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Mindfulness is described by the NHS as an awareness of paying more attention to the present moment, including your thoughts, feelings and the world around you. Developing such an awareness may help to improve mental wellbeing. Mindfulness can be practiced by people of all ages, including children. The website mindful.org details how mindfulness can help children to cope with challenges and stress, whilst also building confidence and improving concentration. Read below to discover seven mindfulness activities for kids in KS2. […]
Celebrate International Dot Day on and around 15th (ish) September 2020! This joyous day is based upon The Dot, a fantastic picture book written by Peter H. Reynolds inspiring kids to celebrate their creativity. This charming, award-winning story highlights the importance of self-expression and looking at life (and art) differently. Discover a range of fun art ideas for kids in this blogpost for […]
Love reading? This Sunday 6th September is National Read a Book Day 2020, a perfect opportunity to encourage little ones to read! In the blogpost, discover a book for every child to meet individual interests and needs. See inside a variety of kids’ reading books in the above video and read more about each book […]
When it comes to teaching tricky words in phonics, it can seem like a challenge! This is because tricky words do not conform to normal phonics rules – you cannot sound out the word. In fact, if you did sound out the word, it would sound rather nonsensical. Children must therefore learn to recognise the […]
For kids learning a second language, the benefits extend beyond being able to converse in more than one language. As explained in this article, bilingual children may experience improved cognitive development such as problem solving and logical thinking skills. This is due to bilingual children’s brains actively switching between two different language systems. Bilingual and […]
Come rain or shine, learning about the weather can be fun! In the video above and blogpost below, you will find a range of learning tips to teach kids about the weather. Plus, each activity supports both school and home learning. 1. Rainbow Crafts for Kids Make learning about the weather extra fun with rainbows! […]