10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding brings a wide array of benefits to the baby’s development, such as strengthening bonds between mother and child, improving health and th...

Explaining Earth Day to Children

April 22nd is an important date: Earth Day. It was chosen in 1970 by US senator Gaylord Nelson as a warning on the dangers of pollution in our planet ...

What is autism and ASD

Since 2008, the whole world has celebrated the "World Autism Awareness Day" on April 2nd. The date was established by the United Nations (UN) and was ...

How to raise well-educated children

Which children never retort their parents? What about when he pretends he is not listening? Speaks louder than the teacher? Situations that go from no...

Musical chairs

Form a circle with enough chairs for all but one of your players. Play a song while the kids walk around the chairs slowly. When the music randomly st...

Tug of war

Mark a rope at its halfway point with a handkerchief, and divide the children into two equal groups. Two lines should be marked on the ground with the...

Rock, paper, scissors

Two players should stand facing each other and, after counting “1, 2, 3, shoot!” at the same time show one hand forming a stone (closed hand), paper (...

Obstacle course

This is a great outdoor activity where you can use any items from your house as obstacles, including balls, ropes, hula hoops, books, boxes or anythin...

Rock, paper, scissors

Two players should stand facing each other and, after counting “1, 2, 3, shoot!” at the same time show one hand forming a stone (closed hand), paper (...

Hot or Cold

Hide an object and ask the children to look for it. When they are near, you tell them if they are hot, and asa they walk away from the object, tell th...

Treasure Hunt

Choose a reward for a treasure and hide it very well. In several locations, put written clues that will lead the children from one clue to another, an...

Math Game

Two children can play this math game to practice addition. Each player, at the same time, calls out a number below 10. After they do, the first person...

Crazy Picture

Give one sheet of paper and a pencil or crayon to each participant. When you say “go”, each child starts a drawing but only for a short time - when yo...

Who Am I?

Each player should write the name of a famous character or person on a piece of paper and places the clues face-down on the table. Each child takes on...

Charades

Separate two teams. Each child receives a common animal, song or phrase written on paper. She must make gestures so that her team can guess her clue, ...

Hot Potato

Form a circle with the children and give them a ball that is passed from one to the other, in any order around the circle. Meanwhile one of the childr...

Hopscotch

You will need a piece of chalk or masking tape, and a section of floor where you can draw the game area. Draw a hopscotch pattern on the ground, and n...

Telephone

Form a circle with the players – the more the better in this fun game! The first person to start whispers a phrase into the ear of the second, very qu...

Tag

A classic children’s game! First choose who will be "it." The other children run and avoid the “it” person while he tries to tag them. Whoever gets ca...

Learning how to do recycle toys

It is in childhood that we learn much of the concepts needed for the rest of our lives. All this starts in the most fun way: playing! Anything turns i...

Helping kids to deal with frustration

We adults know that we cannot have everything, on the time and in the way we want, but we still have our moments of frustration when we have not achie...