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Still life and Embroidery

Still life and Embroidery

Posted on October 7, 2020

This month we have been focusing on the colour green through various experiences. We used primary colour food dyes to investigate the secondary colours it produced through a giant canvas painting experience. We went to the zoo for an excursion last week and the children collected lots of dead leaves along the way. We investigated the leaves and realized that they all have different shades of green.  The children discussed and have decided to attach them to the giant green...

Little Steppers Program

Little Steppers Dance Program

Posted on September 25, 2020

Hello and Welcome to all our previous and new friends and families. We are the little steppers dance program run by Jaimie Robson here at leap start early learning childcare centre. over the past few months, we have been focusing on our routine practicing and going over it, so all our little steppers know their routine and feel comfortable with each step and movement. We have been working on our confidence skills taking turns to freely express ourselves throughout music...

the importance of second third or even 5th language

Little Lingo Learners: The Importance of a Second, Third or Even 5th Language

Posted on July 11, 2020

This morning I had a very interesting discussion with two new parents. They were both here to settle their children to eventually attend Leap Start Early Learning Child Care. The visiting father spoke 4 languages: Hindi, English, Sanskrit, and his local dialect from West India, and the visiting mother and her husband spoke Thai and Vietnamese at home. There was a worry that too many languages might be overwhelming for a child to learn simultaneously, however being German myself and...

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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...