Here are some fun indoor activities that you can do with your under twos to encourage learning through play. As a parent or in home childcare provider, let your inhibitions go, be silly, forget the mess and join in with play wholeheartedly!
Starting swimming lessons as a baby comes with many benefits including improved physical, emotional, social and cognitive development. It also sets a positive foundation towards a lifetime of participation and enjoyment in a variety of water sports and time spent on, in and under the water. On the whole, children who start swimming lessons early are far more relaxed and happy in the water, and in a country as water-loving as New Zealand, this is vital.
Celebrating Childrens Day is something we can all do with our children at home, but why not celebrate this years Childrens Day with friends, family and other members of your community too. Here are 14 fun ideas for you to try.