2019

6 Ways to Help your Toddler Express Feelings

Posted By Annamaria French,
14/07/2019 00:00 AM
Children start feeling frustrated when they reach the ages of 1-2 years. Unfortunately, frustration is an emotion you’ll probably see a lot of at this stage! As adults we need to remember that t...

4 Stages of Sharing

Posted By Annamaria French,
07/07/2019 00:00 AM
Stage 1: This stage can be summed up with the word MINE, as children travel from infancy to toddlerhood. Toddlers are very egocentric at the age of two, and will do anything to grab the toy ...

Teach Your Children How to Follow Instructions   

Posted By Annamaria French,
30/06/2019 02:50 AM
As children turn 2 years old, they begin to assert themselves.  This can be both good and bad. Children need to understand when it is appropriate to follow an instruction given by their pare...

5 Fun Games and Activities that Keep the Boredom Away

Posted By Annamaria French,
23/06/2019 02:50 AM
As we move into Winter, the weather isn't nearly as sunny or warm as it was in Autumn. So below are a few games and activites that might help to keep the boredom away on the weekends to come. 1. Simp...

5 Skills Children Use to Learn about their Environment.

Posted By Annamaria French,
16/06/2019 02:50 AM
Children show they are natural scientists through their curiosity. They ask questions and constantly observe what happens in their world. This is how they learn about their environment.    ...

6 of the Dirtiest Things in Your Home

Posted By Annamaria French,
09/06/2019 02:50 AM
As we approach winter, we become exposed to all the nasty germs that come with the many common infections such as the flu, cold, sore throat, bronchitis and others. These infections are more than capa...

5 tips on saving time for busy parents

Posted By Annamaria French,
02/06/2019 02:50 AM
As adults, living in the fast lane is a fact of life but when we become parents it turns into a whole new ball game with added stress. So finding ways that save time without compromising your family l...

PIZZA DOUGH RECIPE

Posted By Giorgio/Annamaria,
26/05/2019 14:50 PM
This week's recipe from Giorgio our chef is on how to make PIZZA DOUGH:    Ingredients 2 tsps. (7 g sachet) dried yeast 2 cups luke-warm water 500 g plain flour, ...

Mediterranean Style Zucchini Slice

Posted By Giorgio/Annamaria,
19/05/2019 14:50 PM
This is one of the children's favouirite recipes. It is tasty, easy to make and uses ingredients you would normally have in your fridge.   Ingredients   2 medium zucchinis grated 1 swee...

Simple Apple Strudel Recipe from Macquarie Childcare

Posted By Giorgio/Annamaria,
12/05/2019 21:00 PM
SIMPLE APPLE STRUDEL RECIPE     Ingredients Puff pastry Granny smith apples (peeled, quartered and cut into small pieces) sultanas sugar (add just enough to sweeten the mixture) ci...