Month: August 2016

Yoga and mindfulness for children

Yoga and mindfulness are so valuable for both children and adults alike, especially children who have experienced trauma. For our early learning web series Mat Time we caught up with Nicky, who has taught yoga to refugee children in refugee...

/ August 22, 2016

Ways to help families feel a sense of belonging in your learning service

As educators, we understand the importance of ensuring that children develop a sense of belonging when starting at our learning service. We are equipped with knowledge, strategies, skills and confidence when supporting young children as their sense of belonging develops over...

/ August 17, 2016

Daybook Options

So much can happen in a day in an Early Childhood learning environment. That can make it tough to update parents about what has gone on, especially when parents are arriving and leaving at the end of the day. So...

/ August 16, 2016

The Gut-Brain Connection (Nutrition in Early Childhood)

Ask many children today where they think food comes from and their answer will be ‘the supermarket’. Whole food eating for families is one of the best things we can do for children to have a healthy diet. A good...

/ August 10, 2016

Enhancing purpose and sustainability in ECE (Part 2)

Storypark’s purpose is to help every child fulfil their unique potential by connecting and empowering the community around them. We do this in a number of ways, one of which is to help attract and sustain relationships with parents (empowering...

/ August 3, 2016

Enhancing purpose and sustainability in ECE (part 1)

With over 3,000 early childhood centres and primary schools using Storypark across 23 countries, the impact and outcomes we create for children, families and educators is now well proven. Whether your organization is a community centre, for profit, not for...

/ August 3, 2016