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12 Oct · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

The Importance of Physical Exercise at a Young Age

Physical Exercise Supports Healthy Development for Your Kids Here at The Brook Early Education and Care, we always encourage families to live an active lifestyle and to get children to play outdoors as much as possible. Exercise is absolutely vital for good health and development, and different physical activities teach children invaluable skills they will …

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12 Oct · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

Do You Know Why the 5 Basic Food Groups Are Beneficial to Your Child?

Do You Know Why the 5 Basic Food Groups Are Beneficial to Your Child? Parents are told time and time again that children need to consume the right amounts of dairy, fruits, grains, protein, and vegetables, as a balanced diet full of nutrients and vitamins is essential for children’s healthy development. But do you know …

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6 Oct · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

DIY Project: Bubble Painting

The Brook Early Education and Care shares an easy activity for parents to do at home with the kids – great fun guaranteed. Creative activities are the most effective way of letting your child have fun whilst learning, as children are able to experiment and let their imaginations run wild. As children get older, they …

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7 Sep · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

Recipe of the Month – Layered Yogurt & Fruit Crumble

Layered Yoghurt & Fruit Crumble Recipe If you’re in need of some child-friendly snack inspiration, give this Yoghurt & Fruit Crumble recipe a try! We know how hard it is for children to be excited by food that’s actually nutritious for them. And, we know that it can be even harder to think of new …

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7 Sep · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

The Importance of Oral Hygiene for Children

Teaching Children Good Oral Hygiene   After the exciting and beneficial dentist visit from Dr Ashleigh Newberry and Dr Ken Lau from Castle Dental, Dr Greg Dougall from GDougall Dental and Dr Sarah from Lutwyche Dental during dentist week – 8-12 August, our team at The Brook want the children to keep up the skills …

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7 Sep · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

The Benefits of Playing in the Sandpit

Playing in the Sand is a Great Way for Kids To Learn Many Skills   We shouldn’t underestimate how important it is for children to play and have fun – it is incredible how much they learn through play! Playing in the sandpit is an incredible tool to help them develop great skills that go …

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7 Sep · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

DIY Project: Felt Ghost Bookmarks

How to Make Felt Ghost Bookmarks DIY projects are a fun way to fill the day while teaching your child new skills. It can be hard to think of activities to do with your kids that will keep them entertained, so, to help you, we have come up with a helpful idea.   Here at …

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10 Aug · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

DIY Project: Making Plastic Bottle Piggy Banks

How to Make Piggy Banks From Plastic Bottles DIY projects are often a great way to fill an afternoon and keep your children entertained at the same time. However, we know how difficult it can be to think of new and creative ways to help your kids have fun at home. To help with this, …

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10 Aug · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

Recipe of the Month – Chicken and Avocado Tortilla Roll Ups

Chicken and Avocado Tortilla Roll-Ups Recipe Getting children excited about eating healthy foods can be a daunting task for many parents. Children are often notoriously picky eaters and trying to find ways to ensure they are getting the nutrients they need can sometimes feel like an impossible task. Here at The Brook Early Education and …

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10 Aug · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

Top Tips to Prepare your Child for School

 The Brook Early Education and Care shares great tips to help parents get their children school ready   Following our Kindy Info Night, which amongst other things included the presence of Principal of St Mary of the Cross Primary School talking about school readiness, we have put together a few tips to help parents whose …

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