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29 Apr 2020

Candles on my birthday cake

This fun celebration activity encourages children to refine fine motor skills and practice counting. There are so many versions of this you could try at home!

Use materials you have around the house to create a birthday cake and candles, and encourage your child to place the candles on the cake and count them as they go. You could make a cake for yourself, for siblings, or as many candles as you can fit on the cake!

Prompt conversations with your child about their age, and what birthdays mean.

Click the program below to access a downloadable PDF version.

Enjoyed this activity? We have a range of Lifelong Learning at Home activity templates created by qualified early childhood educators and professionals for you to use at home!

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9 Oct 2020

"How was your day"?

Pick up time at the end of the day is such an exciting time – typically little faces light up when their parent or caregiver arrives. But how can families encourage meaningful conversations with their child?
15 Sep 2020

Languages of Lifelong Learning Centres

Children across our community thrive thanks to integrated language classes offered by passionate educators. Read how children can benefit from learning a second language.
10 Aug 2020

Celebrating the science in everyday

Science is around us everywhere, everyday – but for one week especially, National Science Week, we are exploring all the special science moments that happen around us and learning more. 

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