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For the health, safety, and protection of your kids, different district decided to have a COVID-19 (Coronavirus)-related school closures. If you are worried that you don’t have any idea what to do to keep your kids busy while at home, listed below are some ideas:
Do you think technology is helping or harming children’s development? It’s long been proven that healthy social skills are born from healthy face-to-face interactions. For those children in their formative years, these interactions allow for understanding and interpreting non-verbal skills, forming relations with others and learning empathy. But, the amount of time people are spending on digital screens is beginning to affect the way social skills are being taught and understood, especially for younger children.
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.
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.
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.