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‘The Two of Us’: Kira and Lindy from The Learning Sanctuary, Morningside

At The Learning Sanctuary, we’re proud to be shaping future generations. G8 Education, who owns and operates our centres, is also proud to have over 11,000 team members who work together to ensure that children receive quality care and education across Australia.  This series puts the spotlight on the relationships our team members have with each …

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The child care benefits no one talks about

  People can be quick to mention the downsides of child care, or launch into mum-guilt territory; but the reality is that child care is an essential element for many modern families, and there are some significant benefits that may get overlooked.  Whether it’s the friendships little ones make, or the wider educational benefits, there’s a lot to …

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5 Things to Do with Your Grandparents this Grandparents’ Day

Sunday October 27 is National Grandparents Day in Australia, a day for showing appreciation to the grandparents and older people in our families and communities.  The wisdom, love and care we receive from older generations is so special, and their connections with our little ones can be so precious.   Here are five ways to bring everyone – from …

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5 ways to make your life easier before the end of the year

We’re quickly approaching the silly season, and everything is ramping up: the end-of-year parties, the get-togethers, the cooking, the holidays, the present-hunting, the life organisation for 2020… If your to-do list is already seemingly endless and you’re starting to panic, this article is here to help. After all, life is now busier than ever, making …

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Outdoor Play in all Weather and Natural Environments

By Melanie Love Most of my fondest memories as a child involve playing outside. Being a mother of two young boisterous boys and working in Early Childhood Education, I’m fortunate to relive these wonderful memories and experiences. Outdoor play is vital for the growth, learning and development of children. By providing children with opportunities to …

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Paper Plate Cow Art

This month, we’re keeping in theme with 2017’s National Simultaneous Storytime book, The Cow Tripped over the Moon. Here’s an easy, fun, and engaging cow-related activity the kids are sure to love. You will need: Paper plate Black paper Pink paper Googly eyes Glue Scissors Method:                                          To get started, begin by cutting the black paper …

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