Toddlers are at a very sensitive age for physical independence. It is natural to want to take care of them, yet sometimes giving the freedom and space to do things by themselves is a gift that not only makes them happy but also supports their overall development, confidence and sense of self.
I think that modern parents will agree with me, that our children are spending too much time on their tablets and we have to teach them how to use their time efficiently.
Technology is highly integrated into our lives; we have our family and friends on Facebook, work on LinkedIn, and put our hobbies on Pinterest… It’s not surprising, that children are following our example and getting more addicted to smartphones, tablets and other gadgets.
You’re going to reach the point when your baby is not a baby anymore. At some point, you’ll both be ready to go to school. In the Czech Republic, you have choices about where to send your child for preschool. Here are a few points to consider when choosing.
Sir Ken Robinson encourages schools to cultivate creativity. His radical thinking and case for creativity are worth every minute.
The best way to learn is to play! And no better play can be had than games, right? The games of yesterday and today are a bit different, but they cross over easily.
We all know the scene: a frustrated parent, a child that refuses to listen and do as they’re told, the fight that no-one wins. Over and over, the child who will just not stop – […]
From birth through toddlerhood, preschool and Elementary years, the home is the foundational environment where your child plays, learns and grows. This is where they make countless discoveries, bond with the most important people in their life (you!) and form their understanding of the world.
There are a few things typical to Montessori classrooms worldwide that might give the casual observer a pause. Picture it: you walk into a beautiful Casa environment, full of children working – individually and in groups – at low tables or on mats rolled out on the floor.
It’s the last few days of summer, a new academic year is beginning. After long summer holidays, it is not always easy for children to come back to study and start a new school year. Moreover, it is wrong to expect that a child will tune in to learn and concentrate on lessons from the first days of school.