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Childcare

Transitioning your child into childcare

Transitioning your child into childcare is a significant step for both parents and children. It’s a new chapter filled with growth opportunities, learning and developing essential life skills. However, it also comes with its fair share of challenges, such as adapting to new routines and overcoming separation anxiety. Here are

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Education

What is the Early Years Learning Framework?

Navigating the complexities of early childhood education may seem overwhelming. Frameworks like the EYLF not only provide parents with a clear path for guiding children but also offer a deeper insight into the development process. The EYLF isn’t just a guide—it’s a holistic approach to early childhood education shaped by

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Education

The Importance of STEAM in Early Childhood Education

Early childhood education plays an important role in shaping a child’s future, and incorporating STEAM activities into their learning journey can have a profound impact on their development. In this blog, we will explore the significance of STEAM in early childhood education and delve deeper into how it cultivates skills

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Childcare

Children Learning Through Music: Reasons Why Music is Essential in Childcare

When it comes to childcare, incorporating music into daily routines goes beyond just entertainment. It’s a powerful tool for learning, growth and development. The nuances of rhythms, melodies and harmonies offer a number of benefits in childcare. In this blog, we’ll explore the profound impact of music on children’s learning

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Curriculum

Excursions in child care

Excursions in child care you say? How much FUN! While classrooms are essential learning spaces, the transformative power of excursions cannot be underestimated. These enriching and interactive experiences outside the classroom play a pivotal role in enhancing a child’s cognitive, emotional, social and physical development. At Sanctuary, we encourage excursions

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Childcare

What is the best age to start childcare?

The journey into the world of parenting is exciting, scary and filled with so many amazing moments. Among these, you may find is the first day of childcare. Starting childcare is a big journey itself and one that is incredibly personal and unique to each family, but at some stage

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Ashmore

An environment that offers children agency

We are incredibly fortunate to have passionate and dedicated team members as part of our Sanctuary family. One of which is Serena Lucas – our Early Childhood Teacher at Sanctuary Ashmore.   Recently, the Leadership team at this centre implemented knowledge sharing and mentoring within our team – providing the

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Sanctuary centres recognising National Reconciliation Week 2023

A voice for generations – the theme of this year’s National Reconciliation Week. With new generations of voices throughout our centres, we thought it would be great to touch base with each location to see what their plans are to acknowledge and celebrate reconciliation. Sanctuary Ashmore The team have registered

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Education

The Advantages Of Art In Early Childhood

The early years of a child’s life are filled with excitement, curiosity, and boundless energy. It is during this time that they begin to develop their cognitive, emotional, and social skills. One way to encourage this growth is through the introduction of art into their daily lives. Art allows children

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Redlynch

Sanctuary Redlynch – Continuing The Rigg Family Legacy

Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure is nestled between rolling mountains in Redlynch, on a piece of land that once belonged to the beautiful Rigg family. For more than 40 years, Ivy, a former teacher aide and her husband Alan, a former police officer of the area, raised their family on this

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Childcare

The importance of your childcare team

We know that choosing the right childcare is a considered and information gathering process. As you work out what is best for you and your family, understanding what you need from the childcare team at your centre is essential. Your childcare team are providing stimulating learning opportunities, creating provocations for

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Parents

Choosing the right childcare

Trying to find the right childcare for your little loves can be a tough task!

You are looking for a place to provide love, compassion, care and education when you are unable to do so yourself whether it be for work or personal reasons.

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Parents

HOW FAMILY CAN INFLUENCE A CHILD’S WELL-BEING

Family plays a vital role in a child’s development, so with such an important role to play, it is important to give children the support and guidance to ensure they have a life full of learning, happiness, and growth. Healthy development requires a supportive and nurturing family environment.

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Two kids with a hat — Blog in Ashmore, QLD
Education

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ENVIRONMENT: HOW WE CARE FOR COUNTRY

Through everyday practice we are committed to actively caring and connecting with Country, this involves respectfully learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, philosophies, and practices, as well as physically demonstrating respect for the skies, waterways and land on which we live and learn.

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