Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD is a neurological disorder that causes a range of behavioural problems.
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With junk foods, take-aways and sugary foods rampant, we feel it is critical that we write an article on what good child nutrition entails and what foods to avoid when preparing meals for children. We’ll also touch on issues associated with consuming unhealthy food.
It’s no secret that 2020 has been a crazy year for all of us. We’ve had to adjust our entire lives.
As a preschool, creche and daycare; we’ve had to adjust to the challenges COVID-19 has presented and come up with ways to continue operating while also providing a safe and secure environment for our students.
Evidence has shown us that a person’s entire life; their physical wellbeing, emotional stability and accomplishments have roots deeply embedded in early childhood development.
The environment and developmental stimulation we provide for our children has a direct impact on the way their brain structure develops.
Although there has been discussion about the reopening of schools in South Africa from the 1st of June 2020, there is little clarity regarding the basic education sector which includes day care and edu-care centres.
With children forced to stay at home during lockdown, parents have been placed under a lot of pressure. Not only are they tasked with keeping their children busy while they manage working from home, but they are also now faced with the responsibility of schooling them and maintaining their early childhood development.
Kay-Dee Educare Centre in Cape Town would like to bring awareness to the situation surrounding COVID-19 and how it affects our children.
In commitment to keeping our children out of harm’s way, we have chosen to share information regarding how the virus affects our children, as well as additional safety tips to prevent further spread.
Goal setting is an important part of early childhood development and management. It’s a process that helps us understand what we need to do to achieve the goal we have in mind.
Part of the goal-setting process involves designing a customized plan which will serve to motivate us and keep us on the right path so we don’t lose sight of our goals.
The first five years of your little one’s life are the most important years of child development. It’s safe to say that these years are what define the rest of your child’s growing and adult life.
Having a child is one of the most beautiful blessings anyone can experience, but with it comes a well of responsibility and putting energy into early childhood development is easily the most important thing any parent can do.
An important area of focus during the stages of early childhood development, is the positive reinforcement of good behaviour.
In essence, we teach our children how to behave through how we respond to their behaviour. Therefore, it’s important to understand which behaviours deserve attention and which should be ignored.
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