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Welcome to Live And Learn's Parent/Teacher resources page. Below are links to informative articles, free online educational games and other resources to assist you in giving the children in your life a head start on tomorrow. We start this page with some favorite highlights!
Family Involvement Steps parents can take to improve their child's education!

Among students aged 10 to 13, more than 70 percent say they would like to talk to their parents more about their homework. And teachers say that increasing parental involvement in education should be the number one priority for public education in the next few years.
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Age Appropriate Activities To
Help Children Grow!
Developmental Activities
For Birth to Age 1
Developmental Activities
For 1 To 2 Years
Developmental Activities
For 2 To 3 Years
Developmental Activities
For 3 To 4 Years
Developmental Activities For 4 To 5 Years

HEALTH
Breast-Feeding Or Formula? Make the right choice for your baby!
Nutrition Guide
A healthy diet for baby!
Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrom (SIDS) Safe sleep for babies. Ten ways to reduce the risk of SIDS!
Kid's Vaccines Everything you need to know about children's vaccinations!
Bedwetting What you should know about your child's bedwetting!
Pinkeye What you need to know about pinkeye, particularly in a group setting!
The Common Cold What you need to know about colds in a public setting!
Influenza Facts about influenza in the daycare setting!
OLDER CHILDREN
Growth Milestones - 9 To 11 Years! Understand and help children ages 9 to 11 with the growing process!
Surfing With Children The WEB is a great place, but it can be dangerous. Tips for surfing with children!
ONLINE GAMES
Online Colors And Reading Game We are pleased to bring you this online game for children which will help them learn to read the basic color words and associate them with the proper color. Perfect for preschoolers, 5 year olds and 6 year olds. Parent hints and ideas are included. You are also invited to offer your hints and ideas for this game!
Online Math Game For Preschoolers Teach your preschooler math! We are proud to feature one of the only online math games for preschoolers! Terrific for children from age 4 to 6 years old. Parent hints and ideas are included. Please feel free to send us your ideas too. We would love to get your feedback. So, tell us what you think!

SCHOOL
Is Your Child School Ready? Valuable information from the Dept. of Education!
Homework Helping Helping your children study or do homework can be a painless experience!
Child Check What one elementary school's PTA is doing to make sure students arrive safely at school!
School Bus Safety Facts and guide!
Learning Disabilities Everything you need to know about Learning Disabilities!
Improve A Child's Test Taking Skills Help children with test taking!
Learning To Write How to help improve a child's writing skills!
CHILD CARE
Choosing Daycare Making daycare a good experience.
GROWTH
Encourage Your Toddler To Make Music Why music is important for children!
Children's Videos Some thoughts about choosing quality, children's videos!
Book Reviews Everything from children's board books to story books. Send us your review too!
The Right Toy How to choose a safe and age appropriate toy for children!
ONLINE ACTIVITIES
Animals Word Search Print a preschooler's word search puzzle featuring the animal names found in our Animals Preschool Picture Book!
The Animated Picture Book We are proud to present our very own online Book Of Opposites for toddlers, preschoolers and beginner readers. But please note, the book needs to load special graphics which takes about a minute. Please be patient, once the page is fully loaded the graphic will animate at normal speed and be smooth!
Animals Preschool Picture Book Teach your child basic animal words with our free online adorable preschool picture book!

SAFETY
Baby Safety Checklist Is your (or your daycare provider's) baby equipment safe?
Childproof Your Home Listing of twelve safety devices to protect your children!
Protect Your Child Guidelines to help protect your children at home!
Car Safety Protect your children in the car!
The Danger Spots Grim, but valuable statistics from the CPSC. Learn where the danger spots are in your home. You might be surprised!
Pool Safety If you use a family pool, you must read this!
Escalator Safety Yes, people do get seriously injured on escalators. Don't let it happen to you!
EMOTION
How Children Cope With Grief Children deal with a loved one's death differently than adults.
Discipline Guidelines to discipline from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry!
ACTIVITY IDEAS
Car Games Some games which will help pass the time during a long car ride or any other place you have time on your hands!
Everyday Shapes Teach your toddler basic shapes with this cute song!
Group Games A couple of fun games to play in a daycare, or other group setting for preschoolers and elementary aged children!
THIS AND THAT
Parent Talk
Steve Barmash is here to tickle your funny bone.
Terrific Recipes
The Live And Learn Gourmet is here.
Kids Jokes
Enjoy a laugh and add your joke too.
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Storybook Characters
Come To Life
Plush And Soft Dolls
High quality plush and dolls of your favorite storybook characters including Winnie The Pooh, Madeline, Curious George and more!
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School Quality

Rhythm Instruments
School Quality Rhythm Instruments
Large selection of rhythm instruments made by companies that manufacture musical instruments for schools and bands. They are not made by toy companies. Choose from triangles, tambourines, bells, shakers, sand blocks, rhythm sticks and much more. Please note, these instruments are for children ages 3 and up.
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Eco - Friendly Toys

Toys Not Made In China
Toys made from recycled plastic and other environmentally friendly materials such as woods from renewable forests, natural organic cotton, vegetable dyes and more.
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Not Made In China

Toys Not Made In China
If you have concerns about products made in China, we have listed all of the items we sell that are not made in China on one easy to read web page for you.
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