Montessori Basics: 7 Essentials of a Toddler Classroom

toddlers in montessori classroom

The learning philosophy of any Montessori school is geared towards developing children with well-rounded learning. The idea is to trust students that they are capable of their own learning experiences; an incredible way to recognize and develop the child’s inherent ability to discover the world through meaningful play.  The learning process is guided with the […]

How to get Your Kids to Listen to you

When toddlers start preschool it can be hard on the parent, the child and the teacher. While this is certainly an exciting milestone – for your child,

How to get Your Kids to Listen to you

Even the most well-behaved children can have selective hearing at times. One day they don’t seem to even recognize that you’re speaking. The next, they clearly hear you, but are failing to follow your directions. It can be frustrating when children won’t listen. As parents, we sometimes unintentionally teach our children that it’s okay not […]

10 Activities to Build Your Kindergartener’s Self-Confidence

Everyone can benefit from more self-confidence. But very young children need some guidance as they learn to believe in themselves. As adults, we can help our children with the important task of developing self-confidence. To help your kindergartener develop their belief in self, model confident behaviors and tell them how important they are. They’ll begin […]

How to Calm a Child Without iPads

When your child starts crying, the easiest thing to do is to switch on the television, give them your iPad / tablet or phone. However, research shows that using screen time to calm children’s behaviour may interfere with their learning on how to manage emotions on their own. In fact, playing games and watching videos […]

Do You Know Your Child’s Temperament?

Every person has their own way of responding to things that happen to them. For example, some children are shy around new people or in a new environment while some others are happy to mingle and socialise. That is their temperament.

Parents… Do you spend time with your child?

When parents hold their child for the first time in their life, they imagine spending a lot of time with their baby, showing how much they love them and doing every thing they can to give them the best.