Category: Tips and guide for parents

Why is art important in early childhood?

Play is the way children discover themselves- starting with their fingers, toes and gradually their whole body, mind and emotions. Play is an important part of childhood and art is one such form of play. Art is a language that allows us to express and develop our ideas and emotions; artistic activities are full of…

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Language Development: How can I improve my child’s language?

A team of scientists from Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania is questioning whether the quantity of words matters much at all. A study they published in the journal Psychological Science found that young 4-, 5- and 6-year-olds who engaged in more conversation at home had more brain activity while they were listening to a story…

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How to teach your child the alphabet?

How to teach your child the alphabet? Teaching the alphabet lays the foundation for reading and writing. While his/her little hands get strengthened with other activities, there will come a day when you will have to teach your little one the letters. By the age of 2 or 3, children begin to show interest in…

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Engaging toddlers in conversation- 6 great ideas!

Toddlers need many opportunities to talk with each other, an adult, one on one and in groups. It’s a cumbersome task to engage toddlers in conversation throughout the day. Conversations with toddlers are essential because they help children express their thoughts, ideas and ask for help from an adult. Sometimes it also helps in resolving…

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How to handle a hyperactive child?

As a parent, you would agree that no two kids are the same and thus the experience of raising them will not necessarily be the same as well. While it might be easy to bring up some kids whose energy levels are moderate, there might be challenges in taking care of little ones who are…

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Language Milestones For Your Kid

A language is a vast subject in itself and can only be learnt over time. There, however, are set milestones that one should ideally achieve at set intervals to ensure that learning continues smoothly. These milestones serve as a guide to normal development. There is a general age and time when most children pass through…

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Best Short Stories for Kids

Fables as they are called, are short fictional stories that feature animals and other legendary beings to which the kids can related to. Today, we take you through some of the best short stories for kids. Fables are educational and fun for children since they lead to a particular moral at the end. You can start…

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How Can I Improve My Child’s Language Development?

Babies learn language from the age of 4 months If you think that learning a language begins once your child is in school, then you’re probably wrong. It starts quite early, probably after the child is 4 months old according to a study by The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. At four months…

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When Can I Start Reading To My Child?

It’s understandable for one to believe that kids are too small to understand someone reading to them. But that ain’t the purpose of reading alone. Reading to your baby helps build vocabulary, stimulates imagination, and improves communication skills. The more you speak to your child from the get-go, the better it is for her growth…

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How Will My Kid Remember From The Host Of Things That She Learns?

That’s a very valid question. It is obvious to forget or miss out of information if it is coming in loads and lumps. The organisation of data won’t be enough especially in case of learning a whole new language where every letter and word is vital to remember. What we’ve chosen as an ideal technique…

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