School has started and the kids are back to a routine. For many children and parents, getting back to school is a great time of the year, but this transition can be stressful and disruptive for some families for quite a while. Anxious feelings are normal and expected when kids are going back to school.
Spring is finally here (fingers crossed the temperatures will rise!), so there is no better time to get outdoors with the kids and have some proper fun! Little Harvard came across these two ideas for herb gardens for children, and we thought you would enjoy learning a bit more. Here you can find out how
– By Little Harvard Cold and flu season it’s a parent’s worst nightmare, so Little Harvard would like to share with Parents our research about how to support a child’s health during winter. We can help our children stay healthy and strong during the cold season by incorporating proactive and positive immune boosting habits into their
By Little Harvard Exploring autumn outdoors with the family is the perfect way to welcome the season. All the leaves from the trees and plants change into multi-coloured works of art and fall away. It creates bare and amazing branches revealing the true scenery underneath: It represents a beautiful cycle of life, regeneration and regrowth.
By Little Harvard Back to School Routine! Before you know it the school bells will be ringing and it will be time for children to head back to school. Summertime is a time for relaxed schedules, kids can stay up a little later, sleep a little longer, lounge around in their pyjamas all morning. So,
By Little Harvard Playgrounds and outdoor play equipment offer kids fresh air, friends, and exercise. So let’s have a look at these playground safety tips. It is important for parents to make sure that faulty equipment, improper surfaces, and careless behaviour don’t spoil the fun.
By Journal.ie via Little Harvard Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, has today announced the creation of over 5,000 new childcare places after securing increased funding for the scheme. The government said hundreds of childcare centres will benefit from the grants aimed at increasing capacity for children of school-going age. A national awareness campaign has been
By Little Harvard There are many great playgrounds throughout Dublin area, north and south. While some are better than others, there has been a vast improvement in recent years with many playgrounds being revamped and modernised. Play is an important part of children’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development, as well as creativity and imagination, so here is
By The Irish Times Via Little Harvard All parents will be able to avail of new childcare subsidies from September including a €80 per month allowance for children aged between six months and three years of age. Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone launched a new website – affordablechildcare.ie – to provide information
By Little Harvard Life is busy for everyone. As a result, family time is becoming less likely to happen every day. But family time is very important to children: time together as a family gives children a deeper sense of their own identity, and of where they come from. This has a very positive effect