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8 May 2018

Teacher Feature – Ms Leah, Hummingbird Bay Square

Why did you become a teacher? From a very young age, I always knew that I would pursue a career in teaching.  At university, I became extremely passionate about teaching within the Early Years sector and decided that I would work with younger children within preschool settings.  As a teacher, I aim to provide all […]

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30 Apr 2018

Teacher Feature – Ms. Angela, Hummingbird Pre-School

Why did you become a teacher? I feel seeing children develop is one of the best rewards you can get. Also being a teacher means not just imparting an education but constantly learning new things myself. Working with these young children means that teaching is one way to change the world and our future. What […]

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11 Apr 2018

Celebrating Earth Day – 22nd April

Children are so influential and dependent in our lives because everything we do today will impact their lives in the future. Our children learn new things every day while teaching us so much along the way. It is crucial to inform our children early on about the importance of looking after the Earth. At their […]

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6 Mar 2018

Guidelines for Potty Training

Teaching your child how to use the potty will require time and patience on your part, and a reasonable degree of cooperation and motivation from your child. The key to potty training success is starting when your child is interested, willing, and physically able to. While some kids are ready as young as 18 months, […]

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4 Feb 2018

What Makes an Outstanding Nursery?

There are numerous nurseries, day-care, pre-schools, childcare centres and learning centres options – As parents how do you pick what curriculum is the best? What are the redeeming qualities of a great early learning centre? How do you make an informed decision to choose the best educational foundation for your child? Here are tips to […]

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24 Dec 2017

Create Your Own Gift Bag at Home!

This holiday season, we help you create a simple but fabulous gift bag! Customising it is so easy and we are sure it’ll be very helpful for all those Christmas and New Year gifts! Materials Required: Empty cardboard box (e.g. cereal box), glue, scissors, ruler, Sharpie, decorating items e.g. ribbon, glitter         […]

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1 Oct 2017

5 Tactics and Tips to handle a Temper Tantrum

What are tantrums? Temper tantrums range from whining and crying to screaming, kicking, hitting, and breath holding. They’re equally common in boys and girls and usually happen between the ages of 1 to 3. They are a normal part of a child’s personal, social and emotional development. Why do children have tantrums? Tantrums are a child’s way of […]

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1 Oct 2017

Because Science!

Children entering school already have substantial knowledge of the natural world, much of which is implicit…. Contrary to older views, young children are not concrete and simplistic thinkers…. Research shows that children’s thinking is surprisingly sophisticated…. Children can use a wide range of reasoning processes that form the underpinnings of scientific thinking, even though their […]

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13 Sep 2017

How to explore Phonics at Home!

Parent involvement helps to extend learning outside of the classroom and gives children the ability to put what they learn inside the classroom in to practice. We love getting involved in different phonics activities at school and I’m sure your children would love to practice their developing skills with you at home, showing you what […]

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