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Gluten free savoury cheese puffs

Savoury snacks that are gluten free? Yes! These cheese puffs are gluten free and great for a delicious afternoon snack! Little hands love to help out in the kitchen and this recipe will bring out the inner chef in the young and not-so young! Ingredients: 1 cup cheese 1 cup gluten free flour 1 cup…

Recycled Wind Chimes

 A fun way to begin to teach your child about caring for their environment is to introduce the terms: reduce, reuse, recycle by reusing everyday household items in craft! This is incorporated into sustainability and intentional teaching in early childhood education. Encouraging children to use items that would otherwise be thrown away is important in…

Preparing your child ready for the next step

Throughout your child’s early year’s journey, you will have seen so many exciting milestones achieved already. Sending your child off to ‘big’ school can be a daunting task. Everything your child has learned so far has prepared them to continue on their learning journey. A Kindergarten or Preschool program will further provide your child with…

DIY wrapping paper!

Often when a child receives a gift they are thrilled and shriek with excitement whilst playing with… the wrapping paper. Children just have this intense fascination with wrapping paper and presents. The idea of gift giving and receiving is one we learn and enjoy from a young age. Why not make your gifts that little…

Delicious Dairy Free Ice Cream!

Are you looking for a healthy alternative for dessert? Do you have a family member or friend with an allergy? Well we have a dairy free recipe for you! Serves two Ingredients 2 x cups frozen mango 2 x tablespoons of coconut cream Blender or food processor Method Place frozen mango into the blender or food…

Sun Safety Tips

The beginning of the month of December brings with it the first month of summer! Summer means so many different things depending on where in Australia you reside. Summer can mean waking up early and going to the beach for a surf or taking long bush walks being careful not to disturb a snake or…

Teaching Children Kindness

Our lives are getting busier, we are working longer hours and our children participate in more and more extracurricular activities. It is important that we teach our children to the principles of kindness to assist them with the many interactions they will have throughout their lives. . Kindness is also equated with good manners. As…

Egg carton caterpillar!

Many children have a unique fascination with creepy crawlies and any kind of animal that can be found in their very own backyard. With the weather heating up what a perfect time of year to explore outside and make beautiful creations inspired by nature! This is an egg-cellent (oh come one how could we not!)…

Apple Rose Pastries

Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate than by creating these gorgeous little apple treats with and for your children! With just a handful of ingredients you will be able to create a bunch of roses in no time. Ingredients 2 red apples 1 sheet of puff pastry 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Juice of…

Wax watercolour painting!

Watercolour paints are great way for children (and adults!) to experiment and create art. We used some household items to make cool invisible messages on paper and then used watercolour paints to watch the hidden messages appear! This is an excellent expression activity for children, as the artwork possibilities are endless. Items needed: White paper…