Parenting Files

Grandparents, and why they totally ROCK!

Grandparents are the best! But as well as the funny faces and Nana hugs, did you know that grandparents bring a whole other level of value to our kids’ lives and childhood development?


New Early Learning Centre opens in Logan Village

The new King’s Early Learning Centre has opened in Logan Village and is now taking enrolments for children from two years old.


Dads have a unique impact on their child's language... here's why

Research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has found that fathers who read to their children can have a unique impact on their child’s language development.

Things to Do

Billy Slater's fun new kids program that's taking the region by 'storm'!

With over 8,000 children already participating in the program and more than 290 locations each week, Billy’s Buddies is the fun sports program that is taking the region by storm. We chat to Billy...


A simple addition to these Sunshine Coast Early Learning Centres has busy parents cheering!

Struggle to fit everything into a busy schedule? What if your daycare service also provided a swimming lesson each week?


Kids get back to nature 
at this exciting Sunshine Coast Bush Kindy

Little Village Early Learning has created new nature play experiences for its little learners, establishing a Bush Kindy program at its Buderim centre.


EDUCATION: Naturally grown kids at Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure Mermaid Waters

Sanctuary Early Learning Adventures has introduced an innovative gardening program... and with great success.


EARLY LEARNING: Why art and craft REALLY matters

Pre-schoolers LOVE art and craft. But did you know that these simple craft activities are also an essential part of developing a child’s early literacy and other skills?


Sanctuary Early Learning Adventure - Maudsland

Our brand new, all-inclusive, purpose built child care centre is currently under construction and will be opening in Maudsland late 2019. With oversized age appropriate playscapes and rooms, the...


EDUCATION: What is a Community Kindergarten?

Though the buildings might have changed since Buderim Community Kindergarten opened its doors 45 years ago, community is still at the heart of everything they do.


EDUCATION: Growing children through community at this innovative ELC

One Sunshine Coast early learning centre is placing the village at the centre of its philosophy, believing that it is through relationships and community engagement that children truly grow.


EDUCATION: How an integrated approach to early learning helps your child learn best

To help their littlest students learn best, Caloundra City Private School (CCPS) has adopted an integrated approach to learning across the entire campus.