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Sharing a Hobby with Your Child

Our dynamic core team member, Ms. Heena Razzak , talks about the importance of sharing a hobby with your children. Every parent wishes to bond with their child and identify common interests. It is essential to create those fond memories in their childhood, as parents can help them guide in any rifts they will have in their teenage years. Spending time with your children, make them feel comfortable, they communicate, and they learn through play. When you and your child share the same hobby and play together, you establish a certain… Continue Reading

Quarantine is a blessing in disguise

Our dynamic goodness partner’ Neha Tathed’ shares her views on Quarantine. She believes that, it is a blessing in disguise. Yes, you read it right. In our busy and hectic life, we don’t often get time to spend with our little ones. Now is the time to make beautiful memories with them. But 14 days is a long period and the biggest worry for parents is how to productively engage the curious and inquisitive mind of our little one. So here is the list of activities on how effectively you… Continue Reading

Pretend-play Ideas & Activities for Children to Play, Learn & Grow

Pretend-play Ideas & Activities for Children to Play, Learn & Grow

In the previous blog, we have discussed – How Pretend-play Spurs Learning, Growth & Development in Children. Please click here to read in you haven’t.  Pretend play, also known as make-believe, can encourage development, as children learn through new dramatic play ideas, activities and games. In the process of creating and managing a restaurant together, roaming around in an elder’s shoes, or enacting with friends in a fairy-tale world, children learn and discover ways to imagine, co-ordinate, co-operate and solve problems. At Jumpstart International Preschool, pretend play is one of… Continue Reading

How Pretend-play Spurs Learning, Growth & Development in Children?

How Pretend-play Spurs Learning, Growth & Development in Children?

Imagine a situation where police officers, doctors, office employees, chefs, parents, kings, and queens are all happily working alongside each other. This is possible in a dramatic play at Jumpstart International Preschool. Generally, a child’s pretending play is deemed as a fun and imaginative way of playing, but with limited educational or developmental value. On the contrary, early childhood experts state that children benefit significantly through engagement in pretend play activities. How pretend play helps children: Learn about themselves and the world: Through these play experiences, children often learn about… Continue Reading

Why a Good Preschool Infrastructure is Important for Your Child

Why a good preschool infrastructure is important for your child?

Going to a preschool onsets entry into the world of education for a child. It influences his/her personality development and helps create a strong foundation for the future. Moreover, a preschool should be able to encourage children to learn through a variety of interactive and creative activities.  Therefore, it is imperative for parents to choose a preschool where the child can learn and grow in a conducive environment. The infrastructure of a preschool or daycare centre plays a vital role in building such an atmosphere. Factors to consider in a… Continue Reading

6 Qualities of a Good Preschool

6 Qualities of a Good Preschool

Did you know? 50% of a child’s intelligence develops from 0 to 5 years. It is the phase when a lifetime of learning begins for the child, and a good preschool can play a pivotal role in making these crucial five years as enriching as possible.  So, when it comes to choosing a preschool for your child you must take notice of the essential factors that can contribute towards your child’s successful and positive upbringing.  Factors to look for while finalizing your child’s 1st schooling experience:  Large Play Area: This… Continue Reading

To inculcate a particular habit in your child

Our enthusiastic parent partner Runita Agashe mother of Shudha Agashe has shared her amazing thoughts on in inculcating habits in children Parenting according to me is one of the most beautiful skills which can be mastered if handled tactfully. Having discipline and inculcating good habits at an early age plays a crucial role in the character and personality building of the child. Setting a routine for a child is the best way to nurture discipline and inculcate good habits. Therefore having a set routine for the day helps the child… Continue Reading

Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Your Children

Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Your Children

Hello people, I am back with a new topic today – Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Your Children. Eating junk food is not just harmful to adults, but for children as well. Although, eating fried and processed foods may satisfy the taste buds, but you never know when casual intake of junk food can take the shape of a bad habit. Moreover, regular eating of such items is not at all recommended as it can become really injurious for the child’s health. In fact, a lot of food items that… Continue Reading

Why is Nutrition So Important for Your Child

Why is Nutrition So Important for Your Child

When it comes to children, the connection between nutrition, health and their overall growth is undeniable. No one needs to tell you this, the ads on TV have bombarded more than necessary information in our minds. They have told us that how your child won’t grow taller if he/she doesn’t consume a certain drink. Or, how a certain food supplement is nutritious for your toddler. They don’t even hesitate from saying that home food won’t give complete nutrition. So, is that all true? Yes, nutrition is important for your child…. Continue Reading

Preparing Your Child for the First Step Towards Preschool - Part 2

Preparing Your Child for the First Step Towards Preschool – Part 2

Welcome back, folks! A little request. If you’ve not read our previous article – Preparing Your Child for the First Step Towards Preschool Part 1, read it first. If you’ve read this before, continue reading… In continuation of our previous write-up, here are a few more tips that you can implement to prepare your child for their first step towards education and learning with preschool: Make them Self-dependent: While sending them to preschool, one of the most important things to ensure is that your children are prepared to handle themselves…. Continue Reading

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