Bonds between educator's and children

Bonds between educator's and children

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 
Kelly Huntley - Oct 07, 2016
SENSORY GARDEN

SENSORY GARDEN

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, fuzzy leaves, springy moss, rough bark, succulent leaves, prickly seed pods. Enjoy the textures of sage, rosemary, thyme, tarragon, both types of parsley, mint. Accessories can include rocks and sculptures in a variety of shapes, sizes and textures. Use sculpted handrails for safety and added textures. Smell Rosemary, sage, tarragon,...
Kelly Huntley - Oct 05, 2016
Crossing safety

Crossing safety

Centre car park – ensure family members are aware of pedestrian safety rules such as holding their child’s hand and alighting children from the safety door. Encourage families to always supervise their children in the car park to prevent accidents and injuries which could occur as a result of reversing vehicles There a a wide range of car park safety weatherproof signs available at www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au #safety #crossing
Kelly Huntley - Sep 29, 2016
Emergency Assembly Areas

Emergency Assembly Areas

Evacuation may be required in the event of a fire, chemical spill, bomb scare, earthquake, gas leak, flood, bush fire. Planning for and responding effectively to fire and emergency evacuations is important to ensure safety in children’s centres. Weather proof sign to show where your emergency assembly point/gate is www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au
Kelly Huntley - Sep 07, 2016
Keeping parents informed of illnesses

Keeping parents informed of illnesses

It is important and a requirement of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation to keep a record of any illness or injury occurring to a centre staff, child, other staff member or visitor to the centre for the effective management of the illness or injury, and to help prevent future occurrences. Public liability, workers compensation and personal sickness and injury insurance policies also require to be informed. This laminated poster will keep parents informed, simple write on and wipe off www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au
Kelly Huntley - Sep 05, 2016
Safe Food Handing

Safe Food Handing

Food borne illness commonly occurs in settings where food is prepared or served to a large number of people, and types of illness include bacterial and viral gastroenteritis, food poisoning from toxin producing bacterial contamination, and potentially serious infections such as hepatitis A, salmonella, shigella, and shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli It is vital that services have a designated area for food preparation and storage, which is safe and hygienic. Vinyl sticker from www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au
Kelly Huntley - Sep 01, 2016
Bush Tucker Garden

Bush Tucker Garden

Planting a Bush Tucker garden is a great way to educate children more about Aboriginal Traditions.  PDF Education Supplies have made this weatherproof sign to display in your Bush Tucker garden www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au Benefits of Bush Tucker Tea According to legend, tea originated over 5000 years ago when a couple of tree leaves fell into a cup of boiling water. Today, tea is one of the most consumed drinks in the world, second only to water. "Indigenous Australians have been harvesting, collecting and making excellent use of the land's natural resources for thousands of years," says native bush food expert and author of The Outback Chef, Jude Mayall. "The unique flavours of Australian spices, fruits and herbs make spectacular teas that have endless health benefits." What can Australian bush tea do for your health and wellbeing? • Strawberry Gum, Rose & Blackberry – Relaxes your body and soul • Roasted Wattleseed &...
Kelly Huntley - Aug 15, 2016
Suncream Stations in Early Education

Suncream Stations in Early Education

To encourage self help and also to assist with your sun policy we have created this great weatherproof sign is perfect to leave outside where you have set up your suncream station(don't forget to see our Acrylic Sun Safety Mirror which will complement it very well. www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world and sun exposure during childhood significantly increases the risk of developing skin cancer and melanoma. Sand, concrete and water can reflect up to 85% of sunlight and intensify exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Children’s centre staff and centres can play a vital role in the long- term prevention of skin cancer and in teaching healthy sun habits to young children, and are responsible for preventing and reducing the risks from excess sun exposure while children are in their care Apply sunscreen in the amount according the instructions on the bottle. • Be aware...
Kelly Huntley - Aug 11, 2016
Encourage good hygiene practices

Encourage good hygiene practices

Encouraging families to support good hygiene practicesWhen a family practices good hygiene, it greatly assists the child care centre as it will minimise the chance of carrying and transferring infectious diseases. Once again, one of the best ways for families to support the good hygiene practices of a child care centre is by washing and drying hands regularly. More so, if families get in the habit of washing their hands upon arrival and departure of the clinic, they will greatly help to minimise the transferal of infections. Resource from www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au
Kelly Huntley - Aug 04, 2016
First Aid Kit Sticker

First Aid Kit Sticker

Recommended First Aid Supplies, please keep a fully stocked first aid kit within easy reach of all caregivers but out of reach of children.  Check your kit(s) regularly, and restock as necessary.  Your first aid kit should include; Box of nonporous disposable gloves Sealed packages of alcohol wipes or antiseptic Small scissors Cold pack Tweezers (for removing splinters) Thermometer Adhesive bandage tape Sterile gauze squares (50mm and 75 mm) Triangular bandages Flexible roller gauze (25mm and 50mm widths) Safety pins Eye dressing Insect-sting preparation Pencil and notepad Syrup of ipecac Small Splints Sealable plastic bags for soiled materials PDF Education Supplies also have a weatherproof outdoor CPR Chart which is handy to display. www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au  
Kelly Huntley - Aug 02, 2016
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