Month: August 2014

Fun Snacks for Healthy Kids

Trying to get children to eat healthily can be difficult. Here are three creative ideas that can be as fun to make as they are to eat. Watermelon Pizza A very simple idea that can be used in role play as well. Set up a pizza shop and call up your child to place an order. Ask […]

Fun art game to play at home

I asked one of the students today what their favourite game to play in class was. I didn’t expect the answer to be “spelling with Teacher Nick”! Anyway here is a fun arty game to play courtesy of British Early Years Centre is an International Kindergarte

Gardening with the kids

Take a look at this thorough article on gardening with kids. It includes reasons why gardening is so important for young children, offers advice on how to grow at home and explains which plants are the easiest to cultivate. Start off with quick and easy plants to grab the children’s interest a

How to help develop pre-writing skills

Here is a great way to help children to develop pre-writing skills. Pre-writing skill development sets the foundation for children to develop quickly when they pick up a pencil. Fine motor skills are the ability to make small precise movements with control, using fingers, wrists and hands. The stren