If you are looking to give your child a competitive edge, then one of the best things that you can do is to introduce them to another language as early in their development as possible. The brain of a child is highly adaptable and is almost like a sponge as it can soak up and retain so much information at a young age. There are articles online that have plenty of information on what makes a good environment for a child to learn a second language, but there are also other things that you can do to help to encourage them in their learning.
I literally do not know what to do with myself this week. It all exploded on Saturday morning and things have been a rocky roller-coaster ever since. Noah, my 6 year old, has been on and off stroppy for a few months now. Nothing too major, throwing arms around when he doesn’t get his own way. Sometimes shouting at me, hitting his sister (same old there). But, something progressed at the weekend and I would really love to know WHY!
In a world filled with large amounts of time spent in front of the endless amounts of technology that are available to us, children have developed a habit of sitting and watching (not that it is a bad thing). But, children need to create; it is important for children to get back to the basics and discover the joy of creating and there is nothing Isla loves more. This isn’t just to provide good clean fun, but to help them develop in ways only putting crayon to paper can.