Simple Apple Strudel Recipe from Macquarie Childcare

Posted By Giorgio/Annamaria,
12/05/2019 21:00 PM
SIMPLE APPLE STRUDEL RECIPE     Ingredients Puff pastry Granny smith apples (peeled, quartered and cut into small pieces) sultanas sugar (add just enough to sweeten the...

Play Dough Recipe

Posted By Annamaria French,
05/05/2019 20:20 PM
The Nursery 3 educators made some play dough last week with their children. They had lots of fun rolling and using the shape cutters. Play dough is fantastic for developing fine motor co-ordination an...

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...