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28 Jul, 2020

Supporting your child’s literacy and numeracy skills at home

The Early Childhood Ireland website has some great information and resources for families like these ideas for supporting literacy and numeracy skills at home Supporting your child’s literacy and numeracy skills at home: A list of fun and practical activities Research shows that families are the most significant influence on their children’s learning and development. […]

7 May, 2020

Interested learners – top tips for parents of 10 – 12 year olds

By the age of 10-12 years our children know what they are interested in. If we can tap into this we can help them learn in all sorts of ways. Ordinary everyday tasks also help them to learn. You can find lots of learning activities on http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/activities/10-12 Ages and stages At this age children use language […]

7 May, 2020

Learning in everyday life – top tips for parents of 8-9 year olds

Here are some more ideas from http://helpmykidlearn.ie/ this time for parents and guardians of 8-9 year olds. Children learn in so many ways in everyday life. There are lots of learning activities available too, http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/activities/8-9 for talking, playing, reading, writing and counting. Top Tips Listen to your child. Encourage them to tell you about things that interest them. […]

6 May, 2020

Home is a learning place – tops tips for parents of 3-4 year olds

Here is a great short video about how 3-4 year olds learn, taken from the Help My Kid Learn website. Building it into your day As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Your home is a place where lots of learning is happening every day – the most important thing is that your […]