Sunday September 27, 2020

Encourage extra-curricular activities, but don’t overdo it

There is a great incentive to engage children in groups and clubs to pursue new activities; however, parents should also make provision for plenty of unstructured playtime.

8th March, 2008

There is a great incentive to engage children in groups and clubs to pursue new activities; however, parents should also make provision for plenty of unstructured playtime.

Play is one of the major avenues to learning for young children. Unstructured play gives them the opportunity to explore their world and interact with other children without adult intervention and direction.

So, while extra-curricular activities do have something positive to offer, parents should be wary of overloading...

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