Valentines Day Craft – ‘I Love You’ Hand!

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we just can’t help sharing this fun craft idea you can do with your toddler all while teaching them the sign for ‘I Love You’! What you’ll need: -Red craft paper -Marker -Stickers -Glue Stick What do do: -Trace your child’s hand on the craft paper, and cut out(…)

Keeping Kids Wrists Warm in Winter – Glove Hack

For those of us in the north, to say it’s been cold the last few days is an understatement! Here is a great hack I learned from a daycare teacher to help keep your kids’ wrists warm this winter season! It’s such a simple thing, I can’t believe I haven’t seen it before. My son(…)

5 Christmas Crafts using HANDS!

Tis the season for family, friends, celebrations and CRAFTING! We all love keepsakes that remind us of just how small our little ones were, and homemade keepsakes are always the best! Here are some great idea’s for Christmas crafts using your child’s HANDS! Handprint Christmas Tree Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments Snowman Ornaments Handprint Art Santa(…)

Instructor Post: Does Baby & Toddler Sign Language Promote Whole Child Development?

My Smart Hands Saskatoon is a program that teaches parents how to communicate with their children by using American Sign Language (ASL) signs. Our classes use ASL signs, as the research studies indicate that using a true language has more benefits that making up signs or gestures. We also, believe that ASL is a true(…)

Important Safety Message: Window Cords Can Pose a Strangulation Hazard to Children

Important Safety Message: Window Cords Can Pose a Strangulation Hazard to Children According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), corded window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes, with infants and children dying each year from accidentally strangling in window cords. The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is urging parents(…)