Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre

April 1, 2019

Circle of Security Parent Information

MPC recently hosted a Circle of Security Parent Information Evening facilitated by Melissa Clark, who is a Circle of Security facilitator, kindergarten teacher and mum with […]
February 27, 2019

Sleep and Rest at Kindy….

How do we support children’s resting and sleeping patterns in a group context? How do we manage some parent’s requests for their child to sleep and […]
February 8, 2019

Saying goodbye…

Parents and children separating and saying good-bye is a two-way street involving bravery for all involved. For some families it can be very straightforward while for […]
September 12, 2018

Why read to Children…

If a book makes children laugh, cry, squeal, shiver, or wriggle and jiggle in some way it takes up residence in their hearts and stays there […]
August 10, 2018

Screen Time Confusion!

Parents often talk about screen time confusion. There is so much information about screen time for children. Most parents believe, in principle, that there should be […]
July 27, 2018

MPC and Screens

HOW MUCH TIME?  WHAT?  IT DEPENDS! To use digital technology with children or not is no longer a relevant question. We believe more relevant questions concern how […]
June 22, 2018

Going Bush!

Just over the railway bridge, which is next door to Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre (MPC), there is a wonderful open space. Why go out?  Evidence –based research […]
June 15, 2018

The Joy of a Question

You may well not see great joy when your child is asking “why’ for the fifth time in a row, however consider this. Carlina Rinaldi, an […]
May 18, 2018

Reflections about Anzac Day

Anzac Day is an emotional event for many people and for some, those emotions are conflicted. People are incredibly grateful to, and proud of Australia’s defense […]