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Got a perfectionist child? Try these 5 tips!

Having a perfectionist child can be challenging. Perfectionists can be quick to get frustrated. They sometimes give up if they can't do something "just right." And even worse, they don't try at all because they are afraid they might make a mistake. Wanting to do your best is good, but striving to be "perfect" is unrealistic. Being a perfectionist can hinder a child's advancement and lead to anxiety. Today, we want to share tips to help your perfectionist child. It takes time. It’s is something that we work on daily with our son (and I know it’s because both his father and I are perfectionists, too). However, I’m happy to let you know that you can help your child deal with perfectionism. Don't expect it to go away,...

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Free Printable mini-treasure hunt for kids!

We've been getting such great feedback on our mini-treasure hunts for kids! We are so happy you like them! Here is another free mini treasure hunt that will bring some fun to hanging at home! Our mini-treasure hunts are easy to set up, kids love doing them, and they get kids off screens and moving around.  To access this free treasure hunt and 4 others, sign up below.   Set-Up Cut out the six words and hide them separately. The kids will find the words and then put them together in the right order to read, "Look where we wash the dishes." We hide each word in a plastic egg. I like to put these in plastic eggs to make them...

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Mini-Treasure Hunt for kids (Free Printable)

This week we have another printable treasure hunt for your kids! Easy set-up for parents This treasure hunt activity is low prep for parents and easy to set up (especially if you have leftover plastic Easter Eggs hanging around).  Just cut out the treasure hunt clues and the decoder key and hide them around the house. Enjoy some free time while your kids: Find the hidden treasure hunt clues and decoder key Decode the secret message Put the words in order to reveal the secret message, "Look where we keep the cups." This is a mini-treasure hunt, so be prepared to hide a little treasure or prize wherever you keep the cups in your house. Want this free printable treasure hunt (along with 4 more)?...

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Mini-Treasure Hunt Secret Message Puzzle (free printable)

This week we have a mini-treasure hunt for your little learner!  This is a mini-treasure hunt because the final answer tells kids to look in a "drawer." So be prepared to hide a little treasure or prize inside a drawer. Grab this and other mini-printable Treasure Hunts by signing up below.     During this printable activity, kids do three different tasks: First, kids decode a secret message (which is a scrambled-up sentence). Second, kids unscramble the sentence and write it in the correct order. Third, kids use the letters with the numbers to find the final message: "drawer." Finally, kids search inside drawers for their prize. Download the Secret Message Puzzle Just download and print this activity and give it...

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Story Math Bundle

We recently put together a bundle of Addition and Subtraction Story Math Problems (with number options for Kindergarten - 2nd grade). It is in Google Slides and it's editable (pick your own numbers or add your child's name). What is Story Math? Story Math makes math meaningful. It puts math in a familiar context that children can naturally figure out. Instead of having your child practice math by doing a worksheet with a bunch of addition and subtraction math problems (that have no real-world context), we use Story Math to bring mathematical problems to life!  Story Math takes math problems (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) and puts them into the context of a story. Through the story, children are able to use their knowledge to figure...

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