DIY Projects – Maximize Creativity at Home

Maximize Your Child’s Creativity at Home With quarantine and children at home due to the lockdown, free time has multiplied for your little ones! DIY (Do it yourself) projects are a great way to keep them occupied, for hours at a stretch and gives them the opportunity to maximise their creativity while at home. These […]

“Skill-building during Coronavirus” discussed

How do children build skills right now?  Skill-building helps children actively participate at school, at home and as a member of their community. Typically characterized by social skills or logical/reasoning abilities, children can vastly benefit from skill-building during their early years. One of the best ways to do this is through play! Play helps parents […]

Anxiety in Parents and Kids

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as ‘an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.’ The Mayo clinic which was voted the #1 hospital in the United States, describes the following symptoms of anxiety (see more here for types of anxiety disorders) – Feeling nervous, restless […]

Mother’s Day Ideas 2020

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7 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in 2020! Mother’s Day is an annual reminder for your kids to cherish their relationship with you! Given the unique circumstances this year, with some preparation and creativity mothers can be given the Mother’s Day they deserve – even if it’s in quarantine! 1. A Mother’s Day Card/Book Let […]

Stay at Home Safety Kit

Stay Safe with Skillmatics  Learning how to be safe has never been more important for your kids! Our free printable Stay at Home Safety Kit contains a set of educational activities to teach kids how to be safe in a fun and interactive manner. Below are the 3 components of this kit!  1. Do-It-Yourself Non-Stitch […]

Coronavirus Crisis – Supporting Kids During This Time

7 tips for nurturing and protecting your children at home As schools and and offices are being shut in order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, Parents are struggling to keep their kids healthy and occupied.  Below are some tried and tested tips that might come handy : 1. Establish a daily routine Setting […]

7 Creative Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained at Home

Looking to keep your kids busy while they are at home? Below are 7 fun-filled indoor creative activities for everyday of the week!  1. Indoor Treasure Hunt Turn your home into the great wilderness with hidden treasures for your kids to discover! Use a mix of pictures and clues and word scrambles for your kids’ […]

5 Reasons why kids should play sports

5 Reasons why kids should play sports

5 Reasons why kids should play sports? There are a number of benefits of playing sports for kids. 1. Improve physical health 5 reasons why kids should play sport, it brings physical health benefits to anyone who takes to the field and children are no different. Rather than reminiscing about how you never wasted so […]

Stress Busting Strategies for Parents

Stress Busting Strategies for Parents

Stress busting strategies for parents as follows : As every parent learns, you can’t be a good mom or dad when you’re stressed out, no matter how positive your intentions are. It’s true that modern life creates a lot of stress, but it’s also true that what stresses out one person may just roll off […]