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Language development, benefits, those toddlers must know

How do rhymes aid language development? There’s a sense of nostalgia as memories come rushing back. As parents, we hear our children recite rhymes like, ‘Twinkle, Twinkle little star’ or ‘Johny Johny yes papa’. Let’s see how rhymes aid in language development: 1. Awareness of speech sounds: The cadence, rhyme, and repetition of words in nursery…

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10 Picture books your child will love!

1. Boynton’s Greatest hits: these are a series of 4 books which are Blue hat, Green hat; A to Z; Doggies and La La La! These are short and easy books which are perfect for toddlers in terms of content, size, cheerful colors, silly animals, few words. In the words of Sandra Boynton, it’s true,…

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Separation anxiety when starting preschool

It’s always difficult to say goodbye to your little one on the first day of school. But it’s time to wipe your tears of grief (or relief!) as your toddler is about to begin school and foster new relationships, some of which will last a lifetime. They’re about to acquire and master skills, absorb knowledge…

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Parents who do not speak English: How can I raise a bilingual child?

As a parent, one of the challenges one can face is raising a bilingual child. Learning a language is a skill. And, as with any other skill such as learning to play an instrument or a sport, practice is vital. Raising bilingual children is a lifelong journey. Providing our children ways to boost their language…

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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…

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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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9 Tips to raise a reader

If they are able to foster this in their children then they are more likely to learn the mechanics of reading—like letter sounds and how to blend them. With screen time slowly taking centre stage, more effort and creativity is required to develop your child’s love for books.     Make it a habit: Parents…

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Hello English Kids is now listed at kidSAFE

When it comes to kids, safety is one’s principal priority. We at Hello English understand your concern as a parent and therefore feel proud to announce that we have earned the kidSAFE seal. kidSAFE is an independent safety certification service and we are now part of its directory with selected and well-known names like Cartoon…

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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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The Best Board Games to Play to Bond With Your Kids

Board games can be fun, educational and can promote family bonding. They are a perfect medium for parents to communicate with the children. Irrespective of the weather, board games are a great option: Whether it’s stormy outside or it’s a cold dark winter night or a summer vacation when you are just too bored to…

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