Good Nutrition in Care

With Nutrition Week taking place recently, we look at what it means to practice good nutrition, within and outside childcare settings. The Importance of Good Nutrition Nutritious food is essential throughout life for health and wellbeing. In young children, not only does it help their bodies grow and develop at a healthy rate, but it […]

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Meet PAW Patrol at our Free Family Fun Day!

MEET NICK JR.S PAW PATROL! SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY CHASE & MARSHALL! Little Blossoms Child Care Centre 80-88 Ballan Road Werribee, VIC 3030 Oct 20, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM   – Meet & have a photo taken for FREE with your favourite Nick Jr.’s PAW Patrol characters, Marshall & Chase! – FREE Science Show, face […]

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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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