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A Good Night’s Rest

Sleep is essential for proper growth and development. Make sure your child is getting the recommended amount each night. Use these easy tips to make bedtime an easy part of the day and find out how to address common sleep problems affecting children. Learn More.

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Stick shapes

Stick shapes

Try craft stick shapes. How? Set a pile of craft sticks in front of you and your child. Arrange a few of the sticks in a simple shape such as a triangle. Let your young child lay sticks on top of the design you create. Then, encourage your child to use additional sticks to try to copy the shape. Continue the game by making other shapes such as a square, a rectangle, a diamond, or a house-shape. Older children can create a shape on their own or you can copy the design they create.