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3 Reasons Why-Pull-ups vs Underwear

Posted By Annamaria French,
28/04/2019 22:00 PM
Pull-ups In the early stages of toilet training when your child doesn’t have full control of their bladder, it may be a good idea to use pull-ups. Below are three reasons why pull-ups might...

4 Tips and Techniques to Assist Parents During the Toilet Training Process

Posted By Annamaria French,
21/04/2019 21:00 PM
The big day is finally here! Your child is showing interest in the toilet, maybe says "wee" or "poo" and has a dry nappy for a least two (2) hours. "OK" you say, "Where do I start"?   Probably...

6 Tips for Getting Ready to Toilet Train your Child

Posted By Annamaria French,
14/04/2019 22:00 PM
A lot of parents are time poor, and find the whole process of toilet training their toddler very daunting. A little preparation from the parents by putting some strategies into place especially if...

10 Signs of When your Child is Ready for Toilet Training

Posted By Annamaria French,
07/04/2019 20:00 PM
 One of the hardest things for parents to gauge is when their child is ready to be toilet trained. As children are individuals the toilet training process can happen as early as 18 months or...

How to prevent tantrums in toddlers

Posted By Annamaria French,
31/03/2019 21:00 PM
"One way to prevent tantrums before they occur is to give your toddler the illusion of control", say the editors of Child Magazine.    Here's a how to guide that may help during a...

How to make paper-materials and instructions

Posted By Ellie and Nicola,
22/03/2019 21:00 PM
During group time on Clean Up Australia Day, Nicola and Ellie decided to share their knowledge about waste disposal with the children so they could gain a better understanding of how to...

How much time is too much screen time?

Posted By Annamaria French,
17/03/2019 21:00 PM
Gone are the days when we would hand our unhappy child the car keys to settle her/him while shopping.  Now days parents are giving them their smart phone instead. This prompts the question How mu...

Why should we teach children about recycling?

Posted By Leanne, Albee and Annamaria,
10/03/2019 21:00 PM
As Monday was Clean up Australia Day, Leanne and Albee decided it was a perfect opportunity to discuss recycling with the senior preschool children during group time.   Leanne asked the group...

What causes clouds to rain?

Posted By Annamaria and Albee,
03/03/2019 20:00 PM
One of our preschool parents expressed an interest in the science experiments being conducted in the senior preschool room.  So I decided to share this experiment conducted by our early...

Welcome to Macquarie Childcare Centre's first blog!

Posted By Annamaria French,
28/02/2019 17:40 PM
Welcome to our new blog page! It is designed to give you the easiest and best way to find information about how we help your child learn and grow at Macquarie Childcare Centre. This year we have...