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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16 August 2023

7 Eco-Friendly Science Week Experiments for Children

Science Week is a time to embrace the beakers and break out the lab coat! To help inspire your child, check out our fun (and sustainable) science experiments that'll get the little one's brains buzzing.

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8 August 2023

How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Children?

Worried about your child's screen time? Should they be on screens at all? Read on for our deep dive into the science of screen time, along with some handy tips to get your child experiencing the world.

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1 August 2023

Maternity Hospital Bag Checklist: What to Pack for Childbirth

Are you approaching your third trimester? If so, stop what you're doing and read through out maternity bag checklist to ensure you and your family are ready for the big day!

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26 July 2023

The Benefits of Messy and Sensory Play: Why Children Need to Make a Mess

What is messy and sensory play, and is it worth the clean-up? Read on for our full breakdown of messy play, along with some suggestions to get your child's brain buzzing

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19 July 2023

Age-Appropriate Chores for Toddlers: Independence from an Early Age

When can toddlers start pitching in around the house? And what are the benefits for their development? Read on for our full list of age-appropriate chores.

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11 July 2023

The First 1000 Days of Life: Why They’re So Important

What are the first 1000 days of human life? And how can you best prepare your child through those exciting early years? Read on for our full breakdown of this precious early childhood journey

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4 July 2023

Long Day Care and Sessional Kinder: What’s the Difference?

Are you tossing up between long day care and sessional kinder? What if we told you that you can get the best of both worlds through integrated Kinder? Read on for our breakdown of these two early learning journeys!

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23 June 2023

Children and the Dinosaur Phase: The Benefits of Fascination

What is it with children and dinosaurs? No matter the generation, there's no escaping the dinosaur phase. But have you ever wondered what's behind it? It may be more important for early childhood development than you think!

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20 June 2023

Unlocking Inner Calm: Mindfulness Activities for Children

Looking for some sensory mindfulness activities for children? Look no further than our list of top picks from yoga to mindful art.

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13 June 2023

Reggio Emilia and Montessori: What’s the Difference?

Reggio Emilia or Montessori? Which is right for your child? Read on for our breakdown of these groundbreaking early education philosophies.

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