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How to Put a "C" Clip on Your Rainbow Loom Bracelet
To finish this fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet, put a

Your Completed Fishtail Rainbow Loom Bracelet
Page 15. When your fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet is complete, it will resemble this.

Materials You Need (Rainbow Loom Fishtail Bracelet)
Page 2. Get the rubber bands and mini loom to make your fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet.

Put the first rubber band on the mini Rainbow Loom.
Take a rubber band and form an

Put another rubber band on the mini Rainbow loom.
To continue making your fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet, put the second rubber band on the mini Rainbow Loom, this time without twisting it.

Grab two more rubber bands with the hook.
Take two more rubber bands and grab them with the hook to make the fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet.

Put the hook through the other side of the two rubber bands.
Once you have pulled the two rubber bands halfway through, stop and the put the hook through the other side of the two rubber bands.

Pull a single rubber band through to make this fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet
Now take a single rubber band and pull it through as you did before to make this fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet.

Here is what the fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet will look like at this stage.
Your fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet will look like this at this stage.

Grab the Bottom Rubber Band (Rainbow Loom Bracelet)
Page 5. Use your hook to grab the bottom rubber band to make this fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet.

10 Year Olds and Social Development
Social development in 10-year-olds is all about shifting connections as they spend more time with friends and form their own opinions and thoughts.

Parents' Guide to Science Fair Project Terms
Confused by all those scientific terms on your child's science fair project directions? Here's your handy guide to science fair project terms.

What Are the Causes and Signs of School Refusal?
Learn more about school refusal, formerly known as

Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Children
Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Disorders - Generalized Anxiety Disorder

7 Little-Known Summer Dangers for Kids
Use these little-known summer safety tips for kids as you enjoy more time relaxing and having fun outdoors. Take precautions to protect your family.

8 Things Parents Should Teach Daughters
Parents of daughters need to teach them tips about growing up--from healthy body image to preserving their emotional health as they face bullies.

Why Reading Fluency Is Important
What is reading fluency and why is it important for kids? It is the key to opening up the world of books, and reading, writing, and learning.

Make a Halloween Rainbow Loom Pumpkin Charm - Part 1
Put a rubber band on the center peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Now add another rubber band to the left bottom peg.
Add a rubber band to the bottom left peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Continue adding rubber bands until you go all the way around.
Add more pegs until you go all the way around to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Grab the rubber band going to the bottom right Rainbow Loom peg.
Grab the rubber band under the doubled band to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Here's the overhead view of this step.
Here is an overhead view of this step to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Grab the rubber band going to the upper right Rainbow Loom peg.
Grab the upper right rubber band to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Make a Halloween Rainbow Loom Pumpkin Charm, Part 1
Here is the rubber band on the top right hook to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Keep doing this until you go all the way around the Rainbow Loom.
Keep doing this until you go all the way around to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Set up your materials to make the Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charms.
Get the materials you will need to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom rubber band pumpkin charms.

Put a green rubber band on the loom to make the Rainbow Loom pumpkin.
Put the first rubber band on the Rainbow loom to make your Halloween pumpkin charms.

Next, add an orange rubber band for the Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin
Put an orange rubber band on the right pegs to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Add another orange rubber band for your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin
Put an orange rubber band on the left pegs to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Add another rubber band to the Rainbow Loom.
Add another rubber band to the Rainbow Loom to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Add more rubber bands to the Rainbow Loom until you form a hexagon.
Add more rubber bands until you make a hexagon to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Add an extra rubber band to the bottom right pegs on the Rainbow Loom.
Add another rubber band to the bottom right on the Rainbow Loom to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Add a rubber band to the center of the Rainbow Loom.
Add a rubber band from the center to the bottom peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Make a Halloween Rainbow Loom Pumpkin Charm
Learn how to make these cute Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charms.

Grab the rubber band from the lower right side peg.
Unhook the rubber band from the lower right side peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Make Your Own Halloween Rainbow Loom Pumpkin Charm
Unhook and re-hook your rubber band from the bottom to the right to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Put it on the bottom peg of the Rainbow loom.
Put it on the very bottom peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Grab the bottom rubber band on the loom.
Grab the bottom rubber band on the peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Remove the rubber band off the Rainbow loom.
Take the green rubber band off the loom to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Take the pumpkin off the Rainbow loom.
Remove the rubber bands to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Here is your Halloween Rainbow Loom pumpkin charm!
There you have it--a cute Halloween Rainbow Loom pumpkin charm!

Grab the next rubber band on the right and unhook and rehook it.
Unhook the next rubber band to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Gently pull it over and hook it on the upper right side peg.
Put the rubber band on the upper right side peg to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Grab the next rubber band on the Rainbow Loom and do the same thing.
Keep unhooking and re-hooking in the same way to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Keep doing this until you go all the way around the Rainbow Loom.
Go all the way around to make your to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

Bring it to the bottom middle peg of the Rainbow Loom.
To continue making your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm, bring the rubber band to the bottom center peg..

This is what your pumpkin will look like at this stage.
Your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm will look like this at this stage.

Grab the green rubber band on the Rainbow Loom.
Grab the green rubber band to make your Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charm.

