Home Learning – Young Children and Technology

ICT is ‘information and communications technology’. The term simply means all the technology around us, things like mobile phones, computers, video recorders, CD and DVD players, and digital cameras. ICT describes children learning about different technologies while at nursery. Click on the link below for some ideas on how you can help your child learn about technology at home. Learning …

Home Learning – Toddlers and Very Early Learning

Toddlers are very busy people. They are keen to learn about the world around them and ready to be fascinated by things that seem ordinary to you. Click on the link below for some ideas on how you increase their learning at home. Learning Together – Toddlers and Very Early Learning

Home Learning – The Road to Reading

Reading is fun. It’s also a key skill that helps us to learn and to live our lives – so starting to read is an exciting and important stage in children’s development. As with so much of their learning, children practise many of the skills they need for reading over a long period, starting years before they actually try to …

Home Learning – Questions and Answers

What? Why? When? Where? What for? – and Why? yet again. Sometimes children’s questions just keep on coming. It can be wearing, especially if you are tired or very sure you have already answered as best you can. But it is well worth the effort to listen and answer properly. Children’s questions, and their comments, are the sounds of their …

Home Learning – Maths is Everywhere

It’s true, maths really is everywhere, and learning about it doesn’t happen just at school or nursery. Young children have lots of important mathematical experiences every day and there are lots of ways to help them begin to develop their mathematical skills. To find out more click on the link below. Learning Together – Maths is Everywhere

Home Learning – Making their Mark – Children’s Early Writing

Being able to write is one of the many things that most of us take for granted. Even if we’re not keen writers, we may still write out a shopping list or jot down the odd note. For children, writing is a skill that they have to learn and, like so much during their childhood, it develops gradually. To find …

Home Learning – Making a Noise for Music

Music is a powerful tool that helps children learn new thinking skills, they learn to pay attention to sound, noting for example that certain keys sound deeper than others. When children sing, they practice pronouncing words and putting together sentences…the list goes on. Click on the link below for some ideas on bringing music into everyday life at home. Learning …

Home Learning – Helping Children with their Behaviour

All children are different and there is no single answer to any of the difficulties or problems you may face. There are often complex reasons behind a child’s behaviour and it is rarely anyone’s ‘fault’. You can find a number of ways of dealing with different behaviours by clicking on the link below. Learning Together – Helping Children with their …

Home Learning – Helping Children Cope with Change

For many adults change to a routine can be unsettling or even daunting, so even the smallest of changes can confuse or trouble a child For ways you can help your child with change please click on the link below. Learning Together – Helping Children Cope with Change Remember that if there are any important changes occurring at home to …