Big Kids

Big Kids

For everything you need to help your 5-8 year old get the best out of life, from tips about behaviour and development to play and learning. 
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Development
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Food & Nutrition
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Learning & school

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Colouring Pages
Colouring Pages

500+ colouring pages

Word List
Word List

A list of words your little one should recognise

Back to School Checklist
Back to School Checklist

A handy list of what you need for back to school

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Questions & Answers

What is positive attention?

There are always opportunities to give your child positive attention in your everyday interactions together.
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What can I do to ease my primary school child's fears?

Don’t try to minimise or belittle your child’s worries just because they appear trivial to you
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How can I limit my child's video-game playing time?

Firstly, you will need to monitor and see how much time he is spending in front of a screen and decide where to go from there.
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What are the best developmental toys for my five to eight year old?

Make a variety of playthings available to your child to help get him away from TV or computer screens. 
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How do I get my school-age child to stop swearing?

How you react is important when trying to get your child to stop using a particular swear word.
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Why does my five year old child ignore me?

Every parent has a similar story; you ask your five year old to turn off the TV and help you set the table for dinner but she just ignores you and keeps on watching TV. 
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How do I encourage my child to be active?

The best way to encourage your child to be active is to be active yourself.
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