The Gift of Failure

“The Gift of Failure: how to step back and let your child succeed” by Jessica Lahey. Reviewed by Isabelle Regent-Ngwata, mother of 2, Hampshire. Star rating (4 out of 5) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “The setbacks, mistakes, miscalculations and failures we have shoved out of our children’s way are the very experiences that teach them how to be resourceful,

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Kids; creative opportunists!

Junk modelling

Kids; creative opportunists! Seems like they can spot opportunity where adults struggle to. And turning junk, or waste products, into valuable resources is one glorious way children do this. Unleash potential through junk modelling In my view, it’s the most wonderful and uplifting creative activity.  I love how it unleashes the huge variety of possibility

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Children need to play

The fact that children need to play is truly universal and goes to the heart of society’s success and failure. The Telegraph published an article in 2013, Children as young as five suffering from depression. In the same article the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) said that 8,000 children below the age of 10

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