Fun Learning Activities For Preschoolers

Learning Without Worksheets You know that saying – “Children minds are like sponges, they soak up the information and they are always hungry for more.”  Well, it is so true! Children do learn a lot, which makes them ideal students. While worksheets are great for teaching kids letters and numbers, kids sometimes just want to …

How To Encourage Oral Language Development

How To Encourage Oral Language Development I had a very random conversation with our four-year-old today.  In fact, we actually have wonderfully random conversations every day. Today as we were driving to school he asked me – “Where does a Judge work Mum?’ Firstly, I vaguely remember mentioning something to him once about a person who …

Are Toys Necessary?

Are Toys Necessary? I am a firm believer that toys are not necessary.  Don’t get me wrong – they are fun, they are exciting, they keep a child entertained…for a short time.  BUT they are not necessary at all – for education, for learning, for play. Here is an example. We were at the beach on …