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Early learning and child care provides the foundation for children to develop both educationally and socially in a safe environment, while supporting parents into
Why play-based learning? - Early Childhood Australia
Why play-based learning by Lennie Barblett was featured in Every Child Vol. 16 No. 3—Play and learning. Click here to subscribe today!
Settling in at child care: tips for the early weeks
Settling in at child care can be tricky. It can help to stay calm at drop-off and make sure your child has enough rest, play and attention at home. Read more.
Child Care Lounge - Online Training | Smooth Transitions In Child Care
by Cathy Abraham As you know, transition times are usually the most difficult and stressful parts of the day in child care. A group of children are being asked to shift from one activity to another, and move from one task to another in a relatively short period of time. This lends itself to much movement - and for some
Children's health and nutrition
All young children need help to establish patterns of good eating and exercise for their present wellbeing and for a healthy life.
Teaching children through play? It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3
For the first time, a significant study shows parents and educators how to interact with young babies and children to maximise their educational outcomes
Early Learning Activities for Preschoolers – Alaska's Early Childhood Investment
Free or low-cost activities for Alaska preschoolers to encourage healthy brain development. Provided by Best Beginnings.
Why play is important
Play is more than just fun for babies and children. It’s how they learn and develop. Playing with your child is one of the most important things you can do. Article available in: Arabic, Dari, Karen, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese.
Transitions for children: helping children change activities
Children don’t always find it easy to move between activities, but these transitions still need to happen. Read how to help with transitions for children.
Forum - Strategies To Support Transitions Through Change
Your Assignment Module Number and Heading: Workplacement Your Assignment Type: Standard Question Currently Working in Childcare? No Your knowledge: Beginner Your Question? Describe the strategies the educator uses to manage the transition and support…
Physical activity for young children
Daily physical activity is good for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. When you make physical activity fun and part of family life, it’s easy to get moving.