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We are excited to announce that Buttercups Early Learning & Childcare Wandi – Honeywood is set to open on the 5th of October 2020. If you are interested to get your child’s name on our expression of interest list and receive further information about our new Centre in Wandi (online enrolment,
Both parents and educators in early learning centres like Buttercups may refer to the Toddler years as the “Terrible Twos.” It’s a normal developmental phase experienced by young children that’s often marked by tantrums, defiant behaviour and lots of frustration. During this stage, your child will naturally want to explore their
To follow up on our recent post about children and self-regulation, we would like to share some new research on this topic from the University of Cambridge, which suggests that children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control

June 25, 2020

Born musical!

Singing and music play an important role in a child’s life.  Musical experiences in childhood in the family environment and during activities and experiences in early learning centres like Buttercups can accelerate brain development, particularly in the areas of language acquisition and reading. Exposing children to music during early development
Self-regulation is the ability to understand and manage one’s behaviour and reactions to feelings and things happening in the environment. Infants and young children depend on their caregivers to help them when they feel distressed or overwhelmed. As an infant matures, they can develop self-soothing strategies, such as thumb-sucking, rocking