Pre Prep

What do you do when your child seeks your validation?

By Nicole Soames (Educational Psychologist) It is important to help your child understand that what THEY think of themselves and their work is way more important than what others think of them. By doing so, we are helping them develop internal validation, so that they...

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25 Fun Activities for parents to do with kids at home

With South Africa being 59+ days into Lockdown, it can be increasingly difficult to stay positive and find something to look forward to. Nicole Soames, Educational Psychologist at the Pre-Prep this year, suggests that parents find some fun activities to motivate both...

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Creating a calm corner at home

by Nicole Soames                            Is your child feeling frustrated, or perhaps feeling anxious now with possibly returning to school? A ‘calm corner’ may help your child with these big feelings. What is a calm corner? A calm corner is a specific agreed upon...

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