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How to make a treasure basket

Find attached information on making treasure baskets. This is a great way to spend time with your child and entertain them at a low cost. treasury basket

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Fun in the Sun

Tips for keeping your child safe – Cover exposed parts of your child’s skin with sunscreen, even on cloudy or overcast days. Use one that has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or above and is effective against UVA and UVB. Make sure to apply sunscreen to...

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Encouraging Positive Behaviour

Getting along with both children and adults in a group environment is a very important part of helping your child to develop his/her social skills. Praise your child when they make good choices for example taking turns or sharing with another child/adult. Be specific...

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Tummy Time for Babies

Tummy time is important for babies because it: Enables them to develop a strong back and good neck and head control and is important for the development of speech and language skills. Head control is the first skill a baby must learn. It’s important because the...

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Speech & Language June Message of the Month

Some useful links: 2 Rhymes by 2 Facebook page:  https://en-gb.facebook.com/2rhymesby2/ Barnardos NI Promoting Good Mental Health:  http://www.barnardos.org.uk/barnardos_connections_parentbooklet_v6.pdf Suzanne Zedyke website:  http://www.suzannezeedyk.com/ Changing...

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