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 across all of our age […]

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 play and observing and extending […]

What makes our Sanctuary kindergarten program the best for your child

Our Sanctuary Kindergarten program is based on the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and Early Years Learning Framework. Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure employ full trained, Bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teachers to implement these guidelines. This ensures that the Kindergarten children who leave Sanctuary will have the best possible start to embark on their school journey. Our […]

EVERYDAY TREASURES: USING AUTHENTIC RESOURCES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD

Baby girl pouring water — Blog in Ashmore, QLD

When supporting a child’s imagination, play and early learning, there’s no doubt—materials matter. Providing children with a range of interesting, open-ended materials inspires new learning pathways, deepens their understanding of a concept and builds creativity and cognitive abilities. How and where the materials are placed in the environment is important, too, because it influences how […]

PIECING TOGETHER PLAY

Kid separating leaves — Blog in Ashmore, QLD

It’s not pretty. Loose parts play can look like the Tupperware cupboard and recycling bin had a wrestling match, and everyone lost. Everyone except the child contently playing in the delightful mess, she started it. Loose parts play is the type of chaos that children are drawn to and our role is to support it, […]

YOUR FIRST DAY OF EARLY LEARNING CHILD CARE

Mother and daughter — Blog in Ashmore, QLD

We understand that starting an early learning child care can be a nervous time for children and their families and we aim to make this a smooth, exciting and rewarding time. As a mum of a 2 ½ year old boy, there are days when he does not want me to leave and cries his […]

WHY SANCTUARY IS THE BEST CHILD CARE CENTRE

Wooden themed playground — Blog in Ashmore, QLD

Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure is the best child care centre out there, for many reasons. Sanctuary is a privately owned and operated learning adventure. As parents ourselves, we understand the trust you are placing with us when enrolling your child. Our commitment to you is that we will provide a safe and nurturing environment, while […]

SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION IN CHILD CARE

Kid holding a plant — Blog in Ashmore, QLD

Sustainability education in child care is so very important, to develop connections to the natural world by nurturing children’s understanding and respect for their natural environment. For children to gain an understanding of the connection between people, plants, animals and the land, we make this hands on and FUN, which makes it a lot easier for children […]

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