Early Skills

Three quick ways to encourage incidental learning

Three quick ways to encourage incidental learning

Learning happens constantly, not only in the classroom and not only when you sit down to ‘teach’ your child.  Children learn through experiencing ...

Learning happens all around us – how our children learn from life

Learning happens all around us – how our children learn from life

Spring is all around and we see a new energy in our children and in ourselves.  How do we make the most of the energy burst before the year-end drain takes up all our time?

The Next Big Step: Teaching Young Kids to Write – Discovering fingers

The Next Big Step:  Teaching Young Kids to Write – Discovering fingers

You have watched your child progress from a helpless baby to an independent toddler that meanders out to discover the world. But now your child is ...

Reversals: Activities to help your child succeed.

Reversals: Activities to help your child succeed.

Reversals are very common in early childhood, and the worry about reversals in parenthood is also very common! You want to do anything and everythi...

The ultimate guide to letter and number reversals

The ultimate guide to letter and number reversals

What are reversals? Reversals occur often when young children learn to write. Letters or numbers are formed incorrectly and in such a way that...

Benefits of using the WriteRight® Lazy 8 board

Benefits of using the WriteRight® Lazy 8 board

The WriteRight® Lazy 8 board come highly recommended to any child by: Terry Webb – Educational Kinesiologist who works with students in the schools...

How to use the Lazy 8 board

How to use the Lazy 8 board

Not sure how to use the Lazy 8 board?  We help you to get it right every time.

 Instructions for use:

  •  The board must be placed on a flat surface in front of the student (align the middle point with the nose), between the shoulders, not to the side. Make sure this is done correctly before beginning. 

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Midline Crossing 101

Midline Crossing 101

What is midline crossing all about? Let's start right at the beginning. When a baby is born, development takes place from the head downwards, and outwards from the midline. The body's midline is an imaginary line that divides the body into two equal, symmetrical halves.

Mid-line crossing - Why is it important?

Mid-line crossing - Why is it important?

What is mid-line crossing? Crossing the mid-line means that one hand spontaneously moves over to the other side of the body to work there. Before...
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