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19 Jul · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

Sharing is not always caring…

Sharing is Not Always Caring     Instilling a sense of generosity and kindness in our children is a more challenging task then most may think. It can sometimes come at a cost to a young person’s sense of ownership and self-worth, which are other important ideals that may have a significant impact on how …

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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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17 Jul · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

How to Settle Your Child into Child Care

Tips to Help You and Your Child Settle Into Childcare Services If your child is starting childcare soon, they might be feeling anxious and unsure about the upcoming experience, and, let’s be honest, you might be feeling a little uneasy about it too. To help you prepare for this new phase in their lives and …

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8 Jun · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

How to Support your Child’s Speech and Language Development in their Early Education

How to Support your Child’s Speech and Language Development in their Early Education Children start learning to communicate from birth, considerably earlier than some parents may think. So you can be sure that even before children start trying to communicate verbally, they already understand a whole lot about their world and the language used around …

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

The Benefits of Learning a New Language to Young Children

The Importance of Learning a New Language as a Child   In the past, early educators and parents would recommend against having a child be exposed to more than one language until they fully developed their language skills, as they believed the different languages would confuse the child and delay their development.   Nowadays, this …

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

The Benefits of Yoga for Children

The Amazing Benefits of Yoga For Children The early years of a child’s life are extremely important for their emotional, cognitive, and physical development, and will have a significant impact on the adult they will become. Having your child participate in stimulating programs and activities such as yoga, gives them the opportunity to develop all …

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28 Apr · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

What Does the National Quality Framework Mean for Your Child?

What Does The National Quality Framework Mean For Your Child?   The National Quality Framework (NQF) is a national system for the regulation and quality assessment of child care and early learning services. The NQF applies to long day care, family day care, preschool, kindergarten and outside school hours care services. The framework includes a: …

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27 Mar · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

The Benefits of High-Quality Childcare

Why You Should Choose High-Quality Childcare For Your Child   High-quality childcare benefits children socially, behaviourally, emotionally and intellectually. The right childcare will prepare you child for life as an adult. How do you sort the great childcare from the average?   Well, a high-quality childcare or ‘early education’ centre will have:   Great facilities …

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21 Feb · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

How to Prepare Your Child for a Learning Centre

Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For a Learning Centre Finishing maternity leave and starting your child at a learning centre can be a stressful time. Most infants (up to 7 months of age) adjust very well to childcare. Older infants, however, might find that it takes a bit of adjusting. Here are some tips …

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

The Benefits of Play to Children

Why You Should Encourage your Kids to Play Never underestimate child’s play – although it might look like simple leisure time, when kids are fighting dragons, riding unicorns and making potions they are actually developing crucial life skills and preparing their brains for the many challenges of adulthood.   Here are some of the many …

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