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Pretend Play and Fort Building

By |2016-11-12T18:11:56+00:00December 1st, 2015|Fun Things To Do With Your Children|

What will your child's fort be today? A castle? A fortress? A cave? Pretend play is a vital part of childhood development. Around three years of age, your little person's mind begins to weave fantastical scenarios and stories where they have the lead role. From kittens parachuting out of airplanes to (my daughter's favorite at three [...]

Language Building Fort Activities

By |2016-11-12T18:11:56+00:00November 20th, 2015|Fun Things To Do With Your Children|

The work of childhood is play. As an adult, you probably don't think of "play" as "work," but for your child they are one and the same. Play provides your children opportunities to use their brains, bodies, and senses in ways that help them grow strong, healthy and ready for the world. Ready to learn more about how [...]

Blanket Fort

By |2015-11-03T15:46:54+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Fun Things To Do With Your Children|

“Let’s build a fort!” This is a common shout heard in many households with little ones running around. It requires creativity and lots of smiles. However, there are no materials for building it with bricks, stones or even piles of wood. The only things left to work with are your sofa cushions, pillows and some [...]

The Benefits of Building Children’s Forts

By |2016-11-12T18:11:58+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Fun Things To Do With Your Children|

When children build forts they use blankets, comforters, boxes and they channel their inner hunter-gatherers. While building children's forts is a wonderful indoor activity during those rainy days, fort building is also a way to engage your children in learning creativity. Decorating their favorite children’s forts in blankets, with their favorite stuffed animals, and maybe [...]

Rekindle Your Childhood Imagination

By |2016-11-12T18:11:57+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Fun Things To Do With Your Children, Idea of the Month|

Each month, we'll be bringing you a small tip on how to have more FUN with your children. It's such an important part of parenting that oftentimes gets lost. And it doesn't get lost because you mean to avoid it, but our lives have become very busy. So, it's important to take a step back and [...]