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Vacancies

WIN, WIN, WIN
Featured Services
Open Day
Local Events

Parent Resource

our directories
Detailed Child Care Directory
Resources For Parents
Child Care In Other Areas

Vacancies
use the links to view detailed information

Appin
Bambinos Kindergarten enrol now for 2010 limited vacancies all ages.

Blair Athol
Partners In Care Early Learning Centre
vacancies for all ages, enrol now for 2010

Bow Bowing
Kook Kids Kindacare
enrolling for 2010

Campbelltown
Happy Days Childcare enrolling for 2010

Glenfield
Glenfield Preschool Kindergarten
enrolling for 2010.

Ingleburn
Bambi Kindergarten
2-3 year olds- Monday 9 Tuesday 10 Wednesday 7 positions.
3-5 year olds- Monday 3 Tuesday 1 Wednesday 5 Thursday 19 Friday positions
Ingleburn Preschool & Child Care Centre  opening soon! enrol now.

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

Picton/Wilton
Cath's Kindy
2010 with very limited vacancies

WIN, WIN, WIN

www.kidslearningisfun.com is a business developed to support parents/carers/family members with children's learning and education. KidsLearningisfun provides information, tips, resources and workshops to help explain and provide an understanding of how our children learn.

This month we have a 5 pack of Magnetic Songs to give away,  Pack includes Incy Wincy Spider, Old MacDonald's Farm, 5 Little Ducks, 5 Speckled Frogs and the 10 Grey Elephants.  All songs include a Magnetic Song Sheet, magnetic characters and accessories of each song. Children love to sing and these 5 magnetic songs bring these songs to life as the children can sing and move the characters around. Value of $74.00 from www.KidsLearningisfun.com

To enter simply email us and let us know if you have used our site or newsletter to find or look for child care.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NOVEMBER WINNER
 
KAYE STEWART
 

Open Day


Partners In Care Early Learning Centre
Our open day will provide you and your children with the opportunity to visit our centre and meet new and existing parents and their children, to talk to our friendly staff about the service we provide, and to see our beautiful new centre. 

Come and join us on the day for a free sausage sizzle and help your children feed the baby animals

Date: Sunday 15th November
Time: 11.00am-1.00pm
Venue: 2 St Stephen Road, Blair Athol NSW 2560
 

Local Events
Festival of Fisher’s Ghost
29 October to 8 November

Join in 11 days of fun, entertainment and activities for the whole family!

Street Fair - 7 November - 100 market stalls, free entertainment 10am to 4pm, Queen Street

Don't Dream It's Over (Split Enz/Crowded House Tribute Show) - 7 November - Sing and dance along to loads of well-known favourites

Fisher’s Ghost Fun Run - 8 November - UWS Campus, 8.30am start. Phone: 4645 4527

Fisher's Ghost Extreme - 14 November - Skateboard, BMX and scooter competition. Campbelltown Skate Park. Phone: 4645 4835

Other highlights of the festival include the Miss Princess Quest, family fun day, stamp fair and more.

More information www.fishersghost.com.au 


if you have a local event you would like to add email us
 

Resources For Care Providers
products and services just for child care services: use these links to see more information

Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)
Bowral Farmyard Friends
Elizabeth Richards Pty Ltd
Everything Child Care
Playsafe Kids Pty Ltd

Synthetic Grass & Rubber Surfaces  
 Child Care In Other Areas
use the links below to look for child care in other areas of Sydney

Sutherland Shire

St George

Parramatta

Canterbury Bankstown

Liverpool Fairfield

Western Sydney


 



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November 2009
Welcome to the November Camden Macarthur Child Care Directory Newsletter.

This month we welcome Bambino’s Kindergarten at Appin and Happy Days Childcare at Campbelltown and to the directory.  Below you can read information about this service as well use the links to visit their listings.

We are also delighted to announce some new additions to our
Resources For Parents directory, this directory is designed to give you lots of information and links on products and services for you and your children.  This month we welcome Elizabeth Richards and Playsafe Kids read more about these services below and use the links to visit their detailed listings.

Our parent resource is about the different types of child care that are available and provides descriptions about each type, a must if you are unsure about what type of care suits you and your child or what each name means.


Services are taking enrolments or waitlisting for 2010, so be quick to get in contact with the services that you are interested in and get your child’s name on the list for 2010 or if you are still looking and researching be sure to check out the detailed listings directory for all the information you need on services in your preferred location.

WIN…WIN....have you used our website to look or find child care?  This month you have a chance to win a set of 5 Magnetic Songs valued at $74.00 from www.kidslearningisfun.com for your chance to win simply email us to go into the draw.

Until next month, regards, Donna


Featured Service


Bambinos Kindergartens have recently established a service at 30 Rixon Road Appin Phone 46311661.

We are a family owned, family operated Long day care providers offering care for 0-6 year olds.  Our Appin centre also offers Before and after School care and vacation care, Bambinos is a fully approved service provider and Childcare assistance is available.

We are open 51 weeks per year 7am-6pm.  Our centre at Appin is spacious and light filled. A home away from home.  We have excellent outdoor play facilities and all meals are provided.

 

Our preschool readiness program is exciting and comprehensive which encourages the preschool children to develop the necessary skills to be ready for “big school”. We work closely with local schools to familiarise the children with routines and a school environment. And we provide an environment which is supervised and safe, happy and nurturing.

