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Opportunities to play and learn

Opportunities to play and learn

When Colin was a hatchling he often joined his Mom to do the weekly shop. Watching his mom working out how much to pay and how much change to expect. Now we usually use contactless, pay for items online and so the chance to use money and work out quantities is lost. It’s a lost opportunity to practice our maths skills.
John Hartnett
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Achievement

Achievement

At Shell HQ Colin has been giving some thought around achievement! So we know that this time is like no other, Colin believes that no child or parent should be under any pressure to do too much, children learn so effectively through play - our examples of learning through play will continue on our website and linked through our social media platforms. But what about achievement- when children are at school or the school term or in holiday times we often have a sense of milestones of achievements.
John Hartnett
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Board games to learn skills

Board games to learn skills

After a week of homeschooling for some and the start of home schooling for others the demand on parents rises constantly!

A new guilt - are my children learning enough? Will they fall behind? How do I get them to sit at a table for a few hours every day and complete the work.

John Hartnett
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