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Helping Children Get Through Self-Isolation

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With families across Australia being compelled to stay indoors and self-isolate themselves, many parents find that working from home isn’t all it’s made out to be. But that isn’t the least of their problems. The Covid-19 pandemic has proved to be a game-changer, and families are finding it challenging to keep their kids calm and […]

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Home Activity – Gas Balloon Activity

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A great ACTIVITY that everyone can try AT HOME is the exciting Science Experiment: ‘Making a Gas Balloon.’ Follow the instructions on this video and lets us know how your child reacted to the balloon inflating. Send us photos via inbox or Instagram DM of you trying this experiment at home so we can share […]

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Easel Painting Activity Granville Merrylands Clovel Childcare

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As part of our early learning program, the children are encouraged to engage in easel painting which is an essential tool in muscle development and hand eye co-ordination. There are so many benefits to working on a vertical surface. Some benefits include: Shoulder and elbow stability, bilateral co-ordination, crossing the midline, hand eye co-ordination, spatial […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2020

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Happy St Patrick’s Day! Clovel had a visit from a very special Leprechaun who located a pot of gold under our arts and craft rainbow… Press play to see if the children were able to catch this cheeky Leprechaun! We at Clovel Childcare and Early Learning Centre, provide a very nurturing environment for children to […]

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Creative Learning And Development For Children

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The art using paints, crayons, colours, clay, play dough, glue, and paper. Your child may still need assistance using scissors, sticky tape or thin pencils. They will generally start creating simple shapes and enjoy experimenting with form, space and colours in artworks. For example, preschoolers frequently draw houses and gardens with the sun shining brightly […]

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Fine Motor Development

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As part of our early learning program, the children engage in fine motor development which is essential in learning to write effectively. At Clovel, we start with developing the hand, with babies grasping objects, transferring objects between hands and clapping. The children then move to pincher grasp using the thumb and index finger to grasp […]