Here are some steps you can take to ease children back from full vacation mode so that the first week of school doesn't knock you sideways.
People who have a growth mindset believe that they always have the potential to learn and improve. They are more motivated to persevere with difficult tasks, to take risks and to learn from failure.
Baking is great for putting maths into practice, and showing children how they can use maths skills in real life is a great motivator to keep them interested and keen to learn.
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Even though most of the world is currently confined indoors, spring is still bursting out all over and giving lots of different opportunities for math learning! All of these activities can be done using gardens or pots at home, looking through windows, or on daily walks for exercise.
Homework can be a trigger for some of the worst fights and arguments that we have with our children. Here are some solutions that can help reduce tensions and get homework done without arguments.
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For kids, everything is a learning experience and as parents we can both maximise it and make the learning fun - here's some ideas for how to do that at Halloween...
And the Olympic games is perfect for just that - getting down with your own kids to watch whatever might spark their interest. With sports from archery to wrestling (with loads that you might not even have heard of in between) there's something for everyone.