Blog

May 2, 2018

Welcome to the MPC Blog Page!

The aim of this blog is to chronicle some of the ‘what and why’ we do what we do at MPC both individually and collectively, share […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]