Tag Archives: Problem solving

The Secrets to Successfully Sportscasting My Children’s Squabbles

Sportscasting is one of those RIE terms that is thrown out there a lot! When your children are fighting – sportscast. When they are showing frustration because they can not complete a task – sportscast.  When they express their displeasure at being … Continue reading

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Increasing Attention Span in Toddlers Through Purposeful Play

As you know, I love to create little activities that invite my girls to discover, investigate and explore in their own way and in their own time. I have learned not to have an ‘agenda‘ with these invitations, knowing that my children’s … Continue reading

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Our weekly Play: Week 4

Play is such a wonderful thing. Play to a child is like work to an adult. It is serious, it is important and it is highly valued. As parents with ‘real’ jobs and ‘real’ responsibilities it can be easy to overlook … Continue reading

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Toys Fostering Creativity and Independence in Toddlers

Toys are a joyful addition to any household containing children. It has become one of my favourite pastimes, since my first child was born two years ago, to browse through toy shops both online and in person, scouring for the … Continue reading

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