Tag Archives: one-year-olds

What Should You Do When a Toddler Bites?

Biting is a problem that can affect any toddler. It’s also a serious, complicated issue that brings frustration to the biter, the one who was bitten, parents, and child care providers. In her popular classroom handbook, Gretchen Kinnell offers technique-building … Continue reading

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10 Things To Do Outside With Kids This Summer

1. Use Water + Sponges to Teach Science and Math Skills Fill one bucket half full of water, and leave a second bucket empty. Show children how submerging a sponge into the first bucket soaks up water. Transfer the water … Continue reading

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The Redleaf Press® Author Spotlight: Jean Barbre, EdD

Our latest Author Spotlight features Jean Barbre, EdD. Dr. Barbre’s just-published books, Foundations of Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos, and Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos, are filled with information, tips, and activities to help the youngest … Continue reading

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Going Green in Your Early Childhood Setting

Everyone is talking about going green, and now is the time to take action. In his research-based self-assessment, Go Green Rating Scale for Early Childhood Settings, author Phil Boise provides 64 guidelines to help you evaluate practices or conditions that … Continue reading

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Tips for Reading with Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

From the moment they are born, children begin to learn about language. Children’s language skills progress from listening to and gradually understanding what words mean, to learning to talk, first by saying a few words and later learning to speak … Continue reading

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