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Lang Lang Preschool Achievement Program

The children and parents of Lang Lang Preschool came together recently to celebrate the Preschool’s accomplishment. Lang Lang Preschool has been involved in the Achievement Program which involves making healthy changes. Families from the 3 and 4 year old groups joined together to celebrate, and discuss plans for the future. The morning tea was a success, with donated […]

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Meet Ada: Family Day Care Educator

Ada has spent the past decade of her life devoted to caring for children. Prior to opening her own Family Day Care, she worked as an Early Childhood Teacher in a kindergarten in Melbourne and before that, spent 5 years as a Kindergarten teacher in China. “Working with children is her passion.” Ada shares that […]

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Supported Playgroup: Melissa’s Story

Mother of two, Melissa had been searching for the right fit for her 3-year-old daughter Simonetta. During a visit to her Health Nurse, Melissa was referred to bestchance’s Supported Playgroup. The program would be of use to Melissa, as “a great learning experience. A chance to interact with other children and improve Simonetta’s speech.” Working […]

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Bunyip Kindergarten project

The Bunyip Kindergarten educators, families and local community members joined together recently to celebrate the completion of their new state-of-the-art kitchen facilities. Over the past years, these tireless individuals have dedicated their time and resources towards the completion of the project. The refurbishment was financed through grant application and fundraising activities organised by the Parent […]

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Family Day Care: Chelsea Excursion

The Bicentennial Park in Chelsea was overrun by an excited group of explorers when the children of Aimee’s Little K’s, Elize’s Family Day Care, Little Opals Family Day Care and Claire’s FDC visited. These excursions focus on exposing the children to the elements and allowing them to engage with their environment. With sculptures and play equipment to investigate, laughter […]

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Max’s Story

When children experience loss or grief at a young age, they are ill-equipped to deal with the associated trauma. Angry and confused, children do not have the capability to express such intense emotions in a healthy manner. Max was an 8-year-old who came to bestchance’s ‘The Cheshire School’ following concerns due to his behaviour. Can […]

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Planting seeds at Noble Park Child Care Centre

The children of Noble Park Child Care Centre have been building their own gardens. The ‘budding’ landscapers spent hours carefully constructing their miniature wonderlands, tending their plants with love and care. The activity is designed to teach the children about sustainability, while engaging them in constructive play. Using the egg cartons as part of their garden, the […]

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Meet Jessica: Family Day Care Educator

Jessica is determined to make a difference. Having spent the past several years preparing for her own Family Day Care Centre, she has completed a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education whilst working in OSHC and volunteering at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Gaining employment as a kindergarten teacher in Narre Warren, Jessica worked with children and their families […]

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