Many parents worry that sending their young child to nursery school might affect them negatively, and may lead to aggressive behaviour later on. Parents also often feel guilty about sending a one-and-a-half or two-year-old to day care or nursery school, instead of keeping them to be cared for at home. However, as many other parents, you might not be able to afford to keep your child at home all day – after all, you do have to put food on the table somehow.
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Just like there is no one style of parenting, there is no single style of providing child care either. Every parent will ultimately select a day care centre that suits their personal style and needs best. If you are new to this process, however, and need to find a place for your child while you are at work, this article might be useful to you. There are some standard things that you may expect from a child care center and its staff, while other elements may vary.
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The world-renowned Montessori method was developed by Maria Montessori at the beginning of the twentieth century. She was driven by the desire to reform the style of education which was predominant during her time. Ultimately, a Montessori school education aims to develop the child's complete personality; Maria Montessori believed that the human mind and intellect works spontaneously. Thus, three of the key Montessori principles are individual liberty, observation, and a prepared environment within Read more [...]
As a parent, the task of selecting a day care centre with staff you can entrust your children to is not an easy process. While many things about child care can be a matter of personal preference, there are of course still certain things you can expect of preschool centres. If you have already narrowed down your list of choices and found a few centres that are conveniently located and fairly priced, here is a list of questions that you should definitely ask each centre. In addition to making sure Read more [...]
Cognitive development in young children happens at a pace that is unmatched at any other time in a person's life. The preschool years are an especially crucial stage in your child's cognitive development and growth. Here at the Early Years education centres we offer specially tailored preschool programs that aim to provide your child with a stimulating, educational, and socially enriching environment and experience.
Most children will follow generally predictable patterns in terms of cognitive Read more [...]