Welcome to the CareforKids.co.nz library for early childhood educators. This is where you will find a range of articles about the early childhood sector, including profiles, information on government policy, management strategies and more. We update this library every week, so be sure to book mark the page and stop by regularly.
Articles for early education leaders on best practice service management including human resources, communication, wellbeing, supporting families and more.
Meet a range of early education superstars, from educators, to thought leaders to service directors and everyone in between.
This section includes activity ideas for every day of the year; open ended art, sensory play, crafts for dinosaur fans, home-made gifts, up-cycled crafts and more.
Early childhood is a well-researched phase of human development, read research of relevance to people working in early education and how it can be applied in practice.
Evidence-based suggestions for improving the diet, activity levels, physical and mental wellbeing of preschool-aged children in early education and care settings.
This section includes a stack of articles and resources that will drive constant improvement and innovation in early learning settings.
Read about the different approaches to early learning and how child care services incorporate these into the play-based learning experiences of children in care.
In the name of constant improvement we regularly launch new resources and/or enhance those already available. Stay abreast of these changes here.
Early education and care is subject to a host of state-based and Commonwealth rules and regulations, which change regularly. Read the latest updates here.
Ideas and opportunities for incorporating more te reo Maori in your daily practice and the benefits it offers preschool-aged children.
Ideas for boosting the sustainability and reducing the environmental footprint of your early learning service.
Up-to-date information on actions you can take to ensure families from every background, and children of all abilities, feel welcome and included.