March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: when is too much media too much for children?

Yes, we need to be updated and aware of the latest evidence-based release of information but how much of what we’re hearing is “secondary infection of […]
February 7, 2020

Separation and resilience….

Starting kindy can be much anticipated by some children and dreaded by a few. Some children (and parents) are not very experienced in saying good-bye to […]
November 22, 2019

Children’s voices versus Christmas glitz

With only a few weeks of kindy remaining, does the curriculum change? Do we change the balance of our co-constructed curriculum where both adults and children […]
November 1, 2019

My child is worried about going to school.

Some children breeze through transitions and changes, others need support and a small percentage tie themselves up in knots with extreme worry. All responses are valid. […]
October 18, 2019

The Meeting of the tribes!

Joint play outside over both playgrounds. We have started ‘the meeting of the tribes’ where all children from the three groups have an opportunity to choose […]
September 20, 2019

Supporting children with their personal safety

Did you know that you are helping your child to build self-protective skills every day! This happens when you converse with your child; stand back while […]
September 13, 2019

MPC turns 70… Community Spirit flourishes…

The very early morning of the kindy’s 70th Birthday Party finally arrived, along with almost gale force winds. Would the inflatable children’s rides be okay to […]
July 26, 2019

Executive Functioning (in a nutshell)…..

What is it? Why is it important? When children, build their capacity to think flexibly, remember, focus, self-regulate and make plans, they will increase their ability […]
June 28, 2019

Disappointment is a good thing!

Feeling disappointed is a good thing! It is real! It is sad! It provides an incredibly valuable life-experience for children to learn to move on and […]