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 […]

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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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CK Yennora’s Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day is one of Australia’s best known and most popular fundraising events. Each day more than 115 Australians will die of cancer. Daffodil Day raises funds for Cancer Council to continue its work in cancer research, providing patient support programs and prevention programs for all Australians. Daffodil Day helps grow hope for better treatments and […]

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Sense of Taste at CK Greenway Park

Recently at CK Greenway Park we started looking at the 5 senses. The first sense that I wanted the children to explore was taste. Cristina gathered some children in the preschool program room. She first asked the children to stick out their tongues while looking in the mirror and tell me what they could see. […]

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CK Greenway Park’s Strawberry Smoothies!

This week the children at Community Kids Greenway Park have been exploring the topic “healthy living”. This began when we turned one of our learning areas into a doctor surgery. We asked the families if they had any recipes or books they think would have healthy recipes that we can cook with the children. One […]

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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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CK Yennora’s Art Challenge

At Community Kids Yennora we like to constantly reinvent our classrooms and keep things stimulating a fresh to allow our children to enjoy the innovative spaces whilst learning. In an effort to incorporate more of an artistic approach to our learning environment we had a room challenge! The rules were simple: Be Creative Think outside […]

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Science Week at CK Campbelltown

On Wednesday 20th August the children of Community Kids Campbelltown celebrated Science week. The children had the opportunity to dress up as scientists and partake in some wonderful experiments. The preschool children explored the reaction that occurs when cornflour and water mix together. The children learnt that when something changes form such as the cornflour […]

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CK Yennora’s Little Socceroo’s!

At Community Kids Yennora, we had a remarkable visit from “Grasshoppers Soccer”. “ Look! Ball!” sighted one of children as he and others ran over to the soccer coach and gathered around him. The coach passed along a ball for each child  and the children sat down on the ball using their  balancing  skills. The […]

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