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Listening Skills Development

Listening Skills Development

Listening skills are a crucial part of a child’s development as they allow the child to function properly in society. When developing these skills, it is important that your...

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Social Skills Development

Social Skills Development

Humans are social animals, and children are the ultimate socialites. As humans, we use both verbal and non-verbal communication to interact with others around us. Through...

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Tips to beat Boredom!

Tips to beat Boredom!

Play dates with friends: Play dates provide children with opportunities to practice important social and emotional skills. Children learn to share, take turns, and cooperate...

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Communications Skills Development

Communications Skills Development

Communication is fundamental to children’s development; children need to be able to understand and be understood. Communication is the foundation of relationships and is...

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Benefits of Little Harvard Village

Benefits of Little Harvard Village

Besides making the connection in a child’s life with our carefully designed learning environment, many experts agree that dramatic play is an integral part of a well a...

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Crossing The Midline

Crossing The Midline

Why is crossing of the midline so important for learning? Crossing the midline of your body helps build pathways in the brain and is animportant prerequisite skill required...

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Health Habits That Lasts A Lifetime

Health Habits That Lasts A Lifetime

By teaching and encouraging healthy eating habits, you are giving your child important tools for a lifetime of healthy living. The following are some ways you can help....

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Encouraging Creativity In Children

Encouraging Creativity In Children

YOUR CHILD IS GROWING UP. From the first exuberant slap of a fat baby hand in the oatmeal, through tentative crayon marks and collages of sticky-back paper, made-up songs...

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A Handful Of Fun

A Handful Of Fun

Why Sensory Play Is Important For Preschoolers Preschool children are wired to receive and utilize sensory input from day one. Children will dive in hands first, exploring a...

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The Importance Of Chores

The Importance Of Chores

Children who do chores are more successful as adults. Research shows that giving your child chores as young as preschool age has many benefits that have lasting effects....

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Art At Little Harvard

Art At Little Harvard

Art is an important part of our "Mini Masters" curriculum. Everyday, children find a variety of art materials available on our shelves. Drawing, painting, cutting, pasting...

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Reading Aloud With Preschoolers

Reading Aloud With Preschoolers

While connecting experience to language is an important foundation for learning to read, giving children direct contact with books is equally important. In fact, the single...

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Making Alphabet Pretzels

Making Alphabet Pretzels

There’s nothing more motivating than making and eating alphabet pretzels. What a meaningful reason to read! It is a fun activity to do at home with your child. They can also...

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Putting The Pieces Together

Putting The Pieces Together

When children work on puzzles, they are actually "putting the pieces together" in more ways than one. Puzzles help children build the skills they need to read, write, solve...

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Pre-Printing Activities

Pre-Printing Activities

The following activity suggestions work on all or some of the following components needed to develop pre-printing skills. These include, hand strengthening, fine motor...

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10 Tips To Help Your Child With Math

10 Tips To Help Your Child With Math

1. Counting can be fun and entertaining. Sing counting songs such as "One, Two Buckle My Shoe". Ask any of our Little Harvard staff members who will be happy to recommend...

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