The introduction of the National Quality Framework has seen many early years services around Australia making changes to ensure they meet the new strict quality standards. For Milly Molly Mandy's in Brookton, WA this meant making changes to both the indoor and outdoor environments to maximise learning opportunities for children.Read More
Small children want to be part of your world. For them, work is every bit as much fun as play if they are given the chance to do it. The best way to encourage your child to try new skills is to demonstrate precisely and...Read More
In these screen-dominated times, it’s more important than ever that as parents we make a conscious effort...read moreRead More
Excessive screen time has been shown to decrease fitness and increase cholesterol and obesity levels in childhood and into adulthood.Read More
No playground upgrade is simple. Bulimba Child Care Centre in Brisbane used a team approach to win through to an outstanding contemporary outdoor play space.
Life is full of risks - as adults we know it, but as parents we often try to avoid our children facing potential danger. It’s a natural reaction, but it isn’t always what’s best for our kids. So how do we determine what aspects of childhood we should relax about, and when we should let our protective instincts take hold?Read More
Internationally and in Australia, early years services have recognised the importance and impact of re-introducing nature into children’s lives. The bush kinder and forest kinder movements are being actively incorporated as part of the learning programs offered in early years services, kindergartens and preschools.Read More