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The Developmental Benefits of Outdoor Play for Your Child

Your Early Learning Centre shares the developmental benefits of outdoor play for young children.   Outdoor play gives your child the chance to explore the natural environment around them. Not only does this provide new, exciting learning environments to discover, but it also offers a number of developmental benefits. Here’s our top 5!   1.…

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The Importance of Encouraging a Child’s Imagination

Your local Early Learning Centre shares four key benefits of children using their imagination.   Imagination transports children to a world that is their own, one where they can make beds turn into boats and a flashlight becomes the sun. Imagination is also a key facilitator for a child’s cognitive and social development, which is…

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Recipe of the Month: Rainbow Fruit Skewers

Your local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s recipe of the month… Rainbow Fruit Skewers!   Skip the ice cream and beat the heat with this quick and easy rainbow fruit skewer recipe! Serves 4 | Time: 5 mins | Difficulty: Easy Utensils: Various Cookie Cutters   Melon Ballers   Wooden Skewers   Yoghurt of choice (for dipping)  …

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DIY Activity of the Month: Wind Chime

Your local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… DIY Wind Chimes!   There are endless possibilities with this fun, creative DIY activity! Not only is this DIY activity simple to create, but it also helps children to understand the importance of recycling and understanding the world around them. Explore different sounds,…

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Settling Your Child into Childcare with Peace of Mind

Your local Early Learning Centre shares tips to help you and your child settle into childcare   Sending your child to childcare is a daunting but exciting milestone for your child and family. All of you will be experiencing changes as your child settles into new learning environments, develops new friendships, and spends time with…