Use symbols and pictures to help children establish ownership

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17Jan

Younger children who can’t yet read, are able to recognise symbols. Using symbols is the perfect way to help children establish a sense of ownership over their things when they can’t yet recognise their own name. Not only that, a symbol is something fun! Recognising, and then drawing symbols is the basis for writing and reading too. Think Egyptian heiroglyphics!!…

Help your child to read: the importance of movement for brain skills

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12Sep

Learning to read is one of life’s great joys, but it can be one of life’s biggest frustrations! Anything that can help a child (or adult) to learn to read is marvellous, especially if it is fun and entices someone to want to engage in the learning process with joy! One trick is getting the foundation right. Movement helps with…