"As They Grow..."  

Featured column on Little Lake County.  Check out this month:  AS THEY GROW: FIVE AREAS OF YOUR HOME TO STIMULATE BABY'S LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Click here for a sneak peak at our July article, USING BUBBLES AS A TEACHING TOOL.

Toys to Enhance Development

Some of the best "toys" we have are those things already in your home.  Young children learn best with freely exploring a variety of textures, scents, colors, etc.  The therapists at Pediatric Interactions have compiled a list of suggested toys/materials to support communication and development (available online from Amazon).

Local Family Activities

Click on the category to find suggestions of fun, free/cheap activities you can enjoy with your family\

Open Gyms and Play Areas

Little Lake County 

A website by parents, for parents about everything Lake County, IL.  This site includes:  calendar of local events, reviews, giveaways, round-ups of events and locations based around a theme and other resources

Little Lake County Special Needs Calendar                  Specific events for families and children with special needs.