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Toby says, December 18, 2020

The past year has been a hard one for us all, but from an educational point of view it has been even more damaging. Unfortunately the proof will only be seen a few years down the road. The periods of life from 0-3 and 3-6 years are fundamental to healthy development and the opportunities for growth. The new normal seems to be online classes, which of course have merit for some Primary and Secondary school teaching, but for Toddlers and KG Kids, the effects of learning through online lessons are lacking in many crucial areas. They simply do not give the developing child what he needs.

Social skills, language, fine and gross motor skills, logical reasoning, focus, concentration and opportunities for growth are all at the forefront of development for 0-3 and 3-6 year olds. Once the opportunity for growth and refinement is lost, the natural learning abilities of the child are diminished. The results of the last years education failure will be seen in the next few years and it may come as a surprise to many – But it really shouldn’t!

In a year where there is monumental change and growth for all 0-5 year olds, many children received around 100 days of school followed by lockdowns, isolation from social activities and the new normal of Zoom. None of which is conducive or matching with what they need… Just because something becomes ‘normal’ doesn’t mean it is good for you!!

At Elton Education we have designed a number of options to help with the issues outlined above.

Parents and Carers
- Montessori and child Development Training

We will go through the Montessori Philosophy and the basics of Child Development – We will look at how you can easily implement ideas and practices into your daily lives. The course will help explain the complexities and needs of the child and how best to engage and help his natural developmental urges. With a household all understanding and following the same philosophy, your child will have less barriers to success and more opportunities to thrive. Sessions can be held in our Centre or your homes.

Montessori Activities and Materials.
Philosophy and Practical Training

We have put two sets of Materials together perfect for Toddlers and KG kids. The sets cover the 4 main areas of Practical Life, Sensorial Education, Language and Maths. We will train your household of primary carers how to use them and WHY. At this age Toddlers change so quickly and it’s more about how they do things rather than what they do. Gain a real understanding of what your child truly needs and become your child’s favourite teacher !! Arm yourself with the knowledge of Montessori. Simply the best start for your child and a way to bond and learn together. Montessori Education works so well because it is based on what children NEED to develop their full potential. 

Home POD Schooling

Our experienced teachers can deliver Montessori to you!! Our classes are 2 hours long and suitable for 3-6 children from 14 Months to 6 Years old. We have many options available and can offer a real alternative to Playgroups/Pre Nursery and KG Classes. All tried and tested in Kids Channel over the past 18 Years! Don’t let the learning stop – call us for more info and to see how we can make a real difference to your childs’ future!

All our courses are designed to build the child’s foundations for all their future learning. Once they have built this strong, confident, structured understanding of their surroundings, they are prepared and capable of succeeding not only at their academic studies, but at all aspects of their life.

It is hard to stress enough how fundamentally important this age is for a healthy future, and it will be very interesting to see the effects in the coming years. In the mean time we will continue to find the best Educational solutions for your children.😊

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Toddler 0-3 years old

Toodler 0-3 years old Toby says, September 29, 2020 0-3 is such an important time of development for numerous reasons. The child moves from completely

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PLAY Toby says, December 16, 2020 There is a lot being discussed about the benefits of play – the needs of the child and the

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Address: 10th floor, Wai Hing Building, 146 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok, Hong Kong

PHONE US

Kids Channel: +852 2337 3002
Elton Education: +852 2850 6967

EMAIL US

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info@eltoneducation.co.uk

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Toodler 0-3 years old

Toby says, September 29, 2020

0-3 is such an important time of development for numerous reasons. The child moves from completely helpless and passive to independent and active. Montessori discovered many sensitive periods during this time and based a great deal of her early years philosophy on these periods of intense concentration and development.

Simply put – they are periods of a childs’ development when they are drawn to or experience a need to repeatedly engage in an activity. His actions fulfill inner developmental goals, we as adults can often find hard to appreciate. The danger with these sensitive periods is that they have a timeframe and if not met fully by their actions and experience, the child moves on regardless of how refined the particular skill or need has been developed. Thus the opportunity for unbelievably fast and confident development has been lost.

Montessori devised numerous activities and a suitable environment for these periods to be explored and fulfilled.

Children of this age change so fast and have such diverse interests and internal goals

that a traditional playgroup offers little to allow the children to explore their environment and needs,
with the skills needed to maximize their potential.

At Kids Channel we understand the importance of Montessori’s findings (which are backed up by up to date scientific study) and have devised a fantastic course which offers opportunities in all areas. Kids need time at this age to explore and ‘play’  –  if you can help them build focus / interest / concentration and a mastery of their fine and gross motor skills – they are primed for all their future learning. A strong foundation is the basis for any growth, be it a building , a tree or a child. Remember 0-3 is such a prolific time of development – it is easily wasted – but also easily enhanced.

Mr Toby

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Toodler 0-3 years old Toby says, September 29, 2020 0-3 is such an important time of development for numerous reasons. The child moves from completely

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PHONE US

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Elton Education: +852 2850 6967

EMAIL US

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PLAY

Toby says, December 16, 2020

There is a lot being discussed about the benefits of play – the needs of the child and the benefits to overall development.

For now I will look at the pros and cons of play for a toddler (0-3Yrs) for his natural and fulfilled development.

Toddlers change and develop more than at any other time of their lives. Their brains are constantly growing and making connections based on what they see and do.

Play can certainly fulfill and give chance for development, but to optimize their chance to develop to their potential Montessori created an environment where the child has more freedom to explore and learn unaided. Montessori gives children a guide on how to behave, how to interact with others and how to foster focus, concentration and refined skills needed to move forward successfully.

Toddlers need lots of repetition in their play (to fulfill and refine their interests and skills) and also exposure to new and varied experiences to help them start to make sense of the world they are exploring. Classes and their daily schedule should offer these two important factors for the child.

They need :

Time to explore

Time to listen

Time to think before actions

Time to build hand dexterity

Time to experience new things in a safe environment

Time to watch

Time to repeat

Time to achieve by themselves

Time is the key here

Time and an understanding of what children need to develop successfully.

Our Montessori Toddler classes cover all aspects of a childs’ inner needs and allows the childs’ carers to understand more about How, Why and When children need attention and guidance and how to provide a suitable environment and build a positive relationship with them.

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POD School Toby says, December 18, 2020 The past year has been a hard one for us all, but from an educational point of view

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Toddler 0-3 years old

Toodler 0-3 years old Toby says, September 29, 2020 0-3 is such an important time of development for numerous reasons. The child moves from completely

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Play

PLAY Toby says, December 16, 2020 There is a lot being discussed about the benefits of play – the needs of the child and the

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Contact Us

Address: 10th floor, Wai Hing Building, 146 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok, Hong Kong

PHONE US

Kids Channel: +852 2337 3002
Elton Education: +852 2850 6967

EMAIL US

info@kidschannel.com.hk
info@eltoneducation.co.uk

© Kids Channel Child Development Centre