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56 South Street, Ipswich
Queensland, 4305
Phone: (07) 3151 2007
Mobile: 0487 285 113

Archive for November 2016

Children’s Christmas Party – 29th November, 2016

Our Children’s Christmas party on Tuesday provided a huge variety of experiences for our little people. Entertainment was hosted by The Kangagang Show, their was dancing, singing, bubbles, great food, the cutting of our 5 year celebration cake but most important was the special visit from SANTA. Thank you to the educators, parents/carers and staff who…

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Healthy Sausage Rolls

Method: Mix ingredients well, season to taste and add your favourite fresh or dried herbs – thyme, oregano and/or parsley work well. Slice mountain bread in half length ways and spoon one roll of sausage mix along one side – just like making traditional sausage rolls. Brush lightly with egg wash along the join, the…

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Choices Family Daycare 2016 Qld State Winner

Choices FDC – 2016 Qld State Winner “We are honoured to receive this recognition 2 years in the running”, It is a tribute to the passion and the dedicated hard work of everyone within our service including Families, Educators and Staff – as we all strive to achieve best outcomes and the highest quality care…

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Do You Have a Child Finishing High-School

If you receive FTB and your child is finishing high school this year, you need to let Human Services know. The course end date for children completing Year 12 is determined by your school and it’s usually the last day of classes or the last day of exams – whichever is later. If you are unsure what…

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Active Learners In Prep

Do you have a child heading off to prep next year? This year, teachers in 115 Queensland state schools have been taking part in school-based research to enhance teaching and learning in Prep and early years classrooms. The Age-appropriate pedagogies program, funded by the Department of Education and Training, is supporting teachers to implement quality…

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Broccoli Patties

Encouraging children to eat vegetables can sometimes be a challenge. But vegetables are a vital part of a healthy diet, so it’s important to help your child enjoy them. Here is a great idea to get you started. Makes 8 Broccoli Patties Ingredients: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic – minced 1/2 onion – chopped…

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Understanding Your Child’s Sensory Signals

Being shy is a personality trait, not a flaw or problem. Being shy may also be driven by sensory components and/or triggers. The most important thing you can do for your shy child is to respect this character trait, understand the sensory components that may be involved, but please don’t try and change them. Instead…

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25 Everyday Ways To Teach Kids Resilience (Printable List)

Children have learned to meet their challenges head on, cultivated new capacities from them, and risen above whatever was holding them back.  These heroes and change-makers develop skills and compassion beyond other people around them… perhaps in part due to the tough circumstances they have to face in life. Struggles are not *bad* things that we should…

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Transition To School – Supporting your child

As a parent or carer there are lots of different ways you can help your child enjoy a positive start to school. Simple tips: ·         be ready to support your child ·         listen to your child’s thoughts about starting school ·         make time to talk, read, play and relax with your child ·         share your…

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BackChat Speech Pathology

Exciting News from our Early Intervention partner backchat Stay up to date as they announce some very EXCITING Conference events right here in Brisbane, in 2017. They will have something for everyone! If you’re an Early Years Educator, Family Day Care or Child Care Provider, Parent or Grandparent of a little one or a Teen,…

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