Cool Toys at After School Camp

After a long day at school, kids look forward to their time at camp which they can spend with their friends engaging in fun activities that stimulate their interests. For this reason, after school camp is full of fun-packed toys that go far beyond what most families have in even the most well stocked playroom. From encouraging kids to be physically active to challenging their problem-solving abilities, here are just a few of the cool toys your kid can enjoy in their after-school camp program.

Exciting Adventure Ideas for Kids

Kids are always looking for the next big adventure, whether they are planning a backyard camping expedition or looking forward to the upcoming season at camp. Nurturing their adventurous spirit with exciting activities pays off in the long run since taking safe risks allows kids to develop their self-confidence and learn important leadership skills. Yet, coming up with new ideas to fulfill a kid’s need for pushing their skills to the limit does get challenging as the years go by. This year, supplement their usual activities with these exciting adventures that will satisfy their drive for exploration.

How To Up Your Modeling Portfolio Game

Every model would know how important it is to have a portfolio that makes clients go ‘ohhhhhh’ or ‘Wow’. As a model slowly matures and gains more experience, the old photos in their portfolios will be replaced with new and better ones. The pictures in the portfolio represent how much one has grown and determine the model’s experiences.

5 Reasons Why It Is Important That Children & Young People Are Taught to Dance by Qualified Teachers

With the Dance Industry completely saturated now with dance talent, off the back of all the amazing TV coverage and shows relating to dance and competitions over the last number of years. There has also been a huge increase in the number of local dance schools opening up here, there and everywhere. But here is some food for thought as to why it is important that you choose a dance school that has quality assurance, health and safety policies and procedures in safe dance teaching and fully qualified dance teachers for your children and teens.

A Present That Lasts

With Christmas fast approaching, thoughts of what to buy the children surface once again and the annual panic increases in intensity. The shops are full of the latest gadgets but how often has one seen the wrapping torn off, the contents gazed at in wonder for a few seconds, then cast aside in a grab for the next parcel, never to be retrieved. What is needed is a gift that will be cherished after the excitement is over, a siren that calls in the calm after the storm and provides hours of blissful release from ‘What can I do now?’ The answer, of course is a book.

Children’s Books to Save the Bedtime Read

Reading with a child at bedtime is an age-old custom that is repeated from generation to generation. It is one of the most treasured memories of childhood for many adults and one that they would like their children to share. Reading a book at bedtime can extend and adapt the filial bond through years of developing maturity when ideas and opinions of the wider world begin to be aired, interest in serious reading is stimulated and more sophisticated jokes can be shared. But in an age when television and the internet intrude into every room, including the bedroom, the book at bedtime regime is under threat. Kindle readers might provide an acceptable high-tech alternative to the old-fashioned printed paper, but it is more important than ever to ensure that the written content is of interest to both parent and child.

Jumping Sky High on a Trampoline

Kids love the feeling of jumping on a trampoline, and parents love that it helps burn off their energy. While trampolines are a fun piece of outdoor equipment in many family’s backyards, this is one activity that can be taken to a whole new level. Professional trampoline training offers kids the opportunity to learn skills that can be used in competitions or to enhance their performance in other sports. When your kid can’t get enough of doing flips and twists, enrolling them in a trampoline course will help them stay safe while reaching new heights with their skills.

Birthday Parties for Kids: Do’s and Don’ts

Kids look forward to their birthdays all year long, which means the pressure is on for planning a celebration that they will always remember. While planning your child’s birthday party is lots of fun, it can also be overwhelming to put together an event that includes food, activities and a venue that all ages can enjoy. Fortunately, you have come to the right place since this guide will show you exactly what to do and what to avoid as you plan for your kid to enjoy their very own “party of the year”.

Journaling at Summer Camp

Encouraging kids to write during the summer is a huge part of sending them to camp. In addition to writing those adorable letters to home, kids love expressing their thoughts through journaling. After a long day of amazing outdoor adventures, a kid’s journal provides a quiet opportunity to reflect upon their latest experiences, and it later provides a fun way to look back on their time at summer camp. As you pack your kid’s bags for camp, use these ideas to get your favorite camper excited about filling up their journal with creative stories and memories.

Tips To Deal With Violent And Disruptive Kids At Class

Teaching is considered to be one of the noblest professions in the world. Teachers are perceived to be a determined and patient lot, not because of teaching skills, but mainly because of their personality skills. As a teacher, you will have to deal with various types of pupils. The most difficult type of pupil is the one who has an inbuilt violent or disruptive attitude. This pupil hinders your pace of teaching and poses a huge challenge to your patience. It goes without saying that these kinds of pupils should be treated with extra care and a different approach. Do you have such kids at your class? Here are some tips to control them.