Fostering Childhood Independence

Children love being independent. We see this when babies try to spoon-feed themselves, toddlers demand to dress themselves and pre-schoolers want to help with household chores. Young children love to do things for themselves even when it makes life harder… Continue Reading >

Baby Safety

Yes, this is a bit of a dry topic but, for once in your life, it’s probably time to take it seriously, as your child’s health and safety are obviously of paramount importance to you. I think a good way… Continue Reading >

5 Risk Factors of Childhood Obesity in Australia

Childhood obesity is a growing health concern in Australia. The prevalence of overweight and obese children in the country has surged, with recent figures showing that one in four children falls into these categories, effectively doubling the count in recent… Continue Reading >

5 Inclusive Ideas for the Traditional Easter Egg Hunt

You only have to look around the supermarket to see that Easter isn’t too far away. Easter eggs, hot cross buns, Easter baskets and craft supplies for the school easter hat parade are already on the show. Sure, some of… Continue Reading >

The Crucial Role of Early Childhood Nutrition in Child Health

Early childhood nutrition lays the foundation for lifelong health and well-being. During the formative years of infancy and early childhood, proper nutrition is not just a matter of growth and development; it profoundly impacts physical, cognitive, and emotional development. The… Continue Reading >

Making Memories at Christmas

The key question to keep asking is: Are you spending your time on the right things? As time is all you have. Randy Pausch One of my most valued things in the entire world is a tin lunch box filled… Continue Reading >

TWEE: Crafting Childhood Magic for Creative Kids With Handcrafted Chalk

In the heart of our busy cities and suburbs, there’s a magical space where our little ones can unleash their creativity in bold, bright, beautiful colours. Our footpaths offer a remarkable canvas where children’s creativity can run wild and free…. Continue Reading >

Unleash Your Child’s Creative Superpowers with Kaleidoscope Arts and Crafts!

In the magical realm of childhood, where every day is an adventure, children are like little sponges, soaking up the world’s wonders. They’re bursting with energy and enthusiasm, and their boundless creativity knows no limits. With a rainbow of colours,… Continue Reading >

Childhood Depression

What is depression? Depression is a low mood that impacts everyday functioning, such as engagement in social interests, home life, leisure activities, and school life that cannot be attributed to an underlying medical condition or other mental health condition. The… Continue Reading >

Benefits of Music in Childhood Development

Media kindly brought to you by Music Beat   Throughout history, music has been a useful teaching tool to support children’s learning and development. For thousands of years, the creation of music has helped children develop social, emotional, cognitive and… Continue Reading >