Get fun play-based learning ideas with these rainbow printables for preschoolers. These preschool worksheets are fun, free and are great to promote numeracy, literacy, fine motor and gross motor skills!

Rainbow Printables for Play-Based Learning Fun!

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The first week of summer of summer vacation was… well… something. It poured and poured and poured. Then the long weekend came and it poured some more. Kids even set up a makeshift carnival in the rain to celebrate Canada Day. We’ve tried to make the most of it going to indoor play places.   […]

A strong-willed child is both an incredible gift and an incredible challenge. Namely, getting a strong-willed child to cooperate is no easy feat. Find excellent positive parenting strategies to diminish power struggles and get your strong-willed child to listen and listen well. Parenting from the Heart

Get Your Strong-Willed Child To Cooperate With These Strategies

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 A strong-willed child is both an incredible gift and an incredible challenge. Namely, getting a strong-willed child to cooperate is no easy feat. Find excellent positive parenting strategies to diminish power struggles and get your strong-willed child to listen and listen well.   “I have the best idea of my life!” My five-year-old’s eyes danced […]

Find three taste-safe kids activities for preschoolers or toddlers. Great for play-based learning. Get a free printable too! These are easy and so much fun!

3 Taste-Safe Kids Activities Using Cereal

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Taste-safe kids activities can be hard to come by so we came up with three play-based learning activities using cereal. Seriously, they’re so much fun!   As a proponent of play-based learning, the question I get asked the most by parents is how to make kids activities baby-safe and taste safe. It goes without saying, toddlers […]

Society has unrealistic expectations when it comes to baby sleep. These helpful and easy tips will help gently coach your baby to sleep without the cry it out method or controlled crying. Tips are rooted in positive parenting/ attachment parenting and are research based.

Baby Sleep: Why sleep training might not work & what to do instead

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 When it comes to baby sleep, it seems society’s expectations are too high. Find gentle ways to encourage your baby to sleep here.   In many ways, we’ve lost sight of our instincts and our perspective when it comes to baby sleep.   I assume it’s because of the pressures of a nine to five […]

Download these awesome Rainbow activity printables and get bonus material! These activities promote fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, colour, word, and letter recognition and more!

Preschool Worksheets: Rainbow Play-Based Learning Activities

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Download these awesome preschool worksheets. They are centred in play-based learning and promote fine-motor skills, word and colour recognition and more!   When I think of preschool worksheets, I have a negative connotation. I have visions of little children sitting at tables in a sterile classroom working on printing. I think of decontextualized learning – […]

Time in time out and a mistake you might be making and want to avoid. This positive parenting strategy is simple and effective.

Time In/ Time Out: One mistake you might be making

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When it came to the principle of time in/ time out, I thought I understood it thoroughly. But I was making one substantial mistake.   Overall, my almost four-year-old is an agreeable, earnest, and incredibly kindhearted child. But every so often, life gets the best of him. Whether he’s tired, out of his routine, or […]

The One Strategy That Turns Tyrannical Behaviour Around

Positive Discipline: The Best Strategy to Turn Bad Behaviour Around

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When your child’s bad behaviour just won’t turn around, this positive discipline technique is incredibly effective. Find out what to do and how it works below.    It wasn’t a long road trip and I felt like I had prepared so well.    I had taken my kids to the playground before we left.   […]

Are you nervous about introducing a bottle to your breastfed baby? I certainly was. Find out what makes for the best baby bottles as well as how to successfully introduce a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. These tips are helpful, straight forward and easy to follow. #ad

Best Baby Bottles: A guide for the nervous mama

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Nervous about introducing a breastfed baby a bottle? Find out best tips for successfully bottle feeding a breastfed baby as well as the best baby bottles to use…   “The World Health Organization recommends you breastfeed your baby until two years or beyond,” our breastfeeding course instructor informed us. Had I been drinking something, I would […]

These dice games are excellent and helpful play based learning strategies to teach numeracy (early math). Preschoolers will learn number recognition, greater than and less than, number sequencing and more!

Dice Games for Preschoolers: Fun ways to promote numeracy

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These dice games are fun, engaging ways to teach preschoolers numeracy…   Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. The price you pay is the same. However, I receive a small commission. Right now, my kids are very interested in numbers and the alphabet. Every day, both my almost four-year-old and five-year-old enjoy manipulating magnetic letters […]