The Explorers Blog

Welcome to the Explorers blog, your go-to destination for all things related to early childhood education and parenting. Our team share their knowledge and insights on a variety of topics, from child development and learning to tips for nurturing healthy habits at home. Whether you're a parent, caregiver, or simply interested in the world of early childhood education, we invite you to explore our blog.

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26 February 2024

An Explorers Guide: Babyproofing 

Have you got a bundle of joy on the way? If so, read on for our comprehensive checklist so you can babyproof every nook and cranny!

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7 February 2024

Explorers Kitchen – Hearty Beef and Vegetable Bolognese

Looking for a quick, healthy meal for the family? Try our heart beef bolognese and explore some some fun facts about this famous dish!

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25 January 2024

5 Things Your 5-Year-Old Should Know 

Personal info, safety plans, triple 000, what else? Read on for our checklist of five things every five year old should know!

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16 January 2024

Introducing Allergens to Toddlers: A Parent’s Guide to Allergy Alertness

Worried your bub may have a serious allergy? What is an allergy anyway? Read on for our full breakdown of how to identify, treat, and understand allergies.

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11 January 2024

An Explorers Guide: What to Pack for Childcare

Is the first day of childcare sneaking up on you? Check out our list of must-pack items to ensure a smooth start to early childhood education!

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3 January 2024

7 Fun, Free, and Family Friendly Activities in Melbourne this Summer

Looking for summer fun with the family without blowing the budget? Check out our list of free summer activities in Melbourne!

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20 December 2023

9 Sustainable DIY Christmas Decorations for Your Family

Tired of the same old plastic, store-bought gifts? Check out our list of sustainable Christmas decorations that won't hurt the planet!

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14 December 2023

Discovering December: 7 Festive Holidays from Around the World

Ever wondered what people celebrate in December other than Christmas? Check out our list of December festivities from around the globe!

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6 December 2023

10 Essential Tips for Flying with Toddlers and Young Children

Worried about how your toddler will fare up in the air? Read on for our must-read tips from packing to landing!

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30 November 2023

One Small Step, One Giant Leap: Is Your Child ‘Ready’ for Primary School?

Reading, writing, and sitting still. That's all there is to prep, right? Well, not exactly. Read on for our full breakdown of all the essential skills your child needs to thrive in prep!

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15 November 2023

Why Nutrition is Everything for Toddlers

Is your toddler getting all the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals they need? And what do they need anyway?

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1 November 2023

How to Introduce a New Baby to Your Toddler: A Complete Guide

Do you have another baby on the way? Whether your next bundle of joy is biological or adopted, a newcomer to the family is always a big event! Read on for our comprehensive guide to ensure the smoothest transition possible for your family.

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19 October 2023

Free Kinder and Kindergarten Funding: What’s the Difference? 

What exactly is Free Kinder? And what's Kinder funding? In this post, we spilt the difference between these often confused early childhood initiatives!

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5 October 2023

25 STEAM-Themed World Space Week Books for Toddlers

Paper mâché planets and homemade star maps can only mean one thing – it's Space Week! To celebrate this astronomical event, we've compiled our list of must-read STEAM books to get your toddler thinking big.

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