June 30, 2021

Enrolling your children in daycare education programmes may feel hard at first – especially if they are particularly attached to you!

But, you don’t need to feel worried or guilty. Daycare education programmes like the one offered by Forest Childcare are wondrous worlds of safe exploration, guided learning, educational play, creative activities, and loving, certified teachers.

Between natural playgrounds bursting with things to do and learn, and special programmes dedicated to teaching your children diverse skills, like languages and science; your children will be kept busy and stimulated learning heaps of important skills for later life.

In fact, little ones who struggle with separation anxiety benefit from daycare education programmes like this the most!

To help you envision the enrichment your children will enjoy, here are just some of the essential life skills they will learn during daycare education.

Self-Assurance And Independence

Children must learn to interact with peers and adults other than their parents. It’s a crucial step to soothing separation anxiety and preparing them for school. However, it’s also a safe, meaningful way for them to build their confidence, independence, and intelligent trust in other people.

Small children, in particular, struggle with the concept of time and temporary separation, becoming anxious when away from their mom and dad.

Daycare education programmes give them a safe space to engage with other supportive adult caregivers and children who have overcome this anxiety themselves. This teaches them the importance of overcoming their fears and being confident in themselves alone.

Social Skills

With most parents working, a lot of children start school after learning essential social skills at daycare education programmes. Letting your children enjoy the same enrichment helps them develop socially and emotionally early on, making socialising at school much easier.

Regular interaction with other kids teaches them how to relate and understand their own emotions, as well as solve problems. They’ll learn core values like sharing, working together, compassion, and respect.

Cognitive Skills

Certified educators will guide your children through educational activities and learning games that help them form vital neurological pathways. This early cognitive development makes learning and critical thinking easier as they grow. They’ll learn language, literacy, problem-solving, and curiosity as they explore and experiment.

Daycare centres like Forest Childcare offer a wide variety of daily educational exercises that are disguised as ‘play’ to encourage children to immerse themselves in learning.


Although fun, free, and relaxed, daycare education programmes are structured with routines. There are set schedules for activities, snack time, cleaning, and naps. Scheduled routines will give your children a sense of stability, familiarity, consistency, and self-discipline.

As you know, time management is one of the most critical ingredients to success in later life, yet many adults struggle with it still. The routines and schedules at daycare help your children get into good time-conscious habits early on.

And that’s just the tip of the early education iceberg! Daycare programs truly are not what they used to be. At Forest Childcare, we have transcended traditional daycare education to give your children a meaningful head start in life, and you, peace of mind.

Your children will be enriched through fun-filled educational activities and play, as well as special programmes. From dance to Mandarin classes, science, natural play areas, yoga, home-cooked nutritional meals, qualified educators, and beyond, the possibilities for learning are endless with us!

Feel free to book a one-on-one tour of our grounds, or download the 2020 parent info booklet to learn more.

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