8 Crucial Things Parents Should Teach Sons
Parents of sons should teach them life lessons to ensure they grow into respectful men with healthy relationships and a good handle on their emotions.

5 Tips for Parents on How to Raise Confident Girls
If you're a parent interested in instilling a healthy sense of self-esteem in your daughters, use these five tips to raise confident girls.

Parenting Education Programs
Parenting education - professional resources for parent educators, from your About Guide to Parenting of K-6 Children.

Discover and Nurture Your Child's Learning Strengths
Learn how to recognize and nurture your child's learning strengths through identifying their learning style and recognizing strength and weakness patterns.

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Elementary School Temperament Adjustment
Assess your child's temperament style and learn ways to help him find acceptance and success at school, from your Guide to Parenting of K-6 Children.

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9 Ways to Cut the Chaos in Your Home
What should you do when you feel overwhelmed by mess and noise? Learn how to control the chaos in your home and make it more peaceful.

What NOT to Do When Your Child Lies
If your child is caught lying, positive incentives will encourage her to tell the truth but threatening her with punishment will not.

What is Corporal Punishment?
A definition of corporal punishment, which is also known as physical punishment. Also, find resources on how it affects​ children.

Teach Your Child School Bus Safety
Teach your child these crucial school bus safety tips so that he knows what to do in and around a school bus or any vehicle.

12 Arts and Crafts Kits for Older School-Age Kids
Fun, educational, and downright awesome arts and crafts kids for older school-age children.

Reasons Why Adult Coloring Books Are Good for Parents
Adult coloring books are all the rage today; here are 7 reasons why they're the perfect stress-relievers for busy parents.

5 Ways Parents Can Help With Homework
Parents can play a key role in helping kids with homework. Here are some things teachers wish parents would do to help their kids with homework.

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A Mailbox-Shaped Paper Valentine Box in 7 Easy Steps
Where to put all those school Valentines: Learn how to make this pretty and super-useful paper mailbox Valentine box in just 7 simple steps.

Paper Punch Hearts and Flowers Valentine Cards for Kids
Here are easy, step-by-step instructions for how to make pretty and festive homemade Valentine Cards for Kids that are simple and inexpensive.

Next, add some red hearts to the bottom of the card.
Next, add some red hearts to the bottom of the card to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

For this Valentine card, I used hearts in different sizes and colors.
For this Valentine card, I used hearts in different sizes and colors to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Try any of these or come up with your own design.
Try any of these or come up with your own design to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Gather materials to make these Valentine cards for kids.
Gather the materials you will need to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Begin gluing flowers to the edge of a heart.
For the first homemade Valentines Day card, draw and cut out a large heart and punch out small flowers to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Glue the small flowers all around the heart.
Glue the small white flowers all around the edge of the heart as shown to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Turn over the heart to make sure the flowers are on correctly.
Continue gluing the flowers onto the heart until you go completely around it to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Glue the heart onto the red card.
Next, glue the pink heart onto the red card base to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

Another Valentine card can be made just with the white flowers.
Another homemade Valentine card for kids can be made just with the white flowers.

Here is another option for Valentine cards for kids.
This version uses small white flowers and a printed out Valentine's Day message to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

For this card, put a red ribbon through the top of a card.
For this card, put a red ribbon through the top of a card to make these paper punch Valentine cards for kids.

The Risks of Spanking Children and How Corporal Punishment May Harm Kids
Why experts say spanking children does not work and what parents can do to discipline kids without using corporal punishment.

7 Rude Behaviors in Kids to Stop Now
Learn more about common rude behavior habits in kids and what you can do to stop them in their tracks.

Rainbow Loom Diamond Pattern Halloween Bracelets
Learn how to make these Rainbow Loom Diamond Pattern Halloween Bracelets with a Rainbow Loom or other rubber bracelet maker.

Here is the top view of the Rainbow Loom Halloween bracelet.
Here is the top view of the Rainbow Loom Halloween diamond pattern bracelet.

Get the other black band to make the Rainbow Loom Halloween bracelet..
Grab the other black band to make the Rainbow Loom Halloween bracelet..

Next, grab the orange rubber band on the left of the Rainbow Loom.
Next, grab the orange rubber band on the left side of the Rainbow Loom and hook it onto the center of the Rainbow Loom.

Grab the orange rubber band on the right of the Rainbow Loom.
Now grab the orange rubber band on the right and bring that to the center to continue making your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Your Rainbow loom will look like this.
Your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet will look like this at this stage.

Next, grab the top black rubber band on the Rainbow Loom.
Next, grab the top black rubber band on the Rainbow Loom to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Grab the remaining black rubber band and go to the right.
Grab the remaining black rubber band and go to the right to continue making your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Your Rainbow loom bracelet will look like this at this stage.
Your Halloween Rainbow loom diamond pattern bracelet will look like this at this stage.

To finish your Halloween bracelet, put your hook through the top peg.
To finish your Halloween Rainbow loom diamond pattern bracelet, put your hook through the top peg.

