Hygiene at Home Encouraging good hygiene habits in children while they are young helps them develop good life skills and stay healthy. Here are some simple hygiene rules you can follow to maintain a hygienic environment at home: Remind your child when they should wash their hands e.g. before eating, after using the toilet, after touching an animal etc. Model good … Continue reading Hygiene at Home
As children progress through their early childhood education, they begin to engage with STEM learning. Science, technology, maths and engineering is increasingly taught between ages 3-5 to prepare children for scientific learning that takes place during primary and secondary school. STEM learning is incredibly important to children’s development: for example, early maths skills are the … Continue reading A Social Approach To STEM Learning
THE BUBBLE of LOCKDOWN BURSTS!!!! HOW DO CHILDREN EMERGE FROM COVID-19 LOCKDOWN AND INTEGRATE BACK INTO SOCIETY? Emerging from COVID-19 places children into an environment with a significant greater degree of VISUAL STIMULATION, LOUD NOISES and LARGE GROUPS of PEOPLE. RESEARCH INDICATES that being AWARE of the CHALLENGES of REINTEGRATION is the KEY to a … Continue reading Tips to Reintegrate Children Post Lockdown
As Robyn Taylor Child Development Centre starts to accept students again, we have taken some steps to further minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission between students. The strategy described in this blog edition comes as lockdown was lifted on October 18. The focus of our COVID-19 prevention strategy is the implementation of effective ventilation and … Continue reading Effective Ventilation Stops The Spread of COVID-19
The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October every year. Let’s make mental health and well being a priority! CONNECTING WITH NATURE can IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH: notice the trees, smell the flowers and listen to the birds. RESEARCH INDICATES that during the season of Covid 19 people connected more … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH DAY! THERE IS HOPE!