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Ssshhh Listen

We all live in such a busy society that we have very little time to just stop, look and listen. Yet it’s in these quiet moments that a child is able to ponder, which is so important for their overall … Continue reading

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Gloop Galore

This last week as part of our pre-school fun we made Gloop. A fantastic preschool (and big brother, teenage sister and mommy activity too) Now gloop is an interesting substance and activity in that it can be used as a … Continue reading

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Shoulder Girdle Game

Developing the shoulder girdle is vital for a child’s preschool development. Children with weak shoulder girdles will battle with a number of activities including handwriting. This is initially strengthened through crawling – so if your child walked early try play crawling … Continue reading

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Nature’s Natural Lessons

Take a few minutes today to take some time to really look at an object today. It may be a flower, a shell, a garment of clothing or a toy. Take time to look at it, feel it and smell … Continue reading

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Teaching Counting

Once a child can count to 10 and recognise all the number symbols you can begin to play with bigger numbers. Download and print a Hundred Square chart. Then point to the numbers and count. You can correspond this with counting … Continue reading

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Shadow Shapes

Take time today to observe your shadows. Watch them jump and move with you. Look at how they grow and shrink. Take some paper outside and put it down near a friend or a plant and trace the shadows. Believe it … Continue reading

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Counting Counters

It’s amazing how easy it is to include numeracy development into your daily life but it is also fun to sometimes do an activity – focusing on one specific concept. Here’s an easy to do and fun way to develop … Continue reading

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Kids Climbing

I will be the first to admit that play grounds are not my favourite places! As much as I love my children and love being Mom I’ve just never managed to get excited about sitting and watching children climb. On … Continue reading

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Puzzle Mania

Most children love to do puzzles! Interestingly though it’s not always the number of pieces that determines how hard a puzzle is but also the picture on it! “I think I Can” I remember knight#1 being a star at puzzles, … Continue reading

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