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Unlocking secrets to childhood happiness
Unlocking secrets to childhood happiness

Every parent’s dream is for their child to have a fulfilling and happy childhood. At Young Academics we share the same dream, promoting the development of learning, wonder, curiosity and imagination. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly bring happiness to children. As parents, understanding the …

Exploring Sensory Play
Exploring Sensory Play
Teaching First Aid Skills to Children
Teaching First Aid Skills to Children
From Separation Anxiety to Smiles
From Separation Anxiety to Smiles
Unlocking secrets to childhood happiness
Unlocking secrets to childhood happiness

Every parent’s dream is for their child to have a fulfilling and happy childhood. At Young Academics we share the same dream, promoting the development of learning, wonder, curiosity and imagination. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly bring happiness to children. As parents, understanding the …

Childcare Subsidy
09 Jul 2024
Navigating Australia’s M ...
In the world of early childhood education and childcare (ECEC), the dedication of educators often goes unnoticed. These professionals play a crucial role in nurturing and educating children, yet they have historically been undervalued and underpaid. Although the recent decision...
30 May 2024
Navigating Childcare Costs
In today's world, where many families often rely on dual incomes, childcare has become an integral part of many households. While the benefits of quality childcare are undeniable, the associated costs can often feel like a financial hurdle for parents....
19 Dec 2023
A Guide to CCS Preschool Fee R ...
In the pursuit of providing quality early childhood education, the Australian government has implemented the Childcare Subsidy (CCS) Preschool Fee Relief Program. This initiative aims to ease the financial burden on families and ensure that every child has access to...
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17 Jul 2024
Unlocking secrets to childhood ...
Every parent’s dream is for their child to have a fulfilling and happy childhood. At Young Academics we share the same dream, promoting the development of learning, wonder, curiosity and imagination. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s...
17 Jul 2024
Exploring Sensory Play
From the soft feeling of a cuddly toy to the vibrant colour of a story book, children absorb the world around them through their senses. Sensory play is therefore a core pillar of early childhood development, offering diverse experiences that...
17 Jul 2024
Teaching First Aid Skills to C ...
Emergencies often arise when we least expect them. Whether this is a scrape on the knee or a more serious incident, being equipped with basic first aid skills can make a significant difference in the outcome of situations. Whilst many...
Nutrition & Recipes
08 Jan 2024
Introducing new foods to child ...
Picky eaters, sensitive taste buds, and the ever-present fear of a mealtime meltdown can make introducing new foods seem like an uphill battle. As parents, one of the exciting yet challenging aspects of raising children is introducing them to a...
05 Jan 2024
Introducing new foods to child ...
In a childcare setting, the introduction of new foods can be a delightful journey filled with opportunities for discovery and development. Encouraging a diverse and nutritious diet from an early age sets the stage for a lifetime of healthy eating...
11 Dec 2023
The Art of Instilling Healthy ...
In the whirlwind of modern life, ensuring that children develop healthy eating habits is more crucial than ever. The choices they make now will not only impact their immediate well-being but will lay the foundation for a lifetime of positive...
Child Development
17 Jul 2024
Exploring Sensory Play
From the soft feeling of a cuddly toy to the vibrant colour of a story book, children absorb the world around them through their senses. Sensory play is therefore a core pillar of early childhood development, offering diverse experiences that...
11 Jul 2024
How Nutrition plays a crucial ...
In early childhood, children experience periods of rapid development and growth where proper nutrition plays a pivotal role in shaping the foundation for a child’s overall health and wellbeing. The nutrients children receive during this time can have a lasting...
11 Jul 2024
The Benefits of Science Educat ...
Fostering a love of learning during the early years is paramount where science education can play an important role in this. Science taps into children’s natural curiosity and desire to experiment and explore. Taking advantage of this innate curiosity can...
Activities & Ideas
30 May 2024
At home Winter activity guide
As winter approaches, we have an opportunity to turn the cold season into a fun time of learning and play. Whilst winters here in Australia cannot compare to that of the northern hemisphere, the seasonal change may leave you feeling...
17 Apr 2024
Kickstarting a Love for Learni ...
Instilling a love for learning has never been more critical. Whilst traditional educational methods are important, integrating engaging and fun experiences can significantly enhance a child’s enthusiasm for learning. One avenue of doing this is to incorporate sports into education....
05 Jan 2024
Exploring Reconciliation Activ ...
Childhood is a time of discovery and learning, and introducing reconciliation activities in childcare creates a foundation for understanding, empathy, and respect. Below we provide a range of engaging activities that childcare providers can incorporate to promote reconciliation, foster cultural...
Parenting Tips
17 Jul 2024
Unlocking secrets to childhood ...
Every parent’s dream is for their child to have a fulfilling and happy childhood. At Young Academics we share the same dream, promoting the development of learning, wonder, curiosity and imagination. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s...
17 Jul 2024
Teaching First Aid Skills to C ...
Emergencies often arise when we least expect them. Whether this is a scrape on the knee or a more serious incident, being equipped with basic first aid skills can make a significant difference in the outcome of situations. Whilst many...
from-separation-anxiety-to-smiles
12 Jul 2024
From Separation Anxiety to Smi ...
Strategies for helping your child adjust to daycare Transitioning your child from home to daycare is a significant milestone for both children and parents. Whilst it’s natural for children to experience some separation anxiety at the beginning, there are a number...
YA Moments
08 Jan 2024
The Young Academics Journey wi ...
Embarking on a journey of reconciliation is a powerful commitment to creating an inclusive and respectful environment in our Young Academics business. Acknowledging the importance of understanding, respecting, and embracing the diverse cultures and histories of Indigenous peoples is a...
Aimee Mathai Every Child Magazine
10 Aug 2023
Professional development throu ...
ECA’s Communities of Practice (CoP) are a valuable resource for early  childhood professionals to boost their professional development. Here  Young Academic Early Learning Centre’s Aimee Mathai reflects on her  participation in an ECA CoP on STEM in Early Childhood, which...
17 Nov 2022
Western Sydney University Work ...
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New Young Academics Schofields, Westminster St, NSW Childcare Centre
11 Jul 2024
Schofields Newest Childcare Ce ...
A Warm Welcome to Our New Young Academics Schofields, Westminster St, NSW Childcare Centre Young Academics has expanded its innovative learning network with a brand new centre in Schofields on Westminster Street, marking its 4th centre in the area!At Young Academics...
11 Jul 2024
Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2024: ...
NAIDOC Week is an important occasion on the Australian calendar, as we pause to reflect on the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is also a time to look forward with hope and determination...
young academics railway tce early childhood centre
08 Jul 2024
Our Brand New Centre Has Opene ...
Introducing our newest Young Academics Schofields Childcare Centre!  At Young Academics, we are super excited to announce the opening of our Schofields, Railway Terrace childcare centre. This brand-new location marks our fifth centre in Schofields, reflecting our commitment to offering...