Getting and veggie garden ready to eat

Over the last few months our Cockburn Early Learning Program/Pre-kindy for 3 and 4 year olds have been taking really good care of their vegetable garden, making sure it had enough water and feeding the worms in the worm farm. After waiting very patiently the children were able to pick the first crop of vegetables! […]

Learning with animals

Our Cockburn Early Learning Program Pre-kindy for 3 and 4 year olds have recently been joined by three very cute little chicks to help the children understand lifecycles, sustainability and the importance of caring for animals and the environment. This is an example of the curriculum in our Early Learning Program and how the children […]

Road Safety for Young Children

Last week at our Woodvale Early Learning Program we were visited by Kevin, the crosswalk attendant from the local school. He talked to us about how to cross the road safely, then we practiced what we learnt on the bike track in our garden. Later we learned about how to safely ride in a car, […]

Jellybeanstreet

Jellybeanstreet’s held an inspiring children’s art workshop at Meerilinga High Wycombe during the school holiday with 11 children joining the fun. The children loved finger painting to create stunning pieces of art that will be sold to support charities for sick children through the Jellybeanstreet website. Learn more about Jellybeanstreet: www.jellybeanstreet.com

Learning about Oral Health at Meerilinga High Wycombe

Meerilinga High Wycombe were very excited with the turnout for their Oral Health Workshop during the holidays. With 17 mums and 19 children it was definitely a packed house. The parents practiced how to check their children’s teeth and how to recognise early signs of decay while their children played and learnt about Dino’s teeth. […]

Connecting Communities

Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Kingsley held their Open Day 5 July 2016. Families enjoyed playing with the cardboard imagination playground and other activities and learnt more about the community groups they can connect with at the Centre including Toddler Sports, Messy Tots, The Musical Place, Kelly’s Dancing, Silicon Jewellery, Scentsy and much more.

Manage My Asthma Kids Club!

The Asthma Foundation WA (AFWA) has recently launched its very own online Asthma Kids Club as part of their “Manage My Asthma” campaign. Supported by Telethon, this program aims to present asthma information and proper asthma management in a kid friendly manner. The Kids Club is targeted to primary school aged children and encourages kids […]

Join us!

Will you be joining us at the Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo in July? Register on their website now to get your free tickets! www.pbcexpo.com.au/perth  

Did you know?

We developed an event and activity program for each Meerilinga Children and Family Centre with upcoming events, community groups, playgroups and school holiday activities for each location. Find a Meerilinga location near you and see what activities you can find to suit your family.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

Our NAIDOC Week Family Fun Day was held today. Thank you to all of the local families, Mayor and Councillors who attended to celebrate the theme Songlines: The living narrative of our nation and enjoy kangaroo stew and damper with us at Meerilinga Beechboro. Find a NAIDOC event at: www.naidoc.org.au/events-calendar Find a Meerilinga event on […]