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10 simple & spend worthy ideas for caregiving:

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  2. Booger SAVER! We all struggle with a stuffy nose, but none worse than children who do not know how to blow their nose. Keeping nasal passages clear is key for keeping children healthy, as congestion leads to many other complications. This simple to use gentle saline spray with the mask makes it simple and effective to help keep children’s nasal passages clear!
  3. Eco Friendly: Taking small steps to choose eco friendly options for the toys, materials, & supplies a child uses is a great way to make an impact!
    • These beeswax crayons are made from all natural ingredients which makes for a great safe option for children to use.
  4. Dramatic Play Inspiring: 12-24mos / 2 years old+
    • Learning social skills through dramatic play is an excellent way for children to learn how to engage appropriate social interactions. It is also a great way for them to explore the roles of different community helpers as they learn who does what, where, why and how!
    • Providing props which can also be used effectively is a great way to inspire young minds & hands to practice life skills through play!
  5. Gross Motor: This tunnel and ball maze combo toy is rated for play for children 1+. And the best part is that the tunnel collapses for compact storage when not in use. Allowing children freedom to play and explore allows gross motor development.
  6. Fine Motor: Keep little fingers busy learning real life skills with these wooden Melissa & Doug Latches Board Bundle!
  7. Teether / Biter Friendly:
    • The name of the game when it comes to needing to properly manage a child’s acclivity to put all items into their mouth, and sometimes, to bite, is to have easily accessibly alternatives for proper outlet of these urges.
    • When caregivers prepare for behaviors – the likelihood that the experience to navigate teething & biting with a positive outcome.
    • REMEMBER: There is a whole stage of child development dedicated to the oral fixation. Caregivers must teach proper behavior and set clear and firm boundaries on what is and is not appropriate or acceptable behavior.
      • This such format of creating a safe space for children to be able to understand expectations, & also for them to learn to redirect negative behaviors – allows for an extremely effective model for children to learn to self identify and redirect when needed.
  8. Literacy Insipring:
    • Indestructibles are an incredible option for both home & school libraries. The name says it all! These books can be washed & reused countless times due to their ability to withstand even the worst an infant, toddler, or preschooler can bring (& we know that is saying a lot!)
  9. Great for Traveling: Silicone straps for all ages…Use these to avoid the inevitable dropped item breakdowns!
  10. Appropriate for multiple ages: This farmers market set is great for children 18 months +, as dramatic play materials allow for sorting, counting, play, imagination, & so much more. Investing in high quality dramatic play materials will allow you to stock play time for children for years to come. Cheap plastic items will not wear or last well, and items that do not accurately represent color or shape do not help teach real world significance. Even toys for play can help represent important learning concepts! Stocking play with items that stay relevant for multiple ages also allows for cross age play.
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