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We see parents as rightful partners in children’s education.

Kiota emphasises on the participation of the parent. We are creating a learning community where, just like the children, all adults (teachers & parents) have the opportunity and desire to learn & grow.

April 14

PLAY BASED LEARNING

While there is no one definition of play, there are a number of agreed characteristics that describe play. These include: Pleasurable play. This is an enjoyable activity. Although Play sometimes includes frustrations, challenges and fears; here enjoyment is the key feature. Symbolic play. This is often pretend. It has a ‘what if?’ quality. The play […]

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May 13

DEALING WITH SEPARATION ANXIETY

It’s natural for your young child to feel anxious when you say goodbye. Although it can be difficult, separation anxiety is a normal stage of development. With understanding and these coping strategies, separation anxiety can be relieved—and should fade as your child gets older. However, if anxieties intensify or are persistent enough to get in […]

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August 11

TOILET TRAINING 101

Many parents/ guardians and indeed child practitioners, struggle with this area of child care. But being armed with relevant information can greatly reduce any stress that may arise. Here are a few pointers to aid the exercise both at home and school. Firstly, it is very important that you do not start toilet training until […]

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October 15

HOW TO RECOGNIZE YOUR CHILD‛S STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

One way to make the job of being a child career a little easier is by learning a child’s strengths and weaknesses.  Assessing a child’s strengths and weaknesses is something that teachers have been doing in the classroom for a very long time. The techniques that teachers use in the classroom can also be used […]

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December 4

IS YOUR CHILD A FUSSY EATER?

Here are 10 key rules to helping your little one develop good eating habits: Parents control the supply lines. You decide which foods to buy and when to serve them. Though kids will prefer less nutritious foods, adults should be in charge when deciding which foods are regularly stocked in the house. Kids won’t go […]

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December 22

TRANSITION TO KINDERGARTEN IS AS EASY AS ABC!

TRANSITION TO KINDERGARTEN Entering kindergarten can be an exciting and stressful time for both parents and children. Feelings of sadness, concerns about your child’s readiness and fear of the unknown can make this transition difficult. However, this time is a great learning opportunity for parents and kids alike as you embark upon this new adventure […]

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March 11

LOVING YOUR CHILDREN WITHOUT SPOILING THEM

This is the ‘Love’ month! It is only fair that we share on some tips on how to love our children without spoiling them. Its natural to think that loving our child should come so easily and naturally but at times raising children can be like an emotional rollercoaster ride. One minute we love them […]

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March 14

WAYS TO ENCOURAGE LIFE SKILLS IN CHILDREN

  Children have a drive to do things on their own. This is a healthy part of normal child development. As children grow, they can learn to do more and more tasks. Child care providers can help young children become independent by allowing and encouraging them to do things by themselves whenever possible. This will […]

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July 14

PLAY BASED LEARNING

There are a number of agreed characteristics that describe play. These include : Pleasurable Play: This is an enjoyable activity. Although Play sometimes includes frustrations, challenges and fears; here enjoyment is the key feature. Symbolic Play: This is often pretend. It has a ‘what if?’ quality. The play has meaning to the player that is often not seen by adults. Active […]

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