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”

Toddler Emotions

Toddlers are little people with big feelings that they don’t always have the words for.🙂🙁😫😋 That’s where you come in. Because play is the natural way children learn and develop, playing with your toddler gives him a chance to express his feelings and practise managing them. 💡Tip: Toddlers watch how you express your feelings, andContinue reading “Toddler Emotions”

Temper Tantrums

When it comes to temper tantrums, we can all use some advice 🚼ℹ️Here are six tools for dealing with your child’s tantrum: 1️⃣ Focus on feelingsChildren’s tantrums often stem from intense feelings that can be tough for them to handle. Showing empathy by labeling your child’s feelings and letting them know you understand can beContinue reading “Temper Tantrums”

World Water Day

It’s a day to educate, celebrate, reflect, and make a difference to water management in the world. Water is life. Save water save life. Life not only for humans but animals, birds, and plants too. Conserve water. Happy World Water Day! “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” – LorenContinue reading “World Water Day”

Family Love

❤️🌈 If our love for you had a colour, it would be the whole rainbow ❤️🌈 #smileykids #preschool #southafrica #earlychildhooddevelopment #themonthoflove #raisingthepreschoolbenchmark #family

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?”

What books can my toddler read?

📚 What books can my toddler read? 📚 Reading to young children is proven to improve cognitive skills and help along the process of cognitive development.Cognitive development is the emergence of the ability to think and understand; it’s “the construction of thought processes, including remembering, problem solving, and decision-making, from childhood through adolescence to adulthood”.Continue reading “What books can my toddler read?”

Fun activities for you and your children!

Are you looking for some fun activities to do with your children during the holidays? Here are a few ideas 💡😃 #smileykids #earlychildhooddevelopment #havingfun #toddlers #learningthroughplay #southafrica #preschool #Christmas #holidays

Enrolments for 2022 are open!

2022 Enrolments are open! Enrol your child today at the best pre-school in South Africa. 😃 Smiley Kids is a well recognised, trustworthy and reliable brand within the ECD sector, and has been for the past 26 years.☎️ Contact us today for any enrolment information.🎨 We are Covid-19 compliant and we offer a safe andContinue reading “Enrolments for 2022 are open!”

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