Safety: at the airport or train station
In order not to lose sight of the child in a busy place (for example, at the airport or train station), wear brightly colored clothes on the road. Being in…

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What to do with the child on the road? (part 4)
Directions. If your child is trying to learn where is right and where is left, help him by devoting five minutes to playing Directions. You can do this only on…

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Tales of a Best Friend
If you're waiting in a room with magazines, play Tales of a Best Friend. See which pictures will catch your child’s attention - with a picture of a person or…

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meadow

Bali (Indonesia)

 I see the earth. Bali has been busy with families with children for twenty years, mainly from Europe, and it was they who conveniently organized the infrastructure there – from practicing children’s yoga (rainbowkidsyoga.net) to children’s surf schools (odysseysurfschool.com). The beauty of these activities is that each time they take place in a new place and along with their skills, children discover the island meter by meter. The most interesting things that can be offered here are intensive outdoor activities at Green Camp (greencampbali.com). Children are picked up there for a day or a weekend to tell in a fascinating way about subsistence farming and island life of local people: make chocolate, build rafts and huts from palm leaves, make fire or climb palm trees for coconuts. Continue reading

What to do with the child on the road? (part 3)

Compose a poem.

Start with a simple monosyllabic word, such as, for example, “cat” and take turns adding nouns to the rhyme: year, mouth, mole, honey, ice, vault. Then try to compose the quatrains, something like this:

Don’t bite me bee
Tell me how you are doing.
Goodbye make a circle
And fly to the colorful meadow.

Then look what happens with your poem if you combine the same words in a different order: Continue reading

Joint waiting
The time parents spend with their children often passes by in anticipation of something. It can be a “small” queue at Sberbank for paying receipts, or at a counter in…

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What to do with the child on the road? (part 3)
Compose a poem. Start with a simple monosyllabic word, such as, for example, "cat" and take turns adding nouns to the rhyme: year, mouth, mole, honey, ice, vault. Then try…

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Denmark
Chief Designer. Scandinavia is a place where everything revolves around childhood and family. This is striking when you see bicycles with trolleys for children (they can be rented for 15…

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We flew to the Black Sea, in Tuapse. Yaroslav got a grandmother!
Actually, we did not plan to fly to Russia in the summer. We did not want to fly so far with the baby, and in the north of India we…

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