Sharing the magic of Diwali 

Posted by Bex Woolfool on  November 2, 2020

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Diwali is the Hindu Festival of Lights that takes place over five magical days and is celebrated by millions of people around the world. Held in October/November, it marks new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness. At sKids we love celebrating this special time of year with our children by exploring its colourful traditions, learning new skills and having the opportunity to engage with our local communities. In this

GO GREEN this Halloween ….

Posted by Bex Woolfool on  October 21, 2020

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Going GREEN this Halloween Halloween is almost here and there’s so much to look forward to. Originating from a Celtic festival, this celebration on October 31 has evolved into dressing up in spooky costumes, trick-or-treating, festive gatherings and of course, indulging in unfathomable amounts of sweets. Whatever way you look at it, this year has been an absolute howler, so Halloween is a perfect excuse to let off a scream and have some fun! While

Emotional resilience: how do we get there?

Posted by Bex Woolfool on  September 15, 2020

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The term emotional resilience is used alot these days, particularly in a world of COVID-19, but what does it actually mean?  In this 5 part blog series “Emotional resilience: how do we get there? we talk to Child Psychologist & Neuroscientist Kathryn Berkitt. In this first blog,  we look at how stress can impact our behaviour and thinking. In this series we want to share some neuroscientific knowledge that may help you and those around

Could sKids be your new BUZZ?

Posted by Bex Woolfool on  August 21, 2020

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Could sKids be your new Buzz? “There’s no better time to get involved in this highly resilient and rewarding industry”, says CEO Dawn Engelbrecht. The global pandemic has caused financial struggle for many families, resulting in reduced hours and redundancies. While the effects of COVID-19 will continue to be felt for some time, it has also created new opportunities. If you’ve been affected by Covid-19 or are looking for a new direction and you love
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein knew the value of reading. It’s true that much of a child’s learning is done through books, but the benefits span far wider than this. Reading transports children to other worlds, develops their imagination and a sense of empathy, helps them process their world, and