Shannon Philpott

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching

Rainy Day Projects for Parents and Toddlers

Screen shot 2013-03-07 at 6.18.16 PMPublished March 2013: Mom.Me

Rainy Day Projects for Parents and Toddlers
Home improvement and cleaning are fun family activities — yes, really

Article Excerpt:

It’s raining and pouring, and your toddler’s not snoring. Don’t let a few raindrops put a crimp in your plans. Instead, use this time to teach your toddler something new and spend some quality time together with a rainy-day project. “Children gain confidence when they can do, or participate in, the things that adults do,” says Lisa Kathleen, Canada–based founder of Full Circle Parenting and former Montessori teacher. “Competence builds confidence.”

From home improvement and baking adventures to crafty creations and cleaning projects, deepen the parent-child bond on a dreary day.

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– Shannon Philpott

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March 7, 2013 - Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , ,

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