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9 Aug 2018

Head Teacher Feature – Ms Jodie, Hummingbird Pre-School

Ms Jodie will be heading our Foundation Stage Department, leading the team for our FS1 and FS2 Equivalent programmes. She first worked with Hummingbird Early Learning Centre in 2015 until 2017 when she took a year’s sabbatical to finish her PGCE in EarlYearsrd Education from the UK. Ms Jodie brings back years of teaching experience […]

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20 Jun 2018

The Importance of Storytelling

Young children are curious and keen to learn about the world and one of the ways they learn best is through book exploration and storytelling time. As our little ones are not reading for themselves yet, it’s our duty, parents and teachers, to make sure we provide the first access to books and reading opportunities. […]

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29 May 2018

Teacher Feature – Ms Kirsty, Hummingbird Abu Dhabi

Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher as I was following in my mother’s footsteps, so a teaching background was already a big part of my family life. As a teacher, you are more than just an educator, you are a mentor, a confidant and a friend. I always want to make a difference in the […]

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23 May 2018

The Importance of Sharing

Sharing is an important life skill and virtue. It’s something toddlers and children need to learn so they can make and keep friends, and play cooperatively. Once your child starts having playdates and going to child care, preschool or a nursery, he or she will need to be able to share with others and understand […]

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30 Apr 2018

Teacher Feature – Ms. Angela, Hummingbird Pre-School

Why did you become a teacher? I feel seeing children develop is one of the best rewards you can get. Also being a teacher means not just imparting an education but constantly learning new things myself. Working with these young children means that teaching is one way to change the world and our future. What […]

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11 Apr 2018

Celebrating Earth Day – 22nd April

Children are so influential and dependent in our lives because everything we do today will impact their lives in the future. Our children learn new things every day while teaching us so much along the way. It is crucial to inform our children early on about the importance of looking after the Earth. At their […]

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6 Mar 2018

Guidelines for Potty Training

Teaching your child how to use the potty will require time and patience on your part, and a reasonable degree of cooperation and motivation from your child. The key to potty training success is starting when your child is interested, willing, and physically able to. While some kids are ready as young as 18 months, […]

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4 Feb 2018

What Makes an Outstanding Nursery?

There are numerous nurseries, day-care, pre-schools, childcare centres and learning centres options – As parents how do you pick what curriculum is the best? What are the redeeming qualities of a great early learning centre? How do you make an informed decision to choose the best educational foundation for your child? Here are tips to […]

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24 Dec 2017

Create Your Own Gift Bag at Home!

This holiday season, we help you create a simple but fabulous gift bag! Customising it is so easy and we are sure it’ll be very helpful for all those Christmas and New Year gifts! Materials Required: Empty cardboard box (e.g. cereal box), glue, scissors, ruler, Sharpie, decorating items e.g. ribbon, glitter         […]

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