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12 Ideas for Early Childhood Educators’ Day celebration

Early Childhood Educators’ Day is a great opportunity to appreciate the work of Australia’s educators in early learning services. Do you need some ideas what to plan for this special…

Connection Vs Attention

Can attention seeking be connection seeking? What is the difference between attention and connection? How to deal with attention seeking behaviour? All those questions are very common in our community…

Cultivating a Growth Mindset: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators

Early childhood educators are the architects of young minds, shaping the foundation for lifetime of learning. While teaching children to love learning, it can be easy to lose sight of…

Do you know how much value you add to the Australian economy?

Attention to Early Childhood Educators and teachers, if you have ever questioned the importance of your work, read on! More than 50 years of international research has shown that investment…

Exploring Art and Tech: Fun Ways to Boost Creativity in Kids

Technology can add new dimensions to creative arts play that make it even more exciting. So, let’s explore how we can mix these two things to spark endless creativity for kids.

From Crayons to Canvas: Unleashing Potential through Creative Expression in Early Years Education

With grateful thanks to the One Tree Community Services Family Information Support & Help program.

How Different Reggio, Montessori and Steiner Mythologies for Early Learning Teachers

What is different in Reggio, Montessori and Steiner mythologies for an early learning teacher? Let’s look at different aspects of all three approaches. Teacher Role A Montessori educator is seen…

Is Sharing Really Caring?

How should we teach sharing to children? Explore some practical strategies in this article written for the EduTribe community by our talented contributor, Kate Visser. Is sharing really caring? by…

Sensory Week 2

Welcome to week two of Sensory January, a month dedicated to the promotion of sensory play. Children are naturally curious of the world they inhabit and are constantly wanting to…

Sensory Week 3

Welcome to week three of Sensory January. Sensory play is an excellent way for children to develop their fine motor skills. Molding, scooping, splashing and pouring are all excellent for…

Sensory Week 4

Welcome to week four of Sensory January. Sensory play in groups is an excellent way for children to develop their teamworking, communication and language, and observational skills. Children learn to…

Skill Building: Being Present

Being present is also know as being mindful. When you are present you are focused on what you are doing. This can reduce stress, improve focus and memory, and improve health generally.

Skill Building: Respectful Communication

With grateful thanks to the One Tree Family Information Support & Help program

Strategies to Manage Aggressive Behaviour in Your Class

Surprisingly, aggressive behaviours can be common when children come together in group settings and don’t yet know how to solve problems. What is aggressive behaviour? Hitting, kicking, slapping, scratching, throwing…

Talking about Sun Safety with Children

You can find more information about sun safety at the Cancer Council. Link: https://www.cancer.org.au/cancer-information/causes-and-prevention/sun-safety/campaigns-and-events/slip-slop-slap-seek-slide  

The Benefits of Sensory Play | Sensory January Week 1

Sensory play, otherwise known as messy play, provides open-ended experiences that engage children’s senses; touch, smell, hearing, taste, sight, vestibular (movement), and proprioception (bodily awareness). Sensory Play supports children to…

Top 7 Tips for Your First Day as a Casual Educator at a New Centre

Starting as a Casual Educator in a new centre? On your first day what should you do? What do your colleagues expect form you as a Casual Educator? Here are…

What Are The Benefits Of Displaying Birthday Charts in the Classroom?

The purpose of displaying a birthday chart in the room is to celebrate and acknowledge the birthdays of the children in the class. It serves as a visual reminder of…

What to Tell Parents About Their Child’s Day at Pick-up Time

What do you tell parents about their child’s day at pick-up time? If you feel like you most of the time say “they had a good day” and would like to…

What Works Better Than Forcing a Child to Say Sorry

In the complex journey of being an educator, guiding children toward genuine empathy and understanding is one of the most significant challenges educators face. One common scenario where this challenge…