Thriving Children Podcast


The Thriving Children Podcast is a show for parents and educators, that shines the light on child development. Weaving its way through each episode is a central theme of movement, play and connection, crucial ingredients in the early years of life.

Host Clare Crew is an early childhood and inclusive education teacher who specialises in the brain-body connection. She helps the children the system leaves behind, those with learning, attention and behavioural challenges. You can learn more about her or the podcast at


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130: Twelve months on...

December 11th, 2019

This one-off episode shares what Clare's been up to in the past year, since wrapping up the show. Go to Episode

Episode 1: Let's Begin!

July 10th, 2015

As a teacher, there was always a handful of my students that weren't reaching their full potential. Hear my journey about how I discovered the missing… Go to Episode

Episode 2: What Are Primitive Reflexes?

July 22nd, 2015

Primitive Reflexes are automatic movement patterns that newborn babies make. They are essential in our early weeks and months of life but may get in the… Go to Episode

Episode 3: The Feeding Reflexes

July 29th, 2015

Do you know a fussy eater? Or perhaps a child with a speech delay? They may have a retained rooting or sucking reflex. Listen in to learn more.Music by… Go to Episode