Play helps children’s social skills, movement, thinking and language. It also helps children grow and be healthy.FIND any opportunity to play with your child throughout the day.LOOK at what your child is interested in and join them. Sometimes give them choices to help them play.WAIT for your child to lead the play and respond. You Read more
The following strategies may help support your child’s interaction with other children.• Increase the time your child spends playing with someone else. By observing your child carefully you will see times he or she is able to accept someone sitting next to him or her. This is the beginning of joint attention in an activity• When you are sitting next to your child, you can help him Read more
You decide to give your child’s ‘therapy’ a miss today and take your family to the beach instead. You feel a little guilty but you also feel you and your family need a break.Everyone is tired of working on all those goals – to increase movement skills, refine hand skills, improve muscle strength and endurance, increase tactile awareness, learn concepts such as big/little, full/empty Read more
Best practice tells us that young children learn best through play.When children enter school, however, it seems we strip away the fun and believe that learning at home occurs through explicit instruction and set formal homework sheets and text. In addition, when children enter school many parents feel that learning is something that they may no longer be best placed to Read more
Learning Links' Prep 4 Preschool supported playgroup provides a relaxed, safe and engaging environment where play activities are tailored to enhance the development of your child. Our professional and experienced Early Childhood Educators and Therapists are available to provide information and support to help your child communicate, move and play – in preparation for a smooth transition to Read more
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