Winter comes with its own set of challenges as far as childcare goes. Colds, the Flu and other viruses lead to coughs and sniffles that are able to be prevented with a bit of care.
If you’re looking for some strategies that will help for better child health management during the winter, keep on reading.
Provocations can be such a fun and educational part of the Early Learning Service or Pre-school experience. Setting up provocation areas is easy, as long as you’re familiar with the concept and you know what you want to accomplish.
Taking place from May 27 to June 3, National Reconciliation Week 2020 marks the twentieth anniversary of the reconciliation walks of 2000, when people came together to walk on bridges and roads across the nation and show their support for a more reconciled Australia.
It is a time for all Australians, young and old, to come together to learn about and recognise the nation’s shared history, culture and achievements.
With so many options to available in the market, selecting early learning supplies is a lot of fun. The abundance, however, can also get a bit confusing. To limit the number of options you’re picking among, you should stick to age-appropriate supplies.
Here’s a few ideas on how to select those for your centre.
Home schooling is becoming an increasingly hot topic with the Covid-19 social distancing affecting many parts of the world.
If you’re thinking about bringing early childhood education into the home, you’ll have to consider various essentials. You will need to prepare, you’ll need to come up with activities that keep your children engaged, and you’ll also have to maintain/enforce a daily routine. The following tips will help you make the most of home schooling (without losing your mind in the process).
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to think about some crafty Mother’s Day gifts for the little ones. There’s nothing more meaningful than a gift that has been hand crafted by the children themselves.
Easter is a wonderful time of the year for children and educators alike, and has endless opportunities to get the young ones involved in a variety of art & craft activities. So if you’re lacking the inspiration to plan the perfect Easter activities this year, here are 8 suggestions that are suited to the needs and possibilities of children of all ages.
Sun burn can be very painful and dangerous for children who have not had proper sun safety precautions implemented whilst in the outdoors. Exposure to UV radiation in children can also intensify their risk of developing cancer in their later years as they grow. By implementing a best-practice Sun Protection Policy and practices within the early childhood education and care services children will learn from an early age the importance of being sun safe and how this can benefit their health.
Healthy Kids = Happy Kids
Getting a balanced diet into kids that are fussy eaters can be a tricky business. It is vitally important for helping kids grow and develop at the right rate. Creating healthy eating habits early will reduce the risk of chronic diseases when they become adults. Around 45% of kids don’t like vegetables and 12% turn up their nose at meat.
Here’s some great ideas for healthy kids’ meals that have been tried and proved by mums with fussy kids. Watch them lick their plates clean with these recipes!
Established in 1996, Recycling Week aims to encourage the public to recycle more, by demonstrating the benefits of recycling items from all around the home. It’s an opportunity for schools, workplaces and individuals to brush up on their knowledge and become successful at recycling.
Teaching children to care for the environment is a learning experience that is an important part of growing up. It gives them skills in respect, empathy, responsibility and teaches them about consequences.