Why Should Preschoolers Go on Field Trips? 

By Teacher Ravisara Children possess an inherent curiosity, their minds serving as fertile ground for embracing new experiences and ideas. The initial stages of a child’s life mark a period of remarkable growth and maturation. It is within these crucial years that children thrive in learning, not solely through instruction, but by immersing themselves in […]

Educational Toys: The Advantages & Disadvantages

What are educational toys?  Educational toys are items and gadgets of play, principally designed for children, which are expected to stimulate learning. These toys are often intended to meet an educational purpose such as helping a child develop a particular skill or teaching a child about a particular subject.  Deciding on an educational toy:  When […]

Helping Your Toddler to be Independent 

Toddler children are fast learners and grow up fast. This is an important stage of development when you can help your toddler develop his/her independent skills daily and see results blossom constantly.  That means that as a parent or a care giver, we should let the children do things with less help from an adult. […]

Identifying and Treating Developmental Delays 

Identifying and Treating Developmental Delays  The term developmental delay may sound scary, but it is important to understand that every child grows, develops and learns differently and often a delay in one area does not predict long term or permanent outcomes. What is a developmental delay?  A developmental delay refers to a child who has […]

Practising Phonics With Your Little Ones

By Teacher Ravisara Imagine what our world would be like if we didn’t have water? Or access to any healthy foods? There is a different world in each subject taught in the early years. A world where words are like puzzle pieces waiting to be put together. Each puzzle has a letter, each letter has […]

Kindergarten: The Importance, The Role, The Benefit

By Teacher Ravisara Kindergarten represents an important developmental milestone for your child as they transition from being a very young child into being a school-aged one. It is their first big step in their formal education. The knowledge and skills your child learns in kindergarten will serve them well for their future. The crucial part […]

Benefits of Being Around Animals as a Young Child

By Teacher Shannon Animals alone can provide many benefits to student’s social and emotional development that after knowing about them you may find them hard to ignore. For starters “Studies show that dogs reduce stress, anxiety and depression; ease loneliness; encourage exercise and improve your overall health. For example, people with dogs tend to have […]

Toddler and Sleep Matters

by Nancy Sivilai, Toddler 1 Class By toddler age 2, your child’s sleep pattern needs will include 11 to 13 hours of sleep daily including naps.  Understanding why napping matters and how to create a good sleep routine for your child’s sleep needs matters. The larger part of sleeping is the nighttime sleep which includes […]