KC-NL-June-2018

Take it outside- the importance of outdoor play

Child playing outdoors

The benefits of children playing outdoors Jack is sitting on the computer, Ella is watching her favourite TV programme and Jordan is playing a video game. In our technologically dominated society, this is a common scenario. Today’s children spend less time outdoors, despite the fact that child care experts have proven that playing outside is … Read moreTake it outside- the importance of outdoor play

Visual performance and movement in children

Children playing ball

By Loryn Nel, Owner of Active Eyes East London “Children learn through play and movement” is a well known fact BUT the term ‘play’ has an entirely different meaning today than it did when “we” were children. We were expected to go outside and climb, run, skateboard, skip, hang, roll, cartwheel, balance, play cricket and … Read moreVisual performance and movement in children

Khula Education: Innovation through Early Education

“Khula” means to grow, and Kelly Ferreira and her team at Khula Education team are passionate about growing the potential of young children in preparation for their crucial pre-primary school years. Specialising in the holistic development of children aged 4 years and younger, Khula Kids Playschool provides a wholesome, child-centred, learn-through-play approach to assist little … Read moreKhula Education: Innovation through Early Education

How much screen time is healthy for children?

Kids watching Television with Popcorn and Remote Control

New research in the UK reveals four on five parents believe gadgets aid their child’s development, but how much screen time is healthy? The reason behind all this gadget use is that over a third of parents (35 percent) said they use tech gadgets to entertain their children because they are convenient and nearly a … Read moreHow much screen time is healthy for children?

Participating in Olympiads helps produce top scholars

Clever Kid Top Scholar

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants illustrates how its annual Accounting Olympiad is an investment into future CAs(SA) When asked if your child can take part in an event that takes place outside of the everyday school curriculum, many parents worry that saying yes will place an unnecessary burden or additional stress on their … Read moreParticipating in Olympiads helps produce top scholars