In today’s digital world, children are being exposed to the internet from a younger age than ever before. From toys that connect to the internet to games on tablets, young children are getting online. Apps, games and search engines are easily accessible to children who go online to play, connect with friends, make new ones and socialise. The internet allows for children to find out information quickly and easily, but it also comes with its
Buying your baby’s first shoes is an important milestone in their growth. From the ages of around 9 – 18 months, baby’s start to learn to walk. Little feet need proper support and shoes made out of good quality materials to ensure they are continuing to develop in a safe way. Learn here how to get the most out of your baby’s first shoes, to soon have your child running all over the place. The
Both an activity perfect for a rainy weekend and to help aid children’s development, cooking and baking with your children is full of benefits. Cooking can help develop your child’s maths and coordination skills, whilst also encouraging adventurous eating. By giving your children an active role in choosing what to make, preparing and cooking simple meals, you introduce them to new ingredients and a wider variety of food. By cooking with your children, they can
You’ve got your child’s primary school place sorted, all the forms are filled, and now it’s time to get your child ready. When getting your child ready to start ‘big school’, academic preparation is less important than developing social skills and emotional competence – your child will have years of academic lessons ahead of them. If you follow a routine and help make your child feel more comfortable about starting school, when the time comes
Reading to your children is very beneficial, even from an early age. From concentration to imagination, reading aloud from a variety of books can help spark an interest in the written word, as well as helping your child develop transferable skills they will use throughout their life. Adding reading into your schedule, perhaps as a bedtime story, can help give your child the best start in their academic life, as well as stimulating an interest