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Two ingredient pikelets!

Did you know pikelets can be made from only two ingredients!? This is a healthy snack and a variety of toppings can be added. Children will be amazed that combining two ingredients can taste so delicious! Ingredients 3 bananas, mashed 3 eggs, lightly beaten Coconut oil (if you don’t have a non-stick frying pan) Honey…

Healthy, wonder-filled and wise

By Freya Lucas Have you ever wondered how educators encourage children to adopt lifelong healthy habits, or learn more about their wellbeing? One of the cornerstones of the Early Years Learning Framework is following children’s interests, and supporting them to explore all of their wonderful questions, ideas, curiosities and connections with the wider world –…

How To Support Your Child’s Speech And Language Development

By Freya Lucas Research shows that the best way to support speech and language development is to talk together, frequently and naturally. In a childcare setting, children are surrounded by many different examples of speech and language, both from their peers, and from their educators. Educators use many strategies to support children’s language development in…

Creative Garden Mount Annan Community Car Boot Sale!

Creative Garden Early Learning Mount Annan invites you to their Community Car Boot Sale! It is on Saturday 28th January 2017 from 09:00 am to 12:00pm. There are lots of different activities that are guaranteed to have everyone entertained for hours including community stalls, jumping castle, face painting, sausage sizzle, centre activities and more! All of the funds raised…

Celery Stamping

This fun craft activity involves something that you probably have already in your fridge. Yes, that’s right it’s celery! After cutting off the stalks for a snack, the head of the celery can be turned into a stamp in a couple of easy steps. Children of all ages will love this activity! Materials needed 1…

Lamington Cupcakes

These little cupcakes are a delicious twist on the classic Lamington. A great recipe for little hands to help with in the kitchen and then enjoy their creations for afternoon tea! Ingredients 2 x 12 hole muffin trays (we used mini muffins trays) Paper cases (patty pans) 200g unsalted butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1…