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The Art Of Negotiation Through Group Learning

Through the development of judgment and decision-making skills in the child, s/he faces the consequences of several errors of choice trials, which emerge in the form of conflicts. Interpersonal and intrapersonal conflicts arise out of the negative impact of not dealing with conflicts which can impact the relationships formed by the child. In such circumstances, […]

Preschool As A Safe Space To Explore The Art Of Making Choices

With the development of the ability to take initiative, children become more pre-operational, wherein they prefer to have the space to make their own choices. This is the phase where, when encouraged to be independent, the child feels purposeful and valued. This skill, when developed at a young age, allows children to find solutions to […]

Self-Regulation And Motivation In The Formative Years Of The Kindergartener

As the child’s moral compass noticeably strengthens, the child gains an understanding of behaviour modification. With autonomy comes the ability of the child to take initiative to practise moral behaviour. Research evidence points towards the rapid development of self-regulation in the formative years as children move from being toddlers to preschoolers. This stage of development […]

Vitality Of Play In Socialisation And Communication In Pre-School

Play is a vital part of sensory-motor development as these are interlinked processes of learning and development. Play encourages healthy child development, it’s how a child feels safe, active and happy. Play allows the child to be socially observant, creative, imaginative, theatric in his/ her expressions, insightful and co-existent. Play is responsible for the intellectual […]

Transitioning From Play Into Sensory-Motor Development In Kindergarten

A well-known fact is that all motor development is directly associated with sensory development. Therefore, most motor exercises involve one or more sensory components, which encourage the duality of sensory-motor development in children.The motor organs are known to be associated with visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, and gustatory senses through reflexes, eye-hand coordination, and facial motor […]