With Olympic swimming legend and CEO of The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa, Ryk Neethling.
Anyone who’s ever watched a toddler play with water and different-sized containers has seen play-based learning in action.
I’ve been pondering this question for a while now. I suspect that, as my kids get older, they might not always want to tell me what’s in their hearts.
The key is starting early, from the first tooth.
How you as a parent can guide your child’s learning.

Baby Overcoming meal times with picky eaters

Research suggests that with time and without pressure, most children will accept new foods.

Our Kids Does your child tell lies? Here’s why

A study found that asking young children aged three to four years to look at themselves in a mirror while asking them about a potential misdeed significantly increased their truth-telling.

Our Kids Tips for getting your kids to read and have fun while doing it

Reading for pleasure helps kids in a number of ways.

Our Kids How to get children to eat a rainbow of fruit and vegetables

Kids should be eating fruits and vegetables from all colours of the rainbow.

Our Kids Fun with rhymes and word play helps children learn to read

Isn’t it weird that some words don’t rhyme that look like they should, like wood and food?

Our Kids Mark your calendars: ‘PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure’ is coming to SA

‘PAW Patrol’ will make its South African debut in April 2020.

Our Kids 5 must-see family movies to watch in cinemas this holiday season

The Parenty team picks the must-watch kid- (and adult) friendly movies for the festive season.

Our Kids 5 reasons to watch Netflix’s ‘Klaus’ this holiday

‘A selfish postman and a reclusive toymaker form an unlikely friendship, delivering joy to a cold, dark town that desperately needs it.’

Baby Christmas with honest toys’ Rosa Krauss

If (like us) you’re pulling a lastminute.com on Christmas 2019, you’re gonna wanna listen to this week’s episode. Stay chill, calm your farm and pour yourself a gluhwein, guys, because we are NOT losing sleep over gifts this year.

Our Kids The holiday season is not full of cheer for all families

Parenting a child with special needs? Desirae Pillay gives some ideas on how to cope with the upcoming holiday season.

Our Kids 7 calming phrases to help your anxious child

When faced with your anxious child, you can use the following phrases to help them identify, acknowledge and work through these overwhelming emotions.

Our Kids How to make the most of the upcoming holidays

Parenty’s resident OT, Anneke de Jager, gives us some ideas on what to do when school holidays roll around in a few weeks.

Our Kids The gift of cooking: Five fun and healthy recipe books for kids

Reading recipes enhances vocabulary. Baking involves measurement, addition and subtraction. Slicing your personal pizza is a great way to explain fractions to your child.

Our Kids Children and sleep: How much do they really need?

Research shows that night waking in infancy is associated with behavioural control challenges at three and four years of age.



 


 

 

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