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Teaching Nursery Rhymes to Children

Nursery rhymes are a fun way to use your imagination and a wonderful way to teach your child how to read, listen, and speak. Nursery rhyme activities are wonderful in teaching children at a party or in the classroom. Here are some great tips for teaching nursery rhymes: Glow in the dark stars can be …

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A Kiddy Feasting guide for the Chinese New Year

Ms Letty Shiu, a Nutritionist at the Youth Health Division of the Health Promotion Board, offers timely advice on how to rein your child back when he or she is faced with a plethora of yummy Chinese New Year goodies. Chinese New Year (CNY) is just around the corner. During this festive season, there’s reason …

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Grow that vocabulary

Between birth and the age of 10, a child’s brain will absorb and remember more information that at any other time in his or her life. Hence, if you have a young child, this is the best time for you to help him or her grow an internal ‘word bank’ as preparation for future success. Here, …

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Let’s read: Paving the road with patience

Some children take to reading a little later than others, but once you have shared the love for the written word with your child, it is a gift for life. A mother shares her journey…. As a child, I loved reading. I felt very comfortable with both and had no idea that some kids just …

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Your Child’s Handwriting

  Your Child’s Handwriting Before you read this article, quickly write the answer to this question: What is your favourite colour? This might have seemed like an automatic and mindless task, but your body and mind had to work closely together to complete a series of steps in the right order. You had to pick …

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Fun ways to read with your child

  Make reading together with your child a special time. You influence your child in a big way during reading activity. Parents should read with their children as the bond between parent and child allows a child to have a positive attitude towards reading. These suggestions could be your answer to a fun learning experience. 1.  Learning through …

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Have a Concern about School? Tips for Talking to the Teacher

You have a concern about your child’s care and education, how do you handle it? When Paul picks up Sofia (4 months), he’s surprised to see she’s sucking on a pacifier. He and his wife Molly had communicated to her teacher that they didn’t want Sofia to use pacifiers. Flustered, he takes the pacifier out …

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Developing Your Preschoolers Socialization Skills

It’s easy to help your preschooler develop social skills when they have the chance to be part of fun-filled, sociable experiences like summer day camp, where activities are geared to sharing games, crafts and activities with friends under the watchful eye of trained counsellors. Kids at day camp have endless opportunities to learn important skills …

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Home to School Transition Tips for Parents

Home to School Transition Tips for Parents Kinder Pillars The key word here is “unhurried”. You know how you feel when you are in a rush. Now multiply that by your child’s age and you have the stress level of a hurried preschooler in the beginning of the year. Planning for unhurried and happy transitions …

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5 Things to Look for in your Child’s Nursery

5 Things to Look for in Your Child’s Nursery By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Joe_Flanagan]Joe Flanagan Giving your child the best start in life is what all parents look for in their choice of nursery. Nursery life is a magical time for your child where they learn and flourish into happy, confident people, and this is helped along by …

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