Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cooking with Kids – Orange Banana Pops!

Summer is coming. And with it comes the need for some healthy treats to cool you down! Our delicious orange-banana smoothie pops are the perfect mix of sweet and tangy to entice your kids into choosing a healthier alternative to sugary ice-creams in the eat, plus they get to make them themselves! For the printable version CLICK […]

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Craft Corner – Puffy Paint!

Painting. Some of the finest pieces of art today all started with a bit of ink on a piece of paper and all the best artists had to start somewhere. For your budding Picasos, Dalis, and Kahlos we have found a fun way to make your own paint at home with a handful of ingredients […]

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Father’s Day Events

Father’s Day is coming up and we can’t wait to celebrate our Dad’s and all of the men that take on the role of Dad! Our centres are a home away from home for all of children and to help show our appreciation we will be holding special events in the days leading up to […]

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The Tools of the Trade

The Tools of the Trade Toddlers and DIY aren’t words you’d likely find in the same sentence. Surprisingly, the two can go together to create some amazing learning opportunities that can do wonders for a child’s mental and motor skill development. Interestingly, there is a wealth of knowledge and success stories on parenting blogs and thought […]

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Cairns North’s Puppet Show

Last Friday the children at Penguin Childcare Cairns North were treated to a puppet show.  Hailey Possum took us on an adventure to her Grandfather’s house. At his house the children got to learn and sing a number of songs.  They sang a song about how to say hello in 18 different languages, a song […]

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