DIY Squishy Stress Balls

Everyone gets stressed even our kids. It is very common to see both kids and adults struggle with anxiety.

“Releasing tension with a stress ball can be very calming and therapeutic”, says Erika Burdick.

Try this easy DIY stress ball and watch the stress disappear.

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Spooky Science for Kids

Halloween is right around the corner here is a  fun science and sensory activity to do with your little ones inspired by Halloween!

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Spooky expanding ghost experiment using a balloon, baking soda and vinegar. Kids drop the baking soda into the vinegar filled water bottle and watch the magic happen. Craft courtesy of Anne Caminiti from Momee Friends LI. (Credit: Taylor Adamczyk – News 12 )

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Spring Sugar Cookies

 12 more days till spring but thanks to Daylight Savings Time I am already in a Spring State of Mind.

I decided to make colorful spring color cookies and shapes with Mia and these colorful cookies are delicious.

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Wacky Sacks Stress Busters

Young children learn and absorb the world around them using all of their senses.  So it’s important for us to provide them with opportunities and a rich sensory environment that will stimulate the senses and strengthen neural pathways important for all types of learning.

Here’s a simple sensory activity that also serves as a great stress buster:

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The Spooky Moon Balloons

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Local Long Island author Jennifer Roman has written this adorable children’s book, The Spooky Moon Balloons.
“The comical world of “The Spooky moon Balloons” is a place where lovable creatures try to spook all day and night but remain as charming as can be.  “The Spooky Moon Balloons is a laugh out loud Halloween keepsake tale.  This book celebrates the spirit of Halloween and the excitement of Trick or Treat.  there is always fun to be had on Halloween and this book is one kids will want to read again and again.”

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Yes it is a Halloween book but your child will love to read it year round. My three-year old loves to read Halloween books and playing pretend. Trick or treating is so exciting to her and she looks forward going door to door ringing the doorbell and getting treats from our friendly neighbors. This children’s book brings Halloween to life in a delightful way that all children will love it.

I recommend getting Spooky Moon Balloons for your child. —–> purchase here

Read about local Long Island author Jennifer Roman in Momee Friends author spotlight—-> click here