EDUCATION: We go behind the doors at Big Day Out

With a focus on instilling positive citizenship skills and delivering the highest quality in care, Big Day Out is fast becoming known one of the leading care and education services on the Sunshine...


NEWS: New state-of-the-art child care centre opening in Mermaid Waters

Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure is bringing its all-inclusive child care service to the Gold Coast.


LEARN TO SWIM: Raising a water baby

Learning to swim is as essential as ABC for your little ones. Here's how to ensure you raise a water baby equipped for a life by the ocean.


NOTICEBOARD: Gold Coast educator finalist in Standout Educator of the Year program

The early childhood educator from Kool Kids Early Learning Centre Southport has been named a finalist in G8 Education’s national Standout Educator Awards program.


EDUCATION: 10 awesome outdoor activity books for spring

Spring has sprung! Here are 10 of our favourite activity books to take the fun outdoors outdoors. And the best bit? They are all available at your local library – so it’s totally FREE!


EDUCATION: Why the first 5 years REALLY matter for kids’ literacy

Did you know that 90 per cent of a child’s brain development happens in the first five years of life?


EDUCATION: 8 ways to grow a kid's vocabulary, without them ever knowing!

Put the flashcards away, because growing a vocabulary can be fun!


EDUCATION: New educare program for Gold Coast

A new educare program has launched on the Gold Coast with a focus on gentle school readiness.


Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure - Mermaid Waters

All of our centre’s are purpose built with the best interactive outcomes for children in mind. From our indoor spaces with plenty of natural light, inspiring resources and our exceptional outdoor...


Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure - Buderim

Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure is bringing its progressive, all-inclusive child care service to the Sunshine Coast, opening a brand new, purpose-built centre in Buderim in November. Sanctuary...


EDUCATION: Early literacy games – anytime and anywhere

We know we need to nurture our little ones' early literacy skills, but where to start? Here are some great ideas for early literacy games you can play anytime, anywhere.

Places & Spaces

EDUCATION: Reduce, recycle, reuse… reread

One of the most sustainable resources available to families that is so often forgotten about can be found in the centre of every community.