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JULY 2013

Welcome to the July 2013 Camden Macarthur Local Child Care & Services Directory. 

This month we welcome Dynamic Rhythms Music Centre to our Resources for Parents Directory, read more about this great service below.

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.

This month our parent resource is full of useful tips for new dads. Becoming a dad can be an exciting but also worrying time, we hope this helps.

WIN...WIN...WIN This month we have a Miffy the Movie  DVD and a fantastic Miffy prize pack to give away to a lucky reader (including a DVD, Miffy plush toy, a Miffy activity sheet and a Miffy bunny ear headband).

This month we welcome For your chance to win simply email us to go into the draw and tell us if you have used our newsletter or site to find or look for care or other child related information.

Until next month, kind regards Donna

FEATURED SERVICES

Dynamic Rhythms Music Centre
(Formerly Forte School of Music Macarthur) is the number one provider of quality music education in the Macarthur area. The music school originated in 2006 and has developed a reputation for its friendly and supportive environment, and for maintaining a high standard of excellence.

Through a variety of structured curriculums, Dynamic Rhythms Music Centre, offers tuition for children from as young as 1 year right through to adults. We have highly skilled, motivated music teachers providing exciting and award-winning programs.

Whether learning music for fun, for personal development or for exams, our teachers enable our students to achieve their very best. Each of our music classes are filled with exciting musical activities designed to make learning easy and fun!
For more information contact us.


AFS Consulting First aid course. This course is work cover recognised and approved. Apply First Aid HLTFA311A. Child Care First Aid 22025VIC - Asthma and Anaphylaxis combined & HLTCPR211A perform CPR

Child Care First Aid courses will be held during July. The course covers Asthma & Anaphylaxis specific topics as well as CPR and Apply First Aid.

On completion of the course you will be fully qualified in Child Care First Aid, Apply First Aid & CPR. You will receive a certificate as well as a wallet card to keep with you. This course meets all legislative requirements for working in the Child Care Industry. Most importantly you will gain the confidence to deal with an emergency situation if it ever occurs.

Enrolments need to be in as soon as possible to enable you to complete the online work book prior to the course.

Where:    Various locations across Sydney. Time: One day format Cost: Dependent on which course booked. Includes:  Work books, Manuals, Certificate, Wallet Card, 3 year accreditation. To Enrol:  ph: 1300 660 164 or email info@afsconsulting.com.au


Begin Bright School Readiness & Primary Tutoring Centres Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the cold July School Holidays? Look no further!!

Begin Bright Harrington Park are running 2 hour workshops to keep your child's mind and hands busy. 

All workshops are suitable for ages 4-12. Come along to our bright and happy centre to have some FUN these school holidays. Contact us today


Sensory Tools Australia is excited to be presenting World Renowned International Author and Speaker, Michelle Garcia Winner's acclaimed two day Social Thinking workshop in Sydney Australia on the 19th & 20th of August 2013! 

Over two dynamic days, Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke will introduce professionals and parents to social thinking and social learning and help them better understand the inner mind of persons with social learning challenges (whether or not they have a formal diagnosis). 

Participants WILL learn functional treatment strategies to utilize at school, in clinic and at home AND come away with a deeper awareness of why these students react and respond the way they do.

Do not miss our great value early bird rates for this phenomenal two day course! 14 hours cpd for professionals.  Places strictly limited.

For further information, pricing details, to download a brochure or find out about more of our upcoming workshops and our great products go to: http://shopau.sensorytools.net/ or call one of our friendly team on 02 4578 6123.


We are the future of tuition. As you would expect, we are qualified teachers. We're here to see that our students move ahead - and stay there.

We encourage. We motivate. We make the difference.

We do more than just tutor. We engender a love of success. That's why we are Frontrunner.

Frontrunner provides a free diagnostic assessment so you know exactly what your child needs in tuition. We teach school-aged children what they need most in school and help them in English, Spelling, Comprehension, Grammar and Mathematics.
We have the support of paediatricians, Speech Therapists and other child professionals to best help your child achieve their own personal best.

We do more because we're trained and experienced. We can do what other tutors can't.

We do more than just tutor.

We inspire.

Contact us for more information www.frontrunnerlearning.com.au


PARENT INFORMATION

Tips For New Dads

Being a dad is the most rewarding, challenging and important job you will ever have.

The way we behave with our kids will have a big effect on them, on what they do, how they feel about themselves, and how they turn out. Studies have shown that children whose fathers spend time with them and show that they are interested in them do better at school, are happier and more confident and have higher self-esteem.

Many fathers and soon to be fathers have lots of love and good intentions to offer their families. They have an idea of what a "good father" is and the type of experiences and relationships they would like with their children. However, like all new jobs they may want to be "good dads" but may be uncertain how.

