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Let's Pretend with Golden Bear

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The imagination is a wonderful thing. When a child starts to use their imagination they are developing their learning and life skills. There are many different lessons for toddlers to learn through pretend play including: Empathy – Your toddler is pretending to be someone else, putting themselves in someone else’s shoes. They might be pretending to be a fireman, a doctor or nurse, a parent or a character from the TV. When pretending your child is learning to think, act and feel the way someone else might – an important social skill. Language – Talking to toys is strengthening the...

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Half Term Fun!

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  The first half term of the school year is fast approaching. Children that have started school this September will be feeling tired and worn out from all the new activities, early morning rushes, and of course all the incredible amounts of learning they have been doing. Half term gives you the chance to spend some much needed down time with your children and let’s siblings spend some quality play time together. Boredom may not be a problem but it’s a good idea to have some activities in mind just in case. Half Term Activity Ideas If you enjoy Halloween...

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Let’s Pretend – The benefits of Role Playing

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  Role playing different characters is a lot of fun. Children love to pretend they are superheroes, mums and dads or people they see in the community or on television. Role playing allows your child to use their imagination and enter a place where they are able to do anything they wish in a safe and playful environment. Role play is more than just fun; it’s also an excellent form of learning and child development. While role playing your child is: Learning life skills from grown ups Building social skills Working on their language skills Growing leadership skills Solving problems...

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