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5 Wonderful Pickup and Drop Off Routines You Should Try

Written on November 21, 2019 at 1:01 am, by

Childcare drop offs and pickups can be tough for any parent. But you can make things a lot easier for you and your child if you establish routines for each trip. The key, however, is finding routines that work for both of you. By experimenting trying different things and adjusting it to how your child…continue reading

Teaching Cough Etiquette to Kids – How to Stop the Spread of Infection

Written on September 26, 2019 at 11:16 pm, by

Children can get sick easily, and even more if it’s flu season or a when a strain of colds is spreading around. Germs that cause bacterial infections can spread easily among children, scattering into the air when coughed out and coming into contact with other kids. That’s why it’s important to teach young children to…continue reading

Why Good Nutrition Is Important for Toddlers

Written on July 4, 2019 at 12:09 am, by

At Bush Kidz, we are committed to the health and wellbeing of your child. We know that a key part of your child’s health comes down to their diet, which is why we wanted to share some of this information about why your child’s nutrition is so vital. After all, you play a key role…continue reading

5 Signs Your Child is in the Right Childcare Centre for Them

Written on July 3, 2019 at 11:49 pm, by

Finding a good childcare centre is hard enough but finding one that’s right for your child can be even more difficult. Even a good childcare centre can be the wrong fit for your child – it all depends on what your child needs. But despite these challenges, know that the search will be worth it….continue reading

How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

Written on June 21, 2019 at 3:08 am, by

Children are full of enthusiasm for life and are crazy little balls of non-stop energy. If they’re not running around playing they’re making friends (or talking to imaginary ones). As children grow, they develop emotions and they learn to manage these emotions. After all, we have all seen children crying or screaming because they haven’t…continue reading

How to Help Your Child Transition from Childcare to Primary School

Written on June 21, 2019 at 3:08 am, by

Heading to primary school for the first time is one of the most significant milestones your child will experience. It’s a big change for them and you. Your kids have been set in their routines and habits for a while now, so everything they’ve known is going to be very different, very suddenly, as soon…continue reading

How to Get Your Child Ready for Their First Day in Childcare

Written on February 27, 2019 at 6:33 am, by

Starting childcare with your child is a significant change in you and your family’s lives. Because it’s such a big change, it’s natural to feel some worry and anxiety, and your child may take some time to adjust as they get used to a new routine. But there’s no need to worry. By taking a…continue reading

How to Help Your Child Develop a Love for Nature

Written on February 27, 2019 at 6:32 am, by

There has been a lot of research done on the importance of nature and getting children out into the wild – and at Bush Kidz, we are committed to providing a beautiful, natural, and safe environment for children to explore and play in. We know that today’s digital age is seeing kids spending more time…continue reading

4 Tips to Follow When Choosing a Childcare Centre for Your Child

Written on February 7, 2019 at 4:47 am, by

Choosing the right childcare centre for your children is a big decision. You will naturally be over-cautious when it comes to selecting a centre – especially since this is where you’ll be entrusting the care of your babies while you’re at work or otherwise engaged. There are so many childcare options available – from play-based…continue reading

What is vitamin D?

Written on October 4, 2016 at 10:40 am, by

Vitamin D The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation is both the major cause of skin cancer and the best source of vitamin D. In Australia, we need to balance the risk of skin cancer from too much sun exposure with maintaining adequate vitamin D levels. Sensible sun protection does not put people at risk of vitamin…continue reading