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Promote Healthy Eating Habits in Your Children

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat.” This adage holds true, especially when it comes to children’s health and development. Here at Century Private School, we understand that promoting healthy eating habits in children is crucial for their physical and cognitive growth. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into proven strategies that have successfully encouraged children to adopt and maintain a balanced and nutritious diet. These strategies go beyond the usual tips and tricks, focusing on evidence-based methods that instill a love for healthy foods in young minds. 

Benefits of Second Language Acquisition for Children

In an increasingly interconnected world, the ability to communicate in multiple languages has become a valuable asset. As parents, we all want the best for our children, and one way to set them up for success is by introducing them to a second language at an early age. 

In this article, we will explore the numerous benefits that come with learning a second language and how it can positively impact your child’s educational journey.

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Benefits of Music and Dance for Child Development

Numerous benefits come from music and dance, such as cognitive, social, and physical development. In this article, we’ll list out ways in which music and dance benefit child development, along with some tips on how to incorporate them into your child’s daily life.

Benefits of Reading to Your Children

One of the most important things you can do for your child’s development is reading to them. Not only does it help improve their language and literacy skills, but it also has a host of other benefits that will have a positive impact on their lives. 

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Tips to Help Your Teen Complete Their Homework

There may be multiple reasons why your teen may be having a difficult time finishing their homework. This is a common problem among adolescents, but it is one that can be resolved. We’ve laid out a few tips for you to help your teen complete their homework! Read more…

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5 Creative Educational Activities for your Children

Children constantly learn, even during playtime. With such curious minds, educational activities can be a great experience for them to stimulate their minds and expand their knowledge!

To help educate your children in creative and fun ways, we’ve compiled a list of educational activities you and your children can do!

Four Life-long Benefits from Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

National University describes Social Emotional Learning or SEL as a methodology that helps students better understand their own emotions, fully feel those emotions, and demonstrate empathy. These behaviors are taught to help students build frameworks to achieve their goals, make sound and responsible decisions, and create positive relationships with others.

Learn about the four life-long benefits that come from Social Emotional Learning!

Navigating Your Child’s Transition into a Teen

New behaviors require new boundaries.

As your child transitions into a teenager, you’ll experience new challenges presented by them. They may test boundaries, break some rules, and experiment with their individualism.

To help you navigate your child’s transitioning period into a teen, we’ve compiled a few tips for you.

Activities that Encourage Your Child’s Interest in Science

Children’s curiosity about the world encourages their desire to explore and experiment with new things. In every new activity or setting, they’re asking “what”, “how”, or “why”, trying to make sense of their surroundings. To help, we’ve come up with a few activities that might help nurture your children’s interest in the field of science and the world around them.