Daisy Hill August 2021 News

Hello everyone from our Daisy Hill Early Learning Centre! Our current centre focus is on Quality Area 5. (National Quality Standards) Relationships with Children Good relationships early in life help children to connect with others, build positive friendships and support children to self-regulate their emotions. Research shows relationships are central to children developing acceptance, self-esteem…

DIY Activity of the Month: Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… Paper Bag Monster Puppets! Your local early learning centre shares an activity that is sure to keep your child occupied at home! We are sure your child will be begging to do it every day!   What you’ll need to make the Paper Bag…

The Benefits of Story Time for a Child’s Development

Your ELC delves into the benefits story time with your children has on their development Storytime might seem like just a fun bonding activity you do with your child at the end of the day but it’s really is so much more than that!  Storytime teaches your child many life and social skills through the…

Differences Between Fine and Gross Motor Skills

Your local ELC explains the differences between fine and gross motor skills. Parents are often told about the importance of gross and fine motor skills, but sometimes, an explanation on what fine and gross motor skills are not given. Your local early learning centre is here to explain!   Fine Motor Skills  Fine motor skills involve…

Recipe of the Month: Jacket Potatoes with Mexican Bean and Cheese

Your local early learning centre shares a recipe your children are sure to love! This taste, the five-star rated recipe is sure to get your children excited about eating vegetables! Your children will be begging for this healthy, filling, and easy to make dinner recipe every night!  Serves 4 | Cooking Time: 15 mins |…

Recipe of the Month: Easy Lentil Bolognese

Your local early learning centre shares this delicious vegetarian take on Spaghetti Bolognese! Your child won’t know how healthy it is – and they’ll be asking for seconds. Cutting back on meat and introducing plant-based meals to our diets has many environmental and health benefits. This lentil Bolognese recipe is a simple, affordable and delicious…

DIY Activity of the Month: Toilet Roll Rocket Ships

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… Toilet Roll Rocket Ships Your local early learning centre shares this adorable DIY rocket ship craft using empty toilet rolls and other household bits and pieces. To make one rocket ship, you will need: Old toilet rolls  Sheets of coloured card (in 3…

The Benefits of Sensory Play

Your ELC shares the following benefits of sensory play time for your child along with some fun and simple sensory activity ideas! From babies to early school age, children are constantly developing their senses and discovering countless new things. Our little ones love to explore new sights, smells, tastes, textures and sounds, and luckily, there is no limit to…

Daisy Hill July 2021 News

Hello to our wonderful Daisy Hill Early Learning Centre families! The months are flying by, the centre has been a flurry of exciting activity and welcoming new families. From the Office We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all families for their support and understanding during the recent Covid-19 restrictions and challenging times…

The Benefits of Learning Through Play

Your ELC shares an insight into the many benefits of fun, hands on learning throughout the first years of your child’s life. The first 5 years of a child’s life are some of the most important for their long-term development and well-being. A learning through play approach is a great way to help your child…