Tiny movers, big fun: Promoting physical activity in childcare

Today, kids’ lives are filled with more screens and non-aerobic activity than ever before. So prioritising physical activity is really important. Getting kids active not only builds muscle and bone, it supports their cognitive development and overall health and well-being. Since they spend so much time at childcare, it’s important that your learning centre prioritises…

Best foot forward: How we’re helping shape the childcare standards in Australia

At Child’s Play, we’re putting our best foot forward in shaping child care standards. With centres already in Torquay, Tarneit, and Tarneit West, we have recently expanded to Wyndham Vale and Point Cook! As part of our expansion, we are scaling our outstanding childcare standards to help shape those across the whole of Australia. We’re…

Building Social Skills in Preschoolers

Building social skills in preschoolers is a big deal, not just for their day-to-day lives, but because it sets them up for success in the future. There are many fun and engaging ways little ones can learn social skills, both at kindergarten and at home. In this article, we’ll cover all the best ways to…

How to support the cognitive development in toddlers

You’ve probably heard the term ‘cognitive development’ before. When it comes to our little ones, the term refers to the growth and maturation of a child’s intellectual and thinking abilities during the early years of life. It’s a foundational period of development because of how much they grow within that time. In this article, we’ve…

Understanding The Montessori Education Approach

You have probably heard the term “Montessori education”, especially when it comes to which kindergarten or school to enrol your little one into. As you’ll see in this article, the Montessori teaching method is as intuitive as it is effective. Below you can find more about the Montessori method, including its origins, its characteristics, and…