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International Day of Friendship is a United Nations (UN) day that promotes the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in many cultures. It is observed on July 30 each year. To celebrate International Day of Friendship (30 July), I have created a "Friendship Day" template that can be used in LDC, FDC and OOSH settings. This template can be…
Over the past 2 weeks we have created 10 different templates all related to the learning areas that are set up in an early childhood setting. These templates give examples to families of the learning and benefits their child engages in while playing. It's important to share these experiences with families so they develop an overall understanding of playing and…
New Photo Observation Template is now Available For LDC, FDC and OOSH settings. The Photo Observation template uses photos to focus on the child's learning and experiences. Taking photos during the observation period, can lead to an even richer information gathering as the photos are evidence of what the child is achieving and it provides more information in discovering the…
This week we celebrate NAIDOC week. An opportunity to create a cultural understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within our community. To support children's understanding we have 2 art activities that will help children gain an understanding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community culture as they use natural materials, native animals and colours which are an…
The following 2 articles related to Hand Foot and Mouth disease are now available to read: 1) Hand Foot and Mouth Disease: Article on Signs, Symptoms, Prevention of Hand Foot and mouth disease and more related information. 2) Hand Foot and Mouth Disease is Spreading: News on the rise of more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease in NSW.
I have now updated the Wage Table in the following article "Childcare Wages in Australia". The increase of the minimum award wages has come into effect from the 01 July 2015. If you are receiving minimum wages, please check the new award to see if you are receiving the new increase. Here is the link to the article "Childcare Wages…
NAIDOC Learning Story Template is now available for educators in LDC, FDC and OOSH settings. NAIDOC week (first week of July) is a time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. To commemorate this special week, I have designed a learning story template as per user request, which can be used to document…
I have written an article on Sustainable Practices in Childcare for educators working with children in LDC & FDC and OOSH settings. The ideas within this article is just some of the ideas that you could do to embed sustainability within the day to day running of the centre and within the curriculum program. Educators have the responsibility to make…

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