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Oac & Our Occupational Therapists
25 Mar

Oac & Our Occupational Therapists


Motor skills are one area of development where OT’s can provide support. So how do you know if your toddler is developing their motor skills appropriately? Here are some guidelines for you to consider. Gross motor skills involve the large and stronger muscles of the body.

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A Respectful Curriculum
25 Feb

A Respectful Curriculum


RIE is a philosophy and organization founded by infant specialist Magda Gerber that focuses on respectful care for infants and improving care for infants around the world.   You will see the influence of the approach in many of our values, beliefs and practices with 0-3 year olds: Relationships are essential to learning, development and wellbeing.

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Fine Motor Skills
25 Feb

Fine Motor Skills


Typical development of fine motor skills for children in the Nursery include: By four months, babies are able to grasp objects put into their hand and hold objects for short periods of time.

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Book Of The Month - New Year Surprise
25 Feb

Book Of The Month - New Year Surprise


In this book our preschool children are exploring the cultural celebration of Chinese New Year through the boy's eyes.

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Importance of physical confidence for babies
14 Dec

Importance of physical confidence for babies


How do you introduce a physical activity program for babies and children in the nursery room? For the nursery age group, our Oac Active program is developed in line with their day to day curriculum as much as possible. We create games and activities that the Educators will find easy to implement, using resources that are already in the nursery room or outdoor areas.

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