Tip for when the kids seem restless…

A simple tip which you will find invaluable if you have or work with children in their Early years. The simple tip is…. Provide activities for your child where they are using their hands. The key is – the activity must involve using their hands.   Why is this important ? Because  as Dr, Montessori … Read more Tip for when the kids seem restless…

Fun quiz -Listen & guess the body parts.

This is fun to do when the children are familiar with the body parts.   Listen & try to answer without looking at the pictures,,,Have fun… Reinforces learning body parts in a fun way. You can have fun adding more….  What is this? It is on my face. I have teeth to make me smile I use … Read more Fun quiz -Listen & guess the body parts.

Happy Valentines Day – share the love -associate the words with the feelings

Have Fun…… There are some lovely posts this month about telling your children  what you love about them.   You can have lot’s of fun doing some actions to go along with telling your child what you love about them. You know how good you feel for example when you smile and laugh… help your … Read more Happy Valentines Day – share the love -associate the words with the feelings

Having fun in the summer sun -Remember the suncream

Make sure your child knows the importance of protecting their skin. Have lots of fun with this…. Below you will find poems and activities to help you . Remember they are watching your every move so letting them see you apply it on yourself is a great start. 😉 “The sun is like a big … Read more Having fun in the summer sun -Remember the suncream

Introducing new tastes – Do you like sweet or sour ?

  Healthy eating – making juice. A lovely idea would be to have an old fashioned juice extractor. Have oranges lemons and limes. Let the children squeeze out the juice and then have a little taste. A good way to introduce contrast – bitter – sweet. Prepare for giggles and some grimaces. This is a … Read more Introducing new tastes – Do you like sweet or sour ?

What do you wear ? Winter sports

  Have a chat with your little ones about what they might wear on their feet and head in different sports. In winter time you might like to try ice skating What would you wear on your feet?   I wonder what you would wear on your feet if you go skiing? What else do … Read more What do you wear ? Winter sports

Christmas Advent Fun Ho! Ho! Ho! h for hat

Can you spot Santa’s  hat h has the sound of h for hat and h for ? I wonder which part of the body Santa wears his hat on? …It begins with the letter h Can you guess? Chat with your little one about the parts of their body. Ask them to point to where … Read more Christmas Advent Fun Ho! Ho! Ho! h for hat

I wonder what things may help our body work ?

Can you think of what things we may use to help our body work? Chat to your little ones about all the great things we may use to help our bodies work.   Some people wear glasses to help their eyes work better and they help them to see more clearly. Sometimes people need to … Read more I wonder what things may help our body work ?

Listen to Great song to Celebrate White Cane Day

Share this great song with your children for White Cane Day Have a chat with your little ones about how our bodies work and how sometimes people need help like for example if their eyes are not working properly, they may not be able to see very well and the white cane helps them to … Read more Listen to Great song to Celebrate White Cane Day

Have fun Learning about ways to communicate –

ISL – Irish Sign Language awareness week 16th September -24th It’s great to let your children know that there are lots of different ways in which we can communicate with each other. You can have great fun with this listening to people speaking other languages  and using all sorts of ways to communicate with each … Read more Have fun Learning about ways to communicate –