As we enter 2024, we wanted to highlight a few of our most-loved blogs of 2023. From parenting tips to kid-friendly recipes, STEAM activities, and other learning activities, our Family Resource Library offers a wide variety of helpful resources to add to your parenting toolbox.
Here are our families’ most-loved blogs of 2023!
Our Top Blog Posts of 2023
- Pepper Germ Handwashing Experiment
- Dance Games
- 10 Simple Activities to Build Fine Motor Skills
- Wash the Farm Animals Sensory Bin
- Kid-Friendly Muffin Tin Charcuterie Boards
- How to Keep Kids Healthy This School Year
- Salt Painting
- Choosing Daycare: Close to Home or Work?
- Encouraging Children to Practice Kindness
- Kindergarten Readiness
Teach kids the power of handwashing with this easy science experiment! Kids will watch germs scatter as they dip their soapy fingers in pepper.
2. Dance Games
These dance games are the perfect way to get children moovin’ and groovin’ when they need to let out some energy!
Here are 10 fine motor activities for toddlers and preschoolers using finger paint, blocks, Legos, containers, zippers, tongs, and more!
Does your child love playing in the dirt? This farm animal sensory bin is the perfect excuse for kids to get their hands dirty!
Build a kid-friendly charcuterie board using muffin tins! Add your favorite fruits, veggies, proteins, and other snacks to make it your own.
Health and Safety
Avoid cold and flu season and learn how to keep your kids healthy and germ-free throughout the school year.
Make your designs come to life using glue, salt, and watercolors with this fun salt painting activity!
Should your daycare be close to your home or close to your work? Find out which childcare location works best for your family’s needs!
Random Acts of Kindness Day celebrates small kindnesses that make big differences in our lives. Here are a few ways your family can spread kindness!
Did you know that more than 9 out of 10 New Horizon Academy pre-k graduates meet or exceed kindergarten readiness expectations? Here’s how they do it!
For more enjoyable activities to engage your children, visit our Family Resource Library, where you can discover a wealth of interactive activities for kids, valuable parenting advice, book recommendations, and more!
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