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Starting blocks

Did you know that 90 per cent of a child’s brain has developed by the time they are five years old? Children’s brains go through

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Water Safety

Summer is just around the corner and educators across all rooms have started to implement water-based activities that provide great early learning opportunities for our

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Cultural diversity

Do you know where your child’s educators in the room are from? Where they have lived before? At Buttercups Childcare & Kindergarten we are proud

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Importance of daily tasks

At Buttercups Childcare & Kindergarten, early learning experiences are part of our daily routines and programs and throughout our day we encourage children to be

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Forest learning

Have you heard about “forest learning” and how it can help children develop emotional resilience? Forest learning provides children with the opportunity to connect or

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Play and communication

At early learning centres like Buttercups we fully support play-based learning and all the benefits that come with it – it allows children to use

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Book Week 2019

Reading and engaging with stories in different ways is such an important part of the routine in early learning centres like Buttercups! We are half

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Learning how to write

When does a child learn how to write? Earlier than you might think 🙂 Educationalists generally agree that before a child is ready to hold

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Science Week 2019

It’s National Science Week and educators have planned many fun experiences like fizzy fairy potion, the “skittles” experiment, magic milk and more 🙂 National Science Week

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Diverse bookshelves

Many people from different backgrounds, religions, beliefs and traditions make up our wonderful Buttercups community. Early learning centres like Buttercups provide children with great opportunities

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Homelessness Week 2019

This week is Homelessness Week and Buttercups children have made some beautiful pieces of art to go along with a box of donations from the

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Positive encouragement

Parents and educators understand the importance of encouraging positive behaviour! Educators in early learning centres like Buttercups aim to encourage children in a variety of

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