Preparing for Big School & 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 […]

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Flexible Hours – The need to know

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When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Smith 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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Family Fun Day! – First Grammar Beaconsfield

First Grammar Beaconsfield Family Fun Day! 10am -1pm, Saturday 25th August 2018 2 Beaconhill Drive, Beaconsfield, VIC 3807   The event will provide plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, including: Animal Farm Paw Patrol Entertainment Face Painting Music and Sports Activities Menu Sampling & Much more!   Tickets are strictly limited, so […]

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First Grammar Green Point FREE Family Fun Day!

First Grammar Green Point FREE Family Fun Day! Come along between 11am to 2pm on Saturday 4th August 2018! First Grammar Green Point invites you to their FREE Family Fun Day! Join our mad scientist at First Grammar Green Point where we will be taking part in great educational, hands on experiments including frothy volcano eruptions, […]

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Chicken Fajitas

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An easy, mouth-watering family favourite perfect for a weeknight dinner. Ingredients Serves 4 500g skinless chicken thighs Juice of 1 lime 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp cumin powder 2 tbsp olive oil 2 red onions, sliced 2 small capsicums, sliced 2 gloves garlic, crushed 4 large tortillas 100ml plain Greek yoghurt 1 ripe avocado, […]

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Chicken Fried Rice

chicken fried rice

A mouth-watering 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

beetroot and 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 […]

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