Halloween Rubber Band Bracelet: Remove Bracelet From Loom
Hold on to the rubber band loop and remove the bracelet from the loom to finish your Halloween Rainbow loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Put a rubber band on the Rainbow loom to make your Halloween bracelet.
Put a rubber band on the loom to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom bracelet in a diamond pattern.

Diamond Pattern Halloween Rainbow Loom Bracelet
Now you have a finished diamond pattern Halloween Rainbow Loom bracelet. Page 20.

Put the next rubber band going toward the right to make your Halloween bracelet.
Put the next rubber band going toward the right to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Put your next rubber band on the Rainbow loom.
Put your next rubber band on the Rainbow loom to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelets.

Next, complete the diamond shape to make your Halloween bracelet.
Next, complete the diamond shape to make your Halloween rubber band Rainbow Loom bracelet.

Make more diamonds in the same pattern for the Halloween bracelet.
Make more diamonds in the same pattern with your rubber bands to make the Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Your loom will look like this at this stage of the Halloween bracelet.
Your rubber bands and loom will look like this at this stage of the Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Add one more rubber band to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom bracelet.
Add one more rubber band at the top to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

Next, turn the Rainbow loom around and grab the top rubber band.
Next, turn the Rainbow loom over and grab the top rubber band to make your Halloween Rainbow Loom diamond pattern bracelet.

How to Teach Your Child Proper Hand Washing
Frequent and proper hand washing can help prevent illnesses like colds and flu. Here's how you can teach your child to wash his hands correctly.

Dos and Don'ts of Parent-Teacher Communication
Know some of the dos and don'ts of parent-teacher communication to help you form a bond with your child's teacher.

Single Sex Education Advantages for Boys
The advantages of single sex education for boys aren't as clearly defined by research as the advantages for girls, but there are definitely advantages to all boy classrooms. That's because boys and girls may learn better when they are taught in a more gender-specific manner.

Outdoor Party Games - Water Balloon Toss
Here's a cool idea for a hot summer's day: Let kids play an outdoor party game that get them soaked with water balloons!

Concerns About Sexting and Internet Safety
A new study finds that adults see sexting and internet safety as big problems for kids today. Here's what you can do to protect your kids.

Take the single rubber band on the left pin and bring it to the right.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, take the single rubber band on the left pin and bring it to the right.

How to Make Double Braid Rainbow Loom Bracelets
Learn how to make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets. This intricate-looking rubber band bracelet is actually fairly easy to make.

The top of the loom will look like this.
The top of the loom will look like this as you make your double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets.

Turn the loom around and add a single rubber band.
Put a single rubber band on the bottom to continue making the double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets.

Put the single rubber band on the bottom pin.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, put the single rubber band on the bottom pin.

How to Make Double Braid Rainbow Loom Bracelets, Page 2
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, join two looms together.

Put the first 2 rubber bands on the loom.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, put 2 rubber bands on the loom.

Put 2 more rubber bands on the loom.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, put 2 rubber bands of another color on the Rainbow loom.

Now add 2 more rubber bands in your first color.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, put 2 more lime green rubber bands on the Rainbow loom.

Put 2 more rubber bands in the third color on the loom.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, put 2 more rubber bands in the third color on the loom.

Add 2 more rubber bands in your outside color.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, add 2 more rubber bands in your outside color and continue in this pattern to the top.

Add 2 more rubber bands going right.
To make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, add 2 more rubber bands going right.

As you add rubber bands, here is how the loom will look.
As you add rubber bands to make your double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets, here is how the loom will look.

Your rubber bands will look like this at this stage.
Your rubber band will look like this on your loom as you make the double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets.

Make a Pretty Valentine Box With a Shoe Box
Make this box to hold all your Valentine cards using an old shoe box and wrapping paper in 4 easy steps.

Use any size shoe box and plain wrapping paper to make the Valentine box.
Use any size shoe box and plain wrapping paper to decorate the Valentine box.

You'll need just a few things to decorate your Valentine box.
Get materials to decorate your Valentine box.

Make hearts in pretty colors and patterns for the Valentine box.
Using the heart punch, make hearts in pretty colors and patterns for the Valentine box.

Cut a strip of white paper and glue it to the Valentine box, then glue on hearts.
Cut out a strip of white paper and glue hearts onto them to decorate your Valentine box.

First, wrap the shoe box with paper to make the Valentine box.
Wrap the shoe box to make the Valentine box.

How to Make Easy Valentine Card Holder Sleeves
Learn how to make these super-easy and very pretty Valentine card holders with hearts and paper doilies. This is a great craft for kids.

Fold the red or pink paper in half and draw half a heart.
Fold the red or pink paper in half and draw half a heart to make your Valentine's Day card envelope.

Next, cut out the second heart shape.
Cut out the second heart shape to make your Valentine's Day card holder sleeves.

Make some more of these cute envelopes to hold all your Valentines!
Make some more of these pretty Valentine card holder envelopes to hold all your cards!

Get the materials you'll need to make the Valentine envelopes.
Assemble the materials to make the Valentine card envelope sleeves.

Cut out the heart shape.
Cut out the heart shape to make your Valentine card holder envelopes.

