Understanding the importance behind risk taking


Very soon it will be that time of year again when young children are in the outdoors busy exploring the world through the only way that they know how, play. It is through these very moments when...
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Daylight Saving – Sleep, Faitgue and Children


On Sunday 3rd of April we put our clocks back by one hour. Only one hour, however it is amazing just how much of an impact one hour has on our body clocks and just how difficult it is to readjust...
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Preparing our Children for the Future….


Teaching Our Children Empathy and Skills for Life Young preschool age children are social little beings who are usually very interested in other children and are quick to notice and practice social...
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The Dying tradition of Eating Together


Family dining has become an infrequent event in our modern and busy lives. What was traditionally a nightly occurrence has been reduced to irregular gatherings around the dining area. Children eat...
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Just Playing? The Importance of Play and building strong Foundations


What do they do all day? When will they begin to learn? Why are they always at the playdough table? How will they cope at school? Who will they be when they grow up? What did you do today? “Oh...
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Children’s Art Development


There are many sequences children go through during the development of their art.  You can look at young children’s art development in the form of a continuum.  Although there are many stages...
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Winter Jackets Compromise Car Seat Safety


As winter approaches, the warmer clothes come out from the cupboards and we start to layer ourselves and children up to travel from place to place. The danger of this with car seats and safety belts...
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Are You Encouraging Your Child To Be Independent?


Children strive towards independence from an early age, driven by a desire to make things happen and feel competent. Some parents encourage their children to be independent and to do things for...
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The Importance of Play


A frequently asked question that teachers in early childhood centres receive from parents is “ Why do you just let the children play?” There has been a lot of research done to show just how...
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Excursions – Expanding the Walls of the Classroom


“I saw lots of bugs and butterflies at the Museum”, “I liked Sue the dinosaur and the skull of the dinosaur, but that was not real”, “I really liked to play rugby at the...
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