No Brush Required! Paint a Masterpiece with Mother Nature
Jun29

No Brush Required! Paint a Masterpiece with Mother Nature

When you think of painting, you probably think about using a brush (or fingers perhaps). But nature can provide a new way to create a masterpiece. In this art project, twigs, bark, pine cones, or the floppy branch of a spruce tree become brushes; they create incredible textures on paper. Take a walk, gather your supplies, and see what nature inspires! Materials: Branches, twigs Pinecones Wheat stalks Leaves Flowers Washable tempera...

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5 Children’s Books Starring: BUNNIES!
Mar29

5 Children’s Books Starring: BUNNIES!

  Easter is just around the corner! In honour of the season, we’ve put together a book list featuring the main stars: bunnies! Curl up with your little one outside in the sunshine and explore these hoppin’ good reads. 1- Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt Age group: Infants (0–1 year) Pat the Bunny is one of the first touch-and-feel board books ever created for infants, and April is the perfect time to explore this...

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Jan04

Happy New Year from Kidscape Team to You and Your Families!  

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From Chaos to Calm: Creating Space for Mindfulness
Nov25

From Chaos to Calm: Creating Space for Mindfulness

Learn why mindfulness matters for kids. Right now, everything happening outside your home can be overwhelming for everyone in your family. When you need to destress, you might go for a run, call a friend to vent, or just take some alone time. Children need to decompress too, but they don’t always have the skills (yet) to regulate their emotions. When kids can practice mindfulness (noticing feelings, naming emotions, or asking for help...

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Happy New Year 2020
Jan02

Happy New Year 2020

Happy new year from Kidscape Team! Wishing everyone a super productive & safe new year 2020. #Happy #Preschool #KidscapeAlbury #KidscapeBallarat #KidscapeCaboolture

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Music help babies develop cognitive skills
Dec16

Music help babies develop cognitive skills

Engaging musical experiences can help babies develop cognitive skills. A new study by scientists at the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) shows that a series of play sessions with music improved 9-month-old babies’ brain processing of both music and new speech sounds. At Kidscape, our music programme is designed to complement the preschool and kinder school readiness program...

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