Tag Archives: toddlers

Bathtime Math

“For Families” is a blog published by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  As a follow-up to my “Bathtime Science” article they asked me to write one about “Bathtime Math.” Math in the Bath By Sarah Erdmann … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids How to Play

It seems to so counter-intuitive to us adults that children need to be “taught” how to play. After all, they are kids! It is what they do! Think about it though, we call play “the work of children,” how many … Continue reading

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Museum Visit Packing List

One of the universal truths of having young kids is that you don’t travel light anymore. Even an overnight trip requires jamming the trunk full with the portable crib, stroller, diapers, and MAYBE a small duffel of clothes for the … Continue reading

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Everyday Museums

I remain an unashamed advocate of taking kids to museums (babies, toddlers, big kids….all kids).  If you are feeling nervous because you aren’t sure if they will like it or don’t know what to do when you are there…that is … Continue reading

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Bubbles!

I haven’t met kid yet who doesn’t like bubbles. Even if they don’t want to TOUCH it themselves they will usually get a kick out of chasing and popping them.  What I like about bubbles is that it is so … Continue reading

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Science Investigation with the Youngest Learners

I’ve been really lucky during my Cabinet of Curiosities adventure to have all kinds of people supporting me, giving me tips and “likes” and sharing contacts.  It has led me to some really interesting projects and made me stretch myself … Continue reading

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