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Emily’s Picks for March Break!

Mar, 07, 2019

Dolls!Another toy which stands the test of time! Dolls are wonderful objects for pretend play as children cuddle, play and talk with the babies. Acting out familiar routines like feed, changing, burping and bathing. Pretend play begins around the same time as children begin to talk . Imitating adults helps children build the language skills […]

Emily’s Pick for Speech & Language!

Feb, 06, 2019

Blocks, stacking and nesting toys. When playing with these , not only can we practice taking turns but there are lots of opportunities to repeat some fun and common words like ” up, on, in, out, oh-oh, more, crash, fall down”. There are so many fun ways to enjoy toys like this together, try putting […]

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Jan, 21, 2019

If you have not yet signed up to our email list-believe me-you don’t want to miss it this year! It’s easy-takes 15 seconds! Just click on Subscribe and fill in the blanks (2!) We don’t jam up your inbox, and, when you see something from therockinghorseos@gmail.com. I can guarantee you will find it both useful […]

Founding Patron Festival of Northern Lights!

Dec, 28, 2018

This was a fun document to find the other day in the office-a certificate-signed by Mrs. Marie Walpole, who brought the idea of a festival of Christmas lights to a reality back in 1989!   The Rocking Horse received this honor as a founding patron and the certificate is now actually framed and will hang in […]