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Australian Bushfires: Little Steps to Rebuilding Our Community

From lemonade stands and fundraiser barbecues through to stitching joey pouches for young orphaned animals, even the littlest Australians are doing their bit to support those devastated by the bushfires. Children and educators attending Bambinos Childcare centres are activating several initiatives to support the communities from bushfire-ravaged areas. And to bolster their efforts, G8 Education…

Good Nutrition in Care

With Nutrition Week taking place recently, we look at what it means to practice good nutrition, within and outside childcare settings. The Importance of Good Nutrition Nutritious food is essential throughout life for health and wellbeing. In young children, not only does it help their bodies grow and develop at a healthy rate, but it…

Big School Preparation & Setting a Routine

Is your child soon moving from preschool to big school? A key factor that contributes to the success of this transition stems from the establishment of routines. Helping children adopt certain habits and behaviours from an early stage enables them to understand how the world around them works. There are many benefits to establishing a…

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…

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,…