Child Development

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The Best Recipe for Homemade Playdough (Without Cooking)

The Best Recipe for Homemade Playdough (Without Cooking) I recently looked into the scientific research behind why playdough is so amazing for child development. Turns out there are a lot of reasons! Not only is playdough great fun, it can also: Aid a child’s social development Boost their emotional development Help with the development of …

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The Power Of Playdough – 9 Brilliant Benefits Of Playing With Playdough

The Power Of Playdough – 9 Brilliant Benefits Of Playing With Playdough In this post we will look at the many benefits of playing with playdough and how it can help your child’s development. Playdough is a widely used play material at home and in schools for good reason! Children love playing, creating and building …

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10 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Yoga For Kids

10 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Yoga For Kids 10 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Yoga For Kids Yoga can have many of the same benefits for kids as it can for adults. It’s a holistic mind–body practice which is often used for physical and mental health. And is now commonly looked upon as an enjoyable way …

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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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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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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 Why 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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