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Good Nutrition in Care

With Nutrition Week taking place recently, we look at what it means to practice good nutrition, within and outside childcare settings. The Importance of Good Nutrition Nutritious food is essential throughout life for health and wellbeing. In young children, not only does it help their bodies grow and develop at a healthy rate, but it […]


Grand Opening at Community Kids Caboolture

On Saturday the 15th of September, hundreds of children and families gathered to celebrate the opening of our new Community Kids Caboolture centre!  Activities on the Day  To commemorate this special event, we had the honour of hosting the Federal Member for Longman, Ms Susan Lamb. It was an absolute pleasure having Ms Lamb join […]


Big School Preparation & Setting a Routine

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Is your child soon heading from preschool to big school? One of the main factors that contribute to the success of this transition arises from establishing routines. Helping children adopt certain habits and behaviours from an early stage enables them to understand how the world around them works. There are many benefits to establishing a […]


Flexible Hours – The need to know

When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Westwood family thought that they would be better off. The reality however was that the out of pocket fees for their two children to attend early learning five days a week increased. This is because the amount of subsidised hours offered by the government under […]


NAIDOC Week: 4 Aboriginal Women Who Inspire Us

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Every year, NAIDOC week celebrates the history and culture of Aboriginal people, the owners of our land. This year, the theme for 2018 is Because of Her, We Can. For decades, Aboriginal women have played a significant role within the community and country.  Here’s looking at 4 prominent Aboriginal women, and how their achievements have […]


Community Kids Thornton – Official Opening

We’re delighted to announce that Community Kids Thornton officially opened on the 16th of June.  Maitland MP  One of the hightlights of the day included our special guest Jenny Aitchison, Member for Maitland. Ms Aitchinson cut the red ribbon to commemorate our official opening! “I welcome Community Kids Thornton to my electorate and look forward to […]


Fun Experiences at Horningsea Park!

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Here at Community Kids Horningsea Park, we have been busy with a variety of planned and spontaneous activities. Here’s a sneak peak into what we have currently been upto.  Insect, bugs and creepy crawlies! In the Kindy room at Community Kids Horningsea Park, the children have been fascinated to learning all about insects for their project. […]