Trillium Newsletter Winter '15 Edition

Welcome to the Winter 2015 Edition of the Trillium Newsletter. If you did not reach this page through the newsletter sent to your inbox, please check out the email for summaries and additional information. We hope the content in this newsletter gives you a glimpse into what your school has been doing. Remember to tell us what you think!

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7 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Development

Child development involves all the changes that take place in your child physically, emotionally and in terms of their language and thought. This begins when they are born and continues until they reach adulthood. A child gradually becomes more independent during this time, eventually reducing its dependency on its parents or guardians. Many factors, such as prenatal events, their daily environment, the child’s learning capacity and their genetics influence this process. As you can guess, childhood Read more [...]

Why Choose Private School for Your Child?

When children approach school age, the big question parents face is whether to enroll them in a private or a public school. The curriculums, amenities and tutoring programs are very different between the two, and private schooling, needless to say, is a lot more expensive. Hence, it is a choice that should be made only after much deliberation and a proper and full understanding of what each school has to offer. There are a lot of benefits to private schooling, and making the choice with full knowledge Read more [...]

7 Awesome Tips to Help Your Child with Montessori School Homework

Your child is more likely to enjoy school when they are engaged by their activities and love their homework. But a child who loves homework is rare. As a parent you can help out by making homework more interactive and interesting. If you can get them used to doing homework at a young age, students are more likely to be academically inclined and responsible later. Image Courtesy: This post shares some useful tips to help your Montessori school child with their homework. Tips Read more [...]

How to Choose the Best Daycare for Your Child

While choosing a day-care, there are a lot of things to consider like the reputation of the institute and academic programs they offer for pre-schoolers and toddlers. The licensing and certifications of the nannies and teachers must be considered as well. Taking all these factors into account makes choosing a daycare that meets all the criteria difficult. The best way to boost your child’s learning is choosing the best daycare. In Markham, there are several reputed schools providing these services Read more [...]

How to Convince Your Child to Enroll in a Summer Camp

While for most children, going to summer camp is something they wait for throughout the year, there are many children who are not as enthusiastic about it. If your child is shy and introverted, they will be reluctant to attend. The reason behind this can be varied but a little support and encouragement from the parents can work wonders in changing their mind. We share some tried and tested tips in this post to make your reluctant kid look forward going to summer camp. Markham has many close-to-home Read more [...]

Quick and Clever Hacks to Healthy Lunches for Preschoolers

Children can be very picky when it comes to food and there is always a constant clash between healthy or tasty. The result is usually a leftover lunch. Finding a variety of lunch options that are tasty, healthy and look appealing can be tricky. If your lunchbox experiments haven’t been fruitful so far, why not try some clever hacks? In this post, we share several ideas for a well-balanced and delicious lunch that preschool toddlers will enjoy without compromising their nutritional needs. Tips Read more [...]

5 Smart Tips to Increase Your Child’s Attention Span

‘Stop fidgeting and focus on your homework!’ Does this quote sound similar to you? If so, then relax, you’re not the only one who is going through this phase. Most parents and even preschool teachers experience situations where toddlers focus on multiple things, except their preschool assignments while studying. Young children are naturally energetic and exuberant. You cannot expect them to concentrate on one thing without getting distracted.Playing with a pencil and looking here and Read more [...]
How to Deal with Disrespectful Teenagers

How to Deal with Disrespectful Teenagers

The teenage years are the most awkward growth stage of an individual’s life. This transitional phase of physical and psychological development between childhood and adulthood is filled with challenges for both teenagers and their parents. Behavioural issues, a rebellious attitude, anger, curiosity and disobedience from their teens are some of the common problems faced by parents of a teenager. Although this phase will eventually pass, there is a need to come up with ways to deal with it in the Read more [...]

Dysgraphia in Children: What Parents Need to Know

Identifying letters and learning to write words is an essential part of a child’s preschool days. It is common in all young children to face difficulty in writing and perfecting handwriting initially. But if you notice that your child is struggling with drawing/ writing, spelling words incorrectly or his/her handwriting is consistently distorted, then dysgraphia can be the underlying cause. Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects an individual’s fine motor skills needed for writing. Read more [...]
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Why Friendship Is Important at Preschool

Often underrated, friendship has a tremendous impact on a child’s well-being, especially in the early childhood days. It has a positive developmental influence that offers an opportunity for children to learn and develop in a social world. Establishing relationships with other children, talking to others and sharing a bond with peers not only builds self-confidence but also helps a kid adapt more easily to the early childhood environment. In the absence of a good friend’s circle, children feel Read more [...]