Why "Peeking Into Learning"?
The more curious a child is, the more potential they have for learning!
Planet Peek-A-Boo's concept, "Peeking into Learning", helps to nurture that curiosity, setting them on their way to becoming a lifelong learner.
Children have many questions. Our "peeking into learning" concept is designed to stimulate learning while being entertained
We create an entertaining atmosphere to inspire our concept "Peek into Learning"
The characters and the concept "peeking into learning" help nurture a child's curiosity, creating a love of learning
The Peek-A-Boo Crew have a curious nature that encourages learning as they take the child on adventures around planet Earth
As the children following their colorful cartoon friends The Peek-A-Boo Crew, they are motivated to learn more about the world around them
The Peek-A-Boo Crew capture the child's attention and assist them in "peeking Into learning" .
Did you Know? Peek A Boo
This game has many hidden benefits for little ones.
Peek-a-boo isn't just for babies - research shows it can help develop a toddler's cognitive development. All it takes is a 'plus one' (that's you, parent!) and a willingness to have a little bit of fun.
In fact, according to Dr Kimberley O'Brien, Principal Child Psychologist at Quirky Kid Clinic, it's the perfect first learning game, hosting a mega load of positive benefits for toddler and a few surprising perks for parents and siblings, too.
Read more: http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/toddler/education-play/peekaboo-the-hidden-benefits-for-little-ones-20171124-gzs4ec#ixzz69SdAH8Gc
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Is Screen Time OK for Preschoolers?
Also, when your kids do watch or play on a screen, watch or play along with them. “Studies do show that toddlers and preschoolers learn more from screen media when their parents watch with them,” Radesky says. You can answer questions about what they see on screen and help them process what they learn.
The Importance of Music and Movement in a Preschool Classroom: What’s the Connection?
Is music really that important to preschool development? The truth might surprise you. Read on to find out what research shows about the connection between music and movement classes and brain function in preschool children. I found it to be really quite interesting.
The Importance of Music
CAT scans have shown that different aspects of music activate different parts of the brain. In fact, half of the brain processes the words of the song while the other half processes the music. Listening to music and playing music games, therefore, helps children to use the various parts of their brains simultaneously. Music also stimulates a child’s frontal lobes, which are important to both language and motor development.
Music is used as a memory aid for many older students because it takes several discrete pieces of information and combines them into one larger piece of information – a song. Processing that one piece of information is much easier than processing a long list. Therefore, music is an important aspect of learning. Music and movement classes develop the innate understanding of music in children, which enables them to tap into this aspect of music later on in life.
The Importance of Movement
Just like music, movement and rhythm exercises stimulate the brain which reinforces language concepts. The frontal lobes of the brain go through to main growth spurts – one between the ages of two and six, and one at about age twenty-two. Therefore, music and movement classes are most beneficial during the toddler and preschool years.
Movement causes the brain to produce endorphins, chemicals that increase both the child’s energy levels and her ability to learn. Movement also sends oxygen to the brain, which aids in the thought process.
Music and movement activities that include cross lateral movement are especially important to brain development. Cross lateral movement includes any movement in which the arms or legs cross the midsection of the body. This can be achieved by dancing with scarves or swaying like a tree, both common in music and movement activities. Cross lateral movement enables both sides of the brain to work together, which is important in strengthening brain connections.