Children need to spend more than an hour outdoors playing! Outdoor play helps children with sensory integration. http://www.balancedandbarefoot.com/blog/play-hard-it-is-the-secret-to-healthy-sensory-integration
Child led play helps develop children’s brains. Adults have a role in following and supporting child led play. http://www.nature-play.co.uk/child-led-play.html
How can you promote self-control in your child? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ellen-galinsky/promoting-self-control-it_b_1291129.html
Watching a child attempting to do something for the first time can make a parent want to help their child. Wait and watch and offer help only after a child has invited you to help. A child’s sense of accomplishment when he has succeeded himself is incomparable! Before You Help Your Child…Wait
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By Mem Fox Spend at least ten wildly happy minutes every single day reading aloud. From birth! Read at least three stories a day: it may be the same story three times. Children need to hear a thousand stories before they can begin to learn to read. Or the same story a thousand times! Read…