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The Astounding Effects of Music on Child Development

The Effects of Music on Child Development – DD Issue #3 Welcome to Developmental Digest, Issue #3 – The Effects of Music on Child Development. This is a series of posts where I take a look at some interesting things, all to do with parenting and child development, that have caught my eye recently. I …

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Are You Singing Nursery Rhymes With Your Kids? (Here’s 7 Amazing Reasons You Should Be!)

This post is all about the amazing benefits of nursery rhymes for kids! We all remember nursery rhymes. Being bounced lovingly on our parent’s knees whilst being sung Humpty Dumpty – waiting excitedly for their legs to drop as ‘Humpty Dumpty had a great fall’ or happily clapping out Pat-A-Cake to the rhythm. Maybe like …

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50 of the Greatest and Most Inspirational Quotes About Play

50 of the greatest and most inspirational quotes about play I’ve written before about what play is and why it’s so important for a child’s development here. In this post I wanted to collect together some of the greatest and most inspirational quotes about play by some of the world’s leading scientists, educators, writers and …

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HOW TO GET BETTER AT READING ALOUD TO CHILDREN

Want To Get Better At Reading Aloud To Your Kids? – Then Try These 8 Proven Strategies

How to get better at reading aloud to kids and why you should be doing it. Reading is amazing! But did you know how you read aloud to your child can make a BIG difference to what they get out of the experience? I have already covered why reading is so important to a child’s …

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10 Eye-Opening Reasons Why Play is Important For Kids

Read this post to discover 10 eye-opening reasons why play is important to child development. I’ve done a more research-heavy look into the importance of play here – so if science is your thing and you want to check out all the references go on over and have a read! Why is Play Important? Play …

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Developmental Digest #2 – A Closer Look at Some Interesting Things

Welcome to Developmental Digest, Issue #2. This is a series of posts where I take a look at some interesting things, all to do with parenting and child development, that have caught my eye recently. I may have come across them during research for another post and considered them not relevant but still insightful or …

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Here’s 9 Incredible Reasons Children Should Read More

Why Should your children read more? Read this post to discover 9 compelling reasons why reading is so important to a child’s development. There is widespread scientific agreement that reading with and encouraging your children to read is beneficial. Learning to read is a key milestone in the development of a child which lays a …

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Developmental Digest #1 – Screens, Structure And Risky play – Their effects on child development

Welcome to Developmental Digest, Issue #1. This is going to be a series of posts where I take a look at some interesting things, all to do with parenting and child development, that have caught my eye recently. I may have come across them during research for another post and considered them not relevant but …

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