Keeping up with Boi: Bob the Builder

Animated Female Farming

“Mamaaaa! I can’t find my blue socks with white stripes!” Boi called out.   I laughed at my silly thoughts as I walked towards my son’s room.   “Wewe…Sindio hizi socks… Ukona mchezo sana Boi!” I said.   “Tihihihi, thanks, mama!”   “No worries Boi, actually, would you mind helping me clean up the compound? I was thinking of planting tomatoes today and make us some…

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Keeping Up With Boi: Aima Reader, Math Pawa and SciBase

Child playing with dad on a swing silhouette

Previously on Boi and his lovely parents at home: There’s a knock on the door. Mzee wa Boma amewasili.  Daddy!   Boi ran towards the door and hugged his dad!  “Mkurugenzi!  I watched your friend Dora the Explorer on Akili Kids! on my way home. She’s a smart one and can speak Spanish too! Any new word you’ve learned from Dora?” Boi’s dad asked as…

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How to Raise a Successful Child: Part Three

Cat looking at mirror and sees itself as a lion. Self esteem or desire concept.

If you can help a child to live in a growth mindset, it’s a gift that will serve them well for the rest of their lives. Your child can do anything they put their mind to, but in order to actually do it, they need to imagine and believe that they can succeed. Akili Kids! can help…

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How To Raise a Successful Child: Part Two

Brain of a baby

Continuing the series on How To Raise a Successful Child, I thought it important to address the challenge of fear and its impact on learning. “Would my child learn more if they were not afraid?” Well actually, yes, they would…

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How To Raise a Successful Child: Part One

When we nurture a child’s whole being, we open doors to endless possibilities ~Susan Wright Are you familiar with the concept of a well-balanced diet? Essentially saying that if you want to be healthy, there are foods you need to eat from all the food groups; meat, fish and beans for protein (building muscle); rice,…

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