Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas!

For the emerging verbal skills/limited attention span 1 year old

Grace loves everything about this book. At 15 months, she is just starting to show an interest in books beyond eating them or just flipping the pages. This book only has 2-5 words per page which is perfect for her developing, yet limited, attention span. Inside the front and back covers are many hearts and the caterpillar is ‘hiding’ among them – it thrills her to find the caterpillar! The book is on the smaller side which makes it easy to bring along in the car and enjoy during outings.

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What We’re Loving

February 8, 2019



Grace (almost 15 months) has been really into stickers this week. I found these round Valentine’s stickers on Amazon. They are not the highest quality in that they say “Made in China” on each one, however, for $.01 each, they provide incredible fine motor practice and will definitely make cute Valentines. It has been fascinating to watch her fine motor skills develop. It wasn’t long ago that she was only eating stickers — now she is exploring the sticky side and figuring out how to get each one to stay on the paper. This has been a good reminder to circle back to activities that may have been too challenging, even a few weeks before.

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