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Here are the top ten articles for the Early Childhood Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. No Playing Indian at Thanksgiving
In response to the ongoing debate in my daughter's school district about whether it is appropriate to make Native American costumes and re-enact what is generally known as the First Thanksgiving, I decided to do some research on what is at the root of those who object to these traditions.
2. Celebrating Hanukkah in the Classroom
For two years now I've gone into my daughter's classroom to "do Hanukkah" with her class. Here's what I've learned about how to present education, without religion, about Hanukkah in the classroom.
3. Typical Behavior Milestones
Parents often worry about their child's development. Advice, resources and perspectives on evaluating children's typical behavior milestones and development.
4. The Singing Machine Review - Karaoke for Kids
When I bought my 7-year-old daughter a karaoke machine for her "High School Musical" birthday party, I thought it was an extravagant luxury gift – more than I would usually spend on a birthday present (even a *big* one). But I have been delightfully surprised at at how much it provides daily.
5. How to Make a Cast Cover
How to make a homemade cast cover, or order a pre-made version to help a child's cast blend in at weddings, recitals or other special occasions.
6. Airline Security Tips – Traveling with Children
Tips for parents and families traveling with young children to help make airline security screenings less stressful.
7. Girl Scout Cookies - Unhealthy and Dishonest
An open letter to the Girl Scouts of the USA regarding the unhealthy content and misleading marketing of Girl Scout Cookies.
8. Be Koool Soft Gel Sheets - Product Review
High fevers in young children can be very frightening for parents. When trying to reduce a high fever, it's a good idea to have many different tools in the arsenal. Be Koool strips can be helpful in reducing fevers as well as controlling the headaches can come along with colds and flu.
9. Kids and Stomach Flu Survival Supplies
Supplies to have on hand for when stomach flu strikes your child.
10. High Holy Days School Craft and Activities
Many Jewish families with children in non-Jewish schools ask or are asked to make a short presentation about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur during the High Holy Days each fall. Here are some ideas for school activities and crafts for the Jewish New Year and Day of Atonement.
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