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Help your child become more independent
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Help your child become more independent

5 Ways to help your child become more independent As children grow older, they should be given more responsibility. You’re...
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What to do if your child is sick
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What to do if your child is sick

COVID-19 - What to do if your child is sick We're still learning about Coronavirus (COVID-19). Far fewer cases of...
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COVID-19, Kids and Working From Home
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COVID-19, Kids and Working From Home

COVID-19, Kids and Working From Home: How to Manage It All The COVID-19 virus-of-the-year has been spreading all across the...
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5 Tips on helping your child after a traumatic event
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5 Tips on helping your child after a traumatic event

5 Tips on helping your child after a traumatic event Traumatic events and natural disasters have a significant impact on...
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The best ever no-cook playdough recipe
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The best ever no-cook playdough recipe

The best ever no-cook playdough recipe We’ve been working with children for many years and play dough is the fail...
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Why children need to play
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Why children need to play

Why children need to play With increasing emphasis at school on developing academic skills in children at younger and younger...
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Keep your child learning
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Keep your child learning

Tips to keep your child learning during the holidays. It’s summer time and the living is easy! But you probably...
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Tips on teaching your child to share.
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Tips on teaching your child to share.

Tips on teaching your child to share. Learning to share can be a challenge for younger children. Not only is...
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Tips on how TV can be good for kids
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Tips on how TV can be good for kids

Tips on how TV can be good for kids The following are guidelines from child experts that you can put...
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Sensory-based food education
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Sensory-based food education

“Eat your veggies – they’re good for you!” Even if it gets a few bites of broccoli eaten in the moment, this tactic doesn’t usually inspire a lasting love of healthy food. In fact, it usually backfires; making children less likely to eat that broccoli when they see it again in the future.
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The importance of friendship
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The importance of friendship

Preschool is the age when children start to make friends and build relationships with their peers. We know that friendship is important during the early years because this is the time they learn about the ‘give and take’ of relationships.
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Benefits of sensory play
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Benefits of sensory play

Ages zero to five are the most important for a child’s development and so choosing the right activities for them is critical.In this article, we’ll take a look at why sensory play is essential for developing physical, social, cognitive and many other skills in preschoolers.
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How to make your child a reader
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How to make your child a reader

How to make your child a reader If there is one important thing that you can do to help your...
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Promoting healthy attachments
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Promoting healthy attachments

Promoting healthy attachments with children In the formative years, the way that children form relationships will have a big impact...
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Pros and cons of behaviour charts
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Pros and cons of behaviour charts

Pros & cons of behavious charts If you’re a parent or a teacher, you would have come across a behavior...
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4 Creative expression activities
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4 Creative expression activities

4 Creative expression activities for pre-schoolers Being able to communicate social-emotional learning visually or through movement, sound and words is...
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5 Valentine’s Day activities
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5 Valentine’s Day activities

5 Valentine's Day activities for preschoolers This Valentine’s Day, get your preschoolers excited for arts, crafts and games with these...
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Kick-starting the new school year
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Kick-starting the new school year

10 Teachers' tips for kick-starting the new school year Sleep for school. Setting up a regular bedtime and wake-up routine...
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Open days at Knysna Playschool
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Open days at Knysna Playschool

Open days at Knysna Playschool Open Days are an essential ingredient to help families make the right choice for their...
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Choose toys to make children smarter
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Choose toys to make children smarter

How to choose toys to make children smarter Your kid’s eyes light up at the sight of toys.  It seems...
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