How to Cultivate Humor in Your Child?

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?

Do you know why wordless books are better for kids?

[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?

How to prepare your preschooler for math success

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