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EARLY CHILDHOOD NEWS

Early childhood education: A silent victim of COVID-19?

May 06, 2021 2:51 pm

Although there is evidence that spending a long period in front of a screen can impact children, the effect of zero learning year on a child’s long-term development is more harmful

What does your child learn in the formative years? Here are some answers

December 12, 2020 2:45 pm

Children learn more quickly between 0 to 8 years age of age. Preschoolers need exposure to several different ways to play and learn and plenty of chances to practice what they are learning. 

Stressing on the importance of early years, Kate Middleton answers questions for parents

November 29, 2020 7:03 pm

As a parent herself, the duchess talks about the need to address childhood issues, on kids' temper tantrums, helping children adjust post-lockdown, among other such things.

Encourage your teenagers early on: Nick Vujicic on finding inspiration in life

November 02, 2020 3:29 pm

It just takes just three seconds to tell you something discouraging that you may never forget. Words are powerful. So, use them wisely, said the noted motivational speaker

Why investing in early childhood can benefit a nation

October 15, 2020 5:00 pm

Disadvantaged early environments along with inadequate policies and programmes can sap a nation, leading to high social and economic costs for the country later on. The reverse is also true.

How a story book is teaching 4-6 year olds the basics of coding, one activity at a time

May 29, 2020 9:59 am

Titled 'Yash and Yashika Learn about Coding', the book is aimed at giving kids of ages four to six years a taste of coding, without the complexities of actual computer programming, but with the same rules.

Parenting tips to teach social skills to preschoolers

May 15, 2020 7:18 pm

Playdates and attendance in preschool can surely enhance the child’s social skills but socialisation, which teaches the child to get along with others, requires more.

Baby brains may be specialised to see faces within days of birth: Study

March 04, 2020 4:13 pm

According to the researchers, much of the scaffolding for the baby brain's visual cortex — one of the main regions involved in processing vision — is already in place, along with the patterns of brain activity.

Kate Middleton talks motherhood and parenting in her first podcast interview

February 18, 2020 11:41 am

The Duchess of Cambridge said parental guilt begins from the moment you have a baby.

Sleep problems in infants improve by the age of two, says study

February 08, 2020 2:12 pm

The researchers from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) in Finland also found that the total amount of time spent in slumber reduced to 12 hours per day as daytime naps became shorter.