008 : School Readiness with Kirsty from Learning Blocks Australia

school school readiness Feb 17, 2019

Today Amy chats with Kirsty from Learning Blocks Australia, and some tips for children who are just about to start their school journey.

Kirsty shares her background and how Learning Blocks Australia formed and has grown.

For parents that have got little ones that are about to embark on their school journey, Kirsty and Amy discuss the tips for school readiness.

Talking to your children about what they might do in the day. Explaining to your child who they can go to for help. Often little thing can sometimes upset a child.

Children often pick up our attitudes, even if we are not aware of it.

Kirsty has created learning tool kits to help children get ready for school. From fine motor skills to gross motor, social and emotional, oral language and listening are encouraged by parents to work on at home. 

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005 : Getting Ready to Start School with Lauren from Teacher Types

In today’s episode, Amy chats with Lauren from Teacher Types.

Lauren is an Aussie teacher, Mum of two gorgeous children and a blogger.

They discuss Lauren’s best top tips for helping children start and transition smoothly into school.

 

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0:39 Amy introduces Lauren.

1:21 Lauren shares her how she started her hobby 'Teacher Types' 4 years ago and all about her blog.

2:48 Amy and Lauren discuss their top tips for parents who have kids starting school for the first time.

4:28 What questions to ask your kids and the teacher so you can gauge how they’re going.

5:30 Lauren explains what parents should expect their kids to be doing in the first few weeks of starting school.

7:05 Lauren shares how to best prepare your child for starting school.

8:40 Insight into what is coming up next for Lauren.

10:23 Where to find Lauren on both Social Media and her website

 

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