Smiling mom using blocks to help baby learn

Learning Through Blocks

Contributor: Developmental Specialist, Stacy Bailey, EIS

If you thought blocks were just for stacking, we have news for you! Blocks are for learning. Check out the many uses for blocks in your child’s development. Read More ›

Young kids posing for a picture at an Akron Zoo penguin exhibit

Early Intervention Family Friendly Summer Events

Northeast Ohio Family Fun. Northeast Ohio Family Fun is an online community and resource for parents who are committed to spending quality time making memories together as a family. There are family friendly resources to local indoor and outdoor adventures, as well as activities to do at home for every age group from toddlers to teens. Read More ›

Toddler stacking colorful rings on a toy

Motor Skills: We’ve got Babies on the Move!

Contributor: Developmental Specialist, Stacy Bailey, EIS

During the first year of life, babies go from being unable to hold their heads up to moving all around! Building motor skills is all about babies learning to move against gravity. First babies hold their heads. Other movement includes, rolling in both directions, sitting, moving in and out of sitting, moving in and out of hands and knees, crawling on hands and knees, pulling to stand, cruising, standing independently, and then taking their first steps. While children can go through these milestones at their own pace, it is important that they go through them all! Read More ›

Toddler walking with play lawn mower next to little girl riding a small 2-wheel bicycle

Get Your “Move” On

Contributor: Developmental Specialist, Stacy Bailey, EIS

Learning can be fun – especially when you’re moving! Here are some resources to help little ones move and play as they practice their motor skills. (Remember, adults can play, too!) Read More ›

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