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NCS A Lifetime Adventure #Ad

NCS A Lifetime Adventure #Ad

What is NCS? NCS stands for National Citizen Service and is for teens 16 and 17 years old across England and Northern Ireland. This amazing opportunity costing a maximum of £50 gives young people of all backgrounds the opportunity to meet new people, develop skills; build confidence and self-belief, whilst living away from home. NCS(…)

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The Importance of Reading

The Importance of Reading

There’s no denying it reading is an important skill. It helps with language development; social development – helping us to empathise with others/or learn to understand them better, gives us something to discuss with each other, put things into perspective, to look at things from a different angle; helps us to learn moral messages; gives(…)

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Helping with Learning and Gross Motor Skills

Helping with Learning and Gross Motor Skills

We are awaiting to see Occupational Therapy about our youngest son; as the words “sensory processing” have come up quiet a bit during his assessments. There’s cause for concern about his gross motor movements, as well as the fact that he is developmentally behind his peers. He can be hard to engage with and keep interested in(…)

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Toilet Roll Holders Sheep/lambs

Toilet Roll Holders Sheep/lambs

It is such simple activities with children that can be so beneficial to them. In this activity not only were fine motor skills used but we talked too. Apart from the obvious listening & following instruction, we talked about Spring – how adults are called sheep and babies are lambs. We talked about how they(…)

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