Babies are born learning. Very young children learn through play, exploration of their environment, and most importantly, through interactions with parents and any other significant adults in their lives.
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Babies communicate from day one by using gestures, sounds and expressions to share feelings and needs like hunger, sleepiness or joy.
Even before their first words they will develop their own unique ways of communicating with you.
Learn more about how language development unfolds.
Learning to read and write doesn’t
start in preschool or kindergarten.
Developing language and literacy skills begins at birth through everyday loving interactions, such as telling stories, singing songs and talking to one another.
Learn how parents and grandparents play a very important role in preparing young children for future school success by helping them become motivated and self-confident.
Maths & Science
Children use early math skills throughout their daily routines and activities.
Even before they start school, most children develop an understanding of addition and subtraction through everyday interactions like counting steps as they go up or down.
Learn how informal activities give children a jump start on the more formal math instruction that starts in school.
A lot happens during playtime with little ones like lifting, dropping, bouncing, hiding, knocking down and many more.
When your children play with you, they also learn that they are loved and important and are fun to be around.
Learn more about how these
social-emotional skills give babies the self-esteem and self-confidence they need to continue building loving and supportive relationships all their lives.
Learning begins at birth. By the time children turn three, they have already begun laying the foundation for
life-long learning and success.
Starting from birth, babies learn who they are and how are they treated.
Discover more about how to support early learning in babies and toddlers.
Social skills, including self-control and making friends, help children succeed in both school and life.
Learn more about how to respond to challenging behaviors like crying, aggression and defiance, and how to support your child’s development of self-control and self-regulation.
Babies today are born into a world of digital devices. Parents are trying to navigate this new reality, specifically figuring out what role these new gadgets should play in the lives of their young children. This is no small task given that parents are bombarded with a lot of conflicting advice, much of which is ideological and not based on science.
Learn about how to introduce your child to gadgets and media.