Draw another heart on a second piece of paper.
Trace and cut out another heart to make your Valentine's Day card holder envelopes.

Glue the hearts onto the doily to make your Valentine card envelopes.
Glue the hearts on either side of the doily to make your Valentine card holder envelope sleeves.

To hang these Valentine card holders, add a bit of ribbon.
To create hanging Valentine card holder envelopes, add a bit of ribbon to the top.

Child Development Authority Arnold Gesell
Arnold Gesell was the preeminent authority on child developent in the mid-twentieth century United States. His books with Ilg and Ames were best sellers that influenced Dr. Benjamin Spock and child-centered parenting approaches. Written in a style that was accessible to parents, the books described normal development of children based on extensive research on a small group of high socio-economic children in New England.

Helping Your Kid With Division and Long Division
There are a number of different symbols for the division, rules for division and ways of understanding division.

How to Turn a Cereal Box into a Valentine Box
With just a few simple materials, you can transform a cereal box into a pretty Valentine box for kids in a few easy steps.

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How to Make the Most Out of Family Dinnertime
Mealtimes should be a time to come together and connect, but this is often not the case. Learn the best ways to make the most out of family dinnertime.

To begin, gather a few simple materials to make these Valentines.
To begin, gather a few simple materials to make these folded heart Valentine love notes.

Fold the bottom part of the heart to continue making your Valentine note cards.
Fold the bottom part of the heart to continue making your Valentine love note cards.

How to Make Heart-Shaped Valentine Folded Love Notes
Learn how to make these lovely folded heart love notes. They are one of the easiest and prettiest homemade Valentine cards you can make with and for kids!

To make your Valentine note cards, trace and cut out the heart shapes.
To make your Valentine note cards, trace and cut out the heart shapes using your cookie cutter.

Write out your Valentine message on the heart-shaped paper.
Write out your Valentine messages on the plain, undecorated side of the heart-shaped paper hearts.

Next, begin folding the hearts into an envelope shape to make your Valentines.
Next, begin folding the hearts into an envelope shape to make your Valentine card notes.

Fold the top part down and seal with a sticker to make your Valentine card love notes.
Fold the top part down and seal with a sticker to make your Valentine card notes.

Make several more Valentine card love notes with different messages.
Make several more Valentine card love notes with different messages for Valentine's Day.

How to Make Gift Bags for Kids
Make these cute gift bags to give out treats and other goodies at your next Easter party, kids' birthday party, or any other celebration for kids.

Get your Easter crafts supplies to make your fun and colorful gift bag for kids.
To make this Easter craft, gather your materials to start making the gift bags.

To make this Easter craft, punch holes and loop a ribbon through the top of the gift bags.
Use the hole puncher to make two holes and put a ribbon through the top of the gift bags to start this Easter craft.

Tie your ribbon and add the punched-out butterflies and flowers to your gift bags for kids.
Next, tie the ribbon into a bow and glue on the punched out shapes to your Easter craft gift bags for kids.

To decorate brown paper lunch bags, glue on construction paper to make a colorful gift bag for kids.
To give brown paper gift bags a pop of color for this Easter craft, cut out construction paper and glue it onto the sides.

To finish your Easter craft, write names onto the gift bags for kids.
Write names and add flower stems to your gift bags for kids to finish this Easter craft.

Outdoor Party Games for Kids
Whether your party is in your backyard, a local park, or even the beach, these timeless and fun outdoor party games will be a hit with kids.

What to Teach a Child to Do if He Gets Lost
Teach your child to do these things if he ever become lost and separated from you in a public place like a park or a mall.

How to Make a Rainbow Loom Three Pin Fishtail Bracelet
Learn how to make a rubber band rainbow loom three pin fishtail bracelet with this easy picture tutorial.

Add one rubber band to the triangle.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, add one rubber band to the triangle.

Bring the bottom rubber band over as before.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, bring the bottom rubber band over as before.

At this stage, your three-pin fishtail bracelet will look like this.
At this stage, your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet will look like this.

Put another rubber band on the triangle and repeat.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, put another rubber band on the triangle and repeat.

Once you have added several bands, pull the bracelet.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, pull the bottom of the chain of rubber bands.

To finish the bracelet, bring the bottom rubber band over the pins.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, bring the bottom rubber band over each pin.

Put all three rubber bands on one pin.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, put all three rubber bands on one pin.

Grab the outer rubber band loops with your hook.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, grab the outer rubber band loops with your hook.

Put all three rubber bands on the hook.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, put all three rubber bands on the hook.

Transfer the rubber bands to a pin.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, transfer the rubber bands to a pin.

What you will need to make a three-pin fishtail bracelet.
Get a bracelet-making kit such as a Rainbow Loom and rubber bands to make your three-pin fishtail bracelet.

Join the two ends of the bracelet together.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, join the two ends of the bracelet together.

Put your first rubber band on 2 pins.
To make your three-pin fishtail bracelet, put a rubber band on the first 2 pins.

Put another rubber band on 2 pins as shown.
Put another rubber band on 2 pins as shown to make your three-pin fishtail bracelet.

Add your third rubber band to form a triangle.
To make your three-pin fishtail bracelet, add your third rubber band to form a triangle.

