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A Guide for Parents and Teachers of Young Children

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Mother ans child playing listening game
Child threading beads - fine motor activity
Preschooler playing outdoors building gross motor skills
Children's songs
Early reading, writing and maths skills
Child playing in the sandpit
Child's bedroom
Child's painting of a bird

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Tanja McIlroy

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I’m Tanja McIlroy, the creator of Empowered Parents.

As a former teacher, my passion is sharing information with parents and educators on child development and the importance of learning through play in the early years.

My website is filled with simple ideas and play-based activities for 3-6-year-olds.

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