Tag: development


How to help children develop social skills

From an early age, there are lots of things parents can do to help their children develop social skills. This will help little ones to make friends and feel comfortable in a range of different settings.     Enjoying the company of others will come naturally to children when they are doing something they are […]

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Tips to encourage your children to read more

Reading is a fundamental part of a child’s development. While some are born ‘book worms’, others need more encouragement to read. Here are some ways you can get your child excited about reading.     Create a book corner Make an area of the home that’s dedicated to reading – ask your child to help […]

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How to get your child into good hygiene habits

It’s never too early to start getting your child into the habit of practising good hygiene. From washing hands regularly to brushing teeth well, keeping themselves clean is a good skill for your children to learn early on in their lives.     Keeping clean helps to kill germs and prevent sickness, as well as […]

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Fun ways to encourage motor skills

Fun ways to encourage motor skills

Motor skills are actions that involve your young child using their muscles. Gross motor skills are bigger actions using arms and feet, such as crawling, running and jumping. Smaller actions are known as fine motor skills, like picking things up between a finger and thumb or wiggling toes. Your child will learn motor skills as […]

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