Tackling the Bedtime Battle: Our Guide

Your local early learning centre shares this simple, achievable guide to getting your little one off to bed without putting up a fight. In today’s world of artificial light, screens and – sometimes – a bit too much sugar; many parents will agree that getting your child to bed at a reasonable time can be…

Recipe of the Month: Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Your ELC shares this simple, deliciously creamy vegetarian pasta dish that both you and your child will love! Loaded with mushrooms and yummy flavours, this creamy pasta recipe is quick, easy, and so tasty your child will want seconds!   Serves 3 | Cooking Time: 30 mins | Difficulty: Easy  Ingredients: ½ pack of fettuccini   1 to 2 tablespoons olive…

The Benefits of Reading with your Child

Your local early learning centre speaks on the importance of story time with our kids, and the many benefits that come with reading. Our days get busy and let’s face it, bedtime can often be a rushed process. But finding a little time each day – either at night before bed or lounging around on the weekend…

DIY Activity of the Month: Egg Carton Ladybugs

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… Egg Carton Ladybugs! These simple DIY egg carton ladybugs are perfect for a rainy day at home, or a fun activity for your little one to try with friends. And it’s a great way to use up old egg cartons!  For this activity, you will…

Underwood May 2021 News

Hello to our wonderful Underwood Early Learning Centre families! Welcome to Underwood  ELC Monthly Newsletter! Welcome to our May Newsletter! As the weather is getting colder please remember to dress your children in layers, They may not want to wear a jumper or jacket but have one in their bag. Please also provide spare clothes in…

Class Photo Day 2021

Class Photo Day: Key Information Hello Families,  Class Photo Day will be on Thursday 3rd June. Photos are to be prepaid before photo day, follow the simple direction on the photo below: Andrew will set up at 7.30 AM and start taking individual photos of children as they arrive in the morning. At 9:00 AM,…

Gardening for Children: Tips and Benefits

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares the benefits of gardening with children and what you can do to get them involved. Introducing our kids to gardening at a young age has many significant benefits for their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Teaching your child or children how to garden and encouraging them to get…

Reducing Screen Time: 5 Tips to help get your Child off the iPad

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares five simple, fun and creative activities to reduce screen time. Screens. What would we do without them? When our days are busy and our kids are at home with us, handing them a phone or iPad to play with can be an irresistibly simple solution. While a limited amount…

Recipe of the Month: Vegetarian Chilli Con Carne

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s recipe of the month…Vegetarian Chilli Con Carne! At the end of a busy day, nothing is more appealing than a meal that is not only simple, affordable and healthy, but that our children will actually eat. This delicious vegetarian take on chilli con carne is cheap, healthy,…

DIY Activity of the Month: Paper Plate Dinosaurs

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… Paper Plate Dinosaurs! Who doesn’t love dinosaurs! These simple and fun DYI paper plate dinosaurs are made with ordinary, everyday household craft items and your children will love them. For this activity, you will need: Paper plates, cut in half   Paints, a palette,…