Testimonial From Preschool Parents

23 Dec 2016

Each year, we talk to our parents to get their feedback on Lorna Whiston school and programs. This is done to help identify what we’re doing well and how we can improve.

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Get Your Kids Off the Couch!: Scavenger Hunt for Letters

21 Nov 2016

 

Too long spent in the house makes for restless kids. Time to get your children out into the open!

In this activity, your child is tasked to find letters hidden in an outdoor area, such as the...

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Hopscotch with a Twist: Hop Off From Smartphones

14 Nov 2016

  

You’ve probably played hopscotch as a child. Here’s our twist on this childhood classic game – Hop To It!

Hop To It is played the same way as the classic hopscotch, except that you replace the...

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Balancing Act: 10 Favourite Instagram Accounts for Pre-school Tips

10 Nov 2016

 

Social media is a gold mine for parents. Especially if you’re looking for ideas to educate and entertain your children to wean them off digital devices.

Particularly on Instagram, there are many...

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Improve Your Child’s Vocabulary with the Phonics Letter Boxes

07 Nov 2016

Sometimes your child might have difficulty recognising words that start with similar letters, such as “b” for boy and “p” for pants.

What if we used mailboxes to help them differentiate between...

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Balancing Act: 10 Favourite Educational Apps for Pre-schoolers

03 Nov 2016

Children today seem to be born with an instinctive knowledge of how to run their little fingers across touchscreen devices.  As parents with hectic schedules, sometimes we consider mobile devices...

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Read More and Grow with The Reading Caterpillar

31 Oct 2016

Here’s a great way to encourage your children to read more: get them to build a Reading Caterpillar!

The Reading Caterpillar is a large paper caterpillar. The more books your child reads, the...

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Digital Detox for Children: Find a Healthy Balance for Your Child's Technology Use

28 Oct 2016

It’s amazing how easily our children can learn how to use sophisticated, smart digital devices such as the iPhone and iPad. As parents, we can take pride in the technology skills our children are...

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Digital Detox for Children: Is Your Child Turning into a Digital Device Addict?

21 Oct 2016

While there’s no agreement on how much we should limit children’s screen time, you can still determine whether your child is overusing smart devices and veering into digital addiction.

Here are...

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Digital Detox for Children: Should You Limit Your Child’s Use of Digital Devices?

19 Oct 2016

We all know that addiction to smartphones and other digital devices is not good for an adult’s physical and mental health, let alone for young children’s. Yet technology is all around us and it’s...

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