Child-friendly healthy guacamole!

Guacamole is a tasty and healthy Mexican snack made of only a few delicious ingredients! Little hands love helping in the kitchen and this easy recipe is a great way to get your budding MasterChef creating! Ingredients 2 avocados ½ red onion, finely diced Juice of one lemon 1 tomato, chopped into small pieces Method […]

Read more...

Moon Sand

For a fun alternative to the standard playdough recipe, why not try Moon Sand! The texture can go from crumbly to smooth with just a little manipulation – just like wet sand. This is a fantastic sensory experience for your little ones and only requires 3 ingredients! Ingredients 2 cups of Cornstarch ½ cup of […]

Read more...

Chocolate Bark

This sweet treat is perfect to prepare with or for your children! Our Chocolate Bark recipe is dairy free and a wonderful activity to include maths and measurement into a fun cooking experience. Layer the bark with any toppings you like and personalise each piece. A great, alternative gift for Easter.  Ingredients ½ cup coconut […]

Read more...

Fun Sun Catchers

These sun catchers are a great idea to get your little one’s hands crafting, excellent for fine motor skill development! This can be used as indoor activity, as there is no glue and best of all, no mess! They make a lovely gift idea and can be made into any shape that your little one enjoys; we made a […]

Read more...

Preparing your child for school

From very early on, you have provided your child with opportunities to explore, discover their interests, develop self-awareness, observe those around them, tackle change and build resilience. These are all treasured moments in your child’s life and build on further opportunities they will experience in their learning journey. Experiences in their Kindergarten or Preschool year […]

Read more...

Extending on Children’s Interests at Beckenham

Recently in the kindy room at Buggles Beckenham we have been focusing on a lot of exploration and investigation activities with the children and extending on children’s interest.  Over the mat sessions we have been encouraging the children to share their experiences over the Christmas break by doing simple news-telling sessions. The children showed great […]

Read more...

Gluten free cheese puffs

Savoury snacks that are gluten free? Yes! These cheese puffs are gluten free and great for a delicious afternoon snack! Little hands love to help out in the kitchen and this recipe will bring out the inner chef in the young and not-so young! Ingredients: 1 cup cheese 1 cup gluten free flour 1 cup […]

Read more...

Getting your child ready for the next step

Throughout your child’s early year’s journey, you will have seen so many exciting milestones achieved already. Sending your child off to ‘big’ school can be a daunting task. Everything your child has learned so far has prepared them to continue on their learning journey. A Kindergarten or Preschool program will further provide your child with […]

Read more...

DIY wrapping paper!

Often when a child receives a gift they are thrilled and shriek with excitement whilst playing with… the wrapping paper. Children just have this intense fascination with wrapping paper and presents. The idea of gift giving and receiving is one we learn and enjoy from a young age. Why not make your gifts that little […]

Read more...

Delicious dairy free ice cream!

Are you looking for a healthy alternative for dessert? Do you have a family member or friend with an allergy? Well we have a dairy free recipe for you! Serves two Ingredients 2 x cups frozen mango 2 x tablespoons of coconut cream Blender or food processor Method Place frozen mango into the blender or food […]

Read more...