Monthly Archives: March 2020

Promoting an Inclusive Practice in Childcare

An inclusive practice in childcare promotes and encourages ALL children to participate in education and care. As Educators, we support an inclusive practice across our entire program, so that it embraces the right of every child to be, to belong and become in a diverse world. Often our understanding of inclusion is limited to children [...]

2020-03-28T03:39:21+10:00March 30th, 2020|Articles|

Calm, Cool and Collected: Mindful Meditations for Children

Mindful meditations for children focus a child's thoughts on a single idea or experience. They’re useful relaxation tools for families to practice at home. They encourage deep concentration, promote sensory experiences and help children to find meaning in everyday activities. There are many different ways to practise mindful meditations to help relax kids. The traditional [...]

2020-05-21T22:39:15+10:00March 10th, 2020|Articles|

Pre-Writing Skills for Children

Do you have crayon or pencil marks on your walls? Children as young as 2 make marks on all sorts of things to express their feelings. Toddlers and preschoolers begin to develop pre-writing skills as they scribble, draw and imitate letters in an attempt to communicate. Pre-writing skills are part of the foundational literacy skills [...]

2020-03-06T22:59:05+10:00March 3rd, 2020|Articles|