• Resources

    Wellbeing for children

    Ensuring a child’s wellbeing is one of the most critical goals in our ever-increasingly complex society. As our world gets bigger and more connected, and as technology advances, it is important for children to strengthen their character, develop a sense…

  • Recipes

    Healthy ice-cream!

    It’s summer time! Or at least we’re starting to get the summer feels with the warm weather in Melbourne. It’s a great time to get that sun protection on, and an even better time get out the blender to make…

  • Ideas

    Children’s Week

    It’s Children’s Week from 19 October to 26 October 2019 in Victoria. A Government initiative, Children’s Week is a national celebration that recognises the talents, skills, achievements and rights of children. There are lots of activities happening around the country…

  • Resources

    The benefits of nature

    We all instinctively want contact with nature: a room with a view, a picnic under a tree, or to feel our bare feet in the sand. Yet today’s lifestyle sees us living removed from the outside. We are shut inside…

  • Ideas

    Strawberry picking

    Strawberries are one of the best fruits when it comes to children, and cooking. They’re red, juicy, delicious, and packed full of nutrients. And they’re so versatile when adding to desserts or even a summer salad. Who doesn’t love a…

  • Tips and hints

    Sun smart reminders

    Sun smart reminder time! It’s starting to heat up here in Victoria, Australia. And though it’s lovely to be out in the warm sun, it’s a good time to remind us all how to protect ourselves and our children from…

  • Ideas

    Make your own play dough!

    Play dough...it seems like children can never get enough of it. And it seems like parents constantly have it on their shopping list because, well, the play dough they have at home has descended into a big brown blob...or has…

  • Tips and hints

    The benefits of play-based learning

    Play-based learning is about using play as a context for learning. It's about children exploring, experimenting, and discovering with people and objects (such as toys), whilst learning at the same time. Learning through play is less about the outcome, and…