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Kids at the library read books
Childhood Learning is fun

Is your child reading books? 

Library   It is very important to create a small place (a library) where a child can always read. If a child sees their parents reading, they will love the books. In childhood, there are always those wonderful moments spent in the mother’s, father’s hand, where favorite stories are read. This is of paramount importance …

I feel…
Childhood Teaching methods

Feelings

Children’s mood   In the mornings when children go to kindergarten, often the tense atmosphere due to parents being late for work passes without the opportunity and time to tell their children how they feel that day. It means a lot to them that when they come to kindergarten they see someone interested in their …

Children’s Favorite Games, Bubbles
Childhood Games Inside Games Outside

Children’s Favorite Games

Planning games and activities should be organized according to the age and needs of the children. Younger children have a shorter range of attention and are just learning to coordinate their body, while older children may get bored with not having enough “challenges” in play or activities. Games are a valuable, fun, and interesting way …

Children are playing with hulahoop
Childhood Games Inside Games Outside Sport

Warm Up Activities

Why do we warm up?   Before each physical activity, it is necessary to warm up to avoid injuries and maximize the effect of exercise. Warm-up activities are very important for children and adults. Children should be introduced to the importance of warm-up games because that is how they build responsibility towards their bodies. Through …

Maria Montessori with children, Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images
Childhood Teaching methods

Teaching methods

What method do you use to educate your child? Maria Montessori Dr. Maria Montessori, the first woman in Italy to obtain a doctorate. She developed an educational model (teaching methods) and bears his name, while in 1907 she taught a class of 50 poor students on the outskirts of Rome. Dr. Montessori, who previously worked …

Peekaboo game
Childhood

Grow up playing

We all grow up playing   Kids play games that are familiar parts of our cultures. Play endures, even as it appears to change over time. Take, for example, peekaboo. A toddler pokes his head around the edge of an open doorway. We don’t think about it. We just say, “Peekaboo!” The toddler laughs, and …

Art is Important for Children
Childhood Creative

Art is Important for Children

Even before children can express their thoughts and ideas in words, they can make art! They show their delight in music when they dance and color to its rhythms and moods. They see how each child approaches the art opportunity in a unique, personal way. Through both child- and adult-initiated explorations, children learn art techniques …

Barefoot baby walking on nursery floor, Photo credit Freepik
Childhood Sport

Growing up barefoot

In many religions, it is a cultural custom to worship before entering a holy place. In the summer, it is common for Australians to go barefoot, while for Indians it is culturally important. In South Africa, barefoot walking is a way of dressing for both children and adults. while in some schools in the UK …