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Play is how a child learns

The adorable preschool years are precious! Playing with one's children is one of the most beautiful, bonding and memorable things in the life of parent, which is often overshadowed by the stress of preschool education. Teaching preschool kids need not be stressful! Both play and learning new things are natural to children and it is through play we can teach children efficiently and enjoyably.

Every activity that you do with your child with attentive engagement leads to strengthening of many kids of skills in them - Language, Numeracy, Social-Emotional skills, Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skills, Logical Awareness, Spatial Awareness, Environmental Awareness, General Knowledge, Visual Skills, Creative Skills, Spiritual – Moral Skills and Scientific. 

Worksheets are just one component which can help your child practice a few skills. However, children learn fastest and deepest from exploration, asking questions and interactive experiences. You will find here the ideas that we have used, developed or created in our own journeys with our children in teaching them, through play. 

 

Fun things to do with your child that will increase their knowledge, skills and creativity. Tips for you to teach small kids at home, to enhance their skills, to inculcate reading habits and more. We also share with you curated ideas and resources from the net. 

Know more about how to plan play based activities with your child here

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Regardless of our religious faith and personal beliefs, all the religions and mythologies of the world are important components of the history and the culture of the world. Whether you want your child to follow your family traditions or you want them to be a nuanced and balanced global citizen, it is desirable to educate them about the festivals, lores and mythology.

 

While celebrating festivals are fun (and hard work), they are also excellent opportunities to incorporate art, language, numeracy and various kinds of skills, into the whole learning experience. You will find here some practical ideas for art, crafts and learning activities to do with your child that will also increase their cultural knowledge, skills and creativity. All these activities are based on art-integrated approaches. 

At Playful Home Education, we love books! Books open up the windows to the fantastic world of magic, creativity, imagination, fun, intrigue and so much more. We share our first hand experiences with teaching our children to read and the books we read to them as listening activities. The books we love and what is so great about them. Whether you want to improve your child's reading skills or inculcate the love of books in your child, read on to discover good book recommendations and give your child the wonderful gift of reading. 

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Fun filled, exciting resources for the development of interdisciplinary skills of scientific temperament, technological awareness, hands-on projects, and numeracy in your little child. These are fantastic do-at-home approaches, that will delight and teach your child at the same time. And we can vouch that they will amaze even the grown-ups! 

​More than 60% of Indian primary schools teach Hindi as one of the languages. A good foundation in one's mother tongue, Hindi and English is academically and socially important. In these articles, we bring you Hindi learning tips and resources to help your preschooler child develop their Hindi language skills. 

English is a global language that is also an important language of India in social, educational, and official contexts. In spite of speaking English, teaching English to a preschool child can be daunting. Here are some articles that offer you practical tips and resources for teaching English to your child using play-based methods.  

Whether your child goes to a playschool/preschool/kindergarten or is home-schooled, you might be using many kinds of teaching activities at home to improve your child's skills and knowledge. Teaching small children is a daunting task. We feel confused with all the inputs friends, teachers, relatives and "experts" give us. We feel overwhelmed with where to begin, what to do and how to cover all the requirements so that we can give our child a winning start. Sometimes, it becomes stressful too.

 

At Playful Home Education, the core vision is simple. How can we keep our homes full of joy and free of stress. How can teaching small kids at home be easier? These articles below offer tips for teaching, and recommendations for toys, equipment, and accessories that you might find useful for teaching activities at home. Also included are articles and resources related to child psychology, early education and parenting. 

Artistic expression is one of the key things that makes us human. Visual arts, fine arts, hand made crafts and performance arts are also fun activities that create an opportunity for teamwork, bonding, and emotional expression for the child and the parent. Here we share preschool art ideas that can be done in a home setting. You can find more art activities on our Facebook Group or Instagram Page

As CBSE is trying to move the education system from rote style of teaching to experiential, art-integrated learning, it is important to inculcate this concept into our children right from the beginning. Most of our articles use art-integrated approaches to learning. Today we need to evolve our own ideas and thoughts to this new, beautiful and integrated way of viewing knowledge and learning. We have articles and curated content about using fine arts, visual arts and performing arts to enhance conceptual learning. Most of our articles incorporate art integrated approach to learning. Here are some posts that you will especially like. 

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