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We talked to lots of parents and carers from all walks of life to find out how we can help you. After talking to experts who care for or work with children, we made this series of supportive articles and features.
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- Being a friend: Your child's social skills How children learn to deal with difference and resolve conflict will come from the example the adults around them set
- Tree Fu Tom: Behind The Spells Watch this behind the scenes film about how the spells are designed to help children develop crucial movement skills.
- Exploring outdoors Getting out and about – whether it’s pottering in the garden, a trip to the local park or a walk to the shops - is great for stimulating your child’s curiosity to explore the world outside their home.
- Swimming and the Big Splash Swimming has many health and fitness benefits and is something that the whole family can enjoy.
- The benefits of reading to your baby Enjoying stories with your baby is a great learning experience and it has many positive effects on your child’s development.
- Learning to read: why are books and stories important? Reading with your child can give them a love of stories and books that will stay with them for life.
- Toddlers and friendship What you can do to encourage your toddler to play with other children and make new friends.
- Watch me go! Paying your toddler attention and joining in with them as they master new skills will really boost their confidence.
- Pre-schoolers making friends How to help your pre-schooler understand what it is to be a friend – and build on the new friendships they are making
- Family's role in your child's life Help your child to forge strong family connections – even when your relatives live far away.
- Toddler Talk What to expect - and how parents can best support their child through the complicated process of learning to talk.
- Looking after yourself Parenting can be a very rewarding and joyful experience, but it can also be exhausting. Remember to make time to look after yourself and nurture your own needs.
- I am so active! Children's bodies are growing and developing fast and they seem to have a real need to try out their newly-acquired skills at every opportunity.
- Spotting and nurturing talent Encouraging your child to try a wide range of activities – without being a pushy parent.
- SEN statutory assessment process What school support is available for a child with special educational needs – and how does the statutory assessment process work?
- Meeting new people and diversity There are many ways we can help our child to understand and celebrate diversity.
- Maths revision for parents Show your child how exciting and useful numbers and counting can be.
- Happy family mealtimes Top tips for making mealtimes with fussy young eaters fun, heathy and less stressful.