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Increasing the vocabulary of a toddler

1.Reading: Pick the right books wherein there are a lot of pictures and words that build knowledge. You will be astonished at you toddler recognizing a bird and it’s various types such as toucans, eagles, budgies and more. Parents must focus on reading the right way. Read through every page and allow the child to…

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Sight words: What are they and why are they important? How do I teach my child sight words?

What are sight words? Sight words are high frequency words which appear frequently in our reading and writing. Ideally, your child should be able recognise, read, and understand them almost immediately upon seeing them. The sight words are a collection of words that a child should learn to recognize without sounding out the letters. When…

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What should my child know before starting school?

Research shows that children who are well-prepared for their first year of school have a much better chance of settling in and succeeding in school, giving them a significant head start for later years. Apart from basic skills such as listening and following simple instructions, communicating their needs, they should also be able to understand…

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Brain development activities for toddlers

At birth, your child already has almost all of the neurons they’ll need for the rest of their lives, even though their brains are only 25% the size of an adult brain. At just three years old, your child’s brain will be about 80% the size of an adult brain. Toddlers learn things more quickly…

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