Nido Latest News

​Tips for New Mums Before Going Back to Work

Many mothers find it tough enough just coping with the readjustment and daily demands that come with having a baby that going back to work seems impossible.

However, many mums do manage the transition back to work and although it’s not always easy and there may be some challenging moments, there are plenty of things that you can do to prepare yourself and your child for the new arrangements.

Read More...

​Everything You Need To Know About The Reggio Emilia Approach

The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational philosophy focusing on preschool and primary education. It was created after WWII by a teacher in Reggio Emilia, Italy, which is where the approach gets its name. After the war, educators and families believed that children needed new ways of learning, to cultivate young minds as an investment in the future. The Reggio Emilia approach was developed to help children learn in this new framework.

Read More...

More Growth For Internationally Acclaimed Early Childhood Learning Centres In Australia

Nido Early Schools has just expanded its portfolio of early learning centres in West Australia and Victoria, with a further 10 set to open within the next few months.

Read More...

​Friendship Qualities That Are Being Developed In Early Childhood

Did you know that kids learn friendship skills from a very early age?

Read More...

​Building Confidence In Your Child Prior To Early School

Wouldn’t we all love our kids to have positive self-esteem and healthy self-confidence? How can parents help to build confidence in our child before they make that first big move into an early school environment?

Read More...

​The Importance Of Learning Through Play For Children

Experts agree that play is one of the most important ways that children learn and prepare for life, as well as being a crucial activity for igniting and stimulating a love of learning.

Read More...

​Why Creative Expression Is So Important For Children

Every child has creative potential and every child is capable of expressing that creativity – but the process, not the quality of the outcome, should be the main focus.

Read More...

Why Art Is So Important During The Early Years

​It’s no secret that young children love arts and crafts, but did you know just how important these activities are during the early years? Making art gives children an opportunity to explore, observe, interact with their environment, and figure out how things work. It also helps them learn and develop physically, emotionally and socially, making art an influential activity during the early years.

Read More...

The Importance Of Fine-Tuning Your Child’s Motor Skills Before School

​The development of sound fine and gross motor skills is crucial in early childhood. The worrying thing is that as the use of electronic devices increases, so do the detrimental effects on the development of these essential skills.

Read More...

The Importance of Nutrition For Children

Making sure that children eat a balanced and nutritious combination of food is an essential part of their development. Children are constantly growing, and they need the right nutrients to help them maintain a healthy weight, recover quickly from illness, build up strong bones and muscles, and keep up their energy levels. Poor nutrition can cause a range of health problems such as obesity, asthma, high cholesterol and heart disease, as well as learning difficulties and low self-esteem.

Read More...

​Healthy Lifestyles For Children

Everyone wants their children to be healthy and happy, but it can be easy to slip into bad habits when you are busy. It can be tempting as you rush around for school, work and weekend activities, to simply order takeaway meals and relax in front of the TV. But unhealthy habits can be dangerous for children’s health, both now and as they grow into adults. Encourage your children to have a healthy lifestyle so that they can develop properly, maintain a normal weight, fight off illness and build strong bones and muscles.

Read More...

​Mindfulness For Children

We hear the term ‘mindfulness’ a lot these days and much has been said about the positive effects of consciously focusing attention on the present moment and noticing what’s happening at that particular point in time. We know mindfulness is good for adults, what about mindfulness for children?

Read More...

​5 Benefits Of Early Childhood Education

The evidence is irrefutable. The benefits that children get from a quality early childhood education are enormous and have a positive and lasting impact on their lives through their school years and beyond.

Read More...

3 ways a learning environment creates a solid foundation of experiences in early childhood education

Read about the fascinating effect of your immediate surroundings on productivity, learning and creativity.

Read More...

Three ideas to nurture your child’s love of wholesome food

Creating a family food culture based on a love of wholesome food can have lasting effects on health and family relationships. Learning to appreciate good food from a young age will help to ensure that eating continues to be one of each day’s pleasures as a child grows to adulthood.

Read More...