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Music and art make all the difference

We’ve said it before and we will continue to tell the world: the more we share music with children, the better off they will be! A primary school in Bradford, England was in the news last month because of the incredible turnaround in their children’s results — the key to success? All children get up to six hours of music …

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Celebrate Easter with Creativity, Music & Nature

Easter is fast approaching and for many centres that means lots of children getting excited about the Easter bunny visiting! If you celebrate Easter in early childhood, this blog has plenty of ideas for you. As Easter’s dates are not fixed, it can be a trickier one to keep track of. Here are the dates at a glance for you to …

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Exploring Australia Day with Children

Australia Day is well known across the country and will be explored throughout centres around this time in January. It’s a great opportunity to touch on some Australian history and culture, to enable the children of today to get a well-rounded understanding of the country they call home. The meaning behind Australia Day is different for many Australians, so we …

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Celebrating Children’s Rights this Children’s Week

Whether you’re an early childhood educator, a teacher or a parent, a huge part of your life is dedicated to caring for children and celebrating their achievements. From October 22 – 30, the whole of Australia is encouraged to celebrate children’s rights, talents and abilities during Children’s Week. A Caring World Shares Children’s Week has a permanent theme that remains …

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Supporting One Another – Mental Health Week 2016

With one in four adults experiencing mental health challenges at times in their lives, raising awareness of the mental health of educators is hugely important in early childhood education. Held from October 9 – 15, 2016, Australia’s national Mental Health Week coincides with World Mental Health Day on October 10. The aim? To promote social and emotional wellbeing to communities. …

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How a Child’s First Five Years Can Change Everything

The research is pretty conclusive – the first five years of a child’s life are the most important. This means early childhood education could be one of the most significant factors in life when it comes to determining a child’s future. As National Youth Week approaches where we celebrate Australia’s youth aged 12-25 for a week-long initiative (April 8-17, 2016), …

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Teaching Children Through Music Today to Create a Better Tomorrow

There are many articles written about the subject of music. At our Bonkers Beat Music Kinder, we see daily how children, as young as 2yo, are developing by learning through music. The Australian Childcare Alliance Queensland (ACA QLD) just published an article, written by Galina; which is very close to her heart. When music and movement are taught, children benefit greatly in many …

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Spreading the Magic of Music

We were thrilled to be included in the latest edition of Kid Magazine.  It’s wonderful to have a chance to spread the word of music, yoga and wellbeing for children and this publication is a perfect outlet. Aimed at families of young children we wanted to show how important those first few years are and how important music is for …

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Reading Kids


We all know that children love stories, and it’s fair to say that many children love stories even more when they rhyme. Even reflecting back on childhood we are all sure to recall a poem or two that has stayed with us over the years and that is just one of the amazing features of poetry. Poetry for memory and …

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From Stress to Harmony Through Meditation

It’s no secret that many of us, if not most of us, live very busy lives on a day-to-day basis. This can leave us feeling stressed, rushed, tired and disconnected. But escaping to peace doesn’t have to mean expensive day-spas or anything that will cost you more of your precious time than it’s worth. What if we said that as …

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