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Managing Emotions and Separation Distress in Young Children

By Fiona Janse van Rensburg Separation distress in a new environment is quite common, and can be extremely unsettling for both children and their parents, when transitioning to and from an early learning centre. It is important to remember that some distress is a normal part of the many developmental stages of child development. If …

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Loose Parts Play: 5 Ways to Incorporate It in Your Home

By Amanda Llyod Loose Parts Play is an interesting concept that came about in the 1970’s. It had a significant influence on early childhood educators as well as those who designed play spaces for children. According to architect Simon Nicholson, including “loose parts” in our child’s environment empowers and stimulates creativity. What is Loose Parts, …

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Early Education in Care

We understand that sending your child to care can be a very difficult decision for some parents. It is common for parents to feel guilty about the decision and struggle with the concept. At Jellybeans Childcare we are very aware of this and our friendly, caring educators support each and every child and family in …

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Cooking With Kids – Double Chocolate Anzac Biscuits

A Double Chocolate Treat   This month as we commemorate the spirit of the ANZACs we thought we would make some delicious Anzac biscuits. These delicious biscuits are thought to have been made by the wives and families of soldiers serving overseas because their ingredients would survive being transported overseas. As this month we also …

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Shopping Centre Visits from Jellybeans Marangaroo

Here at Jellybeans Marangaroo we had our shopping centre promotion day where we were able to set up a stall for families in our community. We set up some fun activities for children at Kingsway City Shopping centre and provided lots of valuable information to families passing by. It was a busy morning with more …

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Cooking Meets Craft at Jellybeans Childcare

Who says you can’t play with your food? To add a little Christmas flare to our seasonal topics, we combined the healthiness of strawberries with the chewiness of marshmallows with our aptly titled: Santaberries! For the PDF version CLICK HERE! Ingredients: – 1 x punnet of strawberries– a bag of marshmallows– tubes of icing– a …

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Community spirit this festive season at Jellybeans Childcare

Early Education Experiences with Mutlicultural Celebrations Christmas is a significant celebration for various people around the world for different reasons. Whether it’s seen as religious, traditional or something else, Christmas time for many of us it is a time of celebration that we look forward to every year. Our centres are both multicultural and multinational …

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