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Five simple reasons why reading is so important

Here, we explore only some of the greatest reasons why we should be reading to our children from birth and when they’ll start to show you a keen interest in return. 

Activities & Play

Exploring the great outdoors with confidence

Spending time outdoors is incredibly beneficial for children. It can grow their confidence, inspire their creativity, help them learn responsibility and support their overall mental wellbeing. 

Montessori Education

The role of sound play in early childhood services

From the moment they’re born, sound is an integral part of children’s development. Infants respond to their parents’ voices, lullabies, and white noise, and as they grow, different sounds help them to learn and connect.

Montessori Education

Tackling tricky behaviour across home and early learning settings

One of the common challenges faced by both educators and parents of young children is encouraging them to cooperate and follow instructions. Yet this task becomes even more difficult, when our little learners are taught differently across home and childcare settings.

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The art of minimalist parenting

When we think of minimalism, we think of clean, white spaces and museum-like homes. Of course, very few family abodes look like that, but minimalist parenting sees the value in clearing out excessive ‘stuff’.

Activities & Play

An Expert’s Guide to Keeping Our Kids Active

For toddlers and preschoolers, ‘more is better’ when it comes to physical activity. As young children grow into school kids, ages five to 12 should be getting at least 60 minutes of ‘moderate to vigorous intensity’ physical activity each day to reap the health benefits.

Montessori Education

Why is play so beneficial for young children?

Parents have an important role in encouraging fun and games too, so let’s look at why play is a vital part of your child’s healthy development.

Activities & Play

The role of sound play in early childhood services

From the moment they’re born, sound is an integral part of children’s development. Infants respond to their parents’ voices, lullabies, and white noise, and as they grow, different sounds help them to learn and connect.

Montessori Education

Managing Meltdowns and Tantrums

It’s exactly the same for emotional regulation skills. When our little ones are ‘losing it’, they’re demonstrating to us that they’re yet to master these emotional regulation skills and that they need our help to ‘find it’.