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Welcome to our blog page where we plan to update, inspire and provide useful Child Careinformation to parents, staff, uncles, aunties and grandparents on all things child care and everything in between.

We might even get some useful recipes that are sure to have your little ones gobbling down their veggies at dinner. Stay tuned!

The importance of a good night's sleep for children

Sleep is massively important to the development of your child. The amount of sleep required for your little one depends on their age. For infants under 1 12-16 hours of sleep a day is required. Children between 1-2 years need between 11-14 hours, and children between 3-5 years need 10-13 hours a day. To help you understand the importance of

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As children age, they learn and process information in different ways. To help you understand the cognitive development of your child during their first five years, here are some milestones to look out for from our team of child care experts. Newborn Newborns learn by feel, sound, sight and smell and repeat movements to develop and retain memories. 6 months

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Learning tools for toddlers

Between the ages of 12 to 36 months, your toddler is going through emotional and developmental changes and their brains are fast absorbing the world around them. To enhance their development during this time, there are a huge range of learning tools you can use. So, to help you out, here are some suggestions from the team at the Creative

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Great recipe ideas for kids

Most kids are picky eaters, so finding the right recipes for your family can be a challenge. At Creative Kids Child Care, we provide healthy and balanced meals for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for our little guests. But to help you out at dinner time, here are some delicious, yet healthy recipes that will end up in their

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The importance of reading to your child - Gold Coast

So your toddler is ready to start potty training? At Creative Kids Child Care we fully encourage and fully support the transition from nappies to potty to toilet. Our child care minders are experts in all things poo and wee, and encourage all little ones to take their first onto the step to the toilet. Generally you can start to

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The importance of reading to your child - Gold Coast

Creative Kids Child Care believes all kids are perfect, however sometimes their behaviour is less than perfect. Parents have different ideas about what is good and bad behaviour, and what you consider to be bad, might seem completely normal behaviour to other families. Parents can also act differently to their child’s behaviour – some are stricter, while some parents have

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The importance of reading to your child - Gold Coast

Helping your child read is one of the most important things you can do for them. Research shows that reading to your child from an early age gives them a huge advantage all throughout their school years. Other than helping your child to grow up healthy and happy, the one thing as a parent you can do for them is

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The importance of reading to your child - Gold Coast

Stepping from preschool to primary is a big step for a child, which is both exciting and a little scary – not only for children, but for parents too. Any change in routine and environment not just in child care, but in any aspect of life can be unsettling, so it’s understandable that as a parent you worry how your

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The importance of reading to your child - Gold Coast

At Creative Kids Child Care we provided healthy and balanced meals including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for our growing and inquisitive little guests. A healthy body is also a very healthy mind. The benefits of healthy eating for kids is an important one, every child needs to receive all of the necessary nutrients for growth and development. At

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The importance of reading to your child - Gold Coast

In January 2016 the government changed the laws regarding immunizing your child, whether or not parents agree with these new laws is irrelevant, what is relevant is how the new laws may affect your child care options and quite possibly your child care payments. The mere mention of immunizing your child is enough to get an immediate reaction and is a

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