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The Power of Play


Playing with your child might not come easy to you but don’t worry if you need ideas look to The Games Lady for activities that will boost development. In this article, expert Barbara Sher explains why play is crucial to brain

Are we just playing?


Are we just playing or do we actually learn through play? Parent’s want to know the answer and our expert Donna Townsend explains how the play never really ends and we would never want it to, since it is the

Toddler Activity: Bubble Blowing


Toddler games are always fun and blowing bubbles is always a crowd pleaser. See what Barbara Sher, The Games Lady has to say about what your child is learning.  By Barbara Sher, The Games Lady  Take out a bubble wand,

Preschool Graphing

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Your little one can learn so much from graphing such as sorting and counting and this is one educational activity that is easy to set up and clean up. Read our latest preschool educational activity from Susen, The Dabbling Momma,

Toddler Activity: Balloon Baseball


Balloons are one of the best toys because they attract attention, light weight, and easy to play with. Try this new game to boost development from The Games Lady. By Barbara Sher, The Games Lady  This game uses the balloon

Teaching Sequencing with Nursery Rhymes


Nursery rhymes are great for teaching imitation through repetition but they are also a good tool in teaching sequencing. Read our latest educational activity from the Dabbling Momma, which will help to spice up those old rhymes.  By Susen Kuchta of Dabbling

Kid Activity: Edible Cereal Necklace

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Art can be beautiful and functional, but isn’t it nice when it’s also edible? Try out this new kid activity of an edible cereal necklace from The Games Lady! By Barbara Sher, M.A., OTR Give each child apiece of yarn, string, or

Kid Activity: Cereal Box Puzzles


Stop buying expensive toys and use what you have at home to boost development. Cereal and cracker boxes can be used to make an instant puzzle. By Barbara Sher, M.A., OTR Not only is using the materials from home an inexpensive

Valentine’s Day Craft: Paper Bowl Hats

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Try our latest crafting activity from The Pinterested Parent. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun new hat to wear out to dinner! By Kim Uliana, The Pinterested Parent  An imagination is a terrible thing to waste. A child’s imagination is an

Fun With Play-Doh


Play-Doh can be used in a myriad of ways to boost childhood development; from creativity, imaginative play, language development, to fine motor skills.  By Kim Uliana, The Pinterested Parent  If your child is anything like mine is, they love Play-Doh. What’s not to love