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While we think of childhood as a happy, carefree time, children experience many stressors. Long-term stress can impair success in school and relationships, as well as health. Therefore, we must recognize and address stress in children and teach them coping skills early on.
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Picture books are extremely important to young children. They spark off interest with all the wacky colours and provide a link to the meaning of words. For example, those scratch and sniff books that you see so often, or perhaps books with furry lining for different animals, they all have their purpose. Continue reading Picture Books & World of Wonders
Mess zones. Or perhaps just mess or maybe an atomic explosion (crayon all over the wall perhaps?)
Sometimes it is better to cordon off areas for children to play in to minimise disruptions to daily living space. What about the aftermath of their play?
Well instead of parents being the ones to clean up, why not get the kids to clean up together?
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Senses are something that we cannot do without. They enable us to feel,, see, smell, hear and taste. We would not enjoy ice cream, understand that it’s cold, and see that it comes in many different colours. While most children grow up using their senses to explore, children need help learning how to use their senses.
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