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VACANCIES

Covering All Areas
Aussom Family Day Care educators available now.
Sydney Family Day Care Scheme educators wanted and educators available now.

Campbelltown 
ABC Preschool Academy enrol now

Gregory Hills
Bambinos Kindergarten Gregory Hills
enrol now!

Ingleburn 
The Pines Academy Child Care currently has vacancies for the 0-2 room for 5 days. Please enquire by calling 9605 7932, visiting the service or going on our website www.Littlesmarties.com.au 

Menangle Park
Bellbirds Early Learning Centre vacancies for all ages.

Minto 
The Rainbow Family Centres for Children - Joste-Lin Farm enrol now

Narellan
Narellan Community Preschool enrol now

Picton
Picton Community Preschool enrol now

Raby
Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori limited vacancies
Foundations Learning Centre enrol now
Pied Piper Kindergarten is almost full for 2015! Call today to avoid disappointment

Smeaton Grange
Young Academics Early Learning Centre enrol now

Wilton
Bingara Gore Community Preschool enrol now


WIN WIN WIN

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This month you have a chance to win a $50 Coles Group & Myers Gift Card.

For your chance to win simply email us with your contact details and tell us how you have used our site/facebook to go into the draw to win.  Good luck!


RESOURCES FOR CARE PROVIDERS


RESOURCES FOR PARENTS


PROFESSIONALS FOR CHILDREN


ADDITIONAL NEEDS PROVIDERS


CHILD CARE DIRECTORY
 

Covering All Areas
Aussom Family Day Care
Sydney Family Day Care Scheme

Blair Athol
Pied Piper Kindergarten

Camden Park
Leaping Learners Early Learning Centre

Campbelltown 
ABC Preschool Academy
Happy Days Early Learning Centre
UWS Unique Kids Early Learning

Catherine Field
Catherine Field Pre-School 

Gregory Hills
Bambinos Kindergarten Gregory Hills

Ingleburn 
The Pines Academy Child Care

Menangle Park 
Bellbirds Early Learning Centre

Mount Annan
Jenny's Kindergarten - Mount Annan
Leaping Learners Early Education Centre

Narellan
Narellan Community Preschool

Narellan Vale
Jenny's Kindergarten - Narellan Vale 

Minto 
The Rainbow Family Centres for Children - Joste-Lin Farm

Oran Park
Bambinos Kindergarten Oran Park

Rosemeadow
Busy Kids Preschool Long Day Care Centre 

Picton/Wilton
Bingara Gore Community Preschool
Picton Community Preschool

Raby
Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori
Foundations Learning Centre
Pied Piper Kindergarten 

Smeaton Grange
Young Academics Early Learning Centre
CARE IN OTHER AREAS

St George Local Child Care

Sutherland Shire Local Child Care

Inner West Local Child Care

Parramatta Local Child Care

Liverpool/Fairfield Local Child Care

Western Sydney Local Child Care

Canterbury/Bankstown Local Child Care

Eastern Suburbs Local Child Care

Ryde/Eastwood Local Child Care

Hills Local Child Care

North Shore Local Child Care
Northern Beaches Local Child Care
Illawarra Local Child Care

 
APRIL 2015

Welcome to the April 2015 Camden Macarthur Local Child Care & Services Directory. 

This month we welcome

read all about these great services below.

Easter is just around the corner and it's a great time to celebrate with family and friends but our parent information this month's parent resource is a timely reminder about the damage all the chocolate our little ones will eat can do to their teeth and how important dental health is.  This month's parent resource is about going to the dentist with your children, it has lots of helpful information.

Be sure to check out all our Detailed Listings to find all the information you need to make the right choice for you and your family when selecting child care.

WIN, WIN...this month you have the chance to win a Coles Group & Myers gift card valued at $50.00

To enter simply like us/share on facebook and then email us with your contact details to go into the draw to win. 

Until next month, kind regards Donna
FEATURED SERVICES
Hearty Health  are the leading specialists in Child Care Catering.  Meals are prepared and delivered daily.  We prepare and deliver nutritious meals to Child Care Centres.  We employ only qualified chefs and use fresh and natural produce in meal preparation. 

Menus change with every season to reflect seasonal fruit and vegetables. We cater for special diets including dairy free, egg free, vegetarian, etc. 

No lock in contracts.  Contact us for more information www.heartyhealth.com.au P: 1300 728 762.


At Vision Australia, we take a personalised approach to help families with children who are blind or have low vision.


Tailored strategies are developed for each child based on the family’s goals, strengths and skills. We aim to help each child achieve the greatest levels of independence, participation and development, enabling them to live the life they choose.

Vision Australia works together with families and educators to help children reach important milestones, at a venue that suits families.

Contact us for more information www.visionaustralia.org Ph: 1300 84 74 66

Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori  EMMPS is a pre-school that provides excellence in education for 3-6 year olds based on the Montessori methods. Located in Raby, the school caters for children of south west Sydney ranging from Liverpool right through to Campbelltown/ Macarthur region.

   

The Pre-School offers the enrichment of Montessori education to children aged three to six years.

The Pre-School is a non-profit and non denominational organisation by its members. Each year a Council of parents is elected by the members to represent their best interests. Involvement and participation by all parents is encouraged through assistance in various sub-committees, building maintenance, fund raising and support of the academic staff in their effort. Through this high level of involvement and communication between parents, staff and children, members of the Pre-School have an opportunity to influence their children’s growth and development in a way unmatched by traditional education systems.

