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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…

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12 Language and Literacy Activities for Preschoolers

When we offer activities to children in early education settings, we want them to be not only entertaining but to have clear learning outcomes. It’s much more beneficial for children…

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2024 Planner and Calendar of Events and Special Dates for Early Childhood Educators and Teachers in Australia

Looking for an awesome planner and calendar to ace your program planning in 2024? Look no more! Introducing the Edutribe calendar and planner, inspired by charming children’s book illustrations. We’ve…

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5 Hand Washing Songs That Kids Will Love to Sing

Singing with kids when they wash hands makes it good fun. It also makes sure that they are washing their hands for long enough to kill germs. What are the…

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5 Science Activities For Young Children With The Learning Outcome Explained

It’s important for young children to build an understanding of basic science concepts. It’s important for us as educators, to understand the learning outcomes of all activities taking place in…

Bank of Questions for Reflective Practice

As we mentioned in our free webinar on Critical Reflection, having a bank of questions is very helpful in your reflective practice. We collected questions you can ask yourself or working…

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Benefits of Messy Play: A Practical Guide for Early Childhood Educators on Documenting and Communicating to Parents

It’s time to celebrate the wonders of messy play and discover how it positively impacts children’s development. From supporting physical growth to fostering creativity, language skills, and emotional and social…

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Book Reviews About Sun Safety for Children

Books are a wonderful resource for educators that can help across every aspect of your program. They don’t just tell stories, they open doors to a world of imagination, curiosity,…

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Book Reviews to Get Kids Up and Moving

Books are a treasure trove for educators, serving as an invaluable resource across every aspect of your program. They don’t just narrate stories; they open doors to a world of…

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Book Reviews to Inspire Cooking with Kids

Books are a treasure trove for educators, serving as an invaluable resource across every aspect of your program. They don’t just narrate stories; they open doors to a world of…

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…

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.

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Free Children’s Book About Coronavirus

I hope you are all keeping well and staying safe. Please find below a free printable book, that you may find useful to share as a resource with children and…

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.

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Home Learning Ideas in Early Childhood Education

Is your centre currently supporting your families with home learning packages? We grouped together ideas that may support child’s learning at home. Any parent will appreciate having a list of…

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How to Avoid Saying “Be Careful” and Encourage Problem-Solving Instead

Children often ignore when we say the same thing again and again. “Be careful” is one of those phrases. We say it here and there. At the same time, we…

How to Document Observations

Teachers and educators use various means of observation to collect information on what is occurring in their rooms. Observing is the act of looking and watching. But in early childhood…

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How to Help Children Regulate Their Emotions

Ability to regulate emotions is the biggest challenge for children. At the same time, the ability to regulate emotions underprints EYLF outcome for children to have a strong sense of…

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How to Teach Problem Solving to Young Children

Problem solving skill is crucial for children’s learning, well-being, self-regulation and relationships. Lack of problem-solving skills might cause aggressive behaviour in young children or challenges in the first year of school. Problem…

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…

Learning Story Template

Learning Story Template

Look What I Can Do Now (Summative Assessment)

Look What You Can Do Now Template

Me and My Family Template

Me and My Family Template

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Meeting the Needs of Every Learner: Strategies for Supporting Students with Diverse Abilities

Inclusive environments recognise the diverse ages, interests, preferences, abilities, and learning styles of all children. They can play a crucial role in promoting children’s learning, development, and engagement. Creating inclusive…

Observation Template

Observation Template

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Offbeat Art Activities for Children

Fostering creativity in children is so important. It’s also some of the most fun you can have as an educator. Art activities play a pivotal role in not only igniting…

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Pedagogical Lunch: The Ultimate Guide for Early Childhood Educators

Pedagogical Lunch is A Delicious Way to Learn and Have Fun Do you love food and learning? If you do, then you’ll love pedagogical lunches! They are amazing gatherings where…

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Risk Management – Video

Room Program or Project Plan

Room Program or Project Plan Template

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Sensory Exploration Ideas for Children 0-2 Years Old

Sensory play provides great hands-on fun and learning experience for young children, as they explore and discover more about the world through their senses. Sensory activities can also calm a…

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.

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…

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Supervision – Part 1 On the floor – Video

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Supervision – Part 2 Documentation – Video

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Supervision of Children Policy

2024 Supervision of Children Policy

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…

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…