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Keep it calm during exam time

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

The end of the year is synonymous with exam time. Whether a child is in grade 4 or in grade 12, exam stress is very real and very common. Children are under great pressure to [...]

Calming anxious kids through sensory play

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Education blog|

I consider myself one of the lucky people who experienced a mainly stress-free childhood. Afternoons were filled with valuable fun times spent with friends. After school and (a little bit of) homework, we’d ride our [...]

Sensory play is learning

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

Play is the universal language of all children. Play is essential to human and brain development, creativity and it is the foundation to all learning in life. All areas of a child’s growth - social, [...]

ADHD – Strategies to improve learning

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most talked about conditions within the schooling and parenting world. It is a controversial subject, one that leads to much distress in both teachers and parents. [...]

Benefits of a “Quiet Space” in your classroom

By | March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education blog|

Classrooms can quickly become noisy and overwhelming, leading to inappropriate and challenging behaviour by children.  Understanding the impact of sensory input from the environment is important in helping a teacher make the necessary changes to [...]

Back to school survival tips

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Education blog|

After a long summer break, most children across South Africa went back to school last week. This is generally a busy time of getting stationery, books and uniforms ready. Going back to school can be [...]