Author Archives: tushnam

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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NAIDOC Week at Punchbowl World of Learning

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NAIDOC Week is a special time where we honour and celebrate the accomplishments of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.  Last week, the children at Punchbowl World of Learning extended on their knowledge of NAIDOC week through a number of fun learning experiences.  Making an Aboriginal Flag  The children started off by painting their […]

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Big School Preparation & Setting a Routine

Is your child soon moving from preschool to big school? A key factor that contributes to the success of this transition stems from 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 […]

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Clean Up Australia Day at Victor Harbour!

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On Monday 5th March, the Pre-Kindy and Kindy group at World of Learning went for a walk down to the local beach.  We strolled over to Oliver’s Reef, to participate in Clean Up Australia Day. This tied in well with our Community Involvement and Sustainability Action Plan. Clean Up  Australia Day encourages people within our […]

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Apple Pancakes with Banana

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These delicious pancakes make for a healthy, sweet breakfast treat.  Ingredients Serves 4 1 egg 1 tsp margarine 1 ¼ cups milk 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and grated ½ tsp olive oil 3 ripe bananas, sliced ½ tbsp honey or maple syrup (optional) Method In a large […]

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Mexican Mince

An easy, tasty Mexican mince packed with plenty of vegetables. Ingredients Serves 8 1 tbsp olive oil ½ brown onion, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 500g lean beef mince 1.5 tsp cumin powder 3 tsp smoked paprika 1 carrot, grated 1 green capsicum, finely chopped 1x 400g tin of kidney beans, rinsed and drained […]

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