Big School Preparation & Setting a Routine

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Is your child heading to big school soon? A key factor that contributes to the success of this transition from childcare is the establishment of routines. Helping children adopt certain habits and behaviours from an early stage enables them to understand how the world around them works. There are many benefits to establishing a routine […]

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Flexible Hours – The need to know

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When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Westwood family thought that they would be better off. The reality however was that the out of pocket fees for their two children to attend early learning five days a week increased. This is because the amount of subsidised hours offered by the government under […]

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Chicken Fajitas

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An easy, colourful family favourite perfect for a weeknight dinner. Ingredients Serves 4 500g skinless chicken thighs Juice of 1 lime 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp cumin powder 2 tbsp olive oil 2 red onions, sliced 2 small capsicums, sliced 2 gloves garlic, crushed 4 large tortillas 100ml plain Greek yoghurt 1 ripe avocado, […]

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Possums Grand Re-opening: FREE Family Fun Day!

Possums Early Education Centre invites you to their Grand Re-opening FREE Family Fun Day on Saturday February 10th, 10am – 1pm. We invite the whole community to join us in celebrating the re-opening of our Childcare and Early Education Centre that unfortunately had to partially close after last year’s floods. It’s a great opportunity to […]

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Prawn and Avocado Lettuce Cups

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Nutritious, delicious and easy to make– these Prawn and Avocado Lettuce Cups are the perfect starter to a meal. Ingredients Serves 8 1 large avocado, diced 1 mango, diced 200g cooked, peeled prawns ½ long red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped ½ large lime, zest and juice 1 tsp olive oil ½ tbsp. parsley, finely chopped […]

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5 Ways To Prepare Your Child For School

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By Lisa Lamont Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many ways parents can assist in preparing their children for school. Here are five simple ways: 1.Reading With Your Child:  We all read to our children; however, reading with your child is even more beneficial for their early literacy development.  When you sit down and […]

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Bush Tomato Bolognaise

A simple recipe that packs in the vegetables, this Bush Tomato Bolognaise will soon be the family favourite!  Ingredients Serves 6-8 2 tsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 carrots, finely diced 2 sticks celery, finely diced 1 clove garlic, finely minced 4 mushrooms, finely diced 1 red capsicum, finely diced 500g beef mince […]

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