Adventures of Dot – Early Geometry Book for Preschoolers

I am beyond thrilled to introduce to you my new book, Adventures of Dot: An Early Geometry Book. It’s also strangely satisfying knowing that I have a published book on Amazon (even if the print copy is still a couple of weeks out). This book is so simple, yet has so much to offer for kids young and old in terms of shapes, counting, early math, and basic geometry concepts. So let me give you a brief breakdown of the book…

Adventures of Dot Early Geometry, Shapes, and Counting book by Kara Carrero | ALLterNATIVElearning.com

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Coaching through Anxiety – Helping Kids Cope

Whether your child is an infant, toddler, or older, they all struggle with venturing into the unknown. All kids go through phase of needing a little extra help and a little more love to carry them through changes in their lives and anxieties they face. My daughter used to be the social butterfly and now she seems to be a little more reserved and unsure as she clings to her toddler anxieties. In the past several months, we have found ways to help coach her through anxieties and help her cope with uneasy emotions that she may feel.

Coaching through Anxiety - A Guide for parents to help their toddlers and kids cope with change, sensory issues, and anxieties | ALLterNATIVElearning

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Exploring What Suction Means

Suction is such a fun topic to cover with little kids because to understand what suction means, you most definitely have to be hands-on. It’s something that we all encounter every day even if it’s just drinking water, but it seems like a crazy phenomena for little kids see things get sucked away in the ever-noisy and crazy vacuum cleaner. Since we focused on one term this week, I thought I would just share a few activities on how to implement different “science experiments” and types of suction into your week.

Teaching toddlers and preschools about suction in a fun and engaging unit theme. Check out the weekly theme and 7 ideas to teach what suction means | ALLterNATIVElearning
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Rebirth of the Pocket Diaper – FuzziBunz One-Size Diaper Review

I am a cloth diaper addict. That much is true. In fact, my husband asked me just this week what the worst part of cloth diapering was. I told him that I honestly could not think of what the worst part was, because I do really love it. (Then again, I don’t like when I have to strip them, but that’s another story). In the end, over the past two years, we have accumulated a wonderful stash of diapers and invited some diapers into our home, just to ask them to leave soon after. I am always up for trying new diapers to see if they fit our family and therefore, I was so excited to be asked to review the brand new FuzziBunz One-Size Diapers that was released August 2014! And while I did receive these diapers in exchange for a review, all opinions are solely my own. See what I thought below!

The new FuzziBunz One-Size Cloth Diaper Review with leg adjusters, hip snaps, and contoured inserts (wings). | ALLterNATIVElearning

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