Reading skills for young ones!
There is a difference between vision and visual skills. One may have good vision but poor visual skills, and vice-versa. Many times when child is unable to write, draw properly, his parents find themselves at their wit’s end running from one optometrist to another. With the eye-sight in place, they don’t know what to do. […]Read More
Maths for tiny tots!
What is mathematics for small kids? When we think of mathematics, we think of numbers, addition, subtraction, tables etc. But maths is actually much more than that. A lot goes into maths before teaching numbers. We must teach pre-maths skills to the child. Also, when we are teaching numbers or any computational skill to the […]Read More
Learning to write!
Learning to write is a very gradual, multi-skill and step by step process, rather than being a big milestone that can be mastered by learning a particular skill. Often parents ask, “At what age should a child learn to write?” That’s almost impossible to answer because learning to write is a long continuous task. When […]Read More
Learning activities for toddlers!
Keeping a 1 year old one busy is quite a task! Mothers have been known to have lost weight and patience, running around with and after the toddler the whole day. Toddlers, who have just skilled the art of walking and running, are best known for their ‘restlessness’. Parents often find themselves exhausted just keeping […]Read More
Ways to develop reading interest in your child!
Learning to read is not a 1-step milestone that can be categorized into knows-to-read days and doesn’t-know-to read days with a ‘eureka’ moment. It is a very gradual process. It involves various steps that need to be covered. It involves various pre-reading skills that need to be mastered. Most children master the art of reading, […]Read More
How to improve focus in children!
Due to various factors (T.V, video games, chocolates, aerated drinks, low iron levels, behavioral issues, neglectful parenting, ADD/ADHD, etc) many children face the problem of poor concentration. Their focus shifts from one thought to another in a span of few seconds. They find it difficult to complete their homework or sit quietly in a restaurant. […]Read More