May

The Power of Community

Kinderloop has long held a vision. We see a future of collaborative ideas shared between our much-loved Educators. No matter where they are in this wide world. Irrelevant of the role they play within the Early Learning sector. Educators can work together to drive passion, ignite inspiration and wildly encourage each other… through the simple […]

May

What on earth is a Schema?

Educator’s who know the secret of Schemas are on to something big. They can observe a child at play and notice a pattern where others may just see the behaviour (behaviour that on the surface, ermmm, may not always be great). Because these knowledgable Educator’s can recognise certain patterns, they’re then able to see opportunities […]

Apr

Meet our Educators: Marney – Wee Wonders, Kensington

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – The love and care you can give them, and the reward of watching them grow and learn. Q – What’s a standout moment of joy you’ve had as an Educator? A – When my babies learn to say my name, and watching them […]

Apr

Focus on Children: Information supporting children during COVID-19

As many of you are aware there is little we can do to stop children noticing what is going on at the moment. Educators have reported children using COVID-19 more and more in their play which may seem concerning. However, it is a very natural way for children to express their feelings. In saying this, […]

Mar

Preparing for home learning

Hello Educators, With lots of families keeping their children at home during these uncertain times we thought we would give you some inspirational ideas to continue connecting with your families through your private Kinderloop. Families need us more than ever at the moment, staying indoors can be challenging for both adults and children. As educators […]

Mar

Keeping the positivity flowing…

We’re in uncertain times. But it’s not all doom and gloom… let us show you how to stay positive, and use the resources you have to make the most of the situation. In today’s blog we’ll: Suggest ways to continue communicating with your enrolled families through this uncertain time Offer suggestions for early childhood activities […]

Mar

Family Engagement… the age old challenge

Over the course of this article we’ll share: Tips and suggestions from early childhood Educators on how they engage and interact with families  A variety of ways Kinderloop can help you increase family engagement each week Each year, children move on. New families begin care, the slate is wiped clean and the topic of family […]

Feb

Meet Our Educators: Emily Robinson – Little Avalon Family Daycare

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people?A –  Enjoying the simple things in life and I love seeing the world from their little eyes. Even a simple walk can really remind you of how their perspectives are so different. They’re still so open and innocent, and they’re not rushing, so […]

Feb

Simplifying Critical Reflections

Those of us who’ve worked in the Early Childhood industry know full well there’s a considerable amount of knowledge required to perform our job. No matter how passionate about children we are, it’s not just about hanging out in the garden all day painting, making sandcastles and singing. There are so many considerations… terminology (pedagogy, […]

Jan

Meet the Professionals: Astrid Kylstra – Dentist

Full name: Astrid KylstraQualification: Bachelor of Dental Science (Hons) Qld Q – How long have you been a practicing Dentist?A – I graduated in 1994, so I have been practicing for a long time!! Q – Do you often treat children in the preschool or early schooling years?A – Yes!! We love to see young […]