Family and dramatic play occurs when children take on the role of someone or something else (for example, other people, animals, machines) and act out their feelings and events. When children act out their own life experiences, it helps them make sense of what is happening in their lives and the world around them. Family and Dramatic play can help children … [Read more...] about Play idea: Family and dramatic play – Ngā whakaari ā-whānau
Swimming is a fun and exited activity for both children and parents alike. Watching them progress and become more confident in the water will give you real sence of pride. Swimming lessons can be a great start for your children’s learn to swim journey but if it doesn’t have to stop with the lessons. You can encourage your child in the bath, at the local pools or at the … [Read more...] about How can you help encourage your child to swim?
Super simple, festive and ideal for crafting together with kids. I am sure most of you know this traditional craft very well, but just in case, a quick reminder on how to make it. For those with that crafty tingling in their fingers I have also sourced some other ideas to give this classic paper chain link garland an inspirational twist. For my Christmas garland I used a … [Read more...] about Craft idea: DIY Christmas paper chain link garland