Month: September 2021

4 Reasons Why The Children Of The Internet Should Learn Chess

Chess is not just a boring board game. It’s a game that develops the player’s focus and logical thinking.  The digital era that children grow up in today overloads us with information. Attention spans are continuing to dwindle, and children today learn that to consume is to skim. It’s for this reason that learning chess […]

Things Your Child Can Learn Outside Of School

It can be liberating to pursue wholeness instead of perfection. The current education system, which we can all agree is a work in progress, is constantly pushing an ideal of perfection. Schools tend to place a high value on the highest academic ranks, best performing athletes, and children who are accomplished musicians or dancers. The […]

Breathing Exercises For Children

From mindful consumption to mindful activities and even mindful eating, this word has become commonplace. But how can we achieve mindfulness? It takes a lot of practice and discipline to sit still and resist all the distractions around us. One of the easiest ways to develop a taste for mindfulness is by remembering to breathe. […]

Yoga Stories For Children

“Breathe in, breathe out, now relax your muscles and close your eyes…,” this is a typical visualisation of yoga class, perhaps while holding a pose or as you lie on the floor.   Yoga is used as a de-stressing tool, a form of self-care therapy, or to get good at meditation for people and kids. But […]

Culture Curated: 13 Artworks your Child Should Know

Dutch artist Piet Mondrian once said “The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.” The artist depicts the world as they see it, putting all of their influences and emotions into every piece. This means that art serves as a mirror, reflecting the emotions, values, and events that mark the artist’s […]

Painted Perspectives: 5 Artists your Child Should Know

No two artists see the world in the same way. Ask a group of them to draw a flower, and you’ll end up with many different interpretations. That’s why learning about visual arts in childhood is so important — it gives your child a window into another person’s world. You can learn a lot from […]

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