Tag: child development

  • Learning In Infancy
    Learning In Infancy

    Children are the product of their experiences in the early years of age. Learning is just like creating a jigsaw puzzle, where each piece is vital to the whole. The more they can discover and receive nurturing experiences at home, the more prepared they will be to enter childcare or pre-school and relate to the […]

  • Living with Every Child’s Uniqueness  個性豊かな子どもたちとの共生を願って
    Living with Every Child’s Uniqueness 個性豊かな子どもたちとの共生を願って

    What can we do to accept our children’s unique characteristics and communicate with them effectively? Here’s an interview with “Oz-no-Kai,” a support group for Japanese families who have children with special needs. By Oz-no-Kai / Interviewed and translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   What is “Oz-no-Kai”? What activities do you do? “Oz-no-Kai” is a community […]

  • Your Child’s Seven Senses in Learning
    Your Child’s Seven Senses in Learning

    Contrary to what we know, we have seven senses — not five. Find out what the other senses are and how they affect our children’s day-to-day activities. By Chiman Estephan and Camila Gutiérrez Did you know that your child has seven senses?  Most people think that children only have five senses — touch, sight, sound, […]

  • Developing Children’s Senses through the Pleasure of Sounds  音とのお付き合い ~気持ちよさを知ることから始まる情操と自主性
    Developing Children’s Senses through the Pleasure of Sounds 音とのお付き合い ~気持ちよさを知ることから始まる情操と自主性

      How can we foster our children’s sensibility and leverage their potential? Here’s the answer from a kindergarten staff member and kids choir leader. By Miho Tsuda / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ] As a child, I would often bang on the washbowl in the bathroom. Although I knew it wasn’t good manners, I would […]

  • Teaching Children to Express Themselves through Art
    Teaching Children to Express Themselves through Art

    What happens when we combine being mindful with art? Artist, and mindful healing practitioner, Aarti Saikia shares the benefits of children expressing themselves through creativity while being in tune with their thoughts and feelings.  By Aarti Saikia Art connects us in a profound way. By working through open, imaginative ideas and promoting creativity and free […]

  • The Importance of Early Intervention
    The Importance of Early Intervention

      Although all children reach developmental milestones at slightly different ages, there are general trends that are common in early development that should be monitored. Here are some useful tips about when and how to seek Early Intervention services. By Dr. Plern Pratoommas What is Early Intervention? Early Intervention is a term that describes a range […]