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6 Ways to Help Your Elementary School Student With Homework

Homework can be frustrating for your child and you. Here are 6 tips from Scholastic to help alleviate homework frustration, and make homework time a more positive experience for both children and parents.

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Elf on the Shelf; Modeling kindness during this holiday season.

Your Elf on the Shelf doesn’t have to get into mischief or behave badly this Holiday Season, instead have your elf partake in good deeds.

Here are some printable ideas for showcasing kindness and good values into the activities that your Elf and children can get into this Holiday Season.

 

 

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Bloomberg offers a great article titled “Ten Reasons Why Early Childhood Education Pays Off”, a must read for parents.

“When a young child enters kindergarten ready for school, there is an 82 percent chance that child will master basic skills by age 11, compared with a 45 percent chance for children who are not school ready.”

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Need something to keep your preschooler and toddler busy while you are making dinner tonight? How about 6 lines of tape!

Read more at http://handsonaswegrow.com/5-different-activities-for-6-lines-of-tape/

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Parents’ guidance and support plays a crucial role in helping kids do well academically.

Here are 10 ways parents can put their kids on track to be successful students.

Read More at http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/school-help-elementary.html

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In a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills.

Read more at https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Tips-for-Parents-Digital-Age.aspx

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Saint Patrick’s Day is quickly coming up on Thursday, March 17th. Here are 5 fun, educational ways to celebrate with your family.

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

1.  Read a picture book on Saint Patrick

2.  Study Snakes

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What activities will you be doing with your family on Saint Patrick’s Day?

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Parents Corner: Talking to Your Kids About Friendships

As our children get older it can sometimes be hard for them to make friends. Talk to your child about the importance of friendships and making friends.

Here are some tips that can get the conversation going.

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Parents Corner: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Preschool Friendships

Following our Kind Child Curriculum, this month we focus on Friendship and Kindness. As children move from parallel play to interactive play they begin to build friendships that could last a lifetime.

Sometimes parents have a hard time understanding preschool friendships. Here are some parenting tips to understanding your children’s preschool friendships and the important role they play for future friendships.

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Parents Corner: Homework Help

6 Ways to Help Your Elementary School Student With Homework

Homework can be frustrating for your child and you. Here are 6 tips from Scholastic to help alleviate homework frustration, and make homework time a more positive experience for both children and parents.

Read More on scholastic.com…