Child development

Little Stars - How to Integrate Digital Learning Tools Responsibly 
Technology in Early Education: How to Integrate Digital Learning Tools Responsibly 

In today’s digital age, technology has become an integral part of education. However, integrating it into early education requires a thoughtful and responsible approach. This article explores effective ways to incorporate digital learning tools in early childhood settings. Understanding the Role of Technology in Early Learning Technology, when used appropriately, can enhance learning experiences for…

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Safety First: Childproofing Your Home for Toddlers 

When you’re holding your tiny, fragile newborn, it’s hard to imagine that one day soon, they’ll be pulling up on the furniture, exploring the cabinets…and perhaps, scaling the bookshelf! Soon, that baby who was once content to gaze around the room, rooted to one spot, will be toddling to and toppling over all those forbidden…

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Our Top Tips for Gardening with Children

Gardening with children is a wonderful and rewarding experience that fosters a deep connection with nature while promoting valuable life skills. It provides a fantastic opportunity for kids to learn, explore, and have fun outdoors. At Little Stars, we believe in the importance of engaging children in gardening activities. In this article, we’ll share our…

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Changes To Childcare Subsidy as of 10th July 2023 

As of 10th July 2023, the Commonwealth Government Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is making high-quality early education and care more affordable for Australian families. There are 2 important changes to CCS. These exciting changes and how they could apply to your circumstances may be tricky to navigate. We are here to help you understand the…

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How Much Sleep Do Children Need for Optimal Health and Development

Quality sleep is essential for children’s physical, emotional, and cognitive development. It helps them to grow and learn in a healthy way. Poor sleep can lead to a variety of problems, including difficulty concentrating, irritability, poor academic performance, and even behavioural issues. That’s why it’s important for parents and caregivers to understand the importance of…