How a Preschool can Benefit your Child

The debate on over whether it is better to keep a 2-and-a-half-year-old at home or send her to a play school continues. Some believe that keeping a toddler at home nurtures strong emotional bonds, while most others believe that a few hours at a preschool every day, give the toddler many more opportunities to learn and grow than parents can provide at home.  However, in some areas, especially in the matter of ‘socializing’ the toddler, a play school scores over the home environment.

Researchers and educationalist the world over agree that ‘Play’ is central to a toddler’s overall mental and physical development. ‘Play’ is the way a young child interacts and responds to his/her environment. A good play school provides opportunities for children to develop their skills through a play-based curriculum and creates a safe and secure environment where children learn through the medium of play.

Kinderpillar’s Early Learning expert, Ms Ellen Booth Church, emphasizes the…

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