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Learning milestones: Language skills (kindergarten)

It’s usual for kindergartners to have tantrums or get upset when things don’t go their way. But what is important is the language skills they must acquire by the end of kindergarten. Language allows them to relive their experiences and to think about them. Here are 20 language skills that every parent could aim at instilling…

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Learning milestones: Second grade: Reading and writing

The road to success for reading and writing can be mapped through the milestones expected for the children for second grade. Keep in mind that kids develop at different paces and spend varying amounts of time at each stage. 1. Making connections: Second graders make connections between what they’ve read and their own experience. The character’s actions…

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Alphabets or phonics first?

As parents we often find ourselves at the roadblock of teaching alphabet letter names or sounds first. Learning the alphabet is an essential piece of learning how to read puzzle. Teaching the letter first has it’s advantages: 1. Foundation of English Language: The basis of English literacy instruction is knowledge of the alphabet. While it…

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Is pretend play good for my child?

Pretend play is when your child will start to mimic and act out familiar activities that he or she has seen you do. Role play and imagination is encouraged as your child serves food for the Teddy bear and bake muffins. Your toddler might begin imitating adult behavior such as talking on the phone, reading…

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8 Exercise Games To Make Kids Active and Healthy

Dear Readers, I’m sure you will agree that we as children had a more active childhood than our current tech savvy generation has. These days our kids are so addicted to the screen that it makes us wonder if he/she is getting enough exercise. So rather than barring the children from using the digital device…

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Best Traditional Games For Children

Why are traditional games so important for children? With advance tech-gadgets becoming common in every household, the idea of games and fun is getting restrained to games on television, mobiles, computers, tablets, PlayStation and alike. Although these digital games are interesting and undoubtedly fun, excess of everything is bad. Remember the games that you grew…

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