Monthly Archives: June 2014

Craft Corner – Boomerang

Boomerangs have been used for centuries by indigenous people predominantly for hunting but also more recently for sport and entertainment. Creating a cardboard boomerang is a fun way to keep children active, allow them to use their creativity, fine motor skills and teach them about Aboriginal culture. For a fun afternoon activity, follow the below […]

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Cooking with Kids – Pizza Smiles

Whether you’re looking for an easy dinner for your children or just a fun activity of an afternoon these pizzas are sure to be a hit! And you might get to sneak in some veggies too! Ingredients 3 Light wholemeal English muffins ½ cup pizza sauce ½ cup pizza grated cheese ¼ green capsicum ¼ yellow […]

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Culturally Competent Children

 Australia has one of the most diverse multicultural landscapes in the world with the 2011 Census revealing that almost one quarter of the Australian population were born overseas. As young and diverse as our country is, we are also home to the longest living culture in the world. For more than 80,000 years Aboriginal culture […]

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Grasshoppers Grand Sleepover!

Every 6 months the educators at Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre 1 plan a centre sleep over for 24 children and 7 educators and parents if they wish to join. The children were all really happy and no one cried wanting to go home. The children were all fast asleep by 10pm. We were so proud […]

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Sweet Sounds Community Open Day

Our St Albans Sweet Sounds Early Learning Centre is holding a FREE Community Open Day on Saturday 21st of June from 10am to 1pm. This is a great opportunity to come along to the centre to meet the educators and have a tour of the wonderful facilities on offer. Of course it is also a […]

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