To find out more please contact us.


Pied Piper Kindergarten  is celebrating our 20th anniversary on the 1st April 2015. We opened our first centre in 1995 and are proud of what Pied Piper is today. A big Thankyou to our staff and families for your support.

We are taking enrolments for 2016, many families missed out last year and our waiting list is quite long. It is difficult to fill positions throughout the year, so get in quick to reserve your place for 2016!

Please call us or come and visit our lovely centres 
73-77 Thunderbolt Drive Raby 9824 9680

37 Mt Erin Road  Blair Athol 4620 9777 www.piedpiperkindergarten.com.au

Bambinos Kindergarten Gregory Hills & Bambinos Kindergarten Oran Park offers a brand new state of the art service for your children to play, learn and grow. We cater for the working families as well as offering an extensive preschool program for children in their final year before primary school.

Long day care ages range from 0- 6years and we also offer before and after school care plus Vacation care. Our educators are fully qualified and our managers are not only highly qualified but also highly passionate and hard working, ensuring Bambinos brings you the best team possible to educate and care for your children.

We are accepting enrolments now so please contact us.


BabyUV  HOT OFF THE PRESS and just in time for a Easter, introducing our brand new range of 35UPF sun protected (95% pure cotton/5% spandex) pastel pink coloured baby blankets, bibs and bandana's.

PLUS our gorgeous new born baby and infant bundle packs are a lovely present to give (that's not chocolate!!!).    Full range and prices, plus $5 Australian-wide delivery visit www.babyuv.com.au or  Email


Sensory Tools Australia are leaders in the field of child development and a one stop sensory shop for professionals, educators and families supporting all children including those with autism, ADHD, learning and behavioral differences, featuring the teaching and music of Genevieve Jereb.

We make this commitment to our customers:

  • Seeing the gifts in the children we care for.
  • High-quality courses and workshops featuring local and international experts in child development (all providing CPD points for professionals).
  • Online seminars.
  • Cutting-edge information and resources.
  • Products that lead the field in supporting children “from the inside out” with great prices and same-day shipping.

www.sensorytools.net


First Aid For You   Have you booked your vacation care activities yet?  Are your kids ready to be superheros and save a life?  We are now offering a First Aid For Kids Workshop for kids aged 6 - 12 years!   In this FUN one hour course, the kids will learn and practice essential life saving skills including Calling 000, CPR, Recovery Position, Asthma, Blood Loss and Poisons & Stings.

For only $12 per child, this could be the most important skills they learn this holidays!

We come to you at your vacation care facility and we bring along our manikins for the kids to practice on.  Kids also receive take home material and a participation certificate.

Click here for more information or give us a call on 1300 853 050 to book.

PARENT INFORMATION

Taking Your Child To The Dentist
When babies are little there is so much focus and speculation when it comes to teething, not to mention excitement when the teeth start to appear. But what should you do once they come through? Here are some guidelines on caring for your children's first teeth

When to start
The Australian Dental Association recommends that you take your child for their first dental visit just after their first baby teeth come through. There are several reasons why an early start is a good idea:

  • Your child will become familiar with going to the dentist.
  • Care of baby teeth is highly important. If any baby teeth fall out too soon, permanent teeth can come in crooked or crowded. A dentist can intervene by using a "space maintainer", which is a shallow substitute for a real tooth. 

What will happen at your child's first visit?
Your child's first visit to the dentist should be as comfortable as possible. During the visit, your dentist will:

  • Check your child's face and jaws to make sure everything is in alignment.
  • Check both teeth and gums to make sure they're healthy, and look for signs of "baby bottle" tooth decay, a common problem in infants and toddlers.
  • Instruct you in how best to care for your child's teeth and gums, including advice on their diet, brushing their teeth, and whether they need a fluoride supplement.
  • Suggest a schedule for future visits.  

How to prepare your child
Even if you have started taking your child to the dentist as early as possible, they may feel anxious about dental visits once they become toddlers. Here are some suggestions for making dentist trips as easy as possible:

  • Take time to "play dentist" with your child at home. Take turns at being the dentist, and make it fun.
  • Read your child a story about going to the dentist.
  • Make the dental appointment for a time when your child is well-rested.
  • Talk to your dentist before the visit about any medical or psychological problems your child may have.
  • Openly discuss any concerns your child may have. 

Overcoming fear
Sometimes the normal anxiety a child might feel about going to the dentist becomes a strong fear. Here are some suggestions on how you might help them:

  • Perhaps your child hasn't developed a good rapport with your dentist. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to deal with children; look one up or ask your friends.
  • Try and find out what your child is afraid of. Older children may have heard scary stories from their school friends, and they often aren't true! Your older child may need to have certain procedures explained to them correctly. If it's just a general fear, something as simple as a reward after visiting the dentist might be enough to get them through the door and in the chair.
  • Check how you've been talking about the dentist. If you've been nervous about going to the dentist yourself, you might have passed the fear onto your children. Also be careful which words you use. Words such as "drill", "hurt", "jab" or "needle" cause anxiety.
  • Sit close to your child during the visit.

Don't worry if your toddler has a few tears at first; chances are they will soon calm down if your dentist is friendly and you are close by.

The Camden Macarthur Child Care & Services Directory
web: www.camdenmacarthurchildcare.com.au
email: info@camdenmacarthurchildcare.com.au
Ph: 0403 187 292
 

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