Super Social-Skill Booster: Make Your Own Friendship Rocks

Making new friends can be hard, especially when you’re small and haven’t had to do it before. Learning the language to make new friends is a super important social skill. It doesn’t come naturally to all children, and so giving them a helping hand to think up things to say never hurts. Children who can…

Go-Slow Sandalwood Dough:

Talking about feeling sometimes just isn’t enough. When young children feel angry, loud or upset they sometimes need help to work through their emotions and learn strategies to help them calm down.  Play dough is amazing. It allows children to use their senses, focus their attention and develop finger muscle control. It promotes language skills…

10 Cool Ways to Develop Children’s Agency and Voice!

So what is children’s agency? Children need as much of a say, as well as power and control over their room and routine as possible. Giving children this voice allows them to enact their participatory rights, and also helps them develop more complex skills. Ideas for promoting agency in your service: Children have agency when…