How to get your child to sleep in their own bed

Some great tips on how to encourage your child to sleep in their own bed

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How to make a CD balloon hovercraft

Click on the link to find out how you can do this experiment at home

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Transtioning to school

‘While there is some debate about what constitutes “school readiness” or whether such a “concept” or label is appropriate … research indicates there are qualities, characteristics and skills that help smooth the path to school.’

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Building Resilience in Children

A great article explaining the importance of building resilience in children

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Supporting STEM in education and care

A great article explaining the importance of STEM in education and care

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Adventurous Play

A great informative article about the benefits of risky play

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Children need to play outside

A great article explaining the importance of playing outside

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Why the Reconciliation Movement Benefits All Australians

A great informative article about the benefits of Reconciliation for all Australians

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Is My Child Getting Enough Sleep?

A great informative article about sleeping in the early years

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Colourful Flowers Experiment

A great experiment to try at home!

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If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it

A great insight into the importance of exposing children to the natural environment

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Zucchini and cacao brownie

Check out this blog for the yummy recipe!

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Mud, Marvelous Mud!

Check out this blog if you are interested in learning about the benefits of mud

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STEM at centre of transformation

Check out this blog to find out the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experiences

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Connecting home and school Makes us a great community of learners: Part Three: Language and play go hand in hand.

What does play have to do with helping children’s language development?

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Connecting home and school Makes us a great community of learners: Part two

8 unintentional ways parents and educators impact children’s linguistic development

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Outdoor play is a big part of healthy growth, learning, development and wellbeing for your child

Check out this blog to read about the benefits of outdoor play!

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Is your child teething?

Click on this link to find a great recipe for teething biscuits

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Connecting home and school makes us a great community of learners!

Language and Literacy: Educators and Families creating a partnership to ensure children’s academic success.

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Activities for the April School Holidays!

Check out this blog if you are planning your next adventure for the upcoming School Holidays!

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I'm singing in the rain, oh I love singing in the rain!!

Click here to read all about the benefits of playing in the rain.

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Looking for something fun to do in the upcoming school holidays?

Newcastle Permanent Junior Ranger Fun Day

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Hunter Wetlands annual Easter Fun Day

Information about the event at Hunter Wetlands

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What's on at Newcastle Library?

A list of free activities for children at your local library

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Need some healthy lunch box ideas?

We are always planning healthy snacks for afternoon tea here is one of the websites we use!

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The more you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn the more places you will go- Dr Seuss

The benefits of reading to children

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Our toilet training top tips

Click here to read further about some handy tips on toilet training!

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My Kindy Early Learning Centres

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Sleep deprivation in toddlers

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Should children use stencils / colouring in books?

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Building resilience in Children

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To Infinity and Beyond

Click here to read about the benefits of Superhero Play in Childcare!

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Is your child starting BIG school in 2017?

Read this article to read some useful tips when it comes to your child commencing school.

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Reasons to choose Preschool in Long Day Care

Here are 5 benefits of choosing a preschool readiness program within a Long Day Care setting!

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5 Conversations to Have with Your Child About Finding Dory

Families can talk about everything from the power of perseverance to what makes a family in Pixar's heartwarming hit

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A Practical Guide to School Readiness

This information sheet from The Centre for Community Child Health provides parents and carers with facts they need to consider when thinking about whether their children are ready for school.

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Benefits of Outdoor Play

The weather changes from warm and sunny to cold and ‘dreary’, which means that the children can’t go outside and play, right? WRONG! While yes, the weather isn’t the most desirable, it is still necessary for children to go outside and play!

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Digital Tablets in Pre-School: Literacy Learning

Touch-screen tablets are not only being used in primary and secondary classrooms, pre-schools are also employing the technology. Find out more in this months blog from the educators at MyKindys

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Mothers Day Morning Tea at Garden Suburbs

Mother’s Day is a day were we celebrate all that our mothers or mother figures in our lives have done for us. A mother’s touch, words and cuddles can mean so much to a child. This time of the year, we say thank you and remind our mothers that we love

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Mothers Day Morning Tea at Shortland Early Learning Centre

Join us for morning tea to celebrate Mothers Day! Download the PDF for the invitation :)

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ANZAC Day stories and activites at My Kindy Toronto

The children take part in a remembering activity and read a book together - 'Lest We Forget'

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End of school holidays and long weekend activities from Heights Kindy

What have you got on this weekend to finish off another busy school holidays. Here are some suggestions!

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Statewide Eyesight Preschool Screening (STEPS)

The Statewide Eyesight Preschool Screening (STEPS) program is an initiative of the NSW Ministry of Health, Libby a professional screener from the steps program will be visiting the centre

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Anzac Day at My Kindy Early Learning Centres

April 22nd marks Anzac Day, and the educators are taking time to engage with the children around this important day.

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Happy Easter from the team at My Kindy

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Easter Hat Parade at SELC

Come along to the exciting Easter Hat Parade at Shortland this week

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Saving Water at Home with Captain Squirt

The children find a fun way to learn about water and water use with the help of Captain Squirt and his funny clown Bubbles.

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The Starfish Room Science Experiment

Educators have been observing the children’s hand washing techniques and planned a science experiment to raise awareness in the room, as to why it is important to wash our hands.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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Annual My Kindy Christmas Parties

We hope parents and children have been enjoying the christmas party and sausage sizzle as much as we have been!

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Christmas Activities at Heights Kindy

The children and educators have been enjoying some holiday cheer in the lead up to Xmas

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Fire Captain Doug helps with safety drills at Riverview

A surprise visit from the local Firemen from next-door oversee the emergency drills

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Christmas Ice Recipe

An easy to prepare treat for the holiday period, simple and fun for the kids to join in!

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Dropping Children off at Pre-school

Does your child have trouble separating on drop offs? Tips on dealing with separation anxiety

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Living Safely with Dogs: Pre-school program

Teaching the children how to approach and greet dogs in a fun and safe environment!

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Senior Constable Dana Steel from the NSW Police visits Toronto!

Today the children get a valuable safety lesson from the NSW Police

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National Children's Week at My Kindy

National Children's Week runs this week throughout the country

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Heights Kindy: Numeracy and Literacy at home

This week, Georgia from Heights Kindy has put together some great tips for giving the kids some help with literacy and numeracy from home

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Heights Kindy: Quote of the week

Something to think about as spring sets in

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