There are so many benefits of reading to, and with, your child. From helping their imaginations to grow, building their confidence in reading and encouraging their young minds to learn. Reading is a gateway to opportunities for children, as well as, aiding parents to support them with behaviour, confidence building, bedtime routines and to overcome language barriers.
Growing plants is simple, right? Seeds plus soil, plus water, plus sunlight equals living greenery! This is true, but did you know that there are many other hidden learning outcomes that young children can gain from growing their own plants? Here’s a few fun-filled examples that you can easily put into your home life that will turn gardening into a thrilling investigative project.
A reward system is a programme where the child’s behaviour is tracked. After a period of time, if the goal is met, they will receive a reward. It’s exciting for the child to see the chart moving. But, it is also a visual reminder to wash those dishes, complete homework on time, or simply, brush their teeth!