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Why parents should use practical materials and maths manipulatives at home with their under 5′s

Young children learn best from multi-sensory learning and a tactile approach where they can see, touch, move, manipulate and explore ideas through physical means. This is why nurseries & schools all over the country are filled with concrete maths materials. Teachers use these manipulatives extensively to convey key mathematical concepts and ideas. Examples of these […]

12 ways to build your 3-5 year old’s self-esteem

If we define a child’s self-esteem as their overall sense of self-worth, confidence and personal value, then instilling a healthy and positive self-esteem in our children is paramount. Below are 12 tips on how parents can positively build their children’s self esteem. If you are a parent: – 1. Make sure your child feels special […]