Month: December 2012

The Colors of Christmas

Identifying and naming colors are important skills for children to learn.  Most children know basic colors (red, blue, orange, yellow, green, purple, etc) by the time they are 3 years old.  During the holidays, there are a lot of sights and colors everywhere.

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How to Make a /k/ Sound Candy Cane

The /k/ sound can be a tough sound to make.  Many children will produce a /t/ instead of a /k/.  For example, they say “tar” instead of “car,” or “tat” instead of “cat.”  This sound is typically mastered by children around

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Cooking Up Some Holiday Fun!

When families get together, adults and children most often end up in the kitchen.  Children love to get involved and help “cook.”  This time of year, making holiday cookies is a perfect way to spend an afternoon in the kitchen

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Meeting Santa

Santa Claus is a special guy, but meeting Santa can be overwhelming for some children. Before you visit Santa, tell your children the history of Santa to prepare them ahead of time. Saint Nicholas was born a long time ago. 

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Just Like You – Down Syndrome: An Interview with Rachel and Savanna

Photo courtesy of the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City   A collaboration between Just Like You films and the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City has resulted in a fantastic video,  Just Like You – Down Syndrome. 

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