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A New Parenting Website From The Victorian Department of Education and Training!

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The Victorian Department of Education and Training has launched a new parenting website to improve parents and carers’ access to reliable, evidence-based information and advice on raising young children. Raising children often involves navigating some choppy waters, and children thrive when their parents and carers have access to high quality information and support. The website aims to address concerns about …

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Plan A Visit To The Collingwood Children’s Farm This Weekend

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At Aurora Early Education, we understand and celebrate the importance of encouraging children to interact with animals. As they form positives relationships with animals, children strengthen their empathetic and caring skills as well as their sense of responsibility. Playing with animals helps keeps children active and healthy and, as they often confide in and talk to animals, their self-esteem and …

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Beetroot Hummus Recipe

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Once of the best ways to get a child to eat their veggies and proteins is to make it as exciting and colourful as possible. Here’s a simple beetroot hummus recipe to whip up a delicious beetroot hummus that your whole family will enjoy. Ingredients: ½ pound beetroots, scrubbed, cooked, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp tahini sesame seed paste …

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Father’s Day Events In Melbourne

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On Friday, children at Aurora invited their fathers in to the center for a delicious Father’s Day tea. The delicious treats they enjoyed included blue berry muffins, iced biscuits and fresh fruit. After the tea, the children gave their fathers handmade gifts they had been working on and showed their loved ones around their Studio. This weekend, carry forward your …

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Delicious Jelly Boats Recipe

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What child can say no to jelly? This delicious jelly boats recipe puts an exciting spin on the regular jelly cube snack. Ingredients: 4 oranges 2 packets blue jelly 1 packet red jelly 1 packet green jelly Directions:  Slice the oranges in half and scoop out the flesh. Make up the jelly as per the packet directions. Use the 2 …

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Aurora’s Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

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Although they’re so tiny, chia seeds are packed with healthy fats, nutrients and energy. They’re generally used as toppings for smoothies or milkshakes, but for a bigger dose of their deliciousness, Aurora recommends whipping up this chia seed pudding recipe which is quick and easy. Get your child to help you mix up the pudding! Ingredients:  2 tbsp cocoa powder …

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Making Lemonade at the Willow Walk Studio

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In Willow Walk, the children have been having many discussions about trees, plants and farmers and the importance of eating well for your body. To extend on their learning the educators decided to make a lemonade together with some home grown lemons Educator Margarita had brought in. All the children participated and were excited to see what the end result would …

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Dance Lessons at the Seamist Studio

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The Seamist children have been enjoying dance lessons in one of our extra-curricular activities for the past two weeks. The children have been incorporating stretching, balancing, imitating, jumping and swaying to the music as well as tapping a variety of musical instruments to the beat of the music. The educators have noticed that the children’s ability to focus for longer …

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