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School Holiday Fun with Winter Activities

The school holidays bring time for your child to relax and unwind, and it’s also the perfect opportunity to remind them how to go back to basics and have fun with some exciting activities. We’ve put together some of our most favourite winter activity ideas that are perfect for the

How LEGO® Play Can Foster a Child’s Creativity

How LEGO® Play Can Foster a Child’s Creativity

The Power of Play Play is absolutely magical for young children! A key memory of any childhood, playtime is a child’s way of exploring the world. Play is not just about fun; through play, children develop crucial skills like problem-solving, creativity, and emotional understanding. Whether they’re building with blocks, dressing

Reading is Magic | Book Week | Your OSHC

Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024

This week marks Neurodiversity Celebration Week, a time to recognise and embrace the diverse range of neurological differences among individuals. Our award-winning CARE Program is tailored to support children with additional needs. Through CARE, we aim to foster neuro-inclusivity within our communities and ensure every child feels a sense of

5 Art & Craft Ideas for Your Children

Nurture the creativity of your little ones! Celebrate and share children’s creative talents through fun and engaging art & craft activities for kids. Inspired by Big Art at Camp Australia – Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You! Encourage your young artists to dive into easy and enjoyable kids art and

School Lunch Box Ideas

Bring back their appetite with new school lunch ideas for Term 1! We thought you may need a bit of inspiration as you head into the new school year.Here at Camp Australia, we’re all for healthy eating and making lunches fun and enjoyable for children. Cooking is one of the

Top 5 Tips for Starting Term 1

It’s almost here. Summer fun and holidays are starting to phase out and the reality of heading back to school is kicking in fast for families. For some, it might be just “another” new year, but for others it would be completely new and a lot of the times, clueless.

2023 Family NPS Survey Results

Christmas: Rejoice, Reduce, Recycle! ‘This season of gift-giving and festivities as we approach the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right Christmas in the corner.  Continuing from our recent Rubbish Robots in Your OSHC, we encourage children to develop a deeper bond with the world around them and make

6 School Holiday Activities to Entertain Kids

Keeping the kids busy and entertained can be a tricky task – especially in the longer summer holidays. There are only so many new ideas you can come up with yourself for at-home activities during the holidays. Luckily, at Rocketeers, we’re experts in keeping children entertained all day long and

Sustainable Christmas Craft Ideas

Christmas: Rejoice, Reduce, Recycle! ‘This season of gift-giving and festivities as we approach the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right Christmas in the corner.  Continuing from our recent Rubbish Robots in Your OSHC, we encourage children to develop a deeper bond with the world around them and make

School Holiday Fun with Winter Activities

The school holidays bring time for your child to relax and unwind, and it’s also the perfect opportunity to remind them how to go back to basics and have fun with some exciting activities. We’ve put together some of our most favourite winter activity ideas that are perfect for the school holidays. 1. Science and Craft Snow Activity If you’re thinking of heading to the snow this season but haven’t quite got there yet, give this Winter Fake Snow activity a try…all in the comfort of your own home! Here are five different ways to make fake snow. Baking soda and shaving cream. Mix 1 cup of baking soda with

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How LEGO® Play Can Foster a Child’s Creativity

How LEGO® Play Can Foster a Child’s Creativity

The Power of Play Play is absolutely magical for young children! A key memory of any childhood, playtime is a child’s way of exploring the world. Play is not just about fun; through play, children develop crucial skills like problem-solving, creativity, and emotional understanding. Whether they’re building with blocks, dressing up in costumes, or running around in the park, play is the key to growth. It nurtures their imagination and teaches resilience as they learn from trying new things. Not to mention, it gives kids time and opportunities to make memories with their friends, siblings and parents. LEGO® Blocks and Creativity Playing with LEGO bricks is not just super fun;

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Reading is Magic | Book Week | Your OSHC

Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024

This week marks Neurodiversity Celebration Week, a time to recognise and embrace the diverse range of neurological differences among individuals. Our award-winning CARE Program is tailored to support children with additional needs. Through CARE, we aim to foster neuro-inclusivity within our communities and ensure every child feels a sense of belonging in our services. A central part of our CARE Program is providing our educators with training and resources to better understand neurodivergent conditions such as Autism and ADHD guided by evidence-based approaches. We offer e-learning modules and support from our CARE Team and Inclusion Support Specialists. Our collaboration with experts from the National Outside School Hours Services Alliance and

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5 Art & Craft Ideas for Your Children

Nurture the creativity of your little ones! Celebrate and share children’s creative talents through fun and engaging art & craft activities for kids. Inspired by Big Art at Camp Australia – Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You! Encourage your young artists to dive into easy and enjoyable kids art and craft activities, perfect for sparking their imagination at home. And add a sprinkle of competitiveness with the Big Art Competition! Inspire your aspiring artist to get hands-on and express their colourful side by trying these easy activities at home. Here are our top 5 picks of art and craft ideas for kids: Kids Art And Craft Ideas Bubble Painting What

