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Are board games still an important part of playtime?

Are board games still an important part of playtime?
Even in the digital age, board games are still very important to a child's playtime. Board games can help develop social and emotional skills, logic and reasoning, critical and creative thinking, and boost a child's confidence in relation to learning concepts. Find out why Anna Milne sees value in a child's exposure to board games.

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How to Develop 5 Most Important Social Skills in Kids

How to Develop 5 Most Important Social Skills in Kids

Some children are naturally sociable while others need to be encouraged/trained to socialize. The art of socializing isn’t, however, mastered in a single day. Teaching your kids to communicate well is the first step to helping them be friendly human beings. Luke Baker, a Sydney based writer, outlines some of the ways in which you can encourage your kids to be sociable.

 

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How to Prepare for Back to School

How to Prepare for Back to School
As we all know, back to school is always a big transition for your child and for parents. To help you and your child prepare for the new school year, here are our 10 top tips for back to school to get you prepared!

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10 Ways to use Rainbow Timers

10 Ways to use Rainbow Timers

Junior Learning's Rainbow Timers are an excellent visual reference for understanding time, as well as setting limits to events and activities. There are three timers - 1 minute, 2 minutes, and 5 minutes. We've put together a list of ten creative ways that these timers can be used.

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10 Benefits of Summer Camp

10 Benefits of Summer Camp
Let your kids disconnect from their gadgets and have an exciting summer that will become one of the most unforgettable and cherished experiences of their life. Kim Tiu discusses the top ten benefits of Summer Camp!

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How to Avoid the Summer Slide?

How to Avoid the Summer Slide?

If you assume that more educational resources helps to prevent summer slide, and less resources make it worse, then these ideas might just help keep children learning over summer vacation.

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Preparing for Overnight Camp - 5 Tips

Preparing for Overnight Camp - 5 Tips
First time sending your kid to Overnight Camp? Stay calm, don't worry, and keep these 5 tips in mind.

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Screen Free Tips and Tricks

Screen Free Tips and Tricks
The benefits of media and digital devices can be numerous. However, it’s  becomingincreasingly difficult for both parents and teachers to teach kids healthy, balanced concepts around use of devices. Here are a list of screen-free tips and tricks to help promote healthy screen time habits.

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Top 10 Free Summer Learning Activities

Top 10 Free Summer Learning Activities
Even though it’s summer vacation time, it doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. This list offers some fun ideas for educational games and activities that you can share at home and enjoy with your children.

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