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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…

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…

Longer hours, free-flow play & fun: What parents love about Morningside

There’s a lot to love about The Learning Sanctuary’s brand new centre in Morningside. From the array of fresh resources to the free-flow nature of the play areas, it’s the ultimate space to inspire and educate children.  Add in a range of facilities that make life easier for parents, and you have the perfect place for busy Brisbane…

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…

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…

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…

‘Stay & Play’ at The Learning Sanctuary Brighton: We didn’t want it to end

By Sabrina Rogers-Anderson  When I was offered a job in Melbourne a few weeks ago, I decided to take my three-year-old twins on a reconnaissance mission to the beautiful city. I wanted to scope out a couple of neighbourhoods we might like to live in and visit a few child care and early education centres for the girls.  I’d…