Little Learners Lend a Helping Hand for Bushfire Relief

From lemonade stands and fundraiser barbecues through to stitching joey pouches for young orphaned animals, even the littlest Australians are doing their bit to support those devastated by the bushfires. At Pelican Newbury Boulevard in Craigieburn Victoria, children are learning to stitch pouches for the orphaned wildlife, while their families are donating much needed supplies […]


Communication – Why it’s Important

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The key to maximising your child’s experiences within an early learning centre is effective communication. When families and educators are on the same page with the child’s progress, the child flourishes. Consequently, it helps to ease the transition between home and care, building a sense of confidence and belonging in young children. What kind of […]


Flexible Hours – The Need to Know

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When the government’s new Child Care subsidy was introduced, the Westwood family thought that they would be better off. The reality however was that the out of pocket fees for their two children to attend early learning five days a week increased. This is because the amount of subsidised hours offered by the government under […]


Pelican Deer Park FREE Family Fun Day!

Pelican Childcare Deer Park FREE Family Fun Day! SATURDAY AUGUST 4TH 10AM – 1PM We invite you to a FREE FAMILY FUN DAY featuring DIRTGIRLWORLD! The team at Pelican Childcare Deer Park are excited to welcome your family and friends to our centre for a fun-filled day including: – Meet DIRTGIRLWORLD and have your photo […]


Fundraising Night Market at Pelican Heatherton

Our Pelican Early Learning Heatherton centre is holding a Fundraising Night Market on Friday 20th April 2018 from 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm.  All funds raised on the night will be generously donated to the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. This is a great opportunity to come along and raise money for a fantastic cause.   Our centre and local businesses will have a wide range of stalls set up, in addition to a range of fun activities […]


The 3 Year old Program at Pelican Lynbrook

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Within the Pre-kinder Room at Pelican Lynbrook, we run a three year olds program which benefits all aspects of children’s learning. The Aim  This room was designed to provide children with an environment where they can develop their skills, capabilities, interest and talents.   The Approach  We use a ‘Child Interest’ approach to learning. This […]


Chicken Fajitas

chicken fajitas

A delicious meal that can be enjoyed for lunch, dinner or even a snack.  Ingredients Serves 4 500g skinless chicken thighs Juice of 1 lime 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp cumin powder 2 tbsp olive oil 2 red onions, sliced 2 small capsicums, sliced 2 gloves garlic, crushed 4 large tortillas 100ml plain Greek […]


Mexican Mince

mexican mince

An easy, tasty Mexican mince packed with plenty of vegetables. Ingredients Serves 8 1 tbsp olive oil ½ brown onion, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 500g lean beef mince 1.5 tsp cumin powder 3 tsp smoked paprika 1 carrot, grated 1 green capsicum, finely chopped 1x 400g tin of kidney beans, rinsed and drained […]