Itsy Bitsy Spider app

Play Itsy Bitsy Spider with your child to practice these Parent Skills: Use simple, grammatical sentences.  Use your voice. Let your voice get really low on the word “down” Start a conversation. For example, if your child notices the cupcake, that’s your cue to talk about cupcakes. Remember apps are not going to benefit your […]

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Apps and technology

Good news and bad news about “educational” apps According to the American Pediatric Association, the educational value of most apps and digital games is questionable. The good news is that you can make any app into a valuable experience by playing it with your child. So instead of searching out and paying for an expensive for […]

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American Pediatric Association suggestions on Apps

You can read the entire policy here, but if you simply want to skip to what Parents should do, read on. Use apps and eBooks as an activity to do together; don’t leave children alone to play. Watch educational TV shows with your children and use the content for conversations. Turn off your own laptop […]

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