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Experiential Learning Activities are effective for child development

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Experiential learning activities are the practice of learning through doing. They encourage children to have first-hand experiences with the materials, rather than learning through someone else. For children who have not yet started reading or those who struggle to read experiential learning offers an effective way to learn. With the COVID19 pandemic still looming many […]

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Experiential Learning for Your Child is a Vital Tool

Lately, new parents are so competitive and face such social pressure to begin their child’s education way too early. The importance of experiential learning for your child, can’t be understated. It is important to understand that young children need unstructured play and experiential learning to develop to their full potential. Play enables children to act […]

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Montessori learning at home

Montessori learning at home

I discovered Montessori learning at home when I began researching school options for my first child, Nina twenty years ago. I began a training Montessori diploma and observation programme and started applying it at home. Nina was only one and a bit at the time and using these principles worked wonders and promoted self-paced, and […]

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Meltdowns – what to do?

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There’s a reason why they call that time in the late afternoon to early evening the witching hour (in my case I called it suicide hour) – when your baby goes into meltdown for no apparent reason. Overstimulation, hunger and tiredness can lead to a world of misery for both of you that manifests itself […]

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Brain Boosting Activities for your Toddler

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Your child’s brain grows at an explosive rate during the first three years of his life.  During these critical brain-growth periods, long, thin nerve pathways grow inside the brain. These are wirings that connect and carry electrical impulses from brain cell to brain cell. The resulting network, which grows daily in the young brain, forms the […]

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