Bambinos Childcare

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Flexible Hours – The need to know

When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Westwood family thought that they would be better off. The reality however was that the out of pocket fees for their two children to attend early learning five days a week increased. This is because the amount of subsidised hours offered by the government under …

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NAIDOC Week Excursion at Bowral Street

NAIDOC week is here, and it’s a fantastic time for us to honour the achievements of the owners of our land.  On Monday 9th July, a group of preschool children from Bambino’s Kindergarten in Bowral Street went on an excursion to the Wingecarribee Shire Council. Community involvement is extremely important to us. So, it was …

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Muddy Play at Bambinos Horningsea Park

By Sarah Murray, Centre Director at Bambinos Horningsea Park  This week at Bambinos Kindergarten Horningsea park, we saw the introduction of our mud kitchen into our sustainable garden environment. What an incredible experience this has been! We have seen mud cakes, dinner parties and lots of exploration and creative play occurring across all ages. Mud …

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Chicken Fried Rice

 A colourful Asian-inspired dish perfect for the whole family.  Ingredients: Serves 8 2 tsp vegetable oil (e.g. peanut oil) 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 500g chicken or pork mince 800g frozen vegetable mix (carrot, peas, corn) 2.5 cups rice, cooked and cooled 1.5 tbsp reduced salt soy sauce 2 spring onions, …

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Beetroot & Chickpea Dip

 A bright, healthy dip to be enjoyed with wholegrain crackers or vegetable sticks. Ingredients Serves 6-8 1x 400g can baby beetroots, drained 1x 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed ¼ cup Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 clove garlic Method Place all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth …

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