Fidget Spinners: A toy or a tool?

The new craze at the moment are fidget spinners. They are small, they are fun and they keep kids entertained for long periods of time. The question is, what were they initially designed for? Fidget spinners were to help children with additional needs focus, sustain attention for long periods of time and listen. However, recently…

It only takes 5 minutes

5 minutes out of 1440 minutes a day is all it takes to help boost your child’s language skills. So give it a go! Spend time with your child Make them feel important! Switch off any distractions around you. Yes, that includes the TV! If we can’t concentrate with too much noise around us, neither…

The use of ipads/tablets

It’s like marmite …you either love it or hate it! Electronic devices such as ipads and tablets are now becoming popular in most family households. Some adults promote the use of them for their child whilst others despise it. In terms of language development there are lots of pros and cons. Electronic devices are a motivating…