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...

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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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Yoga helps kids
Dec01

Yoga helps kids

It’s hard to be a kid today.  Children deal with many distractions, temptations, overstimulation and peer pressure. Kidscape promotes daily Yoga & Mediation which help kids to: Develop body awareness Learn how to use their bodies in a healthy way Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation and healthy movement Build concentration Increase their confidence and positive self-image Feel part of a healthy,...

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State of The Art New Centre Opening Soon – Ballarat Childcare!
Oct14

State of The Art New Centre Opening Soon – Ballarat Childcare!

Ballarat Childcare New Centre Opening Soon! Welcome to Kidscape Early Learning Centre Ballarat. Our experts designed classrooms — and every activity and lesson — to help prepare your child for success in school and beyond. With designated learning centres such as Music & Well Being Practices; Books Reading sessions in every classroom and State of The Art playgrounds, children have the opportunity for rich social play and...

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Happy Bonding at the Dinner Table
Aug29

Happy Bonding at the Dinner Table

While it’s unlikely you need family mealtime chit-chat tips (especially if you have a chatterbox on your hands), the evening meal is still a great time to practice being present with each other. After all, in our modern world of iPhones and iPads, life is chock full of distractions—like really full—and unplugging from the gadgets for dinner is the perfect way to focus on what’s really important. Family mealtime need not be an everyday...

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Positive Parenting: Alternatives to “No”
Jul30

Positive Parenting: Alternatives to “No”

When it comes to parenting young children, it can be easy to fall into the habit of using the words “no” and “don’t” on repeat. Children, after all, do a lot of things we don’t want them to do—drawing on walls, for instance, or going for a ride on the family dog. Using “no” as the sole approach to communicating boundaries and limits can lead to frustration for all. Hearing a regular chorus of “no” and “don’t” can leave children...

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