Category: Parents & Kids

Summer Fun with Niles-Maine Library

Who’s ready for summer fun with the Niles-Maine Library? We are! Get ready for fun in the sun at local parks, fun in-door programming at the Library, and prizes to be won by joining Summer Reading. Programs for Kids For all programs, please visit our online newsletter. Summer Reading Join in the fun and win […]

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Are You an Area Homeschool Family?

North Shore Homeschool Group is hosting a Science Fair at the Library on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 1-3 p.m. If you are interested in participating, please reach out here. (The Homeschool Science Fair is an outside group reserving the room, and they do not have mask requirements.) All are welcome to walk through and […]

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5 Ways to Infuse Montessori Education into Your Child’s Daily Life

August 31, 2020 marks Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday! Maria Montessori’s philosophy of education lives on today in Montessori schools and homes across the world. Today, thousands of educators, parents, and caregivers are remembering and celebrating Montessori’s commitment to advocating for the human rights of children. Celebrate with us by finding some new ways that you […]

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Homemade Play: Rainbow Foamy Soap

Incorporating the natural world around us in educational activities is an important way to enhance learning and early literacy. Read the recipe card on this screen. Mixing color gels and water will build an experience that you can share together. First, we gather what we need. Then we get to be scientists and do an […]

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Homemade Play Time

Incorporating the natural world around us in educational activities is an important way to enhance learning and early literacy. Mixing powders and water will build an experience that you can share together. First, we gather what we need. Then we get to be scientists and do an experiment. Last, we clean up, so we can […]

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Building Early Literacy at Home

Do you have children between the ages of 0-5 staying home with you right now? It can take a lot to keep these little wiggleworms engaged! That’s why I’ve compiled a list of easy, low-cost activities just for you. I’ll be using the Every Child Ready to Read program as a guide, encouraging you to interact with your children using five practices that build early literacy: singing, […]

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