Sandcastles Childcare

Category Archives: Childcare

Meet PJ masks at our FREE family fun day at Sandcastles Harbord!

  Come and Meet PJ masks at our FREE family fun day at Sandcastles Harbord!   Saturday 20th Oct 2018, 11:00am – 2:00pm Sandcastles Childcare Harbord 74-76 Lawrence Street, Harbord NSW 2096 Join us for a day of fun with activities including:  Professional photos taken with PJ Masks!* Balloon Sculptures by Matt Fallon International award-winning balloon twisting  Delicious BBQ and treats prepared by our on-site chef …

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5 Safety Lessons You Can Teach Your Child at Home

Safety at home has always been a major concern with families, especially when both parents are in the workforce, and technology makes our lives incredibly transparent. Having safety expectations with your child should start at a young age and should be reinforced through on-going conversations and role modelling. There is no wrong time to start …

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

 A mildly sweet afternoon tea incorporating a serve of vegetables. Ingredients Serves 18 Cake Canola oil spray 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 500g carrots, grated 30g desiccated coconut 30g pecans OR walnuts, chopped 80g sultanas 2 eggs ½ cup …

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Managing Emotions and Separation Distress in Young Children

By Fiona Janse van Rensburg Separation distress in a new environment is quite common, and can be extremely unsettling for both children and their parents, when transitioning to and from an early learning centre. It is important to remember that some distress is a normal part of the many developmental stages of child development. If …

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