Five Ways to Prepare for the Changing Seasons
Seasons help us mark time. They are an opportunity for us to reminisce with children about past experiences, when we say things like, "do you remember when we picked apples together last fall?"
We can also use a change of season to help children anticipate new experiences when we say, "the leaves on the trees are changing colors. That means we can soon wear the new mittens we bought at the store and visit the pumpkin patch."
Below are five tips to help your family make a smooth transition, embrace the changes, and discover new ways to enjoy the changing seasons.