Outdoor Play


Definition: Play is a pivotal part of a child’s life. Outdoor play fosters opportunities for creativity, imagination, social connections, and learned behaviours. Outdoor play in greened playscapes has a positive effect [...]

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Risky Play


“Risky play can be defined as a thrilling and exciting activity that involves a risk of physical injury, and play that provides opportunities for challenge, testing limits, exploring boundaries and learning about [...]

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Behaviour Management Strategies


Some important reminders when it comes to behaviour management strategies and dealing with difficult situations.   REMIND CHILDREN OF THE REASONS BEHIND RULES Allow children to be involved in the rule [...]

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Empathy: is the ability to imagine how someone else is feeling in a particular situation and respond with care. Being able to empathise with another person means that a child: Understand that [...]


Why should my child learn a second language?


At Maryland Care and Early Education we promote the acquisition of a second language from age 3 years up to 5 years of age.   Our 3 year olds learn [...]

Why should my child learn a second language?2018-09-21T10:55:06+09:30

Am I good role model for my child’s healthy well being?


We all know the stats, more children, adolescents & adults are overweight than ever before. So what are we going to do about it, what can YOU do? Our hectic, [...]

Am I good role model for my child’s healthy well being?2018-09-21T10:54:36+09:30

Starting Childcare


Beginning your child’s journey into daycare can be a highly emotional time for both parents and children. It is natural to feel uncertain about how your child will transition into [...]

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STEM in the Early Years


What is STEM? STEM stands for ‘Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics’. It is a term that excites some yet terrifies others. Introducing children to STEM concepts can begin from birth. There are [...]

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Wet Weather Play


Let’s get wet! Let’s get creative! Let’s challenge our outdoor play possibilities! Outdoor play allows children endless amounts of engagement in an environment which tests them both physically and cognitively, [...]

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Centre Chef


Hello! My name is Libby and I am the centre chef. I am a qualified chef, wife and mother to 2 boys and have a passion for fun delicious food [...]

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