Wanjoo (The Welcome Song)
Welcome, welcome beautiful friends! In this video, Bree from Keiki Hamersley performs Wanjoo (The Welcome Song). This song is enjoyed each morning by educators and children of all ages as part of our daily ritual at Keiki Early Learning.
Help Your Child Adjust to a New Baby
Introducing a new baby to the family is a joyous time, but for many families, it may also be stressful for older children. It’s common for older children to act out and even regress in response to the newest member of the family.
As a parent, you can assist with this transition by being prepared for a bit of a bumpy start. These strategies can help your child to adjust to a new baby in the family.
Move and Groove: Freeze Dance
Move and Groove: Freeze Dance In this video, we watch Mandy, Krisz, Sharee and Larissa from Keiki Early Learning in Edgewater, as they dance and sing along to one of our favourite action songs for kids, The Freeze Dance. Freeze is a fun song with active dance moves and lyrics that are easy to follow,...
There’s a Shark in the Park!
There’s a Shark in the Park! Watch along at home as Mandy from Keiki Early Learning Trinity, Alkimos reads “There’s a Shark in the Park!” – a short story for children by Nick Sharratt. Filmed at Keiki Edgewater, this book is a firm favourite amongst children of all ages at Keiki Early Learning, and we...
Ten Years’ a Charm for Educators at Keiki Early Learning
Two educators at Keiki Early Learning Mindarie Keys have recently joined the company’s ‘’10-year club’’, enjoying dinner with owners Samantha Morrell and Angela Palmer to celebrate the impressive milestone. Centre Coordinator, Ruth Riches and Room Leader, Tracy Bekisz both work at Keiki’s flagship service in Mindarie, opened by sisters Sam and Angela in 2003.
Sing a Classic Song with Keiki Early Learning
When it comes to helping children remember concepts and ideas for the long term, there’s no better way than through music. In today’s video, we’ll sing along to ‘Give Me a Home Among the Gum Trees’, an Australian classic by singer, songwriter and now, childrens’ book author, Bob Brown.
Keiki Early Learning launches Keiki Connect on YouTube
Keiki Early Learning has launched a new YouTube channel, Keiki Connect, for children to enjoy while staying home. The videos feature educators sharing their favourite songs, books, dances and activities. They are a fantastic resource for current families and any young children in the community to watch and enjoy.
Help Your Child Develop Socialisation Skills
Socialisation skills are crucial to your child's overall development and, eventually, to his or her adjustment in school. In fact, we often hear that social skills are the number one concern of parents with children approaching school age.
How to talk to your child about Coronavirus
There is no avoiding talking to your kids about issues they are aware of. Children can pick up on if parents or trusted adults are feeling worried, they see our micro expressions, and they are often too afraid to ask what has you so concerned. This is why we must be open and careful in responding to children’s questions and discussing issues that we may only be slightly concerned about. We have provided some suggestions on how to talk to children about the Coronavirus and ways you can help them feel reassured and in control.
Keiki Early Learning Opens at Edgewater Train Station
Keiki Early Learning Edgewater has officially opened its doors following an open day on Saturday 18th January. The event, attended by more than 65 families including City of Joondalup Mayor Albert Jacob, showcased the new family-owned childcare service which has been converted from a large warehouse space within the Joondalup Gate business precinct.