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Physical Development - Much More than Sport

Physical development is often overlooked, but as Early Years Educators will tell you, the…

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In Early Years Communication is Key

A child’s early years are often the time when any issues around communication (hear…

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Emotional Development, the Foundation of Learning?

Hearing about young over achievers that are able to do complicated maths before the age o…

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How to Assess a Nursery, and Your Child

Parents are justifiably anxious about making the right choices for their child, and often…

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Memo to Google: Written in Crayon!

This heavily analysed (and no doubt expensive) data pointed clearly to the fact that&he…

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Messy Play: It's Less Mess, More Science! 

The chaos, the paint, the slime, the crayons, the mud, the ‘creations’ made b…

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Why Music and Dance Matter in Early Years

Did your child bring the house down – literally or metaphorically - at the annual …

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Go Wild! Free Entry To Dubai Safari Park

Although Dubai Safari Park will not be officially open to the public until January,  …

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WSA's 47 AWESOME Winter Camps 2017/18

Whoop! Its almost the holidays and the weather is perfect! However, if you're planning…

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How To Survive Cold and Flu Season with Under 5s

The roll call of illnesses acquired during the first term or so at nursery can be depress…

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Compulsory Vaccines: A Doctor's View

The Ministry of Education has announced it will shortly be rolling out chickenpox vaccine…

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10 Top Tips to a 'Happy' First Day at Nursery

What on earth do you do?  How long will this go on for?  Can your nerves take i…

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After School Activities: What You Need To Know

We're approaching that time of year again, when school bags return home on a daily basis …

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Ask The Experts: What Should YOUR Kids Be Doing This Summer?

As we enter August, its likely most UAE parents have exhausted their entertainment option…

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Ask The Experts: Are Summer Camps A Good Idea?

Are your kids at camp this summer? Or, maybe you're considering a summer camp for August,…