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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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9 Nov · The Brook Early Education and Care · No Comments

World Diabetes Day

At The Brook Early Education and Care, we aim to educate our community about the issues that affect us.   Diabetes is a serious disease and it can affect anyone – Here are the symptoms, and how to avoid Type 2 Diabetes.   World Diabetes day is coming up – because of this we want …

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

5 Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy in Colder Weather

How to Keep Your Child From Colds and Flu in Winter When the temperatures start to drop during the winter months, children become more susceptible to colds, viruses and the flu. While it’s almost impossible to guarantee your child won’t get sick, there are definitely a number of simple things parents can do to help …

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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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