Understanding Day Care with Benny Time

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 27 October 2016

6 mins

You may know Benny Time as a singer songwriter for children. But he’s also an early childhood educator, and he’s recently released a series of short audio pieces explaining the basics of day care. A must for any parent or carer about to use day care for the first time.

Listen to the series What’s The Deal With Daycare? 

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