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Importance of getting involved with your kids’ Preschool

Parental involvement is very important for the kids success and also it enhances the parent teacher relationship creating a positive environment for the child to develop physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. There are many ways for the parents to involve themselves in their child’s learning journey at preschool. Active and effective communication with schools: The main objective is to have an effective collaboration and communication with the preschool to work together for better trust and also help both teachers and

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Cognitive Skill

Cognitive Development of Preschoolers at Home

Early childhood education has a substantial impact on the cognitive development of preschoolers in lower primary school. The kids need to improve their analytical skills at an early age and also the ability to focus and develop critical thinking. It helps the kids’ brain to grasp the concepts, think critically, develop reasoning skills and finally in remembering the concepts well in a fun way.  Pretend play for learning: In the formative years, cognitive development learning happens through play in a

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Beginning To a School Life

A Happy Beginning to a School Life

Every parent has an expectation and anxiety when they first walk into the school life about their toddler fitting in a play group. This is just a natural thing for any of us, however, have you ever tried to put your feet in their shoes to see the world like how they see? I think it’s time to ponder over this question a bit more, so as to learn more techniques and develop understanding about them to tackle and make

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Game-Based Learning

Implementing game-based learning in the preschool classroom by teachers

Creative expression through game learning sets up an environment in the preschool classroom that creates an opportunity for students to play, learn and express themselves to learn concepts through games to encourage perseverance in the process of learning and discover a positive vibe between kids and teachers.  Some of the interesting games to try with the tiny tots in the preschool classroom are: Colour mix game: The children can mix the primary colours like red, blue, green to discover the

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Sleeping Habits for Toddlers

Healthy Sleeping Habits for Toddlers and Pre-schoolers

Over the course of a 24-hour period, children aged 1-2 years should sleep 11-14 hours. This can be split between sleeping at night and taking a nap or two through the day. It may take a few weeks of trial and error to figure out what works best for your toddler. During their preschool years, sleep helps your children grow strong and healthy (ages 3 to 5). Most children in this age group require between 10 and 13 hours of

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Children Reading Activities

Pick up a Book and Read to your Child!

“I had a mother who read to meSagas of pirates who scoured the sea,Cutlasses clenched in their yellow teeth,“Blackbirds” stowed in the hold beneath.   I had a Mother who read me the thingsThat wholesome life to the boy heart brings–Stories that stir with an upward touch,Oh, that each mother of boys were such!   You may have tangible wealth untold;Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.Richer than I you can never be–I had a Mother who read to me.”

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Brain Gym For Children

Importance of Brain Gym Exercises in Children

Importance of Brain Gym Exercises in Children Only when both the brain and body are given sufficient exercise, can a child grow physically, mentally and intellectually. Simple exercises can help enhance brain functions and make your child smarter, sharper, improve their interpersonal skills, boost their confidence and help improve their eyesight. These simple exercises are known as brain gym exercises. The purpose of brain gym movements is to connect both hemispheres of the brain (right and left), with the goal

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Kids Morning Rituals

Morning Rituals for a Happy Day

Often it is said that those who prepare for tomorrow own it. Creating a morning routine for children and putting it into practice is a significant step in laying the groundwork for your child’s bright and hopeful future. A morning routine for toddlers is an efficient way to instill discipline, prevent procrastination, and encourage children to be naturally active. Plan it the Night Before: – The approach requires that you guarantee the essential things are ready in the right place and

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How to keep smartphone away from children

Do not reach for smartphone

At playschools we indulge children through these activities so they’re always engaged and they get to learn new things. Many of us understand the frustrations of keeping our kids entertained in Public spaces. We have all experienced meltdowns, tantrums and crying fits from our kids at movie theatres, while waiting for a Doctor’s appointment, at a restaurant or on a flight. Kids will be kids and the key is to keep them constructively occupied with age appropriate activities. So the

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Pre and Play School Activities

Preschool or formal school

Discussions in most parent forums in recent times revolve around the choice of school and pros and cons of a particular pedagogy. The latest dichotomy in parent’s minds is whether to start their child’s schooling in a preschool/playschools or a formal, mainstream school. While the intent may be there to go with a preschool/playschools, the practicality of admission in grade 1 in a mainstream school is always worrisome to a parent. To those parents who want to make an informed

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