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Understanding sleep patterns for babies
15 Aug

Understanding sleep patterns for babies


At Oac, we recognise that sleep is a fundamental aspect of wellbeing and is necessary for a child’s growth and development, which is why we are partnered with Safe Sleep Space. Safe Sleep Space are a consultancy group specialising in gentle and effective sleep and settling solutions.

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The importance of reading at every age
15 Aug

The importance of reading at every age


At Oac, we believe it’s never too early to start reading to children and exposing them to quality literature. By reading to young children, you foster a love of books and reading right from the start. Our ‘Book of the Month’ program showcases a specific book for Nursery, Toddler and Preschool/Kindergarten children each month.

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Establishing positive sleeping habits
15 Aug

Establishing positive sleeping habits


According to the National Sleep Foundation, children aged 3-5 years need around 11 - 13 hours of sleep each night. In addition, many need to nap during the day, with the length of naps ranging between 1-2 hours a day. Typically, most children stop napping after five years of age.

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When and how to start the process of toilet training
11 Jul

When and how to start the process of toilet training


Toilet training is a significant part of your child’s development.   Like learning to sit and walk, learning bowel and bladder control is an important, natural development for every child.   But unlike sitting and walking, toilet training requires help and patience from your whole family, and our Oac Educators.

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Enjoy the benefits of outdoor play, whatever the weather
11 Jul

Enjoy the benefits of outdoor play, whatever the weather


Have you heard the old saying ‘there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing?’.

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