Healthy Minds and Bodies

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Answering your toddler’s questions about COVID-19

It can be hard to explain to toddlers why during COVID-19 they can no longer go...

Bake Healthy ANZAC Cookies

Allowing children to help mix, measure, roll and shape these quick and healthy ANZAC biscuits...

Ball Pit

This activity is suitable for any baby or small toddler that can sit on their own...

Banana and Apple Muffins

Allowing children to help mix, measure, roll and shape these quick and healthy...

Beach Clean Up

Children will actively participate with their families in a Beach Clean Up event...

Beef Burrito Platters with Quinoa Rice

This recipe gets a big tick from our children and is one of our most loved...

Big Emotions

This experience has been recommended by our Nido Early School...

Cooking delicious pizza at home with...

This is a simple yet fun recipe from the kitchen of our Nido Franklin...

Goodnight Moon

This all-time classic is a lovely way to create a calming sleep time ritual with...

Learning how to Belly Breathe

Promoting wellbeing in young children has many important benefits for...

Making a Poppy Wreath

Using materials around your home such as cardboard, egg cartons, cupcake...

Oobleck sensory play

Oobleck is a mixture of corn flour and water. These are two ingredients you likely...

Paying it Forward

Recommended by our Nido Early School Templestowe Curriculum Leader, Marjone...

PE with Joe

Join PE teacher Joe Wicks for a 30-minute PE session which will get children...

Round and Round the Garden

This age-old rhyme is a wonderful way to connect with your baby. Hold baby’s...

Sensory bottles

You can create some amazing sensory bottles utilising any cleaned and emptied...

Sesame Street: Caring for each other

Sesame Street website contains a toolkit to support parents during COVID-19...

Shaking and moving

Self-regulation skills allow children to manage their energy, emotions, and attention...

Sleeping outside

Have you ever offered your child the choice to sleep outdoors? Outdoor sleeping...

Stop and Smell the Roses

Our Nido Early School Templestowe Curriculum Leader, Marjone Zeeman...

Supporting independence skills at home

Learning to become increasingly independent starts from a very young...

The Wiggles: Social distancing

The Wiggles have recorded this fun social distancing song to support your...

This Little Piggy

This age-old rhyme is a wonderful way to connect with your young child....

Tips for discussing Coronavirus with children

The rapidly developing Coronavirus crisis is affecting our daily lives in unprecedented...

Where did everybody go? A book...

A book about Coronavirus is a fantastic story which the author developed...

Who is that in the mirror?

Sit next to your baby in front of a mirror. You can also do this during...