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BrainPLay July 2018| Highlights
The more challenging the questions, the better they are to rev up brainpower this summer.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/inside-highlights-july-2018-brainplay
What’s Up with Goofus and Gallant® | Highlights
Doing the right thing isn’t always easy—and kids often need extra support, guidance, and encouragement to do so. A helpful guiding principle: Ask your child, “What do you think Gallant would do?”
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/inside-highlights-may-2018-goofus-and-gallant
Dear Highlights June 2018 | Highlights
I want to raise money to go to nationals . . . and other concerns from school-age kids.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/inside-highlights-june-2018-dear-highlights
Let’s Be Friends | Highlights
Friendship is a gift that even preschoolers can give and receive. Being a friend, and having a friend, offers real benefits to young children.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/lets-be-friends
Got a Picky Eater? | Highlights
Most young children are finicky about food from time to time. But babies who have more-inhibited temperaments are more likely than extroverted little ones to snub new grub.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/picky-eater
Raise a Self-Sufficient Child| Highlights
Self-sufficient children tend to have greater self-esteem, are better able to manage frustration, and are less dependent on others, experts say. Check out the following entry-level self-care skills...
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/raise-a-self-sufficient-child
The Serious Value of Silly Sounds| Highlights
Language development experts call them “environmental sounds.” These funny noises include animal sounds, sounds that represent motion (like the “vroom!” of a car, or the “wheee” you might make ...
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/the-serious-value-of-silly-sounds
The Ultimate Baby Playlist| Highlights
Go ahead. Pump up the volume. We’ve found great tunes for all seasons and reasons.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/ultimate-music-playlist
Weather Words | Highlights for Children
Boost your cutie’s vocabulary—and his powers of observation—with these weather-wise ideas.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/weather-words
Baby’s First Words | Highlights for Children
Want to pump up your baby’s vocabulary and have some fun at the same time? Give this a try!
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/why-babies-say-mama-and-dada-first
Why Preschoolers Love Dinosaurs . . | Highlights for Children
It’s no surprise preschool kids develop an intense interest in a particular type of play (dress-up), a concept (knock-knock jokes), or an object (insert your kid’s fixation here). But while ...
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/articles/why-preschoolers-love-dinosaurs
12 Hands-On Flower Activities| Highlights
Have a blast exploring the science behind the different parts of flowers and how they grow, while building fine motor skills and encouraging creativity.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/crafts/12-hands-flower-activities
16 Springtime Crafts | Highlights for Children
These super-simple, seasonal crafts teach kids fine motor skills and shapes, as well as open a discussion about the weather and nature in springtime.
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/crafts/16-springtime-crafts
4 Awesome Colored-String and Yarn Crafts| Highlights
Try this any-day project to use up leftovers from other projects. We think you’ll agree: it’s a wrap!
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/crafts/4-awesome-colored-string-and-yarn-crafts
4th of July Crafts | Highlights
Celebrate our country's birthday with these festive and fun red, white, and blue crafts!
: https://www.highlights.com/parents/crafts/4th-july-crafts