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Fancy some bowling????

A morning at the Kegel 9 Pin Bowling Coffs Harbour provided an indoor venue to extend on the “keep active” key message from the Munch and Move program The children in Anne’s care had previously participated in the Soccatoos program... read more

Teacup Travels at Pixie Hollow- A Tea-riffic school holiday program:

At Pixie Hollow, the children collaborated their ideas and planned their Teacup Travels program. With the addition of a few props the children’s imaginations were ignited and the complex play episodes unfolded. Some of their adventures included: “travelling to Pixieville... read more

A trip to the growers market

Children in Anne’s care recently spent the morning at the growers market and visiting the shops at Coffs Central.  Anne and the children had been exploring “healthy eating.” so a trip to the market was an opportunity to see the... read more

A visit to the dentist brings smiles.

At Anne’s house there has been a focus on personal hygiene an healthy foods within the program for the last two weeks. Anne planned a visit to the dentist to extend on this focus.  None of the children had been... read more

Herb Garden to Fairy Garden

Anne Hutton has been working on a herb garden with the children and after a few simple steps the herb garden evolved into a  “fairy garden”. “After going to total gardens for bags of soil and pots of herbs we... read more

Budding Photographers at Gail’s House

Gail Riddell extended on a child’s interest in photography this week with some amazing results.  Families and visitors all managed to get involved. The photos below tell the story. “To follow Miss T’s interest this week I set up a... read more

Anne’s Open House

Anne Hutton recently showcased her service at an open house, demonstrating some ideas for creating learning areas that stimulate and inspire creativity and curiosity.  Anne provided an example of a quiet cosy area that encourages children to relax and engage... read more

An outing to the Clog Barn

Anne Hutton provided the children in care with a fun learning opportunity by taking them on an excursion to the Clog Barn in Coffs Harbour.  There is no cost for entry.  A great venue for a family outing or a... read more

The Simplicity of Fairy Gardens.

Designing a fairy garden can be a simple and inexpensive activity.  Anne Hutton made a fairy garden in an old drawer from a desk or cupboard.  The fairy garden is a fabulous miniature learning opportunity.  It is easy to transport to... read more

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution at Jacqui’s

Jacqui’s fees include the provision of food and she now incorporates food preparation into her activities with the children. “The children and I have been doing a revised version of the Jamie Oliver’s Food revolution.  Teaching the children about healthy... read more


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