World Health Day

🌍 World Health Day is celebrated by the people all across the world every year on 7th of April under the leadership of World Health Organization to draw attention towards the importance of global health. This year’s theme is: Our Planet, Our Health. 🍎🥦🤸🏽‍♂️⚽️🧘🏽‍♂️🌞🌳🌻Not just as parents but also as humans, we must do ourContinue reading “World Health Day”

Autism Awareness Day

🧩 2 April is World Autism Awareness Day. 🧩 Did you know that CDC statistics revealed that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is 4.3 times more prevalent in boys than it is in girls? This is because girls “often go undiagnosed because they don’t fit autism stereotypes and they mask symptoms better than boys do,” accordingContinue reading “Autism Awareness Day”

Why is touch important for babies?

Babies have a biological need for close physical affection. Nothing is more important to their emotional, physical and intellectual development than a comforting cuddle or a loving touch. What is certain is that babies who are cuddled, stroked and caressed are more likely to grow up to be loving social beings. They also gain independenceContinue reading “Why is touch important for babies?”

👀 World Sight Day 👀

👀 Today is WORLD SIGHT DAY 👀 The goal is to remind the world and to emphasise the necessity of taking care of our own eye health. The theme for this year is “Love Your Eyes”. The theme emphasises the importance of each eye and, as a result, helps to raise awareness about eye careContinue reading “👀 World Sight Day 👀”

Skincare Protection For Your Child Against The Sun ☀️

It is very important to protect your child’s skin against sunburn ☀️ #smileykids #southafrica #preschool #sunburn #skinprotection #raisingthepreschoolbenchmark

World Heart Day

On World Heart Day, start doing everything you can to maintain a healthy heart.❤️A healthy heart is the main source of your strength❤️ 🫀 Happy World Heart Day 🫀.. #smileykids #WorldHeartDay #southafrica #preschool #toddlers #children #family #healthyheart

Playing Barefoot

☀️🦶🏾🦶🏼Playing Barefoot 🦶🏼🦶🏾☀️ It’s perhaps the easiest and most cost-effective form of sensory play! Walking barefoot strengthens the muscles in children’s feet and ankles, improving balance and posture. It engages the feet’s arches, strengthening them, and improves the alignment of muscles throughout the legs. When was the last time your children went barefoot outside? WhenContinue reading “Playing Barefoot”

Happy Youth Day

You are never too young to change the world 🌍 Go on, be the difference! #HappyYouthDay #SmileyKids #toddlers #children #preschool #southafrica #RaisingThePreschoolBenchmark

Enjoy Hamburger Day!

🍔What is your favourite kind of hamburger?Today is #HamburgerDay, and it is the perfect excuse to add all your favourite toppings on your burger! 🥬🍅🧅🧀🥓🍔 #SmileyKids #havingfun #preschool #SouthAfrica #Hamburger

Toddlers and vitamins

Children need the same nutrients as adults — but usually require smaller amounts. As children grow, it’s vital for them to get adequate amounts of nutrients that help build strong bones, such as calcium and vitamin D. Moreover, iron, zinc, iodine, choline, and vitamins A, B6 (folate), B12, and D are crucial for brain developmentContinue reading “Toddlers and vitamins”

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