Entries by Piptree

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What is STEAM Learning?

STEAM holistic learning STEAM learning is a holistic approach to educating young minds. It stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. As technology advances, more and more jobs are becoming automated. People now view the arts and creativity as skills that are valuable. Children are now encouraged to embrace their creativity and to […]

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What is Pretend Play and Why is it so Important?

Benefits of Pretend Play Pretend play is a great tool for young children to learn valuable life-skills while exploring their imagination. Both pretend and physical play work together to train and develop your child’s fine motor skills. Pretend play has many benefits including: Enhanced language development Creativity Social skill development Planning and organisation Independence Social […]

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How Physically Active should Your Child be?

Physical Play Regular physical activity is recommended for both adults and children to maintain a healthy lifestyle. This is especially important for young children between the age of 0 – 5, as the first 5 years are the most crucial for growth and development. Starting physical activity young can build a good habit that will […]