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Bringing research alive in Nido Early Schools…

Nido Baldivis is a great example of how Nido brings alive Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) research in curriculum planning. Baldivis, taking local results, plus ideas from the children themselves, families and Educators, used this iinformation to determine where to focus resources and staff development. Surprisingly, the Baldivis AEDC results...
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All Aboard The Nido Express!

Nido Hillarys has come up with an innovative solution to banish those tears when a child just doesn’t want to be dropped off… and add a smile to many faces! Boarding the Nido Express for a train ride to their room from the foyer, the Early School staff have introduced...
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Kindergarten: Every Day Counts

Why Kindergarten Matters Our brains develop rapidly during the first few years of life The first five years of a child’s life are crucial for their neurodevelopment, health and growth. So it should come as no surprise that the impressions we make on them during this period have lifelong consequences....
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Problem Solving in our Kindergarten Program

Problem solving is one of the most crucial aspects of child development. Most of the skills that we use to work through day-to-day issues are learned in our early formative years. A good kindergarten program is designed to nurture this learning, doing so in a fun manner that allows the...
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Why Come To Nido For Kinder?

Kinder, Kindy, Year K, Preparatory, Kindergarten… There are many names for these important few years of early childhood education. As many as there are, there are even more providers offering a kindergarten service. So why should you chose Nido Early Schools over the many alternatives? There is no better way...
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Helping Your Child Prepare For The Start Of Their Kindy Year

Starting kindy can be an anxious time for both children and parents, but there are plenty of things that you can do to ease the transition and set your child up for a happy time. Remember, parents are powerful influencers. You are a source of inspiration and a source of...
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Friendship Qualities That Are Being Developed In Early Childhood

Babies babbling away in their prams. Toddlers playing in the sandpit. Busy kindergarten children on the climbing frame and getting arty with their paintbrushes. These scenes are all part and parcel of everyday life where babies and children are growing up and starting to explore the world around them. But...
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7 Signs That May Signal a Need to Change Childcare Providers

Entrusting the care of your child to another person is a huge deal. Parents and caregivers demand only the highest standards from these third parties. While it’s only natural for there to be a few hiccups when a child transitions from full-time parental care to spending time at a kindergarten,...
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Three ideas to nurture your child’s love of wholesome food

Originally published on http://playgroupwa.com.au/little-things-blog Creating a family food culture based on a love of wholesome food can have lasting effects on health and family relationships. Learning to appreciate good food from a young age will help to ensure that eating continues to be one of each day’s pleasures as a child...
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So You Want To Be An Early Childhood Teacher?

One of the best things about becoming an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) is that it’s an opportunity that suits many. At Nido we can provide employment at different levels. We can support aspirations for those just starting out in a career of Early Childhood Education (ECE) and we can also...
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