Break new tasks into small, manageable steps that children can master without becoming too frustrated.
Take your child on a treasure hunt through your neighborhood. Collect a leaf, a feather, an acorn, and other things you find.
Expose your kids to a wide range of activities and subjects so they can discover what interests them.
Stimulate your child’s curiosity by finding fascinating books, activities, and toys.
Eat a meal as a family. Encourage everyone to talk. Ask about what they’re interested in or what gets them excited.
Play together in ways that make kids laugh and enjoy the time with you.
Recognize the major, positive influence you have on your kids—and on the kids around you.
Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.
Visit a local farmer’s market and buy fresh food and vegetables. Try something new.
Grow food you can eat. Grow tomatoes, carrots, radishes, or strawberries. All you need is some dirt, a pot, and seeds.
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