You’re either born with a sense of humour or you’re not, right? Wrong, say humour researchers (yes, that’s a thing!). Not only have they discovered that humour can be taught, but they’ve also linked a sense of humour to several life-changing benefits. Here are simple ways to develop your little one’s funny bone during the … Continue reading How to Cultivate Humor in Your Child?
Aren’t these skills important for the future of our kids too? When we think about child development we tend to imagine babies learning to walk, talk and count. We do our best to make sure that our child is on track on all these abilities and that he or she doesn’t have difficulties in the … Continue reading What does emotional development involve?
[Hint: You have to work harder!] credit: maillustrations.comIt is well established that reading aloud to children aids their emotional and academic development in countless ways. For example, shared reading experiences: Promote language development Engage brain areas that will later be used for independent reading, even in the youngest children Create a positive association for reading and … Continue reading Do you know why wordless books are better for kids?
Simple but true Rock Counting: http://www.discoverexplorelearn.comIntuition tells us that, reading storybooks to young children supports later reading ability. Knowing how to prepare children to do well in math however, is less obvious. According to researchers, the answer is clear: CHILDREN MUST KNOW WHAT NUMBER SYMBOLS MEAN A recent review provides compelling evidence that children who know their … Continue reading How to prepare your preschooler for math success
Some of our key thinking skills are developed since we are curious little babies, wanting to explore our world. Learn a bit more about some of them, and how they are fostered through play. Cause and effect: The appearance of this skill is an early sign of intelligence. Babies experience the effect they have on … Continue reading Developing thinking skills through play
Source: Crash Course KidsEvery living thing is unique in their own way. Look at your teacher, the trees outside, the animals in the zoo, and the insects on the ground. We look quite different, don’t we? Despite this, all of us have one thing in common. Can you guess what that is? That’s right, we all … Continue reading Explain to Kids: Food Chains
Parent 1: “I don’t even remember what kind of a preschool I went to, nor does my mother! And now look at all the options we have! There is Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, and PlayWay. I really don’t know which one to choose for my son” Parent 2: “I know, I can relate! I don’t … Continue reading The Essential Guide to Curriculum in Indian Preschools