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Take Your Child To The Skating At Festival In Melbourne This Winter

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Winters in Melbourne are more about beautifully crisp days, warm wear and endless cups of hot chocolate than ice and snow. However, that doesn’t mean you and your family can’t enjoy some time ice skating; a quintessential winter activity. This winter, there are two pop up ice skating rinks in Melbourne. Held by the Skating At Festival, the skating rinks …

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Homemade Mince Patty Recipe

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Even if they’re extremely fussy eaters, no child will say no to a nice, juicy burger. However, instead of getting pre-prepared patties from the supermarket, why not make your own at home? That way, you can make sure that they’re fresh and healthy. Try this delicious mince patty recipe from us! After making them, ask your children to help assembling …

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Making Learning Fun for Children at the Melbourne Museum

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Winter has truly descended, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t step out with your family during the weekend! This week, why not take your children to the Melbourne Museum? It has a vast collection of exciting and educational experiences for young children many of which have been designed using the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework guidelines. The Pauline …

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A Visit from Heany Park Primary School at Willow Walk!

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On Tuesday 5th June, the Willow Walk Kindergarten children were visited by a group of senior students from Heany Park Primary School. The students spoke to the kinder children about who they were and where they were from and then participated in a range of play based learning experiences alongside the kindergarten children. Aurora is always focused on strengthening connections …

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STEM Incursion at Moonglade Studio

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On Wednesday 6th June, the children in Moonglade Studio enjoyed a STEM incursion, presented by an organisation called Starting Bright. The theme was ‘Little Beasts for Little Scientists’. A highly trained scientist named Elena, who works directly with young children, explained scientific concepts through hands on learning and practical experiences. The Science Module included – What are insects? What is …

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Artistic Experiences at Seamist Studio

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Throughout the week, the children in Seamist Studio have been taking part in creative artistic experiences outdoors. They have the opportunity to express themselves freely using a variety of paint colours, brushes, glue and glitter. The children are often encouraged to use their hands and other resources in order to explore the sensory properties of paint and other mediums. In …

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Breakfast Panini Recipe

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Cafes across Melbourne serve delicious paninis, but do you know that they’re quite easy to whip up at home? A panini sandwich is a simply one made with toasted Italian bread; pick up a baguette or cibatta from your local baker. Have your little one help you with this simple breakfast panini recipe for a delicious family breakfast! The instructions …

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Banana and Yogurt Muffin Recipes For Kids

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Morning routines are often busy and chaotic and many families find that making time to prepare a fresh, healthy breakfast every morning is challenging. We’d suggest that you whip up some delicious breakfasts when you do have time and store them for those busy mornings. Muffins are a great example and especially appealing to young children. We’ve put together a …

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Child Friendly Animal Encounter Activites Around Melbourne

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Most children have a fascination with animals; perhaps they insiticitvely understand the benefits interacting with animals can have on their growth. Researchers found that children who regularly have animal encounter activities have strong empathetic and caring skills, tend to stay active and also have a deeper sense of responsibility. However, for many families it may not be possible or practical …

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