Talking To Young Children After Traumatic Events

  When traumatic events happen in our community, often our first instinct is to shield and protect children from the shock, fear or worry by not talking about these events with or in front of them. In fact, talking to children about these events is important to help them understand, make sense, and accept what … Continued

Meet Our Hampton Campus Cook – Hinako Inoue

Meet Our Hampton Campus Cook – Hinako Inoue When asked what she loved the most about her job, Hinako didn’t have to think too hard. While a role as a Campus Cook can be demanding, Hinako says that nothing can beat the moment you see a child step out of their comfort zone to try … Continued

Our Autumn Menu

Spinach & Cheese Gozleme Quick, easy, nutritious and perfect for little fingers at any time of the day. Recipe Here Chicken & Broccoli Nut-Free Pesto Pasta Shells These pasta shells catch all the flavour making each little bite delicious and easy to enjoy. Recipe Here Pumpkin & Pear Loaf Move over banana bread! The golden … Continued

Chicken & Broccoli Nut-Free Pesto Pasta Shells

Ingredients 1 head Broccoli, cut into florets Extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp Brown onion, finely diced 1 tsp Garlic, minced 650g Chicken thigh or breast, diced Pasta shells* 1 punnet Cherry tomatoes, quartered Pesto sauce Sunflower seeds, toasted (optional) 1  Lemon, juiced 2 tsp Garlic, minced 1 Fresh basil bunch 2 cups Baby spinach … Continued

Pumpkin & Pear Loaf

Ingredients 250g Wholemeal self-raising flour 2 tsp Cinnamon, ground 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 cup Pumpkin, peeled, cut into chunks ½ cup Pear, roughly mashed ¾ cup Milk ⅓ cup Extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup Rice malt syrup Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Line a baking tray with baking paper. … Continued

Spinach & Cheese Gozleme

Ingredients 3 Flatbread 1 Lemon 3 cups Baby spinach or silverbeet, chopped ¼ bunch Fresh parsley, chopped finely ½ cup Halloumi cheese, grated 1 cup Ricotta cheese 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil Method Heat a fry pan over medium heat and add a drizzle of olive oil. Add spinach … Continued

Our Summer Menu

Deconstructed Tuna Sushi Bowl All the delicious and nutritious flavours of sushi without the fuss Recipe here Rainbow Chicken Pilaf Fresh, flavoursome and all in one pot. Recipe here Blackbean Brownie A healthier spin on a crowd favorite Recipe here Developed in conjunction with our in-house dietitians Anna & Alex. For more great recipes check … Continued

Play Based Learning

  Playing is more than just enjoyable for toddlers, it’s how they learn and make meaning of the world around them. Through play, children learn and develop vital life skills such as physical, emotional, cognitive, social and creative skills that will help form the foundations for learning and growth at a young age. What is … Continued

Importance of Safe Play Practises

  At Only About Children our playscapes have been designed to develop and test skills in a safe and creative environment. We know that when we create play opportunities for children, they are able to: Develop skills and assess risks by navigating their environment Learn how to use equipment safely and for its designed purpose … Continued

What’s unique about our Grow curriculum?

  What is Grow? Our play-based Grow curriculum is unique and innovative. We deliver intentional teaching in dynamic small group learning environments. This is where we differ from other early learning programs. Our small group environments allow us to monitor your child’s successes, skills and challenges on an ongoing basis. Our Grow curriculum is designed … Continued