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Embracing The Value of Play-based Learning

From the moment a child is born, there are playful beginnings. A newborn is hardwired to move about and experiment with how things, like fingers, wiggle and touch. Though it may seem ordinary, a baby naturally embarks on an adventure of a lifetime through play-based learning. Children actively participate in their own development. It is [...]

2019-03-23T15:43:39+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Articles|

Handy? Check Out These Great DIY Projects for Dads

Are you looking for handy DIY projects to do with your kids? These do-it-yourself ideas create useful items to have around the home. They also provide your kids with a fun activity. Your child can either help you finish the project or reap the benefits. We’ve selected 7 easy DIY projects which are sure to [...]

2019-02-13T13:10:12+00:00March 12th, 2019|Articles|

Urban Gardening Ideas to Help Your Child Learn About the Environment

Children are curious by nature, so what better way to learn about the earth than by getting your hands into some! Gardening takes careful planning, hard work and patience--all wonderful virtues to encourage in your growing child. These children garden activities are suitable for kids of all ages! So get out into the sunshine, get [...]

2019-02-13T13:09:07+00:00March 5th, 2019|Articles|

Top 3 Reading Games for Young Kids

Games are a great way to start your young child on the wonderful journey of learning to read. Introducing these three reading games at a young age will provide mental stimulation and growth, along with build their memory. WIth games, your child can learn to identify letters and letter sounds, process sequencing, and the pattern [...]

2019-02-11T14:23:23+00:00February 28th, 2019|Articles|

Family Input Creates a Sense of Belonging

Family input is about working together. It allows us to foster a sense of belonging for both the child and the parents. When parents and educators find a way to collaborate it strengthens the child’s identity and enhances their learning. As educators, we have a meaningful role to play in strengthening the sense of belonging [...]

2019-02-27T15:35:56+00:00February 27th, 2019|Articles|

6 Ways Your Child (and You) Will Benefit From Long Day Care Kindy vs Traditional Kindy

The kindy and pre-school years are vitally important in preparing your child for their transition into school. You may not be sure whether to enrol your little one into a traditional kindergarten or choose a kindy program in a long day care centre. So how do you decide which is the best fit for your [...]

2019-02-13T10:04:09+00:00February 25th, 2019|Articles|

How Child Care Can Play a Positive Role in Your Baby’s Development

It’s a hotly debated topic — one that makes parents feel all kinds of emotions. And no, it’s not whether a child should only eat organic food, but something much bigger. It’s the role child care plays in the development of a baby. Despite the guilt proponents some want to dump on working parents, there [...]

2019-02-11T13:39:25+00:00February 21st, 2019|Articles|

Solid Sleep: Training Techniques to Encourage Children to Sleep Longer At Night

Sleepless nights make you tired and grumpy, especially when cries from younger members of your family interrupt your nice sleep. When your children don’t sleep, neither do you. This short sleep training guide will help you get your beauty sleep. It’s natural for a baby to want a feed during the night. But once their [...]

2019-02-06T09:42:52+00:00February 6th, 2019|Articles|

5 Fun Games That Will Teach Your Child About Responsibility

It’s so important to raise a child who cares about themselves and others. Helping your child develop a sense of responsibility at a young age can build their self-esteem and lead to a strong work ethic later in life. Games that teach responsibility to toddlers and preschoolers can also make boring chores way more fun... [...]

2019-02-06T09:12:41+00:00January 31st, 2019|Articles|