Here’s a wintertime activity you can enjoy with your grandkids whether they live near or far, while you all become ‘citizen scientists’! Join the 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count from February 15th – 18th and help scientists learn what kind of birds are being seen in the winter and whether there are [...]
Whether for cards or a special gift, this GRAND mailbox will add to the festivity of this year’s Valentine Day. Last year, my son helped his then almost 7 year old daughter create this Valentine Special Delivery Mailbox for her school’s Valentine Day party. My granddaughter loved it…and so did I. [...]
Want to do something more than just add all those cardboard shipping boxes onto the recycling pile? Why not use them to inspire your grandchild’s imagination and creative play? It’s so easy and so much fun!
Low tech cardboard boxes have provided generations of children with great play experiences… and earned [...]
By Debra L. Karplus, MS, OTR/L
Little Jamie just turned fifteen months and is not walking yet. Taylor is two years old and not starting to talk. Three year Cory old doesn’t help with putting on a shirt or jacket. Madison, four years old, [...]
Is Electronic Media Making Smarter Babies? Editor’s Note: If you keep up with technology, you’ve probably heard about BabyFirst, a new TV program for infants. If you haven’t you can check out the following article from the public relations firm representing BabyFirst. Our grandparent readers put safety first when it comes to their grand [...]
…Right in your own community!
By Remy Agee
Your house or theirs, it’s time for summer fun and adventures.
School readiness skills and experiences involving vocabulary, communication, problem solving, sequencing, planning and organization are critical for toddlers and preschoolers. These are also important for older grandkids to improve during the summer [...]