Children need fathers who:

  • Spend time with them
  • Encourage them
  • Show them love
  • Listen to them
  • Are interested in them
  • Are realistic in their expectations of them
  • Are fair and firm
  • Respect their feelings
  • Help them feel safe and protected so they may explore, learn and grow

Children also need fathers as role models/mentors or teachers to help them:

  • Learn about relationships
  • Learn about masculinity
  • Learn about sexuality
  • Learn about important life skills

What can I do?

  • Slow down - put things into perspective and make time to enjoy being a dad to your baby or young child
  • Get involved right from the start. Sing, read and talk to your baby regularly and make the bond early. Your relationship with him/her will be better for it
  • Make time and talk with your father and other fathers or expectant dads about their experiences of fatherhood and how it changed their life
  • Have a look at the other priorities in your life and consider whether they are compatible with your new life and your partners expectations of fatherhood
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VACANCIES
use the links below to see detailed information

Blair Athol
Partners In Care Early Learning Centre enrol now
Piper Kindergarten enrol now

Campbelltown 
Broughton Street Early Learning Centre enrol now

Harrington Park
Skoolzout @ Harrington Park enrol now for vacation care and 2013 outside school hours care

Macquarie Fields
Bright Stars Early Learning limited vacancies

Menangle Park
Bellbirds Early Learning Centre just opened, vacancies for all ages.

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

Narellan
Narellan Community Preschool enrol now for 2013
Skoolzout @ Narellan enrol now for vacation care and 2013 outside school hours care

Picton
Picton Community Preschool enrol now for 2013

Raby
Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori limited vacancies
Foundations Learning Centre enrol now

Rosemeadow
Busy Kids Preschool Long Day Care Centre enrol now limited vacancies.

WIN, WIN, WIN

WIN MIFFY THE MOVIE ON DVD!

Miffy, Melanie, Grunty and Snuffy are going on a treasure hunt in the zoo. They have to solve the five clues that Mother and Father bunny have given them one by one. Along the way Miffy and her friends meet all kinds of animals and together they have a fun adventure!

Miffy the Movie is available on DVD and digital copy now and we have a fantastic Miffy prize pack to give away to a lucky reader (including a DVD, Miffy plush toy, a Miffy activity sheet and a Miffy bunny ear headband).

To enter simply email us and tell us how you have used our directory to find child care or child related services.


PROFESSIONALS FOR CHILDREN
use the links below to see detailed information for care providers
Begin Bright School Readiness & Primary Tutoring Centres
Chatabout Speech Pathology
Frontrunner Learning Centres
Health & Wellness Australia 
Learning-Hats Ready for school & K-6 Tuition centre
Literacy & Learning Centre 
New Growth Children's Therapy Centre

RESOURCES FOR CARE PROVIDERS
use the links below to see detailed information for care providers

AFS Consulting
Centres Direct
CleverStuff Educational Toys 
DayspareFirst Aid For You 
Inspire Education
Playsafe Kids Pty Ltd
Total Washroom Systems


ADDITIONAL NEEDS PROVIDERS
use the links below to view detailed information

Learning-Hats Ready for school & K-6 Tuition centre
Nana's Weighted Blankets
New Growth Children's Therapy Centre
SenseAbilities
Sensory Tools Australia
Speak-a-boo! Speech Pathology
The Sydney Irlen Dyslexia Centre For Reading and Perceptual Disorders


RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
use the links below to view detailed information

Australian Music Schools
CleverStuff Educational Toys 
Edspecially 4U
First Aid For You 
Hire For Baby
Dynamic Rhythms Music Centre 
Maternitywear.com.au 
Miffy The Movie
Musica Viva In Schools
Playsafe Kids


CHILD CARE DIRECTORY
use the links below to view detailed information

Blair Athol
Partners In Care Early Learning Centre
Piper Kindergarten

Camden
Jellybeans Family Day Care

Camden Park
Leaping Learners Early Learning Centre

Campbelltown 
Broughton Street Early Learning Centre
Campbelltown Community Preschool 
UWS Unique Kids Early Learning

Catherine Field
Catherine Field Pre-School 

Denham Court
Leaping Learners Early Education Centre

Harrington Park
Skoolzout @ Harrington Park 

Ingleburn 
YMCA Sackville Street Outside School Hours Care Centre

Macquarie Fields
Bright Stars Early Learning
Kidzland Preschool Kindergarten & Day Nursery

Menangle Park
Bellbirds Early Learning Centre

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

Narellan
Narellan Early Learning Centre
Narellan Community Preschool
Skoolzout @ Narellan

Narellan Vale
Jenny's Kindergarten - Narellan Vale 

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

Picton/Wilton
Cath's Kindy
Picton Community Preschool

Raby
Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori
Foundations Learning Centre
Pied Piper Kindergarten

Rosemeadow
Busy Kids Preschool Long Day Care Centre

CARE IN OTHER AREAS
use the links below to see our other directories
 
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
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