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Lesson Plan Hannah’s Hideway

POWER OF PLAY (POP) “Play is the essential ingredient, the vehicle by which children communicate, socialize, and learn about the world around them, understand themselves and others, deal with their problems, and practice some of the skills they will use in the future” (Hartley, 1971) Environmental Set-up: Place Hannah’s  Hideaway  More…

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Lesson Plan Bubble Mirror

POWER OF PLAY (POP) “Play is the essential ingredient, the vehicle by which children communicate, socialize, and learn about the world around them, understand themselves and others, deal with their problems, and practice some of the skills they will use in the future” (Hartley, 1971) Environmental Set-up: Children love creative More…

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Sharing is Caring

We have all heard children scream this at one point or another, “It’s Mine!” or, “Give It Back!” Children often feel that a toy belongs to them just because it’s fun or it’s something new and exciting. And they may become angry and frustrated when they cannot ‘get what More…

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Is Your Child’s Imagination Unplugged?

Do you think children use their imaginations as much as we did back when we were kids? Or is imagination being replaced with technology? Do video games, IPhones, IPads and the internet transport children’s brains to a robotic type state where the imagination part of the brain goes straight More…

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Children are built to have big feelings during the holidays!

Holiday expectations are often a heavy load for any parent! And because of this, children will actually get less relaxed time with the parent. Meanwhile, the parent will tend to have higher expectations of good behavior than usual on their children. You can see where this is heading! It’s More…