from Eazy Peazy Mealz again, and today I am visiting to talk about snacking! Snacks are often one of the places families lose the nutrition in…

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test-taking anxiety, anxiety, school anxiety

7 Ways to Reduce Student Anxiety During Timed-Tests

Help with Anxiety during Test-Taking As parents, we may know a little thing or two about test-taking when we were younger and all the anxiety that comes with it. I can’t think of anyone who didn’t feel jittery or anxious the day of a major test, especially those that determined a grade, placement or entry…

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Sensory Diet Plan, Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory “Diet” Plan for Squirmy Kids in the Classroom

Sensory Diet Plan We all know each child is different, especially when it comes to development stages and learning. No child is exactly alike. They come in all shapes and sizes, they learn at different paces, some share personality traits while others don’t, and most importantly, each child has something unique that they struggle…

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Math, March Madness

Math Madness: 3 Easy Basketball Steps to Learn Times Tables

Math Madness Let’s get ready to rumble! If you are like me, I get goose bumps just hearing that phrase because it gets me thinking about nachos with melted cheesy goodness, hot dogs, big crowds and above all, March Madness! I love this time of year watching the games and cheering for my teams,…

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Zions Bank Features Integrated Learning Strategies

Zions Bank Community Magazine Features Integrated Learning Strategies

Zions Bank Community Magazine Exciting News! Zions Bank featured our center and community efforts in the Zions Bank Community magazine. As you may know, we were one of six recipients of the Zions Bank Smart Women's grant in 2014 and have worked closely with Zions Bank to promote education and higher learning in the community…

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Development Milestones

The Vital Milestones You Won’t Want Your Child to Miss

Child Development Milestones  As a parent, there are few things more exciting than watching your little ones learn a new skill. We cheer them on for something as simple as reaching for a toy for the first time all the way to taking those first steps and learning to tie their own shoes. It's…

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Creamy Smoothie ADHD

Creamy Orange Dreamy Smoothie for Classroom Attention and Focus

Creamy Orange Dreamy smoothie is protein packed, rich in Vitamin B, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, is tastes amazing! Hi! I am Rachael at Eazy Peazy Mealz, I am excited to be guest posting today and talking about something I love: Adding health to your child's diet with ease! I have a son who is a…

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Jennifer Aniston Dyslexia

Who’s That Celebrity: Jennifer Aniston

Living with Dyslexia We know her for the infamous show Friends as Rachel. She has been one of the greatest actresses of this generation. For Jennifer Aniston though, it hasn’t always been easy. It wasn’t until her early twenties that Aniston found out she had dyslexia. In school she never thought she was smart, and…

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Cool Math Games

3 Cool Math Games Using Sorting and Organizing Activities

Math Activities: Sorting & Organizing As a mom, the words sorting and organizing make me cringe just a little. It brings to mind things like sorting that pile of laundry that's turned into a replica of Mt. Everest, or organizing that room/cupboard/drawer/enter any place in your house that has become a haven for those…

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St. Patrick's Day Kid Activities

25 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

St. Patrick's Day Activities I absolutely love St. Patrick's Day! I remember one year when I was about five year's old I forgot to wear my green dress and put on a pink turtle neck and jeans instead and my cousin chased me around pinching me because I forgot to wear green. Needless to…

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Feeding the Brain Water for Academic Success

Benefits Water Has on the Brain The dry scratchy feeling at the back of your throat, your tongue feels like a giant cotton ball in your mouth. You swallow, but it doesn’t help the burn in your throat go away. We have all felt the pains of thirst at some point in our lives,…

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Zipper Fine Motor Activities, Zipper Fine Motor Activities for Preschool, Fine Motor Activities

What Can a Zipper do for Your Child’s Brain?

Fine Motor Development There is a sense of excitement and definitely an awww moment when we see our little ones develop skills such as grasping treats with their cute little thumbs and fore fingers, using a fork or spoon and learning to zip up their coat. And the triumph that comes when they finally…

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self confidence, self esteem, learning disability

The Most Common Problem that is Not a Learning Disability

Building Self Confidence What do you think the most common problem is when a new child walks into my center? ADHD? Autism? Reading struggles? If you guessed any of these answers, I’m sorry to say, but you are wrong. Let me share a story with you. A few years ago I had a little…

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It isn't enough for a Community to "Raise" a Child, but to also "Educate" a Child. Here's why. | ilslearningcorner.com #education

It Takes a Community to “Educate” a Child

Community: "Educate" a Child Moving. As a child, moving to a new home is one of the scariest ideas. We learn to love the place we grew up in, the friends we make and of course the memories we create. As a parent, it can be even more terrifying, especially when the happiness of…

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