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in Camden/Narellan areas?


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#1 Beth E

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:42 AM

Hi everyone

I am thinking of enrolling my 2.5 yo in daycare for 1 day a week (mainly for socialisation and learning purposes).  He doesn't have a lot of speech happening and I thought this may encourage him.

I know of a few centres in the area (Camden & Narellan) but really would like some recommendations or personal experience with any of them.  I really want to get him into a fun, supportive and caring place.

Does anyone have any input, recommendations or advice?  

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#2 Beth E

Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:51 AM

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#3 mel*m

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:45 AM

Hi there!

My DD, aged 4 goes to Macarthur Early Learning at Elderslie.
Its a fairly new centre (opened in Jan 2012). We are extremely happy there. The staff, facilities, programs are great. Pretty sure there is a waiting list tho.

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#4 Farmgal

Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:53 AM

My son was slow to speak. We sent him to Camden Cottage in Camden one day a week at 27 months and  they were excellent. He loved the workers there and it is a lovely family environment. I cannot recommend that daycare highly enough.

I do feel his talking improved by going, even one day a week, as it forced him to communicate with other people and increased his confidence.

We have since moved and my son still talks fondly of Camden Cottage.

Good luck!

#5 Beth E

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:13 PM

Thank you both!

We are actually starting him at Camden Cottage next week   original.gif

I know it is going to be great for him.  We went to visit the other day and he didn't want to leave!






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