We recognise and respect the “individual child” and set realistic goals respecting the developmental level of each individual.  Please visit our w
ebsite for more information.


Happy Days Childcare conveniently located in Campbelltown.  The best childcare under the Sun is available for children up to five years of age.  You and your child will love all the activities including music and movement, dance, gymnastics and access to Kings swimming lessons.

There is a huge “active play” space, as well as educationally focused learning environment.  And to feed those hungry minds and bodies there is a state-of-the-art kitchen and dining room where nutritional, tasty meals are all prepared on site.

Our commitment to quality care, together with small staff-child ratios, ensures your child receives the very best of care and individual attention.

We pride ourselves on the fact that we provide friendly, caring and qualified staff in every room. Ongoing staff professional development ensures we provide the latest in educational care.

Experts in the childcare industry have worked closely with our architect to design our Happy Days centres.  The result is a safe, stimulating, warm and happy environment with dedicated learning features specific to the needs of infants from 6 weeks to the hungry minds and active bodies of the toddlers and young children.

We currently have limited vacancies for 2010 so please contact us to discuss your child care needs and come and see our great centre.  Happy Days is all about ensuring everyday is a “Happy Day.”

Resources For Parents Directory
use the links below to read more about these services
 
Elizabeth Richards, Educational Toys and Games
Playsafe Kids, Play Equipment


 Detailed Listings Directory
use the links below to view detailed information

Appin
Bambinos Kindergarten

Bargo

Bargo Child Care Centre
Kids Korner

Blair Athol
Partners In Care Early Learning Centre

Bow Bowing
Kook Kids Kindacare

Camden
Adrienne's Early Learning Centre and Preschool

Campbelltown
Campbelltown Family Day Care Scheme
Happy Days Childcare
Little Einstein's Early Learning Centre - Campbelltown
Unique Kids Early Childhood Centre Inc

Denham Court
Leaping Learners Early Education Centre

Glenfield
Glenfield Preschool Kindergarten

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

Narellan Vale
Jenny's Kindergarten - Narellan Vale

Narellan
Kids Korner

Ingleburn
Bambi Kindergarten
Ingleburn Preschool & Child Care Centre
Little Einstein's Early Learning Centre - Ingleburn

Leumeah
Little Einstein's Early Learning Centre - Leumeah

St Helens Park
Little Einstein's Early Learning Centre - St Helens Park

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


Picton/Wilton
Cath's Kindy
Parent Resource
Types of Child Care

Whether you’re new to childcare or an old hat, you can’t help but be confused by the different titles given to child care services these days. Here’s a guide to help you work out what your options are.

Long Day Care
Long day care is just that – child care that is available from early in the morning to early evening, breakfast to dinner. The best option for parents who work the typical nine to five, long day care usually services children from around six weeks to six years, and tend to provide meals, nappies as well as developmental and school readiness programs for the children. Centres remain open during school holidays.

Long day care centres are predominantly approved child care, so parents whose children attend are eligible for the child care benefit. Centres can be run by communities, local councils, private operators and occasionally even employers and companies looking to make their business more family-friendly.

Family Day Care
Family Day Carers look after a smaller number of children in their own home. As a part of a network of caregivers carefully monitored by a family day care scheme, they provide care and developmental activities for the children, and are often more flexible with their hours – some can even include weekends and overnight stays for shift workers.

Family Day Care is generally aimed at non-school-aged children, but depending on the carer can be available to primary school children before and after school. Parents whose children attend Family Day Care are eligible for the child care benefit.

Pre-school/Kindergarten
Pre-school or kindergarten is usually for children between the ages of 3 – 5 and is designed to educate children before they begin school. Hours and setup are similar to that of a school – start at 9, finish at 3 and children are required to bring their own lunch and snacks. Centres tend to be closed during the school holidays.

Pre-schools and kindergartens can be privately or council run or not for profit, or can be an initiative of a community or a part of another service such as long day care or occasional care.

Occasional Care
Occasional Care is designed for parents who require care for short periods of time for children from about six weeks to school age. Care can be provided for an hour or more per day on an irregular (or occasional) basis. Centres often provide developmental activities as the opportunity to socialise with other children for children who are not in regular care or pre-school. Occasional care can be run privately, by local councils or be a community centre, and is often attached to a pre-school or long day care centre.

Before and After School Care
Often referred to as OOSH (Outside of School Hours) is run mainly for primary-school-aged children and opens for care before and after school hours, as well as pupil-free days during school terms. This kind of care is ideal for parents who work typical nine to five days and are unable to drop off and pick up their children at the standard times.
Centres typically provide recreational activities and are usually associated with schools, occasional care centres and preschools.

Vacation Care
Vacation care is designed for school-aged children during school holidays. With hours comparable to that of a long day care centre, children are provided with a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities, including outings such as the beach or movies. Vacation care is usually offered by before and after school care services.

Nannies
A nanny is a single carer that cares for the children inside the home and may or may not live with the family. Nannies are typically employed by the parents directly, with hours and duties negotiable. Typically, a nanny’s duties revolve solely around the care of the children, however some nanny’s also undertake domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning.

Parents looking to hire a nanny also have options such as an Au Pair, which is typically a young person from another country who provides child care in return for board and a small allowance, as well as nanny sharing with another family.

 
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Email:  info@camdenmacarthurchildcare.com.au
PO Box 1100, SUTHERLAND NSW 1499
  Ph: 0403 187 292
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