Preschool (2-6)



What are school sores and how do you get rid of them?

If you've spotted these strange little blisters on your preschooler's nose, mouth, arms or legs, don't be alarmed. Here's how to treat and monitor impegtigo.

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Boost your toddler's brain power by "bridging minds"

Learn about the bridging minds concept and how can you use it to boost your child's emotional, language and cognitive development.

Development & Behaviour

Watch what happens when this little girl sings to her brother who has Down syndrome

A mom caught this heartwarming moment on camera and it shows just how powerful music can be. Parent24 spoke to a registered music therapist, Caley Garden, to find out how and why this form of therapy is so beneficial for people with cognitive difficulties.

Development & Behaviour

Disciplining your child in public

What do you do if your child flies into a rage in public? Should you give in or discipline them?


The cost of home-schooling your preschooler

If you've decided to home-school your little one, you'll find this list of expenses super useful.


Is it a good idea to share a bed with your child?

All too soon your baby has become a toddler but he still wants to sleep with you. How do you then get children to make the transition to their own bed?


Parent's guide: What to teach your preschooler about internet safety

Internet safety in early childhood is a new area of research because, until now, children as young as four weren’t able to easily access the internet.


Blocks are still the best presents you can buy kids this Christmas

Christmas lists usually include the latest and greatest technology, but building blocks help our small ones develop necessary fine motor, social, language and cognitive skills.

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Yes! You can homeschool your preschooler

You don't have to send your child to preschool. They can get ready for big school right at home.


'My granddaughter is a spoilt brat': a frustrated grandma's week-long nightmare

This grandmother loves her granddaughter. But after the three-year-old stayed with her for a week, she's not sure she likes the little girl very much.

Development & Behaviour

How to help little ones conquer night-time fears

Children with a sensitive temperament are likely to become more anxious.


WATCH: Preschooler doing the Dougie to the ABCs

This preschooler broke out some serious moves at his annual school concert, and the video's been seen more than 9 million times.


Great Parent24 stories to kick off your week and school holiday

ICYMI: Check out our top stories for the week.

Development & Behaviour

It happened to me: When your toddler prefers the company of adults

Does your toddler prefer the company of adults over socialising with their peers?


WATCH: Sia's inspirational new song for the upcoming My Little Pony: The Movie

Sia just released the most inspiring and catchy song for My Little Pony: The Movie.


Celebs you didn’t know were parents

When it comes to famous people, there’s no secrecy – we know what they do and how they live, but these celebs have managed to keep a certain part of their lives very private.


This fed up ‘tooth fairy’ had the best response to a little boy with bad teeth

There you have it – even the tooth fairy wants value for money!

Development & Behaviour

The perfect game for a child struggling with their emotions

Emotions can be very big when your kids are very small. This game helps them understand what they're feeling and how to manage them.


3-year-old boy plays outside for first time this year after bone marrow transplant

It was a special weekend for a 3-year-old boy who, for the first time in a year, could lie on the lawn, look at the sky, and laugh and play with one of his sisters, following a bone marrow transplant.


How to choose a car seat

A car seat is one of the non-negotiable items to get when you have a baby. Here's how to choose the best one for your baby.


Kim Kardashian: 'North can't wear make-up out until she's a pre-teen'

Kim Kardashian won’t let daughter North West wear make-up until she’s 12.


"I might be a bad mom, but I have a sweet, smart, well-mannered child"

Wheels24’s Janine Van der Post shares a shocking truth: She doesn’t have a set routine with her toddler. But, that doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing.


WATCH: Feisty two-year-old has the internet in stitches with hilarious first-day-of-school rant

This two-year-old must be the most self-aware toddler on the planet.
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