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3 - 5yrs Clinic

For the first few years of your child's life you are an indispensable teacher.  The more you talk to your child, play with them and involve them in your world, the more they'll learn. 

But at the age of 3, they will begin to start thinking for themselves; what to play with, who to play with, and how to react when some child he doesn't know snatches his favourite toy. 

This period for a young child centres around learning those all important social skills: sharing, caring, table manners, saying please and thank you, making friends and having fun learning new activities.  But it's also a time for bigger challenges; maybe starting preschool or nursery, or something unimaginable - like welcoming a new sibling into the family.  This stage of parenting has so many rewards - and this section will help you enjoy each milestone as and when it happens.


Learning

Settling your child at nursery If your child has never been away from you before, or has never been in a group setting, you will need to prepare him or her.



Growing up

Counting with your child
Being able to count up to ten before starting scho...

Growing up

Preparing your child for school
If your child has been attending a nursery for a c...

First Aid

Sunburn and Heat Exhaustion - what to do and when to seek help!
This wonderful weather is great, but it is extreme...

Social skills

Why young children lie
Young children tell lies for different reasons. So...



Growing up

What is Montessori education?
Most people have heard of Montessori and understand that it’s about nursery education, but very few would be able to identify what makes it so great for learning.

Eating

Cooking with your child
Cooking with your child is one of the most creative ways to have fun, especially on a rainy day. Plus all that weighing and measuring is great for beginning to think about numbers, and cooking with you can help build an appreciation of food and good nutrition.



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