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Learning development

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Creative learning & development: preschool | Raising Children Network

Creative activities and creative play have big roles in preschooler learning and development. Read how drama, music, dance and art nurture imagination.

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Creative learning & development: toddlers | Raising Children Network

Creative activities and creative play have big roles in toddler learning and development. Read how drama, music and art nurture imagination and thinking.

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How babies learn

The first five years of a child’s life are critical for development and help shape the adults they will become.

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Creative learning & development: 5-8 years | Raising Children Network

Creative activities and creative play have big roles in school-age learning and development. Read how drama, music, dance, art and craft nurture imagination.

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Learning to crawl

Crawling is an important skill for your baby to learn and is a big milestone in their development.

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Learning to walk

Your baby's first steps is one of the most exciting and memorable milestones in your child’s development.

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Your baby's growth and development - 10 months old

A 10-month-old will be very active. As a parent, you’ll probably be chasing them around as they crawl, and be learning more about their developing personality.

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Social and emotional development

Your childs early years arent just a time for taking their first steps or learning their first words. Through their relationships with you and other family members, your child is building expectations about themselves, their world and the people in it.

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Developing communication skills

Good communication is always a two-way thing. Listening to children is as important as what you say to them and how you say it. This might not always be easy especially when youre tired, busy or have to deal with complaining or conict but its important to model good communication skills so your kids can learn from you.

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Your baby's growth and development - 7 months old

Your 7-month-old baby is growing fast and may even be sitting up on their own and eating solid foods. Learn more here about how your baby is developing when they reach 7 months.

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