Celebrating 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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How to make Zucchini Slice

For an easy breakfast on the go or a yummy addition to a picnic or lunch box why not make a batch of Zucchini Slice! This is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Ingredients 120 grams grated Cheddar cheese 375 grams grated zucchini 1 large onion 100 grams bacon 5 eggs 150 […]

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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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Free Community Open Day at Ultimo

Our centres Kindy Patch Ultimo 1 and Kindy Patch Ultimo 2 are holding a FREE Twilight Community Open Day on Friday 7th August from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. This is a great opportunity to come along to the centre to meet the educators and have a tour of the wonderful facilities on offer. Of course it is […]

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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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Why you should read to your children..

A story for the ages… “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis With the ever evolving technical world of gadgets and gizmos, the competition for a child’s attention is fierce! However, it would seem that nothing can surpass the humble book […]

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Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipe

Stay warm and healthy this winter with our delicious Hot Choc Recipe. There are just 3 ingredients in the tasty drink and numerous substitutes for those tiny tummies with allergies. Ingredients 2 cups of milk 3 heaped teaspoons of cocoa 3 teaspoons of natural honey *We used full cream but an almond milk or alternative […]

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Stress – Less Balls!

We can easily get caught up in our day to day life routines. Take the time to sit back, relax and create these easy stress balls with your children today! Not only is it a fun, easy activity – made from items you are likely to already have at home – but it will come […]

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EYLF: Belonging and Becoming

Following on from last month’s article about the Early Years Learning Framework and the element of Being, this month we are focusing on Belonging and Becoming as part of your child’s development enhanced by Kindy Patch. Belonging An integral part of human existence is understanding where you fit in the world. Relationships are a crucial aspect […]

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