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School Lunch Box Ideas

Bring back their appetite with new school lunch ideas for Term 1! We thought you may need a bit of inspiration as you head into the new school year.Here at Camp Australia, we’re all for healthy eating and making lunches fun and enjoyable for children. Cooking is one of the favourite activities children enjoy at Your OSHC. They love to get hands-on and whip up a range of foods that are yummy, healthy and easy to make!Let us share some of the most popular recipes from Your OSHC that you can try at home. They’re perfect for school lunches or morning tea! Penne Pasta with Broccoli Ingredients: 1 bag of

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Top 5 Tips for Starting Term 1

It’s almost here. Summer fun and holidays are starting to phase out and the reality of heading back to school is kicking in fast for families. For some, it might be just “another” new year, but for others it would be completely new and a lot of the times, clueless. Don’t panic. You’re not alone in this. Here are top 5 tips for starting (or going back to) school that will help keep you and your children confident, happy, and starting Term 1 on a positive note. 1. Have the ‘talk’ with your child about starting school It’s a great way to get into the mindset of starting the new

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Navigating the New School Year: A Canvas of Emotions and the Artistic Palette

As the summer holidays fade, a new chapter begins for countless children -the start of a new school year. The anticipation, excitement, and inevitably a hint of anxiety fills the air. The journey ahead is a canvas waiting to be painted with experiences, challenges, and triumphs. In this exploration of the start of a school year, we delve into the emotional landscape children often navigate and discover how the power of art can be a guiding light through these uncharted waters. For many, the fear of the unknown, the challenge of making new friends, and the pressure to meet academic expectations can be overwhelming. I remember only too well the

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2023 Family NPS Survey Results

Christmas: Rejoice, Reduce, Recycle! ‘This season of gift-giving and festivities as we approach the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right Christmas in the corner.  Continuing from our recent Rubbish Robots in Your OSHC, we encourage children to develop a deeper bond with the world around them and make environmentally conscious choices fun activities that involve recycling, upcycling and reducing waste.   Let your child be a ‘sustainability champion’ during this holiday season by unleashing their creativity whilst having fun reusing and reducing Christmas rubbish! Let’s get in the spirit of recycling and explore fun ways to turn Christmas trash into treasure, such as creating an ‘inventor’s box’ or other

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6 School Holiday Activities to Entertain Kids

Keeping the kids busy and entertained can be a tricky task – especially in the longer summer holidays. There are only so many new ideas you can come up with yourself for at-home activities during the holidays. Luckily, at Rocketeers, we’re experts in keeping children entertained all day long and have plenty of ideas to share. Here are some of our favourite holiday activities for kids. School Holiday Entertainment Ideas for Kids 1. Creative Painting Of course, you can dust off the normal paint brushes and encourage your kids to get creative, but what about adding a new approach to artistic expression? Instead of paint brushes, use other items to

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Sustainable Christmas Craft Ideas

Christmas: Rejoice, Reduce, Recycle! ‘This season of gift-giving and festivities as we approach the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right Christmas in the corner.  Continuing from our recent Rubbish Robots in Your OSHC, we encourage children to develop a deeper bond with the world around them and make environmentally conscious choices fun activities that involve recycling, upcycling and reducing waste.   Let your child be a ‘sustainability champion’ during this holiday season by unleashing their creativity whilst having fun reusing and reducing Christmas rubbish! Let’s get in the spirit of recycling and explore fun ways to turn Christmas trash into treasure, such as creating an ‘inventor’s box’ or other

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School Holiday Fun with Winter Activities

The school holidays bring time for your child to relax and unwind, and it’s also the perfect opportunity to remind them how to go back to basics and have fun with some exciting activities. We’ve put together some of our

Read More
How LEGO® Play Can Foster a Child’s Creativity

How LEGO® Play Can Foster a Child’s Creativity

The Power of Play Play is absolutely magical for young children! A key memory of any childhood, playtime is a child’s way of exploring the world. Play is not just about fun; through play, children develop crucial skills like problem-solving,

Read More
Reading is Magic | Book Week | Your OSHC

Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024

This week marks Neurodiversity Celebration Week, a time to recognise and embrace the diverse range of neurological differences among individuals. Our award-winning CARE Program is tailored to support children with additional needs. Through CARE, we aim to foster neuro-inclusivity within

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Crafting Connections on a Budget

The Importance of Creating Art Together as a Family on a Budget by Kerry Evitts Today, I will dive into the colourful world of creating art together as a family. It’s not just about creating art; it’s about building bonds,

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5 Art & Craft Ideas for Your Children

Nurture the creativity of your little ones! Celebrate and share children’s creative talents through fun and engaging art & craft activities for kids. Inspired by Big Art at Camp Australia – Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You! Encourage your young

Read More

School Lunch Box Ideas

Bring back their appetite with new school lunch ideas for Term 1! We thought you may need a bit of inspiration as you head into the new school year.Here at Camp Australia, we’re all for healthy eating and making lunches

Read More

Top 5 Tips for Starting Term 1

It’s almost here. Summer fun and holidays are starting to phase out and the reality of heading back to school is kicking in fast for families. For some, it might be just “another” new year, but for others it would

Read More

2023 Family NPS Survey Results

Christmas: Rejoice, Reduce, Recycle! ‘This season of gift-giving and festivities as we approach the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right Christmas in the corner.  Continuing from our recent Rubbish Robots in Your OSHC, we encourage children to develop

Read More