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Why So Many Moms Love Chick-fil-A

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While I try to limit how much fast food my family eats, sometimes I can’t help but cave in and quickly pick something up. When I do buy fast food, I usually try to go to the popular chicken-centered chain, Chick-fil-A (unless it’s Sunday). Although it’s not the best option […]

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Children need art. It’s a way for them to express themselves while gaining valuable skills and learning new concepts in the process. This is especially true for young children who are still trying to figure out how to deal with their emotions. Creative expression is one of the best ways […]

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It’s regrettable that children must deal with the negative effects of temper problems, nonetheless it is important to work together to get them proactively engaged in an anger management program. It is necessary when observing behavioral changes in a child, particularly temper, to advise them and also seek help managing […]

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Kids love to draw. Even if you’re not a mom, if you’ve been around children for any amount of time, you recognize that as a fact. I tend to think it’s because we are all created to be creative beings, and children, in their youth and innocence, are closer to […]

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As a child, one of my favorite books or stories to read was “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” Even as an adult, I love it still and read it to my children and the children in my classroom. It’s such a great illustration of the minds of children […]

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As a mother to a very independent, strong-willed daughter, I’m familiar with the struggle we often have to restrict independence in our children. When she was a young toddler, her fierceness really began to show. Between wanting to control her behavior and keep her from growing up too fast, I often […]

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The nervous system is the “backbone” of every function of every organ in our bodies. (See what I did there? Share this post if you enjoyed that pun!) Seriously though, the nervous system must be in good shape in order for our bodies to be in good shape. Nervous system development […]

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Avoid Using Active Toys in Child Development

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There’s a popular saying about toys among moms and dads these days: “The more active the toy, the more passive the child.” The same is true in reverse: “The more passive the toy, the more active the child.” Passive toys are toys that don’t do anything on their own. They […]

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Welcome to Free Grade School Crafts!

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Welcome to Free Grade School Crafts, and thanks for visiting. We are so excited you’ve stopped by! If you are interested in learning more about us and meeting our core team members, visit our About Page for more information. This is our first blog post—the first of many! We will […]

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