Why friendships before ‘Big School’ are so important
Research continues to highlight the importance of the first five years of a child’s life as the most critical period in the life span for brain development (Fox & Geddes, 2016).
Why childcare? Guiding your Toddlers future behaviours and relationships
Children express themselves through different behaviours and experiment with ways to build friendships. Read more to find out how we do it!
How friendships are formed
There is so much research and focus on just how crucial the first five years of a child’s life are and how this has an impact on social, emotional and future academic success.
The importance of friendships and relationships in childcare
We all know that, in general, having friends is an important aspect of life and one that provides us with some of our most cherished experiences throughout life.
It’s Safe Work Month At Kids Academy
National Safe Work Month is upon us! Kids Academy Centres have jam-packed this October with a variety of events and programs to highlight the steps our centres and their amazing teams take to ensure the well-being and safety of those in our community.
Aussie Wildlife Champions Dress Up and Donate Success
Through the second and third week of September, all our Kids Academy centres participated in the Aussie Wildlife Champions fundraiser drive for the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.
A day in the life – Childcare and your child’s development
This month, we wanted to share with you a little more about early childhood education, what it means, and how it works, and give you a glimpse of what your child may actually experience while with us each day.
A Day of ‘Awe’ and ‘Wonder’ in your Nursery
When thinking about a typical day in the Nursery, it is common to have preconceptions about what happens and how the educators facilitate learning. Through online research and centre tours, you will most likely obtain information that highlights how the infant room follow the baby’s routine, focuses on relationships, provides sensory play, and the role of the educator may be described as an expert multitasker.
A day in the life of a Toddler
Every day in our Toddler room is filled with different types of learning that your child’s Educators have intentionally planned to support children’s growth and learning outcomes. From the moment you drop them off to our Educators to the moment your Toddler runs back to your arms with a big smile in the afternoon, your child’s day is enriched by our age-specific 1–3-year-old Early Experiences Curriculum, to ensure every child learns something fascinating and exciting every day.
How my Educators get me School Ready
Early Childhood Education has proven to play a major role in a child’s transition to school, and here at Kids Academy, we have passionate Educators and Early Childhood Teachers who deliver a range of programs to extend children’s curiosity, growth, and independence. This article will explore a typical day in our preschool/Kindergarten rooms.