Parent Resources

Settling In @ Active Kids

Tips For Settling In – Active Kids has been helping kids settle in to daycare and preschool for over 30 years. Here are our top tips for settling in.

Childcare Subsidy – The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) helps make early learning and childcare more accessible for Australian families. Click on the link to determine what subsidy you may be eligible for.

Starting Blocks – Find childcare near you and calculate your childcare subsidy here.

Active Kids Offers – This is a useful page to keep on your radar. Head to the link to see our latest offers and promotions.

Starting School

Starting School Guide – Produced by the NSW Department of Education,  this guide is packed with information to help you and your family get your child ready for primary school.

Daisy’s First Day – The department has produced a special picture book for parents and carers to support their child’s transition to primary school. Follow Daisy the koala as she embarks on her exciting first day.

Supporting your child's health and development

Developmental Milestones – The Australian National Early Years Learning Framework was developed to support parents and educators to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to 5 years and through the transition to school.

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority – Learn more about the National Quality Framework in which Active Kids Childcare Centres have achieved ‘exceeding’ status.

NSW Education Department – Find educational resources and providers of early childhood education in NSW.

raisingchildren.net.au– an online source of free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information for Australian parents.

Raising Kids NSW – NSW government information about payments and services to help with the cost of raising a child.

The Australian Centre for Child Protection – Australia’s premier research centre for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Kidsafe – Australian children’s accident prevention foundation

NDIS – The National Disability Insurance Scheme works with childcare services to deliver early childhood education to Australians with disability, including children with developmental delay. Contact the NDIS to access the most appropriate supports for your child.

Red Nose Australia – Red Nose is Australia’s leading authority on safe sleep and safer pregnancy advice, and bereavement support for anyone affected by miscarriage, stillbirth, the death of a baby or child.

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We are thrilled to invite you to come and visit any of our 15 locations across

Sydney and see what centre suits you and your child best.