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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

DIY Project: Potato Stamps

How to Make Potato Stamps Keeping children entertained can often be a difficult task, and we understand many parents find it tough to think of new and engaging activities to keep your children happy at home. To help with this, The Brook Early Education and Care team is always thinking about fun and simple DIY …

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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

DIY Project: Making Play Dough

How to Make Play Dough No matter how many toys, games, movies, and friends your child has, every now and then it’s inevitable that they will come to you saying they are bored. While they are pretty good at keeping themselves entertained, sometimes they just get tired of the same old activities. To help you …

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

5 Tips for Defusing a Temper Tantrum

5 Helpful Tips for Defusing Your Kid’s Temper Tantrums Temper tantrums are an unfortunate (but unavoidable) aspect of raising children, particularly those aged 1-4. Why? Because children of these ages haven’t yet learned how to manage their emotions.   Why Do Kids Have Tantrums?   Children between 1 and 2 tend to have tantrums when …

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

DIY Project: How to Make Personalised Wrapping Paper

How to Make Personalised Wrapping Paper Once your kid hits school age, or once they start attending an early education centre, their social lives skyrocket. There are birthday parties more often than you can keep up with, and so, most parents just keep a stack of age appropriate gifts hidden away for times of emergency. …

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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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16 Nov · admin · No Comments

Child Care Near Me

The Brook Early Education and Care Welcome to our first blog post!   What an exciting time it is to learn, to grow and to take big steps, no matter how small the footprints are.   As we open our doors to all the cherubs, toddlers and tots out there, now is our chance to …

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