Study shows helping around the house is beneficial

  • Yeshe Colliver

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    Taking part in everyday tasks may teach your children more than buying expensive apps and educational toys, according to new research from Macquarie University.
    Writing letters, making a shopping list, and sorting out the laundry are all examples of practical tasks that help improve children’s literacy and numeracy skills.
    In an article in The Canberra Times, Macquarie University's Institute of Early Childhood Yeshe Colliver said his work with four-year-olds found they were interested in what adults were doing and parents could incorporate that into learning.

    Period28 Nov 2016

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