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Learning through everyday activities

Children learn through everyday activities

A tamariki helping hang washing on a clothes rack.

Everyday activities like cooking meals, getting dressed and helping to sort the washing are great opportunities for learning.

When children help, they learn to make a valued contribution to their family. Helping can give children a feeling of confidence.

Talking with your child during everyday activities helps their language to develop and helps them learn about the world around them.

Here are some ideas.