child development

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Understanding the RIE Approach

Understanding the RIE Approach: Fostering Respectful and Responsive Relationships with Children  As parents, caregivers and educators, we are constantly seeking effective approaches to support the

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Child looking out of window

I wonder why

“I wonder why?”: How to instil a sense of wonder in your child’s life By Emma Daniels Why is the sky blue? Why don’t planes

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Child dancing in a field at sunset

Dance whilst you talk

By Kylie Dawson It’s not just how much we talk with our children that impacts their current and future development, but the way we talk

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child riding bike through mud

Magical Messy Moments

Magical Messy Moments Written by Jo Fletcher Pick up time from Preschool. While you are collecting your little one’s bag and saying hi to her

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Do you hear what I hear?

Our children are sponges – soaking in the language and experiences around them. How often do you hear your child say something and think – where did they hear that?…

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