Author Archives: laureng

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 […]

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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 […]

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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!) […]

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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 […]

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Sweet Potato Brownies Recipe

These brownies are a great way to add another serve of vegetables into children’s meals in the form of a chocolate treat! Serves: 12 Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 40 mins Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato (orange) – 2-3 cups when grated 2 whole eggs ½ cup melted coconut oil ⅓ cup honey 2 […]

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Celebrate National Flag Day

4 Reasons to celebrate National Flag Day! Come on, it’ll be fun – promise! This month we celebrate National Flag Day on the 3rd of September. This day represents the day when the Australian flag was flown on 3rd September 1901 for the very first time. It may seem like a fairly regular event but […]

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Science Week – Make a Volcano!

Create your very own homemade eruptions with this volcano experiment! Watch your kids (and adults too) be amazed with this science experiment, which is also a great learning exercise for curious minds to build knowledge. It can be made from ingredients, many of which you are likely to already have at home. Items needed: Flour Salt Cooking […]

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Power Pops Recipe

It’s amazing the difference colour can make in encouraging children to try new foods. This recipe uses vegetable juice as a natural dye and it produces impressively vivid colours. These little beauties are very dense in nutrients with an array of fruits, vegetables, seeds and spices inside. Try freezing them and popping them in your kids lunch […]

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