25 Cures for Cabin Fever

by Katie Brazerolcures-for-cabin-fever

Sometimes February can feel like the longest month of the year (even though it’s the shortest!), especially if you live in a cold weather climate! Here is a list of 25 boredom busters that will help cure some of the cabin fever you may be experiencing as you wait for spring to arrive:

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Celebrating New Year’s

by Cora Miller

New Year’s Eve will be celebrated soon. How do you explain what the holiday is all about to young children? Keep your explanation simple. Explain that New Year’s Eve is a holiday that celebrates the end of one year and the beginning of another. Parties and celebrations are held all across the country to welcome the new year! Show the children a calendar from this year and one for next year, if possible. Have fun ringing in the New Year with some of the following activities for young children:

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Books for Tender Topics

by Katie Brazerol

Books have been helping children learn to relate for many years. As our world continues to grow more diverse, a great number of books have been created to help children process differences, cope with hardships, and express themselves. Below is a list of books that might be helpful to providers and parents. Please note: Not all suggested books in this list will be a good fit for all families. Books should be screened and shared according to their need and relevance. Your local librarian may be able to help you find additional resources for specific topics.

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