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5 Fun Things for Your Kids to Try This Summer

There is no better time than summer to encourage your child or teen to try a new activity. Summer is filled with lots of outdoor activities like going to the beach and swimming in the pool (and, let’s face it, sleeping till noon if you’re a teenager). However, all that wears thin very quickly. Take this opportunity […]

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Developmental Play At School: Fun And Essential For Learning!

Playtime for children is not only fun but essential to help generate a rapidly developing brain. Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist, stated that children actively acquire knowledge through interacting with their physical environment. Because the ADHD child has problems with inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, learning can be a challenge both for the parents and the […]

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Getting Ready – Top Tips for Preparing and Organizing for Back to School

Maybe last year, you got a little tired of books and papers all over the place. And perhaps the kids weren’t getting their homework done before bedtime. Was studying getting done? Did everyone make their appointments and scheduled extracurricular activities? Were your kids prepared for the first day of school last year? Chances are, you […]

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Hobbies Are Healthy

Hobbies benefit children in many ways. It gives a child an opportunity to express themselves, and it allows them to discover themselves and build self-esteem. They are also great educational tools. A child interested in rock collecting learns about geology and science, and a child in writing stories learns about sentence structure and proper grammar. […]

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How to Encourage Your Child to Read for Fun

You know reading’s fun – in fact, as an adult, you’d probably love to have more time available to curl up with a good book. But how can you convince your kids or students to do the same? For parents and teachers with kids who already know how to read, the issue isn’t teaching them […]

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Storytelling for Children

From babyhood to the early teens, children love to hear a good story. This is one of those beautiful situations where what your children love is truly good for them. Children benefit a great deal from storytelling. Without the use of books, telling stories takes on a different dimension. It offers a new way of […]

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