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How Children Interact With Their World In Creative Ways

Children today have access to sophisticated technology that allows them to interface with a world which may no longer lie within their...

Teaching children through music and rhythm

Music is like magic to children. A father's lullaby can soothe a baby to sleep, and a mother's enthusiastic chant can inspire...

Creative interaction at story time

How many of us sink into automatic pilot at story time and finish a book without really being aware that we've read...

The Importance of drawing for toddlers

Drawing can involve a large variety of materials and be done on all sorts of surfaces - and as well as being...

Toddler Play Areas

Children love to imitate adult activities, particularly those activities they see you doing each day, so setting up a 'home corner' is...

Block play: building a child’s mind

Unit blocks may not be as sophisticated as some toys we find in stores or on TV  commercials, but they are ideal...

Hi 5 Childrens program – cast, members, history

When it comes to children's entertainment today, parents & carers can choose from a smorgasbord of videos, DVDs and televised programs. But how...

Children are never too young to enjoy books

From the board books of babyhood, children are learning something new. They may focus on the pictures, or the colours, numbers or...

Two tickets to the matinee: young children and live theatre

For many young children, two tickets to the matinee can be a life-long memory. Live theatre has it all – dance, colour,...

Helping your kids thrive at school

Most parents want their kids to thrive at school. But thriving is not just about academic performance or whether or not a child...

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