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‘Lentils Will Help You Run Faster:’ Communicating Food Benefits Gets Kids to Eat Healthier

[Source:  Science Daily] That’s according to a study published today in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior by Washington State University and Florida State University scientists. The researchers found affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger … Continue reading

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Fine Motor Activity of the Week: Fork Painting

[Source: Brick by Brick] As I said before, we love to paint. We do it almost every week. Lately we’ve been painting with things other than brushes; we’ve been using kitchen items to paint. Last week we painted with a … Continue reading

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OT Activity of the Week: Simple Origami Tulips

[Source: Make and Takes.com] by Amy Anderson Every spring, I love seeing tulips pop up in my yard. It seems like I always forget about them – such a colorful surprise! We made a little ode-to-tulips art project with some … Continue reading

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More Screen Time Associated with Decreased Fine Motor Skills

[Source: Your Therapy Source] As technology and screens take a stronger hold on our children’s lives every day, it is important to analyze the relationship between screen time and fine motor skills in preschoolers. Teachers and therapists continue to report … Continue reading

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‘Good Enough’ Parenting is Good Enough, Study Finds

[Source: Science Daily] What really matters in caring for babies may be different than commonly thought, says Lehigh University researcher Susan S. Woodhouse, an expert on infant attachment. In new research, she finds that caregivers need only “get it right” … Continue reading

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