Posts Tagged preschool

Newsletter Autumn 2018

Here is our WIND Study Autumn Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun autumn crafts, read about WIND Study upcoming opportunities, and get to know one of our newest WIND Study members, Jonathan Yu!  

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Arts & Crafts – Part III

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on the benefits of arts & crafts. For the final installment of this series, let’s talk about the social-emotional benefits: In addition to self-regulation, or how you child responds to and manages the feelings they have while creating, which […]

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Arts & Crafts – Part II

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on the benefits of arts & crafts. Let’s talk about the cognitive benefits: While exploring different colors, patterns, textures, and senses, your child’s brain is actively learning and linking experiences with thoughts and sensations. This helps your child’s brain […]

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Arts & Crafts – Part I

Arts & crafts are known to inspire both wild imaginations as well as wild messes. However, as your child gets elbow-deep in a mess of glue, cotton balls, finger paint, googly eyes, and construction paper cut outs, they are also learning and developing in essential ways! Learn […]

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Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the nonjudgmental awareness of experiences in the present moment, or being aware of thoughts, feelings, and sensations without necessarily judging them as good or bad. Mindful meditation is an increasingly popular practice of being mindful while meditating or focusing one’s mind for a period of time. […]

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Newsletter March 2017

Here is our WIND Study March Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out the latest updates on the study, try some fun arts and crafts, and learn more in depth about the new Environmental Influences in Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program!  

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When Should You Send Your Child with Asthma to School?

If your child has asthma, it can be difficult to know when they should go to school and when they should stay home. While your child’s Asthma Action Plan can be helpful in identifying symptoms to watch for, here are a few more tips: Send your child […]

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Adjusting to Preschool

Transitioning to preschool can be challenging for some children and their parents. Whether this is your child’s first time in preschool, or he/she is beginning another year with new teachers and children, you may be wondering how you can help your child. Below we have listed some […]

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