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Christmas Party 2016
This year our Children's Christmas Party will be held at Newington Community Centre, Princess Margaret Avenue, Ramsgate on Sunday 11th December from 2.30-4.30pm.
The children will enjoy lots of party games, singing and a party buffet. Father Christmas always puts in an appearance at our parties and the children will receive a present.
Please call 01843 851264 for further details
Free Parent Workshops Avaliable :
Schemas: how children learn through play
Tuesday 29th November @5pm
Understand what's behind your child's play and help them learn by observing their patterns of behaviour or 'schemas
Does your child love to fill handbags, tins or pots with tiny things they have found? Are they obsessed with wheels, roundabouts or rolling things? Did you know these patterns of play are examples of schemas, behaviours that children go through when they are exploring the world and trying to find out how things work?
From birth children have particular patterns of behaviour – like sucking and grasping schemas in babies – and as children grow these schemas increase in number and complexity.
Researchers believe there are a number of different schemas; vertical (going up and down), enclosure (putting things inside other things), circular (going round and round), going over and under, going through. Others have identified other patterns that have dominated children’s play such as ‘connecting’.
By going through these schemas, young children are equipping themselves with the knowledge and skills that lay the foundations for almost everything we do in later life, from writing to driving a car.