It may look like just a whole lot of scribbles to you, but drawing is an important part of your children's development. Find out about the importance of drawing for young children and the many benefits it offers.
Find out how physical play and development are linked to reading and writing skills. The brain plays its part in childrens writing and reading but the body needs to be ready physically too. Little hands and eyes need developing ready for successful reading and writing.
In nurturing resilience in our children, its important to find a balance between the bubble wrapping practices of a helicopter, over-protective and controlling parent on the one hand, and the laissez faire, under-supervised parenting practices on the other.