There is no doubt that a preschool program has many benefits for children. As a caregiver, you will see how regular social interactions, physical activities, and creative projects help your students to learn, grow, and prepare them for the world of school ahead. One time of the day that you might not look forward quite as much is lunchtime, which can sometimes get a little chaotic. Meal times, however, can provide positive experiences for learning and growth too—they just need to be handled in the right way.
15 May 2019
As parents, there is nothing more important than the care and safety of your children. You do everything you can to keep them safe and teach them right at home. While ideally, parents would stay home with their children, this is not always possible. This is when it is time to look for a day care centre. With this comes many things you must think about. Here are some important decisions in choosing a day care centre.
13 November 2018
If your toddler has reached a school-going age, you may be considering different early education systems to give them the best possible start to their school career. However, in searching for teaching institutions, you will find that there is a broad range of early education options to choose from. It would, therefore, be advisable to whittle down your choices by eliminating systems that are trends and focusing on those that have a proven educational curriculum.
30 November 2017
You've taken some time off work for maternity, but now it's time for you to get back to it, which means that you've probably enrolled your toddler in a childcare centre near your home or workplace. Some kids happily settle into a new centre within a few days or weeks, while others take significantly longer to adjust to the chance. If your child falls in the latter category, follow these tips to help your crying toddler settle into his or her day care centre.
31 July 2017
It is very important for carers and parents to have an open and friendly relationship so that they can work together to bring up a child in the best way and promote healthy development. However, sometimes busy carers and parents find it hard to connect during emotional pick-ups and drop-offs. ere are some tips that can help. Try to leave some extra time While it can be hard to get out the door in the morning, and most of us don't want to sacrifice even a few minutes in bed, it can be really useful to have a few minutes extra to have even a brief chat with your child's carer.
21 June 2017
Transitioning your child to a nursery or child care may feel like a big step, and you'll likely feel worried about how your child will cope with such a big change. The first few weeks can be tough, as you'll miss your child and they will miss you. However, there are steps you can take to make the transition easier for your child and create positive connotations with your chosen childcare provider.
27 October 2016
If you have twins or triplets, one of the questions you might need to consider is whether to keep them together through their schooling years. This decision presents itself relatively early on, as one of the first questions you'll be asked by any early childhood facility you tour is whether they'll be in the same stream or not. Here are some of the pros and cons of each option. Together in one class
21 January 2016
For children with Autism Spectrum Disorders or ASD, navigating free play can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. In addition to issues with voice modulation, many children with ASD suffer from pragmatic speech disorder where they struggle to navigate the responses of the other party and may keep speaking at length or fail to notice a change in mood. Child carers can help children to navigate these situations using some of the following techniques.
21 October 2015
If you have your own kids, lots of siblings or too many cousins to count, you likely are going to have a lot of kids underfoot at your wedding reception. To keep the hordes of children under control so your guests can enjoy themselves, consider hiring someone to provide childcare at your wedding. To keep the kids entertained, here are some activities the childcare worker can organise for the kids to do:
22 September 2015
Dyslexia is no indication of intelligence whatsoever. This condition is simply a disorder that prevents people from being able to scan and interpret words, letters, and symbols in the correct order. But when you have a child with dyslexia and they struggle with their studies as a result, they can often feel like this has something to do with their intelligence when it doesn't. This is why it is extremely important to give your child as much support in the home as possible.
22 September 2015