Enrol my Child at Rainbow Bridge Family Day Care

Posted under For Parents

22Mar
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Click here to ENROL my child at Rainbow Bridge Family Day Care. (You will be redirected to our Hubworks page.)   Call Victoria on 0488369139 to discuss current vacancies and availability in your area. Go to our online enrolment page and complete this in full. (Please ensure you fill out all categories, and be sure to nominate to pay by “direct debit” through…

Family Day Care Pacific Pines

Posted under Meet our Educators

28Nov
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    Smart Ladybugs Family Day Care Pacific Pines   If you are looking for family day care Pacific Pines, you’ll be pleased to know that “Smart Ladybugs” is now open.  Educator Ildiko offers gentle big-hearted childcare for children aged 6 months until school age.   For Ildiko, family day care is a new adventure but she’s had a calling…

Gold Coast Family Day Care – Meraki with Victoria Edmond

Posted under Meet our Educators

14Sep
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 ”Meraki” – Gold Coast Family Day Care   Educator Victoria Edmond operates ‘Meraki Family Day Care’ from her home in Lower Beechmont. (8 minutes drive from Nerang)  It’s a nature-based program for children 0 – 5 years old.   About Victoria   Victoria is a gregarious woman, with a huge love of children, gardening, cooking and community.  She is a…

Steiner Family Day Care Brisbane with Monique!

Posted under Meet our Educators

10Sep
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Steiner Family Day Care Brisbane. Steiner-inspired rhythms support the children to move gently and harmoniously through their day.     Our educator Monique (Moni) operates her Family Day Care in Sandgate. Monique is a mother of two children and currently operates 3  days a week as “Garten For Kinder Sandgate”.  Monique is a kind and loving person, with a huge…

Rainbow Bridge Family Day Care Scheme Gold Coast – New Steiner-inspired Educator in Nerang!

Posted under Meet our Educators

9Jun
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  Crafty Mushrooms with Marta Koncz with Rainbow Bridge Family Day Care Scheme Gold Coast   Rainbow Bridge’s newest educator with our Family Day Care Scheme Gold Coast is Marta Koncz. Marta is a gorgeous woman, with a smile for everyone and much loved by all.  She is a talented artist, with a particular love of fibre arts including felting….

Shibori Dyeing with Children

Posted under Drawing and Painting

4Jun
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 Shibori Dyeing with Sun Dyes   Traditionally, Shibori Dyeing utilises a indigo dye vat or pot once the tie-dye patterns have been prepared.  But shibori dyeing with children can be a whole lot simpler than that.     Shibori dyeing using paint pots When working with children, we need to be organised as their attention spans will only last so…

Steiner Family Day Care Gold Coast – Dragonfly Days

Posted under Meet our Educators

4Jun
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Steiner Family Day Care Gold Coast – Dragonfly Days   Rachel Chee – Mt Nathan Rachel is a familiar face to many people, having been a founding parent at Silkwood (Steiner) School with her own children Shayler and Sam (now grown up!).   10 years experience In fact, Rachel worked alongside Amber back in the early days as a teaching…

Family Day Care or Long Day Care? How do I choose?

Posted under Practical Advice

20May
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Family Day Care and Long Day Care are different! One of the hardest things to do when you have young children is DECIDE what kind of childcare you want for them, and then go out in the world to find somewhere that matches your personal goals, vision and desire for what that childcare might look like. There’s no right or…

Work from home! Become a Family Day Carer-Educator

Posted under Become an Educator

29Apr
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  Want the Best Job in the World?   Become a Family Day Carer / Educator. Here’s 15 reasons why we think it is so! 1. You are your own boss. 2. You are allowed to set your hourly rate based upon what you think your skills, abilities, qualifications, the program/curriculum you provide, and your environment are worth. You no…

The Pedagogical Principle of Imitation

Posted under Ideas for Educators

4Mar
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The Principle of Imitation is everything   If there is one thing I am grateful for, it is the knowledge that imitation is everything when it comes to raising and teaching little children.     Every single day, I can see this principle in action.     When we are aware of this fact, then the role of educating a…