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.


NEWS: Pop-up kids' library heading to Stockland Caloundra this August!

Stockland Caloundra has partnered with Sunshine Coast Libraries and their First 5 Forever program to launch a new children’s pop-up library at the centre this August.


EDUCATION: Why effort matters

Effort doesn't come naturally. So how can you help your child grow healthier habits of mind?


NEWS: Jump in muddy puddles and raise money!

Get muddy and raise money for Save the Children with your favourite little pig!


PLAY: How to create a nature place space

We chat to George Davidson of GDL Nature Play Spaces to find out more about nature play and discover how you can bring a little nature play into your own backyard.


BOOKS: 14 great books for kids to curl with up this winter

When the temperatures drop, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. Here's some great books for kids (and you!) to curl up with this winter.


EARLY LEARNING: Ensuring a smooth transition from Kindy to Prep

As you plan for the big step from Kindy to school, there's some simple things that can make it a smooth transition from Kindy to Prep.


INTERVIEW: We meet… the Cookie Monster!

Sesame Street returns to ABC2 for its 48th season this week! We chat to Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby to find out more.

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Imagination – should we set boundaries?

Does your child have a vivid imagination that lands them in ‘trouble’?