Take 2 rubber bands and put them over the triangle shape.
To make your three-pin fishtail bracelet, take 2 rubber bands and put them over the triangle shape.

Bring the bottom rubber bands over one of the pins.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Loom bracelet, bring the bottom rubber bands over one of the pins.

Repeat this step on the next pin.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, repeat this step on the next pin.

Bring the bottom rubber bands over the last pin.
To make your three-pin fishtail Rainbow Look bracelet, bring the bottom rubber bands over the last pin.

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How to Help Kids Overcome Shyness
Parents may worry when they see shy behavior in their kids. But the truth is, shyness is not always a bad thing. Here's how to help kids with shyness.

Bullying in Schools
Bullying is a common problem and can even happen in kindergarten or preschool. It can take many forms, from hurtful language to physical aggression.

What Are Anxiety Disorders in Children?
Could your child have an anxiety disorder? Here are 5 common anxiety disorders in children that can be persistent and intense disrupt kids' lives.

My Child Has an Aggression Problem
Help for parents to change their child's pattern of aggressive behavior from our guide to Parenting of K-6 Children.

What to Do When Time Out Doesn't Work
Time outs can be an effective way to discipline kids, but if it's not working for you, here are some strategies to try.

11 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Kids
Healthy breakfasts that are easy and quick are important for school-age kids and their parents, too.

Phubbing Your Spouse or Child? How It Hurts Your Bond
Have you ever been guilty of phubbing? Or been phubbed by someone? How being attached to your phone can separate you from your partner or your child.

Why Sunshine and Early Bedtime Are Good for Your Child's Metabolism
Maximum light in the daytime and less exposure at night is better for your metabolism, research suggests. Here's how your family can stay healthy.

Singapore Math Pros and Cons
There are both educators who advocate for the Singapore Math method, and educators who are hesitant to use it in the classroom. Here are the pros and cons of this method.

Best Personal Hygiene Habit to Teach Kids
Health and hygiene go hand in hand. They're fundamental habits that last a lifetime. Here are five personal hygiene habits to teach kids.

Child Development: Your Nine-Year-Old
Here are some of the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social developments you can expect to see in a typical 9-year-old child.

7-Year-Old Behavior Problems and Child Discipline
What behavior problems are common in 7-year-old children? Here is an overview typical problems and some discipline tips for children this age.​

How to Get the Most Out of Behavior Modification Charts or Chips
Behavior modification charts or chips can be excellent tools to remind kids about what they're supposed to do and steer them toward good behavior.

6-Year-Old Behavior Problems and Child Discipline
Six-year-old children test boundaries as they take steps toward more independence. Here are solutions for typical 6-year-old behavior problems.

5-Year-Old Behavior Problems and Discipline
Five-year-old children are experiencing many changes and transitions. Here are some common behavioral problems and effective strategies for this age.

How to Handle Your Child's Disruptive Behavior
Strategies to cope with children's disruptive behavior problems, from your Guide to Parenting of K-6 Children.

At What Age Can Your Child Walk to School Alone?
The best age at which kids can walk to school alone without an adult, according to child safety experts.

9 Ways to Encourage Independence in Your Child
How parents can encourage independence in their child and nurture self-confidence and self-reliance.

Finish the paper dahlia flower.
Add more petals until you've filled the paper dahlia flower.

Paper Dahlia Flowers to Make with Kids
These simple and inexpensive pretty paper dahlia flowers are the perfect craft to make with kids.

Add the next layer of petals to the paper dahlia flower.
Add the next layer of petals to make the paper dahlia flower.

Make a smaller paper dahlia flower.
Make smaller or larger paper dahlia flowers using smaller or larger squares of paper.

Add more petals as before to the paper dahlia flower.
Keep adding petals to the paper dahlia flower.

Fill in the gaps to finish your paper dahlia flower.
Add more petals until the paper dahlia flower is finished.

You'll need just a few materials to make these easy paper dahlia flowers.
You'll need a few simple materials to make these paper dahlia flowers with kids.

Make the card stock base for the paper dahlia flowers.
Trace and cut a circle to make the base for your paper dahlia flower.

Cut squares of paper to make the petals for the paper dahlia flower.
Use the paper trimmer to cut squares of paper to make the petals for the paper dahlia flower.

Make each square into a cone shape for the paper dahlia flower.
Take each paper square and form it into a cone shape to make the petals of the paper dahlia flower.

Your flower petal for the paper dahlia flower will look like this.
When you are done, your flower petal for the paper dahlia flower will look like this.

Make a bunch of petals at once for your paper dahlia flower.
You and your child can make a bunch of petals at once for your paper dahlia flower--it will be faster and easier to make the petals first.

Tape petals onto the circle to make the dahlia flowers.
Tape the cones onto the circle to make the dahlia paper flowers.

Add another layer of petals to the paper dahlia flower.
Add another layer of petals to fill out the paper dahlia flower.

What You Should Do When Your Child Makes a Mistake
How parents react to kids' failures can have an important impact on how kids view their intelligence and abilities. Here are 9 smart ways to react.

