Mindfulness: Focusing your attention and awareness on the present moment. A therapeutic technique for calming, acknowledging and accepting your thoughts and emotions.Continue Reading
Being stuck inside more during the cold winter … really this whole pandemic … you might be seeing more unpleasant behaviors from your little one. Little bodies need to move. It’s more than just a need to release all of that energy (which is a huge factor on its own), but their gross motor development is blossoming and needing to shine. They also have a need for gross motor sensory input during this stage. In other words, their bodies are telling them “go, go, go!!” and if they don’t have those needs met, you are more likely to see less than optimal behaviors more frequently.Continue Reading
Fine Motor Activities to Keep Them Busy
You are a busy parent with a never-ending to-do list. You need to make dinner, respond to emails, the list goes on – but your little one is full of energy and into everything. You just need a little bit of time where they are safely entertained so you can complete those tasks, but you don’t always want screens to be the answer. Sound familiar?
Here is a list of ideas for easy activities that will suit a range of ages, and keep them busy. Bonus – they all support fine motor development, too!Continue Reading
Our favorite experience has been the Thanksgiving lunch. I can see all the effort that is put into it. I like that we can all come together and have that experience with the other families and kids. Plus the food is delish!
The day Maia Williams came home speaking Spanish and knowing all of her colors in Spanish. She was so eager to go to school everyday. Also celebrating and marching in the Halloween Parade at Kidz Ink
My favorite memory at kidz ink is when they went on field trips and we had teachers engaging in all the activities even when they went swimming. Also the positive experience that we have is how the teachers help the children do their homework and my child talks highly about the teachers helping him with his homework and making sure that he stays on task.