Yesterday I got a WhatsApp message from one of my Facebook friends, she wanted to know how to stop her 2 year old from using her left hand! From the little I know about this matter I quickly discouraged her from even thinking about doing that, I explained that the way our brains are wired … More Are You Discouraging Left Handedness?
Do you consider this a weird statement to make, or are you thinking that scribbling really is a waste of time, energy, and resources? The following true story might help you clarify a few things. Bolatito is a 3-year-old in Nursery 1, she actually started school when she was 2 years 7 months old. … More Scribbling is Not Allowed Here
The Prewriting Skill Expectations for Children In a society where we compare and contrast our child with all other children without much understanding of the common developmental stages children go through, it is important to continue to talk about Prewriting Skills, than writing exercises. We have spent the last 2 weeks explaining how to prepare … More Age Apropriate Pre-Writing Skills For Your Child.
Practical steps to helping your child with writing. I am amazed at how much we put pressure on children, and at a very young age, insisting that they should and must write! Parents always compare and contrast their children with cousins and neighbours. First off, we need to understand one thing, all children are different, … More How to Help your Child with Writing Part 1