Kindergarten Is the New First Grade, Research Says
Is kindergarten really the new first grade? New research finds evidence that there's truth to what parents are saying.

How Language Skills Develop in School-Age Kids
Language development in school-age children: Find out what you can expect to see and how to encourage good language skills.

Math Games Online
Whether your child is just starting addition or is mastering fractions, these great online math games let kids have fun while they build math skills.

How to Make Breakfast Foods for Kids Healthier
Skip these worst breakfast foods and give your kids healthier and better breakfast options in the morning with a few fast and easy changes.

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Ninja Boxes Craft for Small Toys and Treasures
All you need is some colorful paper and an empty tissue box to make these awesome ninja-guarded boxes for small toys and treasures.

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6 Ways to Become Someone Your Child Will Want to Confide In
Make these habits a part of your daily routine so that you become someone your child will want to talk to and confide in.

Can Hair Ties, Rubber Bands Cause Skin Infections?
Can hair ties and watches and bracelets cause skin infections on the wrist? It's rare but possible. Here's how to protect yourself and your child.

What Does Bullying Look Like in Kindergarten and Early Grades?
What bullying looks like in kindergarten and the early grades in elementary school, and how it's different from bullying among older kids.

5 Differences Between Self-Esteem and Narcissism
5 differences between narcissism and healthy self-esteem, and what parents can do to nurture self-esteem while avoiding self-centeredness.

7 Best Ways to Respond When Kids Say They're Bored
What parents should say and do, and what they should not do, when kids say they are bored.

Does Your Child Have a Sleep Problem?
When your child's sleep patterns cause a definite problem for you or for him, then he has a sleep problem. Advice from guest author, Richard Ferber M.D., author of Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems.

Ten Year Development Play Activities and Interests
A guide to child development through the years. Your Ten-Year Old Child at Play: Activities and Interests

Child Development - The Ten Year Old at Play Friendships
A guide to child development through the years. Your Ten-Year Old Child at Play: Friendships. Page 2.

Your 10-Year-Old Child - Physical Development
How does your ten-year-old child grow? Here is a look into what you can expect to see in your child's physical development this year.

Emotional Development at 10 Years Old
When it comes to emotions, 10-year-olds can show extremes. Here's what you might see in your 10-year-old child's emotional development.

Cognitive Skills That Are Important for First Grade
First graders' ability to learn and process information expands rapidly. Newly acquired cognitive skills are very important for first grade learning.

The 5 Types of Science Fair Projects
What type of science project would your child like to do? The following are 5 types of science projects to choose from.

9 Best Toys for Drawing and Coloring
School-age kids' fine motor skills are becoming more accurate, and they love drawing and coloring. Here are 9 best coloring and drawing toys for kids.

9-Year-Old Child Development: Behavior and Daily Routines
Nine-year-old children still need the comfort of home but are becoming more independent and expressing more interest in the world beyond their family.

Chronic Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Obesity in Kids
Here is why chronic lack of sleep and bad sleep habits can increase a child's risk for obesity and illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes.

Cutting Down Kids' Screen Time Means Better Health, Grades for Kids
Cutting down screen time in kids can have measurable and definite benefits, including improved sleep, better grades, less aggression, and reduced risk of obesity.

Here is a smaller felt craft pouch decorated with butterflies.
Here is another version of a felt craft pouch with butterflies and a flower button.

Use a card stock paper or other thick paper and punch paper punch to use as a template for this felt craft.
Make heart shapes using a paper punch and use it as a template to make hearts on felt for this felt craft.

Trace around the heart with a pencil on the felt to make this felt craft.
Next in this felt craft, use the paper heart to trace around it with a pencil on felt and cut it out.

Make hearts in a variety of colors of felt to continue this felt craft pouch.
Make more felt hearts in a variety of colors for this felt craft pouch for kids.

Glue on the hearts on this felt craft.
Glue the hearts onto the felt pouch to finish this felt craft for kids.

This is how a heart-decorated felt pouch may look.
Your finished felt craft pouch may look like this.

This felt craft pouch is decorated with cute ice cream cones.
Here is another idea for a felt craft pouch that has been decorated with ice cream cones.

How to Make Cute, Colorful Felt Pouches with Kids
These adorable and colorful felt pouches are a great felt craft for kids.

Gather your materials to make these felt pouches for kids.
To make this fun summer craft for kids, get together the materials you will need to create the felt pouches for kids.

Cut felt into a rectangle shape to make this fun felt craft for kids.
Cut the felt in the color you want for the felt pouch to begin this fun felt craft for kids.

Poke holes where you put the marks for the felt pouch to continue this fun felt craft.
In the next step of this felt craft, poke holes where you put the marks with a sharp craft knife or pen knife.

Begin sewing the sides together in this felt craft.
Next, your child can begin sewing the sides together to make this felt craft pouch.

Sew one side and tie off the end to continue this felt craft.
Next in this felt craft, finish sewing one side of the felt pouch and tie off the end.

Sew the other side of this felt craft.
Stitch up the other side to make the pouch for the felt craft.

Sew on a pretty button on the pouch part of this felt craft.
To continue this felt craft, sew on a decorative button on the pouch part of the felt pouch.

