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Queensland, 4305
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Craft & Ideas

Loose Parts: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers

If toddlers learn through exploration, wouldn’t it be common sense to offer them the type of playthings that spark the most curiosity and creative motivation? Don’t search for these exceptional learning tools in the toy aisle. Look in your kitchen drawers, or perhaps even the recycling bin. Small boxes with lids, measuring cups, cardboard tubes,…

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The benefits of telling tales for children

There are many benefits to exercising the imagination and one crucial one is the development of empathy through learning to place one’s self in another’s shoes……here are 8 top tips from a professional storyteller. Read more HERE

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As part of  NAIDOC celebrations last week, our educators inspired children to create their interpretation of Aboriginal artwork by giving them the opportunity to contribute to a culturally diverse program of art activities throughout the week. By focusing on children’s individual, family, community and cultural identity early childhood services help to build children’s self-esteem and…

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Loose Parts Create Open-Ended Play

The Theory Of Loose Parts The theory of loose parts  first proposed by architect Simon Nicholson in the 1970’s has begun to influence child-play experts and the people who design playspaces for children in a big way. Nicholson believed that it is the ‘loose parts’ in our environment that will empower our creativity. In a…

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Picture Plate Products

It’s a simple concept—a child’s own drawing made into their very own melamine dinner plate and it’s something they’ll keep forever. Whether it’s a fundraiser, or just a fun activity, kids and parents know and love Pictureproducts. Kids use photos, paints and pens to make their very own unique Pictureplate that lasts forever and turn happy…

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