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Due to popular request we have now released another interest area template for Play dough Play. This template can be used for educators in LDC, FDC and OOSH settings. The Play dough Play template enables educators to do a quick observation of the child and using a checkbox link the child's experience to the framework. This documentation then can be…
This week we are focusing on 'Getting To Know You Games". These games will support new children that may have started in the room to identify others and support children with their social and emotional development. 1) The Blanket Game: A simple game to play to help children identify each other. 2) Where Do You Stand: This game enables children…
We hope you all had a loving Valentines day, yesterday! To celebrate Valentines Day (February 14th), we have a Valentines Day Heart template for educators to use in LDC,FDC and OOSH settings. This is a cute template to add to a child's portfolio to describe the experiences the children participated in for Valentines Day celebrations. It can be used as…
As educators we have an opportunity to embed sustainability practices within our services thus making children aware of their impact on the environment and ways to minimise it. It’s imperative that we play an active role to assist children and families to understand sustainability issues, concepts and practices. The following article Yearly Calendar Of Environmental Events can be used to…
We received a few emails from educators requesting for an extension on our Australia Day discount offer which expired last week since centres that were open only from February were unable to take advantage of this offer. So we thought why not and hence we are extending this 20% discount off our Premium Subscriptions until next Wednesday 17th Feb 2016.…
Celebrate this year's Chinese New Year by using this template as a keepsake for the children's portfolio. Chinese New Year marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar and also known as the Spring Festival. It is the grandest and the most important annual event for Chinese people. Show how Chinese New Year was celebrated at…
On Monday 8th February it is Chinese New Year. This marks the start of the new year, beginning on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ending on the full moon fifteen days later. It is marked by visits to family and friends, special meals, fireworks, and gift giving. Here are a couple simple crafts to do with…
Couple of days ago I received a complaint from a course provider stating that students in the class have been copying and pasting assignment answers from the Aussie Childcare Network support forum. It saddens me to hear that the information provided on the forum is being misused by some students. Copying answers from the forum itself is considered plagiarism and…

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