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  • The Leading Bilingual International School in Vietnam

    We are proud to be the only bilingual school in Ho Chi Minh City that is fully accredited by CIS (Council of International Schools).

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  • Confident and Independent Learners 

    Graduating with a global perspective in their learning and a great sense of pride in their heritage, our students are well-equipped to pursue their passions and ambitions wherever they choose to go.

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  • Inspiring Students to Succeed

    Our experienced, highly-qualified teachers ignite creativity and a love of learning in every student.

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  • A World-class Education

    The internationally recognised British curriculum coupled with traditional Vietnamese values makes our school unique and a very special learning environment.

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Development of Babies and Toddlers - From new born to six months

17 November 2016

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Your baby now shows more control over arms and legs and will soon be able to sit upright. H/she enjoys turning from one side to the other and from back onto tummy which helps with the important later skill of standing and is vital for learning. Exploration continues with lots of banging objects and putting things in mouths! Communication is now about babbling in a sing-song way. When your baby is happy h/she laughs but also cries when annoyed or frustrated. The ideas below will help you to support your baby’s development.

Well-developed children of this age should display the following:
• Smiling lots and laughing out loud, often squeaking with delight
• Showing they enjoy life by laughing and kicking their legs
• Are interested in their surroundings and activities going on around them
• Rolling over from front to back and lifting their head and even chest
• Playing with fingers and toes when lying on their back
• Holding objects for brief periods of time
• Supporting own weight when standing on their feet
• Talking' to toys and turning their head in response to sounds


Parents can build a positive relationship and bond with their children by:
• All of the activities listed in the previous section, and in addition:
• Talking to them as much as possible, using simple words and very short sentences
• Making faces and blowing ‘raspberries’ on their belly
• Singing to them


To create a positive, stimulating, and safe environment for your child:
• Put them in a safe place on the floor on their tummy for play
• Place them on the floor without restrictive nappies to give them the freedom to kick
• Provide them with bright colour objects to look at, and place some of these objects within reach so that they can touch them initially by accident, and then try to touch them on purpose
• Provide them with a variety of things to do, and frequently either change what they are looking at, or move them to a different spot, so they have something different to look at