Month: April 2019

Playdough fun!

At Buttercups Childcare & Kindy we incorporate playdough into our early learning program on a regular basis across all rooms. Playdough is great for strengthening muscle tone in little hands – squishing, rolling, flattening, kneading all develop children’s muscles and encourage pre-writing and other skills such as cutting with scissors, using tweezers etc. It is …

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Oh no! The flu!

Oh no! Flu season is just around the corner! At Buttercups Childcare & Kindy we thrive to implement appropriate hygiene practices to avoid the spreading of germs! Our children start to learn about hand washing in the Babies room and we keep learning more and more about hygiene practices all the way through to Kindy! …

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Dear Buttercups parents & friends, please note that Buttercups Childcare & Kindy is closed on Thursday, the 25th of April due to ANZAC Day. The children at our centre are commemorating this day by making ANZAC biscuits, poppy-inspired art works, honour badges and a big march through the centre! Lest we forget.

Happy Easter

The children at Buttercups Childcare & Kindy have been busy over the last few days creating beautiful Easter art – stamping, sticking, squeezing, rolling is great for fine motor development and how wonderful when the result of children’s learning is as beautiful as this! Please remember that Buttercups Childcare & Kindy is closed on Friday, …

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Messy play

At Buttercups Childcare & Kindy we offer plenty of opportunities for children to enjoy sensory play experiences. Often referred to as messy play, this type of play is extremely important for children’s development as it inspires their curiosity, allows them to explore the world around them and enhances their learning, language and creativity! By adding …

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Dance party

We love a little boogie at Buttercups Childcare! When was the last time you put on some tunes and enjoyed yourself on the dance floor? Or more likely – the lounge room floor together with your children? A quick five minute dance party is a simple activity to pack some active minutes with your child into your …

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