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Food Allergy or Intolerance?

Food Allergy or intolerance? 3 steps to telling the difference.Everywhere you look these days there seems to be more and more ‘free’ foods. Dairy free, gluten free, egg free, nut free… So, it is any wonder that parents are considering food as the culprit if their child has developed unusual symptoms or behaviours.  When considering food […]

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Iron man is a superhero to kids

 So how do you know if your child is getting enough iron in their diet?  Well firstly it is important to explain that there are two types of iron in food. Iron in foods that come from animals is easily absorbed into the body when we eat it. And the darker the meat, the more iron […]

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Toilet Training Trouble – Tips for Struggling Mums

Don’t do it alone. We are here to help. Including us (the Little Scholars crew) in the toilet training process is invaluable because our Educators often are among the first to recognize when a child is developmentally ready to toilet train, we can communicate with you and provide appropriate and continuous toilet training methods and messages, […]

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Loose Parts Play – Building More Imaginative Minds

“ Loose parts play ” is an architectural concept from the 1970’s currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity in the early years learning curriculum framework. This development is enjoying burgeoning popularity in childcare centres and kindergartens across Australia.  Early educator are choosing to embrace ideas of empowerment, creativity and self-directed learning.  We believe that children […]

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Trains, Planes and Ship Spotting Brisbane to Gold Coast

There’s nothing like a three year old with a transport obsession! Plane, ship and train spotting is an excellent way to encourage your child’s interests whilst creating an engaging, contextual learning experience that can connect their early learning centre activities to the real world. Your child’s interests in transportation and machinery will have been noticed by […]

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Sustainability for Kids – Lessons A Toddler Can Understand

Now more than ever, it is of the upmost importance that we foster sustainability for kids. The banning of plastic bags from supermarkets, the cultural shift towards upcycling and repurposing and our renewed focus on the environment means that our children are well on their way to becoming the eco-warriors of the next generation.Little Scholars […]

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