Getting settled in the nursery

Long Day Care

Our educators are dedicated to ensuring the introduction to the nursery is smooth and enjoyable for children and parents.

What Christmas means to me in 2020


As we approach the end of the year we asked children and educators to reflect on, 'What Christmas means to me in 2020'.

The meaning and spirit of Christmas


As we celebrate Advent and approach the Christmas season this year, it is perhaps more important than ever to embrace the joy of Christmas and share with children the meaning and spirit of the season.

Celebrating inclusion during Book Week


During book week, we are celebrating differences by dressing up as Bear who has been diagnosed with ASD and his mother wrote a children’s book about his experiences.

Practicing care and kindness


The children’s story, ‘Have you filled a bucket today?’ has inspired a kindness project in kindergarten prompting children to consider how their words and actions impact others.

Preparing for prep – kindergarten 2021


The first five years of a child’s life are a critical time in their development and what they learn in kindergarten will help them flourish through their prep and primary school education.

A brand new hub for St Joseph’s Kindergarten + Outside School Hours Care


A lot of excitement in the year as the team prepares to move into their new space ready to create new and engaging learning experiences for the children

Focusing on connection and routine


Connection, routine and wellbeing, the focus for Catholic Early EdCare kindergartens during at home learning.

Worry dolls to share our concerns with


In this article we explore how some of our kindergarten services are helping children develop tactics to cope with the anxiety they may experience through a stressful situation.

Kindergarten returns for 2020


Getting settled and making friends in the first few weeks of kindergarten.

That’s a wrap on the first week of kindergarten!


A new teacher and and group of excited children for Our Lady of Good Counsel Kindergarten in 2020.

What is the difference between kindergarten in a long day care and a sessional kindergarten?


We understand it’s important to find the kindergarten program that works best for your child and your family. In this article we break down the differences between kindergarten programs to help you find the right experience for your family.

Six important lessons your child will learn at a Catholic Early EdCare Kindergarten


Catholic Early EdCare’s kindergarten program will prepare your child to confidently transition to school.

A guide to kindergarten subsidies in Queensland


To ensure kindergarten is accessible to all children, and affordable for families, there are a number of subsidies available. In this article, we look at the different subsidies and eligibility, so you can understand what may be available to your family.

Kindergarten – an important step towards school


A Catholic Early EdCare  kindergarten program will nurture your child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development.

Our Safe Sleep and Rest Policy


Your child’s health and wellbeing is our top priority and we recognise the essential role sleep, rest and relaxation plays in your child’s development.

How to build your children’s confidence and self-esteem


As children grow they develop confidence and self-esteem from their interactions with others. There are a number of things you can do to help your children grow into confident young people, and in this article we look at some simple strategies you can use to build your child’s self-esteem.

How to recognise and respond to children’s individual learning styles


Just as we all have different interests, tastes and preferences, we all have different ways of learning. This is especially true of young children, who will all learn in different ways and at their own pace. It’s important to allow children to learn and grow in the way that suits them best.