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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Paper Trains

The 14th of May is Train Day so to celebrate we put together a little recycled train made up of toilet rolls, bottle caps, paddle pop ticks, paint and paper! Why not cho-cho-choose to make something similar with your child on a cosy afternoon in this Autumn. Materials Toilet paper rolls Milk bottle lids Paint […]

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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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Our Door is Always Open: Parents as Partners

We believe you are your child’s first teacher and therefore we embrace parent, guardian and family involvement within our centres. We encourage participation in our curriculum which can be as simple as sharing something of interest from home or extending on the curriculum at home. By engaging with our curriculum you will have an insight […]

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Easter Afternoon Tea at Seven Hills

On Thursday 24th March, First Grammar Seven Hills hosted an Easter Afternoon Tea. Families were invited to the service to enjoy afternoon tea with us. Boys and girls throughout the service were very busy during the day creating some delicious treats for their families to enjoy. There were rainbow cupcakes, bunny cake, fairy bread, fruit […]

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Paper plate creations!

This month we made our own furry friends! A lamb and a bee were our creations, but there are endless creatures to be made! This makes a great sensory activity as well as building fine motor skills. Materials Paper plates Cotton wool balls Pencils, crayons, permanent markers Googly eyes Pipe cleaners Glue stick Method Place […]

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Our World is Their World – Dramatic Play

Imaginary play, role play or dramatic play in early childhood lays a foundation for children’s development of dispositions for learning. Whether it be ‘small world’ play with little figurines, cars and dolls houses or ‘real world’ play where children have the opportunity to become whoever they want and explore the world with no boundaries, this […]

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Child-friendly healthy guacamole!

Guacamole is a tasty and healthy Mexican snack made of only a few delicious ingredients! Little hands love helping in the kitchen and this easy recipe is a great way to get your budding MasterChef creating! Ingredients 2 avocados ½ red onion, finely diced Juice of one lemon 1 tomato, chopped into small pieces Method […]

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Bonnyrigg Heights Free Community Open Day

Looking for family entertainment? Come along to a Free Community Open Day at First Grammar Bonnyrigg Heights this Saturday 19th March 2016. Join us from 10am through to 1pm at 87 Wilson Road, Bonnyrigg. There will be fun activities for the whole family including a jumping castle, face painting, sausage sizzle, centre tours and more. We […]

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Free Community Open Day – Merrylands

Looking for family entertainment? Come along to a Free Community Open Day at First Grammar Merrylands on Saturday 19th March 2016. Join us from 10am through to 1pm at 29 Duffy Street, Merrylands. There will be fun activities for the whole family including a jumping castle, face painting, sausage sizzle, centre tours and more. We would love to […]

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