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How to Foster Creativity & Imagination in Preschool Children

The early years in nursery and kindergarten are crucial for preschool children’s development, laying the foundation for their future. Amongst the many skills they acquire during this period, creativity and imagination stand out as vital components.  As stated by ECDA Singapore, “the experiences that you provide for your child in early life encourage and nurture …

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Benefits of Inquiry-Based Curriculum for Preschoolers

Inquiry-based learning is a teaching method that encourages children to explore, discover, and learn through asking questions, investigating, and problem-solving. It allows children to be active participants in their own learning and discovery.  As said by lecturer Dr Sim Hwee Hwang from NIE Singapore, “Being curious about the things around you is important to understand …

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Outdoor Play and Its Benefits for Preschool Children

Spending time outdoors improves a child’s physical strength, coordination, motor skills, and immune system, especially during preschool. Beyond physical advantages, it gives children the chance to explore the natural environment around them and also serves as an ideal learning environment for the holistic development of children.  In line with the Nurturing Early Learners (NEL) Framework …

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Understanding Singapore’s Child Care Curriculum and What It Offers

Preschool plays a vital role in shaping the development of young children, providing them with a solid foundation for their future growth and learning. A well-structured curriculum is crucial in this process, as it sets the stage for fostering various aspects of a child’s development. In Singapore, be it child care or kindergarten, every preschool …

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Difference Between Preschool, Child Care and Kindergarten in Singapore

Childcare, preschool, and kindergarten are terms often used interchangeably when parents are discussing early childhood programmes for their children. However, these terms represent different options and it is important for parents to understand the differences between childcare, preschool and kindergarten before making informed decisions. Preschool: Childcare Centres and Kindergartens In Singapore, the term “preschool” is …

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How Preschools Provide the Best Learning Environment for Children

Preschools provide an ideal learning environment for children to develop and grow. In preschools, a child-centred curriculum is set in place with healthy practices and daily routines to help children feel safe and comfortable. With teachers playing a vital role in developing their love for learning, self-confidence, and readiness for formal education, structured learning activities …

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