Is your little one about to embark on a new learning journey into primary school? Every parent or carer would like their child to feel excited and happy to enter their new learning environment. Starting to prepare your child before primary school begins is recommended by the Victoria’s State Government Department of Education and […]
Kindergarten programs in Victoria are designed to help improve your child’s development and prepare for school. When a child reaches pre-school age it is important that a child becomes involved in a kindergarten program to learn skills that they can draw upon for the rest of their lives. If you’ve been struggling with whether or […]
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are many Australian children not involved in any sport. To avoid issues with future health as children move through their childhood, it is important for parents and carers to instil the importance of sport to our kids. The benefits of children and sport are endless however a […]
When it comes to our children, no one can deny the importance of school & learning, however, sometimes when it comes to children’s formative years, parents are sometimes reluctant to put their children in early learning centres for one reason or another. Some want to spend more time with their children, others simply want to […]
There is a wide range of options for your child’s formative years of education, from home day care through to private early learning centres and everything in between. Then there are different teaching methods such as Reggio Emilia and Montessori, so how are they different and how will you know what is best for your […]
When your child attends an early learning centre, you have the peace of mind they are in an environment that is working towards a nationally designed and accredited framework known as the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF). Created to provide a proven & consistent learning framework for Australian children the EYLF unlike primary & secondary […]
One of the most important things for growing bodies and minds is ensuring they have the right sort of activity throughout their days, with the right sort of fuel to get them through those activities. In Australia, it is estimated that between 20% to 25% of all children and adolescents are overweight, and two out […]
Playgrounds are often viewed by parents and carers as needing more ‘structure’, ‘equipment’ and ‘fun’. But these ideas are being challenged in favour of loose part playgrounds by research from some of Australia’s top universities.