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Laurinda's Mini-Preschool

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10 Tips for Raising a Compassionate Infant-Toddler

Posted on 1 December, 2015 at 13:45

By: Julia Luckenbill

Recent research shows that infants and toddlers are far more empathetic than we once thought. While they have short fuses, and don’t cope well with sharing, they are capable of being compassionate. With this in mind, here are ten tips I use in the classroom to help infants and toddlers become pro-social that families can also try at home.

1. Be respectful, patient, and loving to your infants and toddlers and everyone else. Infants imitate ...

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Posted on 15 November, 2015 at 22:50

In the following weeks the children will be learning all about the very first Thanksgiving.

They will develop concepts of then and now, compare Pilgrims and Indians lives with us now and discuss the food that we eat on Thanksgiving Day. Where does it come from? How does it grow? How do we get it?

We will be reading a selection of books related to Thanksgiving and do arts and crafts to illustrate what they are learning.

We will be singing math songs like 10 Little Indians/...

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