Support Children (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Jul29

Support Children (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak has changed many things about our daily lives. But even during this uncertain time, it’s a sure thing that our children are still learning, growing, and developing. Everyone can help support a child’s healthy development (and it may even help relieve your stress!). Just a few minutes and some simple, free activities from Center on The Developing Child ( Harvard University) can make a difference....

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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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