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A story to help a shy child

Published: 2017-05-17 22:00:00 by Admin

A story to help a shy child (based on an idea from Susan Perrow’s beautiful book – Helpful Stories for Challenging Behaviour) Adapted by Carol Liknaitzky - Educational Leader, Ignite Minds

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The story of the boy, the eagle and the Southern Cross A midwinter story

Published: 2017-05-17 02:04:00 by Admin

The story of the boy, the eagle and the Southern Cross A midwinter story - Adapted by Carol Liknaitzky - Educational Leader, Ignite Minds

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Ignite Minds Learning Journey - April 2017

Published: 2017-05-15 20:11:00 by Admin

My learning journey over the last few months and insights and highlights along the way. Carol Liknaitzky - Educational Leader

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Child Care Jobs Melbourne

Published: 2015-09-21 10:21:00 by Admin

Are you looking for a rewarding career in Early Childhood? We are a Family Day Care provider that is seeking exceptional people to part of our team of educators. We provide a uniquely professional and supportive approach to Family Day Care.

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Amendments to Child Care eligibility to Family Day Care Educators

Published: 2015-07-19 09:23:00 by Admin

On the 3 of December 2014 the Federal government implemented changes to the Eligibility of Child care Services For Approval and Continued Approval (Amendment Determination 2014 (No. 1).

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Indoor Play Spaces.

Published: 2015-07-16 11:21:00 by Admin

When setting up your family day care you need to think about how you are presenting yourself as a business. Remember, your families are choosing Family Day Care as an alternative to formal childcare so your home should be, warm, nurturing and homely.

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Outdoor Play Spaces.

Published: 2015-07-16 00:09:00 by Admin

So many people ask me what is required for setting up their home for Family Day Care. The sub question is 'How much will it cost?' There are so many simple ideas for outdoor play that do not need to cost the earth. Children need to be able to participate in the rhythm of your garden

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Why is stacking and building with blocks so important?

Published: 2015-07-01 02:02:00 by Admin

I learnt something the other day. One of our students focus children has been increasingly labelled a problem child by staff because he loves to build tall towers and knock them down. This has been treated as out of control and overly boisterous behaviour. Why did it come to this?

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Family Crafting Day at Ignite Minds

Published: 2015-06-28 09:01:00 by Admin

We started out with a welcome verse and sat in a circle to hear a sweet little story about comets, planets, and stars that flew around to make the wonderful milky way.

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Happy June Holidays & Happy Ramadan!

Published: 2015-06-28 07:47:00 by Admin

Ramadan is a time when Muslims reflect on their lives and thoughts over the past 12 months and ask themselves what could have been done differently and better.

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