1. Preschoolers

Play & learning

Off to preschool? It’s normal to feel excited and nervous.
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    There are so many toys for kids – how do you know which toys to choose? Start by thinking about what will spark your child’s imagination. Get more tips.

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    Children start to develop numeracy and maths skills very early. Here’s how to use maths in everyday activities to help your child build early numeracy.

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    Learning to share can be a challenge for children, but it’s important. Practice, encouragement and games that involve sharing can help your child learn.

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    Did you know literacy is more than reading and writing? Read about early literacy skills, along with ideas for encouraging literacy development for kids.

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    If your child has natural abilities that are well above average or achieves at a very high level, your child might be gifted and talented. Find out more.

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    The ability to spot advertising and understand the purpose of ads is an important life skill for children. Here’s how to help your child develop this skill.

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    Sometimes choosing a school for your child is easy – the school closest to home is the right one. But it can be more complicated. This article can help you.

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