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Don’t help someone without their permission!

Advice for Children Article Series Now, offering this advice allows quite a few different ways to interact with the kids including teaching them new words like: “permission,” which many preschoolers don’t know yet. But this also is good advice for children to avoid the misunderstanding of when they offer their help to a classmate but …

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Smash!

Tennis for Children: Smash! Transition Game Many of the compliments we have received from other teaching professionals have to do with the transition timing we have built in to our lesson plans. We have developed a few games for children (and adults who like to improve their game) can play after emptying a basket of …

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Catchy Bug

Tennis for Children: Catchy Bug Formerly: “Smash the Bug” Do you remember when you were young and having the coordination to ‘pat your head and rub your belly’ was a wonderful achievement?  Well, learning the service motion, for a young child still building their coordination, is much like asking them to ‘pat their head and …

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Never Say Never

Out of the blue a 6 year old said to me: “Never say never, Coach Shaun.” I asked him: “Why not?” He replied: “Never say never!” I told him: “You can never say never say never because you have to use never to say never say never.” He informed me that it was a way …

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