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Plants form the basis of many science experiments. Children can learn so much from observing the growth of plants and flowers. It's important when selecting plants for your early childhood service that they are safe and non toxic for children.
Show and Tell gives children an opportunity to stand up in front of their friends and speak about a topic that interest them or share something that they love. It builds confidence and helps children develop effective communication skills.
Feel Good Feb is dedicated to saying thanks, expressing gratitude, promoting good deeds and random acts of kindness.
Reading books supports children to become emergent readers, it teaches sharing and involvement and develops early literacy skills. The Take Home Book Program guides families in building, confident and fluent readers and builds positive relationships between home and preschool.
Bounce Cards are designed for OSHC Educators to go with you, wherever your OSHC children play and to share ideas to encourage your children to be active every day.
In Norway and most other Scandinavian countries, children nap in the outdoors. According, to research outdoor sleeping not only promotes better daytime sleeping, but it also increases the duration of sleep. With Australia's serene climate, it's a great way for…
Progressive mealtimes are giving an opportunity for children to choose when they want to eat within a certain timeframe instead of eating at a set time.
On 26 January we celebrate Australia Day. A day to reflect on what we have achieved and what we can be proud of in our great nation. However, for Aboriginal Australians, it's a day of sorrow and loss. A clear…
The Child Care Provider Handbook is free and written for providers of early learning and child care. It details the requirements and responsibilities of child care providers and services.
As part of the children’s program, it’s important to undertake cultural celebrations in acknowledging rights and traditions. This yearly calendar has a variety of monthly cultural and community celebrations which can be acknowledged within the program and adapted to suit…
When your eager to get the job, it may be difficult to refuse to answer questions however you don’t have to answer a question that requires you to give information that could be used to discriminate against you.
One of the best ways to encourage children to grow a garden to develop a range of skills is to create an editable garden. An edible garden is a garden that contains flowers, herbs, seeds, berries and plants that can…
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