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Read To Your Toddler Regularly

June 29th, 2015 by

Top Ten Reasons to Read to Your Toddler. It is important for you to read novels, educational books and newspapers among other types of literature because doing so gives you wisdom and knowledge and in some cases, it leads to creativity and imagination. Reading to a child is also important…

Balancing is a Multi-Sensory Activity

Teetering and Tottering | Balancing Can Be Fun! Effective balance is necessary to aid fluid body movement; performance of tasks; and prevent injury. Learners need a stable foundation of alertness and attention; muscle control and strength; and body awareness with good alignment. Assess a learner’s level of development in these…

Feel It Through Your Feet

Think of all the sensations you can feel through your feet. Sand at the beach; the gentle ripple of waves; cold tiles on a winter day; and your partner’s warm feet when yours are cold. There are many sensory experiences we can give to learners through their feet. The enjoyment…

All About Learning Press for Homeschooling

May 13th, 2015 by

 ALL ABOUT LEARNING PRESS Marie Rippel is the founder of All About Learning Press. In this video, she shares with you the very personal story of how she came to develop the All About Reading and All About Spelling programs as homeschool resources. AllAboutLearningPress.com All About Learning Press Product’s have…

Benchmarking Children

May 12th, 2015 by

Why Benchmarking Children is Unhealthy and Unfair. We spend a great deal of time telling our children that they are unique and wonderful and we love them for all the qualities that make them individuals, yet we expect them to perform like others around them. Although it is hard to…

Tackling Separation Anxiety | How Long Can It Go On?

April 21st, 2015 by

As teachers and caretakers of children we have experienced the distress of all concerned when a child displays separation anxiety. That tearful time that often starts at home with a calm understanding parent, and enters the childcare center or school ground as a screaming child, harassed parent and concerned teacher….

Fostering Talent in Children

Talent! – What is it? How do we acquire it? Talent is defined as having natural abilities or qualities. Talent can be inherited; a special way of doing something; a gift; an innate ability; a perfected skill; and developed creativity. As parents we look for talent in our children. As…

Understand your Children’s Learning Styles

March 11th, 2015 by

Learning Styles Every child is a unique individual with their own personality traits and learning styles. Children have vivid contrasts in their development compared with peers and their own siblings. Knowing your child’s learning style will help you, and them, understand the different ways in which they process information. This…

Ready for School | Advising Parents

Is My Child Ready for School?   Knowing when their child is ready for school is an issue faced by all parents. As teachers we will be asked to assess school readiness in our pre-schoolers. To send a child too early to school can set them up for failure and…