Volume 6 Issue 1 A monthly newsletter published by MKSA LLC January 2019
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NEW YEAR, NEW LOOK!
Happy New Year! We wish you a happy, healthy New Year full of peace.
We're starting 2019 with a new look to The Scoop . We've updated the design and made it easier to read. Any feedback? We'd love to hear from you!
Get Out(side)!
The importance of outdoor play for children cannot be understated. As long as it's not sub-zero degrees, a bit of fresh air and sunshine is chock full of benefits. Read more
Sensory Play
If the weather isn't cooperating for outdoor play, it's still important for children to be moving. For children with sensory issues, take a look at some places with indoor sensory play spaces.
Model with Down Syndrome
Benefit Cosmetics recently announced that 20-year-old model Kate Grant is the face of their new eyeliner. Ordinarily, this would not be news, except in this case, Ms. Grant is a model with Down syndrome. She's beautiful and is giving a new voice (and face) to those with Down syndrome.
Check out our free workshops!
Be sure to regularly check our  Event Calendar! MKSA offers free provider workshops and parent workshops. These give our providers opportunities to stay current on issues while maintaining their professional development hours. And we want to connect with families--whether in our program or not--to provide information and strategies on typical childhood topics. We hope to see you soon!
What are YOU reading?
Our list of recommended books continues with a theme of screen time:
- Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World by Devorah Heitner
- 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids by Asia Citro
- Blinky and the Phone Fiasco by Tripler Pell
January is...
Hot Tea Month, National Oatmeal Month and National Hobby Month.
So grab a cup of English Breakfast with your Quaker Oats and work on your latest project! Perfect.
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