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HIPPY Oakville is starting a blog especially for parents. Watch this space for our weekly post. Please post your comments and share your interests. Let us know if there is a topic you are interested in!

Starting A New School Year

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Sep 04
A new school year is a great time to make sure that we are on track for success. One of the ways we can do this is to review our routines. Why are routines important? • Young children do not really understand the concept of time. Events of the day

HIPPY Grad Second In National Spelling Bee

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Jun 07
Bilal's Mom, Faiza, talks with Home Visitor Shazia about the HIPPY Oakville program “I am Faiza, mother of, Ali Kamran who is currently enrolled in HIPPY program. My older two kids had been blessed with this amazing opportunity to stay all 3 years with HIPPY. And today I wanted to

FIVE Important Reasons Why Your Child Should Be Physically Active

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Apr 17
1. Physical activity, particularly intense activity, develops better bone and heart health and a healthier body. 2. Children who are physically active are more able to manage their own behaviour and get on better with others. 3. Children with good fine and gross motor skills are better able to sit

HIPPY Oakville – Posts For Parents PFP

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Apr 17
Catch them doing well! How to acknowledge and reward your children when they have done something well? Catch them at it! Not only will it make both of you feel good, it will also motivate them to repeat the behaviour. Studies show that the warmth and affection developed when positive

Let’s Talk About Math

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Apr 09
We often talk about the importance of reading to our children but we don’t very often talk about the importance of doing math with them. Our babies and toddlers are developing a math vocabulary with along with the names of the objects around them. Just as our children need to

Learning To Read

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Apr 02
Learning to read does not happen all at once! The best time to learn is usually at the pre-school level. Little and often is the best approach! 9 activities that pre-readers and beginning readers like to do: • look at books • be read to • hold books and pretend