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Managing Young Children's Aggressive Behaviour

There are times when young children resort to aggression to express themselves and this is relatively normal as young children are just learning the skills they need to communicate effectively and..

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Pre-writing Skills

Pre-writing skills are the basic skills that children need before they can begin to write. They are usually developed in a particular sequence, at an appropriate age and should not be forced. ..

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Did you know?

Teaching Mindfulness to children has been linked to: - Improved attention, memory processing and decision making abilities - Increased self-awareness, social awareness and self-confidence..

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Adapting Experiences to Support Inclusion

Activities that target the ability levels of all those involved help children feel better about participation within the group. Children are less likely to sit out if it is clear to the..

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Early Numeracy Awareness

Numeracy is about much more than just numbers, it’s the capacity to integrate mathematical concepts such as measurement, spatial knowledge, problem solving, patterns, and probability as well..

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Quick Tips - Boredom

Being bored isn't a bad thing! Unstructured time is important for children with benefits such as: • Allowing children to explore their inner worlds and imagination • ..

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Gross Motor

What is Gross Motor? Gross Motor is a term used often when referring to children’s physical development. It refers to those movements which require the whole body and which involve the l..

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Did you know?

''Between infancy and age seven, young children develop more fine motor skills than at any other period in their lives.” Christy Isbell, Mighty Fine Motor Fun-Fine Motor Activiti..

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What is Play?

To play is to learn, to discover, to develop and to grow. It is to engage in an activity for enjoyment rather than a serious practical purpose. Children love to play, explore and allow their imag..

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Pre-Scissor Skills

Picking up and using a pair of scissors is something we often take for granted but how did we acquire those skills? Being able to use scissors is not an inherent skill set – it is a learned..

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