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

Why It’s Important to Display A Child’s Work

How It Can Impact a Child If Their Work Is Displayed or Recognised It’s always a proud and loving moment when a child draws or paints something and decides to give that piece of artwork to you. As a parent, it’s up to you how you decide to appreciate it, but you can never go …

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

The Benefits of Learning Sign Language as a Child

The Importance of Sign Language and its Effects on a Developing Brain As a parent, you may find that at times you are the only person who can understand your child/ren’s own personal verbal and physical language. Verbally communicating can be a long process for both parent and child. Nonetheless, it is a skill that …

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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 some tips to parents on preparing their children for school readiness   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 …

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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 subject …

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

The Benefits of Yoga for Children

Three 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 a 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 …

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