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3 Healthy Lunchbox Snacks for Kids

There’s no doubt that snacks play a strong role in a child’s diet. Unfortunately, many kids have their lunchboxes filled with unhealthy items like chips, biscuits, chocolate bars, cakes, and soft drinks. All of them are abundant in saturated fat, salt, and sugar, and have little nutritional value. Therefore, it’s crucial that both parents and […]

Sun Safety for Your Little One

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world? Of note, two in three Aussies develop some form of skin cancer before age 70. Therefore, sun protection is of utmost importance for all Australians, and especially for babies and children as they have very delicate skin. In […]

Home Safety Tips Heading Into Spring

There’s no doubt that home is the place where we should all feel safe and secure. But did you know that without taking proper safety measures, your home can also pose a risk of injury to your children? Just like all government approved kindergarten programs and professional child care centres, you should make safety your […]

Outdoor Play Space Essentials

It goes without saying that a great outdoor play is one of the key elements of early childhood education. Spending a lot of time outside in the fresh air is extremely important for children’s health. For this reason, not only should government approved kindergarten programs have adequate backyards for play, but as a parent, you […]

3 Ways to Make Decluttering Easy with Your Children

Have you ever thought about the environment your children spend the most time in? Is it filled with toys and kids’ stuff, or is it tidy and well organized? If it is always cluttered, maybe you should consider the way the room is set up to support your children’s developmental needs. If you think twice, […]

3 Tips to Explain COVID to your Kids

Given the high rate of COVID-19 infection across the country, it would be wise and promote safety if parents and child care centres learned how to teach their children about it. According to the Australian Health ministry, close to 3000 COVID-19 cases have affected children in the age groups 0-9 as of August 2021. The […]

5 Tips for Fire Safety in Your Home

Domestic fires pose a significant safety issue for children. Therefore, early childhood education at Mayfield in collaboration with the parents, will instruct children about the danger. In this post, we take a look at five important tips for teaching children about fire safety at home. 1.      Teach children about smoke detectors Explain to your kids […]

Manners: teach your children at an early age

Your kids do not have to wait until they are adolescents to learn good manners. Instead, good manners need to be a part of their lives from the time of their early childhood education at Mayfield. Remember that good manners are always important in social and business situations.  Children can even learn them while socializing […]

Why Parents Should Consider Sunscreen for Safe Outdoor Play

Playing outdoors, whether at school, at home or at a fun park is helpful to your child’s development. However, spending too much time outdoors and in the sun can be damaging. While children are playing outdoors, they are exposed to direct sunlight. Even where there may be shading to protect the children from excess sunlight, […]

Why Your Child Loves Mudplay

Since the dawn of time, mudplay has been a joyous childhood activity. Mixing soil, water and other materials provides children with endless possibilities for fun. However, mudplay is not only about fun. Children benefit from mudplay. If you are wondering why your child loves mudplay, this article will explain some of the benefits it offers […]


Childhood is such a short, magical time, and in a fleeting moment, they will be grown up. You will spend an eternity knowing your child as adult, but for these few precious years, you have the privilege of knowing them as a child. For a brief moment in their journey of life, you get to watch them laugh, learn, grow, and experience the awe and wonder that childhood offers.

Children only get one childhood …. Don’t ever wish that magical time away…
Childhood Memories ought to be the most precious memories in any one’s life.

What vision of childhood do you have in your heart for your child…..
We welcome you to join us on a wonder-filled journey through early childhood.