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Dare To Excel: Activities Beyond School, Kimberly A. Greder Feb 2012

Dare To Excel: Activities Beyond School, Kimberly A. Greder

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Offer children activities beyond school to help them learn more about themselves and their world. Gives ideas for where to find activities that stimulate kids’ brains, help them develop self-confidence, and strengthen their belief that they can accomplish goals. Also gives tips to avoid over-scheduling youngsters.


Dare To Excel: Service Learning, Kimberly A. Greder Feb 2012

Dare To Excel: Service Learning, Kimberly A. Greder

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Help your children grow through service learning as they apply classroom knowledge to meaningful and needed services in the community. Includes ways to give kids a chance to experience personal responsibility and positive social behavior while developing a closer bond with their school and community.


Dare To Excel: Physical Activity, Kimberly A. Greder Jan 2012

Dare To Excel: Physical Activity, Kimberly A. Greder

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Promote a healthy lifestyle for your children with tips in this newsletter. Most kids want to be physically active – help them move and develop stronger muscles and bones, lower their blood pressure, and maintain a healthy weight. Includes a 10-question survey to evaluate your home environment.


Dare To Excel: Summer Success, Kimberly A. Greder Jan 2012

Dare To Excel: Summer Success, Kimberly A. Greder

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Help your child maintain school learning over the summer. Includes tips to prevent summer learning loss; summer activities that nurture respect and cooperation; and ways to maintain routines when school is out.


Science Of Parenting: Help Children Discover Answers With Project-Based Learning, Kimberly A. Greder Aug 2011

Science Of Parenting: Help Children Discover Answers With Project-Based Learning, Kimberly A. Greder

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Project-based learning is another way parents can help their children learn about and understand the world around them.


Living With Your Teenager: The Changing Parent-Child Relationship, Kimberly A. Greder Nov 2008

Living With Your Teenager: The Changing Parent-Child Relationship, Kimberly A. Greder

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about the struggles between parents and teens, along with the helpful attitudes and expectations that will ease parent/teen conflicts.


Understanding Children: Children And Sleep, Lesia L. Oesterreich Aug 2007

Understanding Children: Children And Sleep, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Regular rest and sleep are necessary for children. Read about children's sleep needs, routines, and common sleep problems that may arise.


Understanding Children: Sibling Rivalry, Lesia L. Oesterreich Feb 2007

Understanding Children: Sibling Rivalry, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Constant fighting, put downs, and arguing among children cause frustration and concern in most parents. Some bickering is normal among brothers and sisters. Included are ideas to help reduce your frustration over quarrelsome siblings and lessen the fighting too.


Understanding Children: Moving To A New Home, Lesia L. Oesterreich Apr 2004

Understanding Children: Moving To A New Home, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Moving to a new home creates challenges for children through new situations and strong emotions. Learn how different age groups might react to moving and what you can do to help.


Understanding Children: Language Development, Lesia L. Oesterreich Jan 2004

Understanding Children: Language Development, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

When you take time to listen, talk, read, sing, and play games with your child, you help teach important language skills that last a lifetime. Learn typical language skills and how to nurture those skills in age categories from newborns up to age six.


Understanding Children: Fears, Lesia L. Oesterreich Nov 2003

Understanding Children: Fears, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

This publication discusses common childhood fears and how parents can help. Includes a section on nightmares and night terrors.


Understanding Children: Temper Trantrums, Lesia L. Oesterreich Nov 2003

Understanding Children: Temper Trantrums, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Temper tantrums are a normal part of growing up for all children. There are no magic cures, but there are some successful techniques that can help you manage and prevent them.


Understanding Children: Toilet Training, Lesia L. Oesterreich Nov 2003

Understanding Children: Toilet Training, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Toilet training is a big step in a young child’s life. Learn how to tell if your child is ready and ten steps to successful toilet learning.


Understanding Children: Learning To Read And Write, Lesia L. Oesterreich Nov 2003

Understanding Children: Learning To Read And Write, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learning to read and write is an exciting adventure for a young child. Discover ideas to encourage your child to read and write and the five stages of reading development.


Understanding Children: Toys, Lesia L. Oesterreich May 2001

Understanding Children: Toys, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Toys bring a great deal of joy to children, but they also can be valuable learning tools. Includes a chart of toys to choose and avoid by age group.


Ages And Stages: 12–18 Months, Lesia L. Oesterreich May 2001

Ages And Stages: 12–18 Months, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about physical, mental, and social and emotional development of 12- to 18-month-olds. Also appropriate toys and books, and ideas for parents.


Ages And Stages: 18–24 Months, Lesia L. Oesterreich May 2001

Ages And Stages: 18–24 Months, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about physical, mental, and social and emotional development of 18- to 24-month-olds. Also appropriate toys and books, and ideas for parents.


Understanding Children: Disciplining Your Preschooler, Lesia L. Oesterreich Apr 2001

Understanding Children: Disciplining Your Preschooler, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Preschoolers are delightful to have around, but at times can be quite a challenge. Learn how to understand your preschooler and about effective discipline ideas.


Understanding Children: Disciplining Your Toddler, Lesia L. Oesterreich Apr 2001

Understanding Children: Disciplining Your Toddler, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Setting limits and maintaining control are difficult tasks with toddlers because they are so independent, yet have so few skills to communicate and solve problems. Learn how to understand toddlers and about helpful discipline tools.


Ages And Stages: 1–12 Months, Lesia L. Oesterreich Mar 2001

Ages And Stages: 1–12 Months, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about physical, mental, and social and emotional development of 1- to 12-month-olds. Also appropriate toys and books, and ideas for parents.


Ages And Stages: 4-Year-Olds, Lesia L. Oesterreich Mar 2001

Ages And Stages: 4-Year-Olds, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about physical, mental, and social and emotional development of 4-year-olds. Also appropriate toys and books, and ideas for parents.


Child Care That Works: Child Abuse And Child Care, Lesia L. Oesterreich Dec 1999

Child Care That Works: Child Abuse And Child Care, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

What to look for (physical signs or behavioral changes) regarding child abuse, and what to do next.


Ages And Stages: 2-Year-Olds, Lesia L. Oesterreich Oct 1996

Ages And Stages: 2-Year-Olds, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about physical, mental, and social and emotional development of 2-year-olds. Also appropriate toys and books, and ideas for parents.


Ages And Stages: 3-Year-Olds, Lesia L. Oesterreich Oct 1996

Ages And Stages: 3-Year-Olds, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learn about physical, mental, and social and emotional development of 3-year-olds. Also appropriate toys and books, and ideas for parents.