Mark where the holes will go for the needle to go through to make the felt pouches.
Next, mark where the holes will go with a pencil. Since the plastic needles are not sharp, you will need to poke holes with a pen knife for the plastic needle to go through to create the felt pouches.

Child Development: Your Ten-Year-Old Child
Physically, emotionally, cognitively, and otherwise, a 10-year-old is experiencing growing independence and maturity as she heads toward adolescence.

Child Developmental Milestones From Ages 5 to 10
The school-age years are an exciting time, full of learning and expanding horizons. Here are common child development milestones in kids ages 5 to 10.

Academic Redshirting Pros and Cons
If your child's fifth birthday is in summer or fall, you may be asking yourself whether academic redshirting (holding him out a year) is a wise move.

5 Year Old Behavior and Daily Routines
Many 5-year-old children begin kindergarten, and routines at home will take on more importance as kids deal with these changes.

Five-Year-Old Child Developmental Stages
Here's what you can expect to see in your 5-year-old's cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development.

Developmental Milestones for Elementary School
Your child faces new challenges that require them to continually acquire new sets of cognitive, physical and social-emotional skills.

Child Development - Your Eight Year Old Child
Eight-year-olds are becoming more self-confident and are learning more about the world at large. Some changes may you see in your 8-year-old child.

Best Kids CD Choices for Family Road Trips
Whether on a family road trip or relaxing at home, some good kid CDs can help make passing the time a lot more fun. Here are a few great CDs for kids.

Best Educational Kids' Games for School Age Children
Looking for great kids' board games to play with your kids? Check out this list of classic and new games that are fun for the whole family.

Activities to Encourage Pre-Reading and Early Literacy
Before your child actually begins to read, she'll develop a set of skills known as pre-reading skills. Here are 8 fun pre-reading activities.

What is Social Studies?
You know what your child learns in math class, but what is Social Studies class about? Here are some standards schools follow.

What to Do When Your Child is a Bully
Is your child a mean girl (or boy)? Finding out that your child has been acting like a bully can be devastating news; here's what to do.

When Can a Child Use a Public Restroom by Himself?
At what age can a child begin using a public restroom alone without parental supervision? Here's what child safety experts say.

Social Development Skills for Kindergarteners
Social skills that are important for kindergarten remain just as important during the rest of your child's school career and adult life.

Why Rainbow Loom Can Be Good for Kids' Development
Making Rainbow Loom bracelets gives kids skills and aids in child development in ways that go beyond making fun crafts with kids.

Kindergarten Bullying: Signs to Look for, What to Do If It Happens
Surprisingly, bullying can happen even in kindergarten. Here's how to spot the signs and what to do if your child experiences kindergarten bullying.

7 Ways to Talk to Kids More Effectively
Try these methods to communicate more effectively with your child.

Being respectful and expect the same strengthens the parent-child bond.
Treat kids with respect instead of yelling or spanking and practice good manners to strengthen your parent-child bond with your child.

Talking about the day strengthens the parent-child bond.
Talking about your day at bedtime or at dinnertime is a great way to strengthen your parent-child bond.

7 Habits That Will Strengthen Your Parent-Child Bond
Learn the habits that will strengthen your parent child bond.

Cuddling strengthens the parent-child bond.
Hugging and cuddling are great ways to strengthen your parent-child bond.

Showing your child your love daily strengthens the parent-child bond.
When you show your child you love her every single day, you strengthen your parent-child bond.

Letting kids help you strengthens the parent-child bond.
Letting kids help you and giving them responsibilities will strengthen your parent-child bond.

Playing games together strengthens the parent-child bond.
Playing games and having fun together is a great way to strengthen the parent-child bond.

Eating together strengthens the parent-child bond.
Eating family meals together regularly will strengthen your parent-child bond and lead to many developmental benefits for your child.

8 Effective Ways to Get a Child to Love Reading
Getting a child to love reading starts early. Here are some smart ways to encourage a love of books and reading in your child.

More School Lunch Fruits and Vegetables Are Being Thrown Out by Kids
Just making kids put fruits and vegetables on their school lunch trays won't make them eat it, says a new study.

7 Things to Do When You Feel Like a Parenting Failure
If you feel like a parenting failure, know that you are not alone. Do these 7 things the next time you feel like a bad parent.

Spanking Causes Harm, Says a Review of 5 Decades of Research
Many people still believe spanking is effective and doesn't harm kids. An analysis of decades of research shows why that's just not true.

Your 8 Year Old Child's Social Development
This overview of an 8-year-old child's social development helps you understand development of friendship, morals, rules, giving, sharing and empathy.

9-Year-Old Child - Emotional Development
Nine-year-old children are becoming more independent and emotionally mature. Here's what you may see in your child's emotional development at age 9.

3 Big Ways Family Dinners Can Make Kids' Lives Better
Three big ways regular family dinners can impact kids' health and development.

Why Does My Child Have to Give Valentines to Everyone?
If you're like many parents, you're groaning and wondering why your child has to give Valentine's Day cards to everyone in the class. Here's the answer to that question and five more common questions about Valentine's Day at school.

