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    Why Play Based Learning is Important for Children

    BY Emily Chin March 2, 2020

    Why is play based learning so important for children in child care? Play is the natural language of children; it’s their natural state when they’re happy and healthy. So if we can integrate learning into their natural tendency, then it will be effortless and much more effective. When an activity is fun and playful, it’s […]

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    The Advantages of Growing a Garden at Your Childcare Centre

    BY Emily Chin March 2, 2020

    Recent studies by the Australian Catholic University and the University of Texas have independently shown how school and childcare centre gardens can have a positive influence on the eating habits of children. This could be a simple solution to those worries that parents often have concerning teaching correct and healthy eating guidelines. But there are […]

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    Activities to Develop Fine Motor Skills in Children

    BY Emily Chin March 2, 2020

    Fine motor skills sound important, but what exactly are they? And why are they so important for children? When we talk about fine motor skills, what we mean is use of the small muscles in the hand, fingers and thumb. This area is responsible for a number of important tasks relating to a child’s learning, […]

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    The Importance of Promoting Wellbeing in Pre-School Aged Kids

    BY Emily Chin October 3, 2019

    Promoting wellbeing in pre-school aged kids is vital. The skills and principles instilled into children early on have a greater tendency to stick than later learning, so when it comes to wellbeing, education about it in pre-school is highly recommended. There are also immediate benefits, as the children will be happier and more relaxed if […]

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    How to Deal with Toddler Tantrums at Your Child Care Centre

    BY Emily Chin October 3, 2019

    Toddler temper tantrums can be frustrating for everyone involved – the child, parents and educators. Tantrums are inevitable in kids up to 4 years of age and sometimes later. They often stem from a child who cannot yet express what’s going on for them, or who is having trouble with a certain activity or task. […]

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    Why It’s Important to Make Learning Fun

    BY Emily Chin October 3, 2019

    Any teacher knows the importance of fun in learning as an aid to getting the attention of kids and getting lessons to stick. If you’re mid-way through a lesson on a certain subject with your class and you notice they’re getting a bit fidgety, you may need to increase the fun levels. The quickest way […]

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    How Digital Media Can Be Used to Enhance Early Learning

    BY Emily Chin October 3, 2019

    While many people bemoan the way children seem attracted to digital media, it does have its positive aspects. We live in a digital age, so trying to deny this by keeping kids away from digital media will only hinder their development and ability to adapt. When used in constructive ways, digital media can help to […]

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    Fun Educational Games & Activities for Nursery Aged Children

    BY Emily Chin October 3, 2019

    Educational games and activities are crucial for nursery aged children, helping them to learn and socialise in child care centres. During play, children express their talents and personalities in a natural way, which allows educators to get an insight into their skill development and abilities as well as the things they love. Some of the […]

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    How You Can Promote Development with the Right Early Learning Program

    BY Emily Chin August 23, 2019

    Choosing the right kind of early learning program to conduct at your child care centre is essential. The idea of early learning is to prepare a child for further entry into educational programs which will build the foundation for the rest of their lives. When you think about it like this, you realise just how […]

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