Author Archives: laureng

Paper Friends

Your children will love this friendship inspired craft! In celebration of International Friendship Day this year encourage your kids to have a go at making their own paper friends, which they can then share with their friends! Materials: Paints Paint brushes or sponges Paper Pencil Glitter Method: Set out paint colours that you wish to […]

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Ball Art Creations

This great mess free activity will have your kids creating wonderful pieces of art in an entirely new and fun way and is perfect for younger aged children!  Materials: Balls Box (small to medium sized) Paper plates Sticky tape Scissors Paper Paint Method: Firstly start by cutting the piece of paper to fit the size […]

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Shepherd’s Pie

This tasty winter’s dish is packed full of vegetables for your little (and big) family members! It is sure to become a family favourite! Ingredients For the pie filling: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 500g beef or turkey mince 3 rashers short cut bacon, chopped 8 small (button) mushrooms, wiped and chopped 2 […]

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2016

NAIDOC Week commences this year on Sunday 3rd July 2016 and ends on Saturday 9th July 2016.  Celebrations are held across Australia each July, during the first full week, to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from […]

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Make your own Grass Head!

Who doesn’t remember the joy of growing your very own Grass Head friend?! Googly eyes and all, these little plant friends are great to teach your children how to care for our environment. Materials Stocking Scissors Black marker pen Plastic cup Elastic band Craft glue Sphagnum moss Spray bottle Packet of grass seeds Materials to […]

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Make your own Healthy Hommus!

Four ingredients blitzed together in a food processor or bullet blender and you have a delicious, simple and healthy snack! Perfect on crackers, or to dip your little ones favourite crunchy veggies! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon cumin ¼ cup olive oil 1 can of chick peas Method: Add the can of chick […]

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Ranger visit at Great Beginnings Northam

Our local Rangers; Chris and Carmody came into Great Beginnings Northam, to talk to the children about how to keep dogs safe, by always having them on a lead when walking and advising us that all dogs should be microchipped. Chris and Carmody spoke to the children about the importance of personal safety, by educating […]

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Apricot Energy Balls!

Growing little bodies need lots of nutrients to help develop them and give them long lasting energy throughout the day. These tasty little dairy-free treats are delicious and will give your children a burst of energy! They are also super easy to make and a fun family activity. Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 1 ½ cups […]

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Open Day at Secret Harbour!

Looking for family entertainment this weekend? Come along to a FREE Open Day at Great Beginnings Secret Harbour on 30th of April. Join us from 10am through to 1pm at 24 Clarkshill Road, Secret Harbour. There will be fun activities for the whole family including an animal farm, face painter, sausage sizzle, centre tours and […]

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