Categories for Early Learning

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

Posted on July 8, 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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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...

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Choosing the Right Care for your Child

Posted on January 16, 2020

When it comes to choosing an early childhood education and care service for your child it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. There are so many options out there when it comes to curriculum and teaching methods, facilities, prices, etc. so, the earlier you start preparing, the better. Choosing an option that suits you It’s best to start with thinking about what suits your family’s circumstances This includes the days and hours you might need care...

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What Should a 4 Year Old Know?

Posted on August 23, 2019
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What should a 4 year old know? This sort of question is common for parents with children of all ages, but especially in the lead up to school. All children develop at their own pace and they all learn in different ways. It’s important that we focus not just on academic skills but more so on life skills, particularly in the Early Years age bracket.   So these are some of the important things that children should know: They should...