Tag: child development

  • Easy Hacks for Purposeful Playtime
    Easy Hacks for Purposeful Playtime
    Early years teacher Jessie shares some simple ideas for home-based activities that are low cost, quick to set up, and a lot of fun for young children.By Jessie KanchanI love spending time with kids; it’s how I choose to spend my days. I’m excited to explore and discover various things with them. Most of all, […]
  • Starting School During the Pandemic
    Starting School During the Pandemic
    Nursery teacher Michaela Reid shares with us how parents and teachers can help preschoolers starting school for the first time since the Covid-19 crisis have a smoother, happier transition from their homes to their new classrooms in the coming year.By Michaela ReidWhen I think of new beginnings, the first experience which springs to mind is […]
  • Help! My Baby Dislikes Tummy Time
    Help! My Baby Dislikes Tummy Time
    Sarah Russell, a paediatric occupational therapist, discusses why tummy time is important for your baby, and how to make it more fun and rewarding for them.By Sarah RussellFrom those early days as a newborn to when they start crawling and sitting, tummy time is an important play position for your little ones. Playing on their […]
  • How Children Learn from Festivals
    How Children Learn from Festivals
    As a first-time parent, Chyi began to see festivals differently after her child started school, and she learned how these celebrations could bring new color to her child’s development. By Chyi LeeBefore I became a parent, festivals meant quite little to me. Having lived in different countries since I was a teenager, I missed most festivals […]
  • Learning Music: Proficiency and Beyond
    Learning Music: Proficiency and Beyond
    If you have ever wondered whether to enrol your child in music lessons, this article by piano teacher Cindy can help you understand the various benefits of learning music, the best age to start, and what to keep in mind when looking for a teacher. By Thita (Cindy) Dumrongchanawong Many parents send their child to learn music to […]
  • Teaching Your Kids Financial Literacy
    Teaching Your Kids Financial Literacy
    It’s never too early to develop financial literacy in our children. Jex shows us how to use an allowance as a teaching tool for each age group.By Jex Leigh RoachBefore the Information Age, students used to be taught the three Rs—reading, writing, and arithmetic—and that was sufficient. Today’s children need to know so much more […]