Your Playbook for Ages 6 - 7

A curated roadmap by developmental age for navigating the most essential skills and common hurdles of raising children. Evidence-based insights paired with practical tools from early childhood experts.

At-Home Learning Social Skills Challenging Behavior Life Readiness Academics
At-Home Learning
24 Clever + Creative Project-Based Learning Ideas

Early learners learn best through hands-on, self-directed experiences. Try our Project-Learning Bingo – 24 project-based learning ideas to fuel your...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Critical Thinking
Creativity + Imagination
24 Clever + Creative Project-Based Learning Ideas
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Critical Thinking
Creativity + Imagination
Social Skills
10 Characteristics of a ‘Good’ Friend

Teach your child a strong Friend Skill Set that can help them establish healthy, happy friendships and that will support...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
10 Characteristics of a ‘Good’ Friend
Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Teach Your Child to Be a ‘Good’ Friend

Strategies, tools and scripts for teaching your child how to practice being a ‘good’ friend.

Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Teach Your Child to Be a ‘Good’ Friend
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Raise an Upstander – Part 1: Why It Matters

The importance of being an upstander and the skills a child should learn to stand up and speak up for...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Raise an Upstander – Part 1: Why It Matters
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Raise an Upstander – Part 2: Guiding Principles

Core concepts your child should know when being an upstander and how to practice them at home among daily routines.

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Raise an Upstander – Part 2: Guiding Principles
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Raise an Upstander – Part 3: What Your Child Could Say In-The-Moment

Is your child able and ready to say/do the upstanding thing? Help your child know what to say in-the-moment when...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Raise an Upstander – Part 3: What Your Child Could Say In-The-Moment
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Challenging Behavior
Anger Management 101: Part 1 – What’s Going On?

Discover how your child’s brain and body are emotionally and physically processing their anger, and strategies and tools to help...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 1 – What’s Going On?
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 2 – What Does Anger Look Like?

Identify what anger looks like across different developmental ages and understand what is a typical anger expression and what is...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 2 – What Does Anger Look Like?
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 3 – What You Could Do and Say

Key strategies and tools to use before, during and after your child’s angry outbursts – all in a simple printable...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 3 – What You Could Do and Say
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 4 – Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions about handling a child’s angry behaviors. From, “How do I know what is normal?” to “My...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Anger Management 101: Part 4 – Frequently Asked Questions
Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Handle Disrespectful Language and Tone of Voice

Concrete steps to help identify why your maturing child may be using disrespectful language or tone of voice and how...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Handle Disrespectful Language and Tone of Voice
Ages
6-7,
7-8
What Anxiety Looks Like and How to Support Your Child

Learn how to help your child handle the expected feelings related to anxiety, and how to identify when anxiety moves...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
What Anxiety Looks Like and How to Support Your Child
Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Teach Your Child Coping Skills for Their Anxious Behavior

When your child begins having anxious thoughts, empower them with practical self-help strategies and coping skills so that they can...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Teach Your Child Coping Skills for Their Anxious Behavior
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Why Children Lie and What You Can Do and Say

A practical roadmap to guide your response when your child lies. Understand the common developmental reasons for why children lie...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Why Children Lie and What You Can Do and Say
Ages
6-7,
7-8
What to Do and Not Do When Your Child Lies

A simple sequence for what to do (and not to do) when your child lies, and strategies to lay the...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
What to Do and Not Do When Your Child Lies
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Life Readiness
How to Teach Your Child to Move Through Boredom

The benefits of letting your child be bored and five ways to teach your child how to move through boredom....

Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Teach Your Child to Move Through Boredom
Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Build Your Child’s Independence

Foundational skills for teaching your child to be more independent and to be in charge of themself and their learning....

Ages
6-7,
7-8
How to Build Your Child’s Independence
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Academics
Essential Math Terms, Concepts + Tools for Your Child

Understand how to help your child with math skill development and learn common math terms and strategies that teachers use....

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
Essential Math Terms, Concepts + Tools for Your Child
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
How to Read Aloud and Increase Your Child’s Comprehension

Learn specific tips from a teacher on how to read aloud to your child, listen to your child read aloud...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
How to Read Aloud and Increase Your Child’s Comprehension
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
Why Reading Aloud is Important to Reading Comprehension

Reading aloud is important even for older children and proficient readers. Discover the benefits of reading aloud to your child,...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
Why Reading Aloud is Important to Reading Comprehension
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
On Spelling – Part 3: A Checklist to Strengthen Your Child’s Spelling and Writing Skills

A simple checklist for your child to know what to look for in their writing to strengthen their spelling skills...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
On Spelling – Part 4: What to Say When Your Child Asks for Help

A parenting script for when your child gets stuck on spelling and asks you a series of questions. Response ideas...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
On Spelling – Part 4: What to Say When Your Child Asks for Help
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
How to Encourage Your Child to Write (and Become a Better Speller)

A curated guide of creative and fun everyday activities your child can do to practice their spelling and writing. Great...

Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
How to Encourage Your Child to Write (and Become a Better Speller)
Ages
6-7,
7-8
Language + Literacy
Critical Thinking
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