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A Place of Our Own

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A Place of Our Own

The full "A Place of Our Own" website is no longer available online, but you can find the most popular Topics and Activities to download below. También hay recursos similares en Español disponibles de Los Niños en Su Casa.

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Topics

Acting Out & Retelling Stories
Auditory Processing Disorder
Child of a Different Language
Cooking as a Learning Activity
Creating a Positive Environment
Dramatic Play & Imagination
Everyday Math
Family Differences
How Your Words Can Affect Your Children
Integrated Curriculum
Licensing vs. Accreditation (II)
Listening Skills
Most Common Special Needs
Old Wives' Tales Revealed & Week in Review
Print-Rich Environment (Part II)
Science in Your Home
Social Development
Teachable Moments
The Importance of Art
The Importance of Blocks
The Importance of Schedules and Routines
Writing Names

Activities

Activities That Encourage Patience
Ball Painting
Circle-Time Name Song
Doll Washing
Footprint Painting
Goop
Indoor Marching Game
Language Bingo
Making Sandwiches
Music with Recyclable Items
Mystery Box
Pretend Car Wash
Sensory Box
Stacking Cups
Storytelling with Simple Props
Take-Home Teddy Bear
Telephone Play
Volcano Experience

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Why This L.A. Teacher is Passionate About Alternative Approaches to Early Education

Charisse Sims knew she wanted to be in education from the start. As an adult, the L.A. educator and PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion who founded a preschool focused on anti-racism now runs a literacy program and works with parents who want to get the skills to teach their kids at home.
family math activity pattern flags made of construction paper

Family Math Activity: Craft Your Own Colorful Flags

In this craft, your child will have some fun with flags while identifying repeating patterns.
Mother working with small child to teach her how to use a vegetable peeler. cooking

3 Ways to Teach Kids to Be Confident in the Kitchen

Cooking together is a great way for parents and caregivers to bond with kids both every day and during holidays where food is the main event. So whether your child is neurotypical or has special needs, here are three simple tips to get everyone cozy in the kitchen.