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Australian Bushfires: Little Steps to Rebuilding Our Community

From lemonade stands and fundraiser barbecues through to stitching joey pouches for young orphaned animals, even the littlest Australians are doing their bit to support those devastated by the bushfires. Children and educators attending The Learning Sanctuary early education centres across the country are activating several initiatives to support the communities from bushfire-ravaged areas. And …

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Come and see us at the Bayside Christmas Carols!

Nothing says ‘Christmas’ better than a night of carols, family festivities and a delicious Lindt chocolate fondue fountain…   Join The Learning Sanctuary Brighton team at the Bayside Christmas Carols in the Park on Tuesday, December 10 from 5:00pm at Dendy Park for the community’s favourite night.  With a Christmas concert, fireworks and a range of food vendors available on the night, it’s bound to …

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Coping with Change at Kindergarten

Attending kindergarten is a major event in your child’s life, and it can sometimes be a cause for anxiety. There are a few situations that your child might find challenging, including: Starting kindergarten for the first time Changing kindergarten centres Saying goodbye to an Educator who is moving to another room Moving up a room …

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Flexible Hours – The Need to Know

When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Westwood family thought that they would be better off. The reality however was that the out of pocket fees for their two children to attend early learning five days a week increased. This is because the amount of subsidised hours offered by the government under …

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for School

By Lisa Lamont Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many ways parents can assist in preparing their children for school. Here are five simple ways: 1. Reading With Your Child We all read to our children; however, reading with your child is even more beneficial for their early literacy development.  When you sit down and …

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Preparing Your Child for Childcare

Preparing yourself and your child for early childhood education and care can be somewhat daunting as your family transitions into a new stage of life. There may be concerns about how your child will cope with this transition but there are many ways to assist in preparing yourself and your child to make the transition …

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5 Essentials of Kindergarten

“Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future.” – Nelson Mandela In order to set our children up for a bright future, it is vital to give them a strong foundation from the very start. We do this by enabling them to completely immerse themselves in the world in which they live. To explore, …

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