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Helping Your Child With Their Lockdown Lows

This year has been so tough, hasn’t it? I am really feeling it now and as an adult I can fully understand what has been going on. For our children, that has been a completely different matter. They have been pushed from pillar to post, gone back to normality and had it taken away again, all with little notice and all with little understanding. I do worry how many children will be affected by this mentally after such a long period of uncertainty and having watched my eldest suffer during this last stint, I have firsthand experience of how hard it can hit them.

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A mud kitchen is a great addition to the garden for the kids. It can provide hours of imaginative play, encourage them to play both alone and with siblings or you, it encourages them to get closer to nature and learn to explore their surroundings. Free play is probably the most popular way of using a mud kitchen but if you wanted to create a play setup I have 5 mud kitchen play ideas that your kids will love.

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Helping Your Child with their Social Skills

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Social skills are crucial because we need them to interact and communicate with our peers, whether at school or in our place of work, as well as our friends and family. However, social skills don’t just refer to verbal communication, they’re also about understanding facial expressions and body language. Of course, allowing your child to experience social situations with a variety of different people from a young age should set them on the right track, but there are other things you can do to help them with their social skills. A prep school in the South West explore in further detail below.

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