Archive for Author Christina Kamp

About the Author: Christina Kamp
For the past 20 years I have been providing childcare in my home and loving it!

Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme for Preschool

Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme for Preschool

Butterfly activities for preschool

Do you long to REALLY teach your kids about nature? Caterpillar and butterfly theme studies can be all crafts, or you can really dive into the science behind these creatures. What’s even better is to do a little of both! I love studying life cycles with my kids and entomology. The younger they learn this the better!

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Gardening for Beginners

Gardening for Beginners

Growing vegetables at home doesn’t have to be complicated. Gardening for beginners can be simple and fun. Home gardening is a great hobby that will give you plenty of fresh air and sunshine. Gardening is also great exercise. The best part of growing your own food is knowing where that food comes from.

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5 Surprising Things That Hurt Kid’s Self-Esteem

5 Surprising Things That Hurt Kid’s Self-Esteem

We all want to be great parents with super confident kids. Build confidence in your kids. We all want our kids to have it. We hear tons about HOW to improve our child’s self-esteem but not much about what can hurt it. When my daughter was young, I planned to be the perfect mother. I always wanted her to feel secure and happy. What I didn’t know is that a lot of what I did that I thought would help, actually hurts kid’s self-esteem. 

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Helping Kids Learn to Get Along

Helping Kids Learn to Get Along

Social skills come naturally to some of us and not to others. It can be tough to teach kids how to get along with other kids. Helping kids learn to get along and build relationships is one of the most important things caregivers can do for them. Social skills are the key to a successful future.

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The Ultimate All About Me Dance Party for Kids

The Ultimate All About Me Dance Party for Kids

How can we help build kid’s self-esteem for future success? Sometimes it’s hard to think of concrete ways to do it but all about me units are one of my very favorite ways. We spend a couple of weeks celebrating each unique thing about the kids and highlighting their uniqueness.

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