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Little Lingo Learners: The Importance of a Second, Third or Even 5th Language

Posted on July 11, 2020

This morning I had a very interesting discussion with two new parents. They were both here to settle their children to eventually attend Leap Start Early Learning Child Care. The visiting father spoke 4 languages: Hindi, English, Sanskrit, and his local dialect from West India, and the visiting mother and her husband spoke Thai and Vietnamese at home. There was a worry that too many languages might be overwhelming for a child to learn simultaneously, however being German myself and...

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Artificent Tot’s Focus: Transient Art

Posted on July 8, 2020
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What exactly is Transient Art? Definition: Transient art, by definition, is non-permanent and allows the children to manipulate, explore, and experiment with patterns and shapes in a completely process-oriented way. Having a defined space to work within adds just enough subtle structure to provide focus. For our children, this means that they get to explore with a lot of different materials. As we are lucky enough to have our beautiful Art Studio and different kind of surfaces for our children...

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The “Warm and Fuzzy”

Posted on June 23, 2020

Early Childhood Education is a busy profession to work in– engaging with so many people, staff, and families from all walks of life,  with different personalities ethnicities and backgrounds and always having to be prepared for the unexpected, is what makes it such an interesting and fulfilling job. Here at Leap Start, we embrace our children and their families wholeheartedly as they are. We know our families and despite offering exceptional education, developing our own pedagogical approach and running 5...

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Hello to you all!

Posted on June 15, 2020

I hope that you’re well when you’re this reading this and that your loved ones are safe and well! What a time it’s been- so many changes for everyone to deal with and adjust to. Our Leap Start Team dealt with everything well beyond my wildest expectations: Early on we implemented very stringent hygiene measures, reassured our parents, and created online content for our Facebook page and group to stay in touch with our Leap Start family We’re very excited...

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Choosing the Right Care for your Child

Posted on January 16, 2020

When it comes to choosing an early childhood education and care service for your child it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. There are so many options out there when it comes to curriculum and teaching methods, facilities, prices, etc. so, the earlier you start preparing, the better. Choosing an option that suits you It’s best to start with thinking about what suits your family’s circumstances This includes the days and hours you might need care...