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The beauty of creating with one’s own hands

We use play dough and clay on a regular basis when working with children. Our aim is always to enhance fine motor skills, specifically hand strength, coordination and dexterity in preparation for writing in school.   Besides all the life skills that the young child can learn from thos...

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Creative Works at the FCW Parents’ Workshop

Play is not a luxury; it is a neccesity. It is is the way children learn. We know that the first years in a child’s life are the most important and crucial. We are setting children up for success if we support them holistically on all levels of their development.   Parents and caregiv...

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Spring flowers at Die Bron Primary in Stanford

Young children love to be creative. They are natural artists and enjoy playing with colour on a piece of cloth or paper. This month the children who are attending our Early Learning Program at Die Bron Primary created beautiful spring flowers on round paper serviettes.   Exposing youn...

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Creative Works at Funimfundo Pre-School

Over the past few weeks we have explored the theme of working with every day, recyclable material with the grade R class at Funimfundo Pre-School.    We have used newspaper sheets for movement activities, folding items and crumbling balls for ball play and we have created interesting ...

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