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Social Media Blog July

Posted on July 17, 2020
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Leap Start embarked on this social media journey this year, it originally began to educate children and families while at home due to Covid and not wanting to expose children to possible illness. Since starting with our social media platforms we have gotten to know many families on a personal level through our closed Facebook community. https://www.facebook.com/groups/leapstartearlylearningchildcare.com.au Now that we have had our Facebook group up and running we have been able to get to know families more and further...

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Artificent Tot’s Focus: Transient Art

Posted on July 8, 2020
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What exactly is Transient Art? Definition: Transient art, by definition, is non-permanent and allows the children to manipulate, explore, and experiment with patterns and shapes in a completely process-oriented way. Having a defined space to work within adds just enough subtle structure to provide focus. For our children, this means that they get to explore with a lot of different materials. As we are lucky enough to have our beautiful Art Studio and different kind of surfaces for our children...

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The “Warm and Fuzzy”

Posted on June 23, 2020

Early Childhood Education is a busy profession to work in– engaging with so many people, staff, and families from all walks of life,  with different personalities ethnicities and backgrounds and always having to be prepared for the unexpected, is what makes it such an interesting and fulfilling job. Here at Leap Start, we embrace our children and their families wholeheartedly as they are. We know our families and despite offering exceptional education, developing our own pedagogical approach and running 5...

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Hello to you all!

Posted on June 15, 2020

I hope that you’re well when you’re this reading this and that your loved ones are safe and well! What a time it’s been- so many changes for everyone to deal with and adjust to. Our Leap Start Team dealt with everything well beyond my wildest expectations: Early on we implemented very stringent hygiene measures, reassured our parents, and created online content for our Facebook page and group to stay in touch with our Leap Start family We’re very excited...

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Understanding the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care Services

Posted on January 28, 2020

The National Quality Standard (NQS) includes seven areas under which child care services are assessed and rated by regulatory authorities in each state/territory. These ratings help families to identify quality child care services for their children. Below we explain a little bit about the seven quality areas and how you can spot a quality service QA 1 – Educational program and practice Educators are required to create and deliver education and care programs based on the interests, needs, abilities and...