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Computer games/apps and toys for micro engineers

My son turns 4 tomorrow. His fine motor skills are behind the curve (but within the range of normal). He loves Rube-Goldberg devices, Making Things That Do Things and sandbox worlds. His favorite toy is gravity. Please recommend me. [more inside]
posted by soren_lorensen on Jun 30, 2016 - 6 answers

Mefites, Give Me Strength in Dealing with My 3-year's Aggression

What sorts of advice can you share for dealing with my 3.5 year old's intermittent aggression? It comes in the form of pushing/biting/hitting/scratching peers, and it occurs more during times of unstructured play with them (when one of them reaches for his toy is the biggest problem situation). This has been going on since he's been a little under two, and it's driving me batty. [more inside]
posted by knmr76 on Aug 21, 2015 - 12 answers

Talking with African American preschoolers about the police?

Part of my job involves reading books and discussing them with preschool students. Sometimes, when those stories feature the police, the tiny kids will talk with me and my coworkers about how cops are "there to arrest you" and about family members who are unfairly in jail. How should we respond? [more inside]
posted by newtonstreet on Feb 13, 2015 - 27 answers

When you gotta go...

How can I help my 4-year old get over her new fear of public toilets? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Jun 10, 2012 - 34 answers

What are some science experiments that would be fun (and impressive) for a 4 year old?

What are some science-y experiments that would be fun (and impressive) for a 4 year old? [more inside]
posted by imabanana on Jun 5, 2012 - 34 answers

Look at me, I'm cool!

What are some gifts for pre-schoolers that will make them feel like grown-ups? I'm thinking along the lines of fancy snap change-purse for a girl, for example (what are those called anyway? the ones with a metal snap), and other things that children don't need but LOVE to have. [more inside]
posted by midnightmoonlight on Dec 13, 2011 - 36 answers

When do I worry about my kid not getting enough sleep?

I think my 3 year-old isn't getting enough sleep, and it's affecting her behavior. When should I worry, and what books might help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 2, 2011 - 31 answers

Helping preschooler feel secure during a move

Best practices for moving house (within the same town) with a sensitive, imaginative preschooler? [more inside]
posted by chesty_a_arthur on Feb 23, 2010 - 11 answers

Be sneaky to my 3 year old, with my blessing!

What gift would you give to a three-year old to tease her for her half-birthday? [more inside]
posted by artifarce on Jul 3, 2007 - 19 answers

What art supplies have I missed?

Best art supplies for a four-year-old? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Jun 4, 2007 - 31 answers

Good DVDs for a preschooler?

What are some good movies for an almost-four-year-old kid? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Aug 13, 2006 - 44 answers

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