7 Things to Do When Kids Lie
When children lie, it can be upsetting for parents. Here's how you can keep your cool and handle lying in children with love and reassurance.

What Report Card Comments Really Mean
What do those report card comments really mean? Here are some commonly used report card phrases, decoded.

What Is Cognitive Skill Development?
At each age, your child reaches cognitive skill milestones. Learn what cognitive skills are and how to proceed if your child is lacking them in areas.

12 Ways to Show Your Child Your Love Every Day
Small but important habits parents can practice to show their love for their child every day.

9 Ways to Build Strong Self-Esteem in Your Child
Healthy self-esteem is an important foundation upon which kids can thrive as they grow. Here are 9 ways parents can encourage good self esteem.

11 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy During the School Year
Read these essential tips on everything from immunity boosters to healthy breakfasts to keep kids healthy during the school year and all year round.

Make a shamrock with the glitter glue pen to finish your st patricks day cards.
To complete your st patricks day card, make a shamrock with your glitter glue pen.

Here is the finished St Patricks Day card.
Your completed St Patricks Day cards will look like this.

Continue making your first word for your St Patricks day card.
Continue adding letters to make your first word of your washi tape St Patricks day card.

Put glue on the back of the washi tape words to prepare them for placement on the st patricks day cards.
Apply glue to the back of the banner you have made with the washi tape words and put them on the st patricks day card.

Gather the materials you will need to make the St Patricks Day cards.
Assemble the supplies you will need to create your St Patricks Day cards.

Snip off excess paper on either side of the letter and put your letter on the twine.
The next step in making this St Patricks Day card is to trim the white paper off of either side of the letter and put the letter on the twine.

Trim the bottom of your washi tape letter to continue making your St Patricks day card.
The next step in making your st patrick day card is to trim the bottom of your washi tape letter.

Cut the letters into strips.
Next, cut the letters into strips in preparation for putting washi tape on them to add color. You will use these colorful letters to decorate your St. Patrick's Day card.

When you have finished making all the words, lay them out on your card.
When the washi tape words are finished, lay them out the way you might want them on your St Patricks day card.

Washi Tape St Patricks Day Cards
Here is an idea for washi tape St Patricks Day cards that is easy and fun to make with kids.

Put a strip of washi tape on your first letter to make your st patricks day cards.
To make your st patricks day cards, begin putting strips of washi tape on each letter.

Sprinkle glue all over each heart.
Sprinkle glue all over each heart to make this pretty Valentine garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

Valentine Crafts for Kids - How to Make a Glitter Hearts Garland
Learn how to make a glitter hearts garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

You'll need just a few things to make this pretty Valentine garland.
You'll need just a few things to make this pretty Valentine garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

Trace heart shapes and cut them out.
Trace heart shapes and cut them out to make this pretty Valentine garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

Put glue all over each heart.
Put glue all over each heart to make this pretty Valentine garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

Shake the glitter off to reveal your perfect, glittery heart!
Shake the glitter off to make this pretty Valentine garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

Tape or glue hearts onto the red ribbon.
Tape or glue hearts onto the red ribbon to make this pretty Valentine garland, one of the most easy and simple Valentine crafts for kids.

9 Negative Effects of Using Cell Phones Too Much
The negative effects of phubbing, bad cell phone etiquette, and using your cell phone too much.

Cut out the ring for your Easter wreath.
Next, cut out the ring to make the base for your paper flower Easter wreath.

Make some butterflies to add to your Easter wreath.
Draw and cut out some butterflies to put on your paper flower Easter wreath.

Decorate your Easter wreath.
Next, draw some designs on your paper flower Easter wreath with markers or glitter glue pens.

Get your supplies together to make your Easter wreath.
Assemble the materials you will need for the paper flower Easter wreath.

Make your circles to form your Easter wreath base.
To make your base for your Easter wreath, draw two circles using the bowls as your guide.

Make the flowers for your Easter wreath.
Draw and cut out the flowers for your paper flower Easter wreath.

Glue the flowers onto your Easter wreath.
Next, begin gluing your paper flowers onto your Easter wreath.

Glue or tape a piece of ribbon to the back of the Easter wreath.
To get your paper flower Easter wreath ready for hanging, glue or tape a piece of ribbon to the back.

Glue the butterflies to your Easter wreath.
Take a handful of butterflies and glue them to your Easter wreath.

How to Make an Easter Paper Flower Easter Wreath
Here is an idea for a fun and easy paper flower Easter wreath you can make with kids.

Media, Body Image, and Kids: Why Parents Need to Watch What Kids See
What messages about body image and self-esteem are your children exposed to through the media, through friends, at home, and from society at large?

9 Ways to Make Parent-Child Communication a Habit in Your Home
Set some good habits in your home to encourage regular parent child communication.

Add another strip on the opposite side to form a ring.
Add another strip on the opposite side to form a ring to make your paper Easter ornaments, which is one of the easiest Easter crafts for kids.

Add two more strips of paper to the paper Easter egg ornament.
Add two more strips of paper to the paper Easter egg ornament to make your paper Easter ornaments, which is one of the easiest Easter crafts for kids.