Obesity Dr. Peter Nieman has been practicing as a specialist
with children for more than twenty years and has been a pediatrician
in Alberta since 1987. He's kindly agreed to give everyone who
uses DLTK's Crafts for Kids free use of his on-line help, web-inars
Sunsets An article reminding us about the importance of staying
in tune with our children.
Why Color Thoughts on some of the educational benefits of colouring
inside (and outside) the lines.
Discipline Your children may be healthy as horses, but for many
the constant fight to get them to obey wears even the most patient parent
down over time.
- How to Prevent Your Child from Becoming a Statistic Bullying has become a very serious "Hot" topic today. It's been in the
news, and the theme of several talk shows in the past year. The problem
has been around for as long as people have been around, but it's only
been recently that we've become aware enough to do something about it.
Child Violence Did you know that over 6 million boys and 4 million girls are involved
in fights every year on school grounds?
Lessons for the Playground (...and
life!) Since my daughters have started their elementary education
I have noticed that there is a clear emphasis on developing a strong
sense of community within the school. Over the year's I've learned
a few things about teaching them to resolve their problems.
Why Grammar? Marie Rackham, retired school teacher and
winner of 10 National & International Awards for Excellence in Educational
Media, has kindly provided us with this wonderful article discussing
her feelings about teaching grammar to children.
Father's Day This article includes a short history about father's
day, some simple father's day
songs, and some ideas
on incorporating Father's Day into
Sunday School celebrations.
Canada! This article includes a short history of Canada Day,
some simple Canada Day songs and some ideas on incorporating Canada
Day into Sunday School celebrations.
Day! This article includes a short history of Independence Day
plus some songs and activities.
A Mid Summer
Night's Fun Whether you're looking for
some family fun ideas to occupy the kids during the last of summer holidays
or just want to host one last summer blast before it's time to go back
to school you're sure to find something in our Mid Summer Night's Fun
article. It includes songs, games, activities -- and, of course,
a craft idea or two!
School - Back to Recess The story of how I temporarily traumatized
my daughter by failing to prepare her for the most important part of
the school day -- recess! Plus some tongue twisters, games, jokes
and riddles sure to make your youngster's first days back to school
Allergy Allert As chef
and baker for a family that does not have any food allergies or food
intolerances, it is easy to forget that there are many foods out there
that are dangerous (even deadly) to some children -- especially in the
middle of party planning.
Safety Halloween can be fun, exciting and a whole lot safer if you review some
Halloween safety tips and prepare a bit before the kids go out.
Drawing Comics and Cartoons Do you enjoy drawing or making cartoons? Ever wonder what it might
be like to draw cartoons for a living? Thanks to Bart for sharing this
article about his experience drawing a cartoon strip.
Dueling Diva DIY Sleepover Do
your kids love Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera? Here is a way
that you can help them have a fun, crafting, DIY themed sleep over party
while bringing out their inner Divas.