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Daily Affirmations at Clovel Childcare

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  We do Affirmations daily at Clovel with the children, to help promote positive self confidence and awareness to themselves. We do them with sign language to enhance their communication skills. Well done children. For any more information, call Clovel Childcare and Early Learning Centre, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. For any […]

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What is Play Based Learning & Why is it So Important?

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Parents often dismiss play time for children as a sort of break from learning. Perhaps this is because we associate our own breaks from our jobs or responsibilities as our “play time”—we head to the beach, enjoy a round of golf, or go off on a hike for a little “me” time. But, for children […]

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Preschool Activities That Affect Child Development: What You Should Know

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It is not uncommon for people to think of preschool as nothing more than glorified babysitting, yet nothing could be farther from the truth. Developmentally, the preschool years—generally considered to be children 3–5 years of age—are a time of spectacular brain development. In fact, researchers estimate that a mind-boggling 90% of brain development occurs by […]

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Preschool and the Importance of Play

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When choosing the best preschool for your child, you’ve likely considered endless factors: educational philosophies, teacher experience and curricula. But, one area that parents often overlook is the priority a school places on creative play. Perhaps you think play is something children engage in when they need a break from learning. In fact, it is […]

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NAIDOC Week

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Throughout this week at Clovel we have been celebrating NAIDOC week. A celebration held across Australia each year observing the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. During this week we have been engaging our children in various art and craft activities, creating flags, painting rocks and drawings of traditional dream […]