Opening the world of reading

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At Little Red Dragon Preschool, it is never too early to develop a love of reading.

Every day, a class of 20 young minds are encouraged to delight in the world of books, instead of waiting to be introduced when they start ‘big school’.

The ages of the children of Little Red Dragon may range from four to six, but for them, reading is an activity that they are learning to thoroughly enjoy. They are not only read to by their teachers in English, but in Afrikaans and isiXhosa as well.

The staff at Little Red Dragon believe that it is important to teach the children in their mother-tongues; alongside the primary medium of instruction which is English. It is proven that children learn better in their own language. It is also a good opportunity to develop future multilingual citizens who are appreciative of diversity and who have…

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