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SUN SMART

Posted by Kelly Huntley on

Who Needs Sun Protection? Every child and adult needs sun protection. The lighter someone's natural skin colour, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person's natural skin colour, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. Avoid the Strongest Rays of the Day Try to stay in the shade when the sun is at its strongest (usually from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. in the southern hemisphere). If kids are in the sun during this time, apply...

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Recycling Stations PDF Education Supplies

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Caring for the environment is an important aspect of everyday life. Everyone has to do their part to try to make this world a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable place. Recycling is an important aspect to achieve this. The younger the students are when they are introduced to the concept of recycling, the more likely it is that they will continue to do so when they grow up. By introducing recycling bins to your childcare /school environment, students will have to think about their waste management multiple times a day. It will make them realise that they can make good...

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Team Work | PDF Education Supplies

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Great laminated poster to display in the staff room Element 4 Educators, co-ordinators and staff members work collaboratively and affirm, challenge, support and learn from each other to further develop their skills and to improve practice and relationships. Resource from www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au

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Bonds between educator's and children PDF Education Supplies

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Home is definitely the first school for children and without doubt the most important it is very closely followed by the bond and trust that children build with their educators a child’s “secondary attachment figure” It is important that parents and educators work together for the best outcome for a child. PDF Education Supplies have made this laminated poster to display to let parents who make not think it is not appropriate for them to “tread on educators toes” know that you really do want them to be involved Laminated poster from www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au #bonds #childcare 

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SENSORY GARDEN |PDF Education Supplies

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A sensory garden stimulating the senses. This stimulation occurs courtesy of plants and the use of materials that engage one’s senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound. These types of gardens are popular with and beneficial to both children and adults, especially those who have sensory processing issues, including autism and other disabilities. When planning a sensory garden, it is important to feature elements that appeal to all five senses. For visual stimulation, or sight, colour is an important consideration.  Touch Chose plants that are durable enough to withstand frequent brushing or handling. Look for textures in soft flowers,...

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